Choosing is Hard to Do

If you were at Maryland Sheep and Wool, you might have seen our prototype for a short 9-inch circular needle. This is a method of making socks or small “tubes” that does not use Magic Loop or double points. We had such a positive response that we decided to move …

Birthdays are Wonderful!

Signature’s 11th Birthday is almost here, but that birthday is taking a backseat to another birthday this year.   I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Our family certainly had one that will be hard to top. On Saturday our oldest grandson achieved the high rank of …

Going and Coming

It is the time of year for us to go to the wonderful Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival which is held in Maryland May 5-6 this year. Getting all our products and the booth furniture makes for a packing job of monumental proportions.    This year Laura, Vicki and a …

The Best Gifts

I know that all of you know that the best gifts we can get are loving families, health, and peace, but it is also a season for giving.  Any of you who work in a business or office knows there is pressure to exchange gifts, which make that a stressful …

“It’s Harder Than It Looks”

When our boys were about 7 and 11 our older son asked if they could have the money we would have paid a barber if he cut his younger brother’s hair. We wanted to encourage them so we agreed with the only caveat was that they had to do it …

The Retreat: Where to begin

Of course, we have all read about knitting retreats and the teachers/attendees always say the same things: amazing teachers; amazing people at the retreat; amazing locale. The Signature Retreat was everything ever said about a retreat but on steroids.  The locale was beautiful (even in the rain) and the food …

The Smartest Customers and Our Texas Friends

We hear from customers every week with ideas and suggestions and, be assured, we consider every single one.  Knitters who use our double point needles have asked and we have answered. Our double point needle knitters currently get their needles in tubes, which get rave reviews for a wonderful storage …

Smart and Not Smart

Around here our wonderful customers are always astonishing us.  But in recent days we have a new contender for “Smartest Customer 2017”.  Many of you have inquired about having a “life line” opening made to our needles. We have made the decision not to do that because of concerns of …

Birthdays and Birthdays

Birthdays and Birthdays   We kicked off Signature’s 10th Birthday with a big sale which included a big present to all our wonderful customers:  a chance to win a free registration for our Fall Retreat. There were other gift certificates too and I can now reveal that Katy B.  is …