Food & Drink

Getting Knitty With it: Vogue Knitting Live! Comes to Town

By Molly Sinnott March 28, 2013

vogueyarnclose

Just when you thought it was time to retire your winter wools, the leading U.S. knitting event is bringing needle slingers from all over the country to tell you otherwise. Vogue Knitting Live! is making its West Coast debut in Bellevue at the Meydenbauer Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Bellevue April 5 through 7 and is expecting more than 3,000 crafters to descend upon the Seattle area to take classes (from beginner to advanced), shop for unique fibers and view fashion shows and one-of-a-kind art.

vogue yarn

Yarn enthusiasts have access to everything from the predictable (over 60 vendors hawking their wears) to the unexpected (a knitted miniature zombie hunt) and nearly everything in between. The event is partnering with World Vision’s Knit for Kids, and any garments you create at Vogue Knitting LIVE! can give warmth and comfort to kids in need. Tickets start at $15. For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit the Knitting Live website [that web site is currently down, check Vogue Knitting for details].

 

Follow Us

16 Local Gifts for a Seattle Mother's Day

16 Local Gifts for a Seattle Mother’s Day

A funny candle, a meaningful necklace, and the best sundae in town

Let's talk about Mother's Day. It's a holiday that can feel a tad complex. Maybe you're planning to spoil your mom with a spa day, or maybe you're finding ways to honor her memory or handle some tricky emotions. No matter how you choose to celebrate, we’ve rounded up some fun and local gift ideas.

15 Valentine’s Day Gifts

15 Valentine’s Day Gifts

Fleece slippers, chocolate figs, and The Book of Love

Who doesn’t want to celebrate love and make someone (anyone!) feel special? So, whether you’re all in or not so much, if you’re looking for gift ideas, here are a few to consider...

The Best Gifts for Travel Lovers 

The Best Gifts for Travel Lovers 

Tinsel, eggnog, mistletoe, and luggage

Travel lovers are the easiest people to buy for. Wrap a gift in old maps and they’ll spend hours deciphering the roadways and important coordinates. Put something inside the wrapping that will satiate their wanderlust, or encourage it, and you might be their next invitee to Paris.

Black Black Friday launches in Seattle

Black Black Friday launches in Seattle

The event is designed to boost Black-owned businesses

An initiative launched in Seattle encourages residents to spend money at Black-owned businesses, starting on Black Friday. Called Black Black Friday, the movement was organized by Laura Clise, founder and CEO of the Intentionalist, an online directory of thousands of small businesses owned by women, people of color, veterans, LBGTQ+, families, and differently abled people,…