Renee's Knitting Diary

 

December 2000
2001 Projects
2002 Projects
Beaded Knitting
Magazines
Cards
2003 Projects
2004 Projects
2005 Projects
February 2006
March 2006
April 2006
May 2006
July 2006
August 2006
September 2006
October 2006
November 2006
Stash

Welcome to my on-line knitting diary!

I have been knitting for 9 years. I learned how to knit at a Community Education Class. I have included my finished objects by month on each page at the top and a special page for Beaded Knitting.

 

Visit my blog at: http://www.goodyarn.blogspot.com

 

Internet Groups

I am a member of a couple of Internet email lists related to knitting:

Twin Cities Stitch N Bitch - A group of knitters around the Twin Cities who enjoy sharing ideas, tips, patterns, and coffee. The group address has changed since Yahoo removed the original SNB group.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TCKnit/

 

Knit List - A knitlist for the uncommercialized sharing of knitting questions and content worldwide. You can sign on at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/knitlist.

 

Ample Knitters - an email discussion list focusing on issues of concern to knitters in all sizes of large.
http://www.ample-knitters.com/

 

Master Knit USA - This is a list for people enrolled in the tkga's master knitting program to ask questions and seek support from their fellow learners.  You can sign on at http://www.groups.yahoo.com/group/masterknit-usa.

 

Beadknitters - This is a list for people interested in, and obsessed with, knitting with beads.  You can sign on at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/beadknitters.

 

Beadknitting Club - This is a list to share tips, hints, suggestions and creative ideas, talk about your frustrations and successes beaded knitting related and about life too.  You can sign on at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thebeadedknittingclub or  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thebeadedknittinggroup


There are a lot of email lists related to knitting at Yahoo, so if you are interested in something else, search for knit on Yahoo Groups or email me and I'll try to find something for you.

 

Yarn Stores

There are a number of Yarn Stores in the Twin Cities. Here are the ones that I know about:


Clickity Sticks

2726 E. 50th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55417
612-724-2500
http://www.clickitysticks.com

 

Depth of Field
405 Cedar Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-339-6061 x3
http://www.depthoffieldyarn.com

Needlework Unlimited

4420 Drew Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55410.
612-925-2454
http://www.needleworkunlimited.com

 

Sheepy Yarn Shop
2185 3rd Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
651-426-5463
http://www.sheepyyarnmn.com
Three Kittens Yarn Shop
805 Sibley Memorial Hwy.
St. Paul, MN  55118
651-457-4969
Zandy's Yarns
13710 Nicollet Ave
Burnsville, MN 55337
952-890-3087
http://zandys.com
 

The Yarnery
840 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105
651-222-5793
http://www.yarnery.com

 

Ewe-nique Yarns
http://www.ewe-niqueyarns.com
Earthsong Fibers
5115 Excelsior Blvd.#428
Minneapolis, MN  55416
952-926-1201
http://www.earthsongfibers.com
Wild River Wool Ranch
10067 Perkins Avenue N.
Stillwater, MN  55082
651-439-9574

 

Creative Fibers
5416 Penn Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55419
612-927-8307
http://www.creativefibers.com

 

Brennan's Crochet-Knit Shop
5750 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55419
612-866-9977
 

Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts
1601 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN
612-729-9333
http://www.ingebretsens.com

 

Linden Hills Yarn
2720 W. 43rd St.
Minneapolis, MN  55410
612-929-1255

Skeins
11309 Highway 7
Minnetonka, MN  55305
952-939-4166

 

Amazing Threads
427 Third Street SE
Osseo, MN 55369
763-391-7700
http://www.amazing-threads.com/

 

 

Borealis Yarns
1340 Thomas Avenue
St Paul, MN
651-646-2488
http://www.borealisyarns.com/

 

Coldwater Collaborative
347 Water Street
Excelsior, MN 55331
952-401-7501

http://www.coldwateryarn.com

Yarnzilla
6020 BLUE CIRCLE DR.
MINNETONKA, MN 55343
952-470-8777
http://www.yarnzilla.com
 

Allegro Yarns
3535 PIERCE ST. NE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55418
800-547-3808
http://www.allegroyarns.com/

 

Yarn Garage
2980 UPPER 145TH ST WEST
ROSEMOUNT, MN  55068
651-423-2590
http://www.yarngarage.com/

 

Knit Wits
2854 TIMBERVIEW TRAIL
CHASKA, MN  55318
952-368-1933

 

Sweet Beads (Yarn & Beads)
17516 MINNETONKA BLVD.
MINNETONKA, MN 55345
952-473-9671
http://www.mysweetbeads.com

 

Yarn Cafe
12688 BASS LAKE RD.
MAPLE GROVE, MN  55369
763-478-2899
http://www.yarn-cafe.com

 

All About Yarn
455 99th Avenue NW
COON RAPIDS, MN  55433
763-785-4900
http://www.allaboutyarn.biz

 

Bear North Knitting
Calhoun Square (Lake and Hennepin)
Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-521-4016

 

The Bead Alley (Yarn & Beads)
1320 Frontage Rd. W, Highway 36
Stillwater, MN  55082
651-351-2199
http://www.thebeadalley.com

 

Minnesota Knitter's Guild

I am a member of the Minnesota Knitter's Guild. The Guild meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Textile Center of Minnesota. They have a website at http://www.knitters.org.

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This page was last updated on 01/24/06.