This is me on my birthday, with one of my most treasured possessions – a shawl woven for my mother as a wedding gift, by her friend Janet, a year before I was born. Every time I wear it, I feel a connection to these two fiber artists, and to the long line of men and women who have made things by hand, with love and wool.
My mom is the one who taught me to knit, crochet, needlepoint, embroider, and sew, among many other things. It was her grandmother who taught her. You could say I have yarn in my blood. Without their patience and skill, I wouldn’t be here at Twisted. In fact, my whole life would be different.
With Mother’s Day fast approaching, you may be wondering what you can do this year to make it special. No need to stress! Why not take a look through our Class List? We have some great classes coming up! Nothing is as fun and challenging as learning a new skill, and we have introductory classes for knitting, weaving, and spinning all scheduled. Maybe you’d like to treat her to a skill building class – from Intro to Lace & Beads to High Tech Crafting with an iPad, there’s sure to be something that will delight Mom.
Not sure what she’d like? Twisted always has gift certificates. Sometimes, plotting a new project and treating yourself to yummy new yarn is the best part, and we Twistedistas love helping our customers find just the right thing.
These traditions connect us across generations. Come celebrate them with Twisted!