North East – More Than a Direction

There is a town in Pennsylvania called North East. Yes, that’s the name of the town, not just a direction. About 150 miles north of Pittsburgh, near Erie, it turns out it’s the northernmost town in PA.

My friend Roberta went to the North East Farmer’s Market and saw a vendor with yarn! There were chairs behind the display table and knitters sitting and knitting. She told them about her friend the knitter (me) and that I’d even been on a knitting cruise to Norway with Arne and Carlos . (If you’re unfamiliar with this creative duo who live in a Norway, you can click their name to learn about their creative designs.)

Sunday night Roberta came over to my front porch to celebrate my birthday. We shared Taiwanese takeout she had brought with her, Blackberries on vanilla ice cream and pizzelles were dessert.

Then I opened a surprise birthday gift she brought. It’s so cool she chose such lovely yarn for me and although she’s not a knitter, she knows I have a passion for it.

Yes, she knew I’d love the yarn from the Three Tulips Yarn Company …dream up magical colorways in tiny, individual batches so that your project will be truly unique. We love yarn and believe that each stitch should be a joy to create.”

You can meet the team at Three Tulips Yarn Company here

Here is what she gave me

Colorful and feels so squishy and a teacup on the birthday card!

Hand-dyed Micro Batch Yarn by Three Tulips Yarn Company I think to make a Hat on the left /Socks on the right.

14 thoughts on “North East – More Than a Direction

  1. 🌷🌷🌷🧶 very excited to see your hat and socks! The Limitless Lilly Sock-Set was inspired by my daughter Lilly! This makes my heart sooo happy! Sending you all the wishes for an amazing year!💜

    • I will be sure to post the finishing projects so everyone can see how beautifully the yarn knits up. I like knowing the back story on the Limitless Lilly Colorway. Thank you for the good wishes. ❤️

  2. What a beautiful birthday gift, love the colors. It will make a beautiful hat and socks. Can’t wait to see the finished projects.

    • We enjoyed our visit with the gift giver! So much love in their friendship! We could feel it! 🧶💕

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