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Do Ewe Knit Opens in Fanwood

Mayor Colleen Mahr, Do Ewe Knit owner Karen Posniak, along with friends and supporters cut the ribbon in downtown Fanwood on Saturday, June 23. Credits: Mindy Scarlett
Karen Posniak and Ruby. Credits: John Mooney
A big crowd turns out for the opening of Do Ewe Knit in downtown Fanwood. Credits: Mindy Scarlett
Andrea Mowry will teach a knitting class in July. Credits: John Mooney
Designs by Andrea Mawbry Credits: John Mooney
Do Ewe Knit carries hand-dyed yarns from all over the world. Credits: John Mooney
A customer tries on a shawl at Do Ewe Knit. Credits: John Mooney
Karen Posniak of Do Ewe Knit Credits: John Mooney
Yarns and designs from renowned fiber artist Stephen West Credits: John Mooney
Karen Posniak of Do Ewe Knit celebrated her store's grand opening on Saturday, June 23. Credits: Mindy Scarlett

FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr and members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon at Fanwood's newest downtown business, Do Ewe Knit (36 North Martine Ave., Fanwood)

Do Ewe Knit is New Jersey’s premier luxury yarn boutique. It stocks prestige yarns and notions for every budget and project. She features a wall of hand-dyed Hedgehog fibers from Cork, Ireland and other yarns from all over the world. Yarns are made from the finest cashmere, merino, and mohair to machine washable hand-dyed yarns. 

"I go to Ireland every year. My suppliers are indie dyers from all over the world. It's my niche," owner Karen Posniak says proudly. "The dyers are all independent small business owners."

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Posniak and the entire Do Ewe Knit team are avid and professional knitters who are delighted to assist with customers knit and crochet pieces. She does her own Instagram account, which as 23,000+ followers and a Facebook page that has 55,000+ followers in just 6 years. This week, the store had customers who came down from New Hampshire. In July, designer Andrea Mowry will visit July 13 to 15 to teach a class.

When visiting Do Ewe Knit, customers are encouraged to spend time and browse, touch and feel all of the yarns and products, relax, and enjoy the store.

"I have created the salon as a way for all to express their love of knitting. Customer service is my mantra, knitting is my passion," Posniak says. "I'm a serious businesswoman." 

In addition to yarns, Do Ewe Knit carries abooks, magazines, patterns, notions, needles, buttons, and more. The store is open six days a week, including Sundays.

Store Hours:
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

42B South Martine Ave.
Fanwood, NJ 07023
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