Friday, November 23, 2007

Cozy in Carroll Gardens

Thinking about knitting something special for the holidays? Head over to the Brooklyn General Store at 128 Union St (btwn Columbia & Hicks) in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. The aged wooden wall to wall shelving units are stocked full with cashmere, silk, wool and cotton yarns. The back of the store features patterns and books and magazines including not so easy to find Selvedge magazine.

Amy Butler fabrics, needles in every size, thread, embroidery floss, blankets, dolls, pillows, bags - there's so much to inspire. Need to brush up on your skills? There are classes from sewing 101 to Fair Isle Mitten Workshop.

Store Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 12 – 7, Friday: 12 - 6, Saturday: 12 – 6, Sunday: 12 - 5 or by appointment

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