While We Stitch Away - August 2020

The next installation of our "While We Stitch Away" re-cap is from August of 2020 and is filled with a variety of topics from our favorite knitting books to all things miniature. 


August 6th - More Tiny Pleasures....a list to make you smile
- a great TV series
- finding something new at the farmer's market
- sitting in the shade of a tree
- lighting candles
- sitting on the sofa under a blanket
- something fresh and delicious out of the oven
- a great laugh with a friend
- watching a classic film again and again
- hunting for sea shells
- the smell of rain



August 13th - Favorite knitting-related books
The Yarn Whisperer by Clara Parkes
Blossom Street Series by Debbie Macomber
The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
Yarn Harlot: The Secret Life of a Knitter by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club by Gil McNeil



August 20th - Enter the world of miniatures...

If you think knitting on size US0 needles is tiny, see Althea Crome's incredible micro knitting! (like her Sheep Farm sweater pictured above)

Perhaps you want to try crocheting miniatures? Trish Amigurumi has a great tutorial.

Artist Tatsuya Tanaka recreates everyday things in miniature form.

How adorable are these miniature embroidered pillows

August 27th - Creature Feature!

Does Wellington have a ticket to visit the Shedd Aquarium? 

A prickly friend wandered through the Orgeon Zoo.

Hecor, a Patagonian mara, enjoyed visiting some playful otters.

A seal and a tegu have a stare-down in Mystic.

and check our this fun compliation of animal encounters.



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