Monthly Archives: June 2015

Designer Spotlight: Melynda Bernardi

We’re working on the final touches for the Swans Island Fall 2015 pattern collection. Today we’re excited to feature an interview with talented designer Melynda Bernardi, who has designed two pieces for the new collection in a new sport weight version of our All American Collection Worsted Weight yarn. Growing up, Melynda never found a […]

Swans Island Legacy Winner

Today’s Legacy Story comes from Swans Island Legacy Contest Winner, Carey from Nashville, TN. This Peter Rabbit quilt was made by my mother in 1982 when she was pregnant with me.  I can only imagine the patches were sewn while she was daydreaming about days, months, and years to come with her first child.  I have […]

Swans Island Legacy: Bill’s Blanket

Today’s post comes from the President of Swans Island, Bill Laurita. I own a lot of Swans Island Blankets. After all, I am the head of the company and truly love sleeping under a Swans Island Blanket. It sound’s crazy, but I actually enjoy making the bed in the morning and watching my blanket float […]

Swans Island Legacy Contest: Robin’s Sweaters

Today’s touching story of how items can carry on the legacy of our loved ones comes from Robin: I grew up in my mother’s yarn shop. All of my memories of my mother are tied to her knitting or crocheting something for someone. She had a “signature” baby sweater she made for anyone who was […]