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Michael Richman, Owner & Operator, The Knitty Gritty NYC


853 Saint Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY, 10031
United States


The Knitty Gritty NYC the home of my custom knitwear shop.  I create custom, one of a kind knitwear accessories, apparel, as well as custom dyed yarns.  I also offer a gallery of stitches for knitters looking for inspiration, private in person knitting lessons in New York as well as other knitting resources through my personal knitting blog.



My blog chronicles my numerous knitting projects and my pursuit for more knitting knowledge.  To go where no self-taught, male, gay, culturally jewish, professional dancing, opera singing knitter has ever gone before!  I love saturated colors, mustaches and beards, boots, soft yarn, cute men, abstract & pop art, and  

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Herringbone Stitch

The Knitty Gritty NYC

 I've stared at numerous stitches and projects as potential inspiration for what this yarn deserved and after awhile they all started looking the same!  Until I discovered a beautiful pattern on another knitting blog,  A Herringbone Cowl. It was love at first sight....knitting wise. (John my partner understands...right honey?)  I immediately rallied my energy to test this stitch out and I was pleasantly surprised by the out come.

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