Vlog #3: I have GUESTS!!

Vlog #3 was sooooo much fun to record because I had GUESTS! For a small moment, I put my Oprah hat on and talked to the 2018 Inaugural Knitting Retreat Instructors – Three Irish Girls Owners & Yarn Dyers Kelly & Erin, Olive Knits Owner & Knitwear Designer & geoknittrix Owner & Knitwear Designer Josh Ryks-Robinsky! What a BLAST! I …

TO ALL THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE 2018 INAUGURAL RETREAT…

To all those who attended The Flying Needles 2018 Inaugural Retreat, I have a very personal message for you: Thank you for attending, and THANK YOU for believing in me! When anyone takes on an event of this size and scope for the first year, there is always some risk involved. But ALL of you took this event in stride. …

Vlog #2: a little about opening a LYS & Susan’s knitting background

Vlog #2 is uploaded & ready for your viewing pleasure! I talk a little about opening The Flying Needles Yarn Shop, my knitting history, the 2018 Inaugural Retreat, including about Josh Ryks-Robinsky’s Oscillate Shawl and the Knit-A-Long, which will occur post-retreat! Enjoy! CLICK HERE TO VIEW…

The Flying Needles Yarn Shop Vlog #1

Well, sometimes you gotta do what you’ve gotta do. This is one of those times for me. I have been truly compelled since I have opened my shop to do some things. The 2018 Inaugural Retreat was one, and now, I’ve gone and done another… I am officially a PODCASTER! VLOGGER! YOUTUBER! Whatever word you want to use, I’m doing …

YOU’RE INVITED!

We made it through the holidays, some with beautiful memories, some others with very painful ones. For some, it was the first holiday without dear loved ones. For some it was a holiday of new life. As we move into 2018, I think back on customers who crossed the threshold and their stories – the ones who shared their stories …

A Walk Down Memory Lane Part 2

My hubby reminded me two weeks ago… It was this time last year that I began contemplating leaving the safe umbrella of an employer, a regular paycheck, regular hours & trading that in for being my own boss and an owner of a yarn shop. WHAT A JOURNEY IT’S BEEN! I find myself thinking about all the little decisions and choices …

A Walk Down Memory Lane…

My DH (Dear Husband) reminded me last week… It was this time last year that I began contemplating leaving the safe umbrella of an employer, a regular paycheck, regular hours & trading that in for being my own boss and an owner of a yarn shop. WHAT A JOURNEY IT’S BEEN! I find myself thinking about all the little decisions …

Flying Needles hosting its 1st KAL

To celebrate our FIRST SIX MONTHS of being opened, The Flying Needles is hosting its Inaugural KAL (Knit A Long)! For those new to the knitting world, KALs are created opportunities for people to knit MORE! J The project we will all be doing is the Etched Rio by Sarah Smuland. We have the pattern in the shop, but it …

A community looped together by yarn

It’s been four short months since The Flying Needles opened its doors on Oct. 15. It’s been a tremendous learning curve, but I’ve had a GREAT time (& my life is NEVER boring)! But somewhere along the way, something funny happened. It caught me by surprise, so it took me a little time to recognize and put a name to …

Holiday Hours

To my Dear Friends of Flying Needles, we are now closed for the Holidays and will again reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 28. May this Holiday Season bring each of you joy & peace. Yours in Yarn, Susan Dickerson