New England Weekender’s Guide to LITCHFIELD, CT

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Whether you’re a weekender resident or just looking for a day trip to a unique part of CT – check out our Weekender guide to Litchfield. We showcase some of our favorite restaurants, places to shop and things to do – from health and wellness to casual dining and even a unique walking trail known as the Litchfield Boardwalk!

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Go Downtown – In Sheep’s Clothing

What Ginger Balch’s yarn shop, In Sheep’s Clothing provides is the opportunity to learn the craft, in an environment that nurtures creativity. She offers skeins of wool, and wool blends as well as some acrylic (for it’s washability) in any color your heart could desire. Her shop is truly a gem in Torrington, located at 10 Water Street. Balch began knitting and crocheting over thirty years ago. Like many, she was taught by older generations. She worked for 11 years in Avon at The Wool Connection – a shop my grandmother brought me too on several occasions in the early 90’s. When they closed, she took the opportunity to open her own shop.

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