First up: Second Story Knits in Bethesda, MD. www.secondstoryknits.com
I thought I'd taken more than two pictures... I think I was agog at the yarn. Or the yarn fumes got me, or something. It's a really great little shop; in the same spot as The Needlework Loft and Knit+Stitch=Bliss, if you've been to either of those in the past. This was my first trip to the space's new incarnation.
Yep, that's a Girasole on the left...
One lady makes ALL the baby things.
"She just likes making baby things," I was told.