Friday, May 13, 2011
Stillwater Minnesota Darn. Knit. anyway: 5 stars
Honestly, I had no idea. When Fireman and I visited Stillwater Minnesota yesterday, we found a find. We intended to sight see around White Bear Lake and Stillwater to give my sister some time to catch up on work without us around. I had no idea there was an incredible knit shop in the tiny tourist town of Stillwater Minnesota.
Darn. Knit. Anyway.
That is the name of this quaint and lovely store.
The owners could not have been nicer. They were laughing and blowing up balloons for evening festivities at the shop. They showed me to the sale yarn with smiles. The wound my yarn with smiles. They found a mitten shop pattern for me, with smiles. They directed us to a walleye sandwich in town, with smiles. All genuine.
Then they suggested I needle felt with the roving I have at home. I love this idea. I am not ready to learn to spin. I think I can needle felt. Who knows if I really can, but I have this feeling that I can. They were certain I could. Can I ?? Have you??? Where to start????
Finally, a Five Star Knit Store was followed by a 5 Star Dinner prepared by my sister and her husband. Homemade Chicken Mole. The mole was amazing. Fireman and I loved the dinner.
Friday leads to Saturday and another weekend of work! Sounds like we will have great sleeping weather this weekend here, finally, at home!