For Him

For Him

This week I was out with friends and I was immediately captivated with one of my friends sweater. He was wearing a natural alpaca wool sweater with a clean design. This friend always has great knits and I realized that most of what I look at is designs that are made with women in mind. My friend inspired me to make an effort to widen my pattern inspiration to be more inclusive for the men who also love to knit and wear handmade knits.

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Crochet Kits!

Crochet Kits!

Thanksgiving is around the corner and I'm starting to realize I don't have as much time to make all of my gift ideas! Luckily, we have some cute kits available that make the perfect gifts! Here, I have our available crochet kits. These kits are available in store or online. Be sure to check back, as we will be updating the kits that are available! 

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Knit Kits!

Knit Kits!

Chicago had it's first snow this week, which marks the start of winter. As November is flying by, we are getting ready for the holiday season! We at Firefly have been working on knit kits for you or for that special knit friend. These kits are available in store or online. Be sure to check back, as we will be updating the kits that are available! Next week we will debut our holiday crochet kits! 

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Seasons Change

Seasons Change

The fall winds are starting to blow through Chicago. The change from Summer to Fall has always been my favorite transition. It's like a sigh of relief from the hot and busy summer. And, it's the time I feel most inspired to pick up all the crafts and just start making! Over the last 8 months, Firefly has grown and started to spread her wings. And, much like the Fall winds, I finally can sigh in relief and start some new beginnings. As a shop owner, I look at patterns every day. I believe it is important to constantly inspire myself, that way I can help inspire others. And what better way to spread the inspiration than create an Inspiration Blog dedicated to patterns and yarn that inspire us together! Once a week I will put together a post about what has inspired me throughout the week and hopefully I can pass that on to you. 

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