May 16, 2015

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Side Project Skateboards | Indigo Collection

Skateboards have been around since the 1970s, evolving from bare planks with roller-skate wheels bolted to the bottom, to using fiberglass and plastics and every form of wooden deck in between. Side Project has raised the bar by creating high functioning  beautifully refined pieces of ridable art. 
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April 29, 2015

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Quickie Dinner Idea- A General Knot & Co. Original Recipe

Sautéed Spinach, Mushrooms & Sweet Sausage

Sometimes you just need to work with what you have when it is getting late and the troops are hungry.  Luckily we had just purchased some beautiful organic spinach from Stone Barns Farmers Market a few days prior.
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April 29, 2015

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Stone Barns Sheep Shearing Fest

Above photo, courtesy of Ben Hider Photography
For over eleven years, Stone Barns has been operating just around the corner from where we live in Westchester, NY. In all of those years, I havn't found myself visiting one of their agricultural festivals or events. Not even the world famous Blue Hill restaurant, that has existed within Stone Barns' walls since it opened, could successfully draw me to its acreage. Oh, the shame...
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April 19, 2015

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What's For Dinner Tonight- Steak Au Poivre & Crispy Mushrooms

We found these two recipes (one from a recent NY Times Dining Section and a recipe post from the site Pure Wow) seem to go together perfectly for a flavorful weekend dinner.  Not much work and easy clean up also leaves more time for a productive evening of Netflix watching! 
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April 07, 2015

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c.1900 - Hand-Blocked Vegetable Dye Batik

There is vintage and then there's VINTAGE! 40 years is the defining age for true "vintage". When a fabric is well over 100 years old, well, you have something else entirely (an actual antique). As we are in perpetual "search mode", we come across quite a few extraordinary pieces of fabric. The beauty on this page came to us through...
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March 25, 2015

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Gitman Vintage x General Knot & Co. Spring 15 Collaboration

Collaborations come together in many different ways and for many different reasons. In the case of our Spring 15 collaboration with Gitman Vintage it is about two like minded brands coming together to highlight our shared love of colorful prints and vintage fabrics.
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March 15, 2015

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Blacksmith Coffee, Custom Collaboration

Online shopping is often a very anonymous experience even when a person clicks that box to "accept social marketing". Things change though when running a small business. Especially when all shipping labels and boxes are prepared by the same people who handle the social media and all other forms of communication (and everything else, for that matter!).

Since early on in the life of General Knot & Co., we began noticing a consistent couple of fellows (@greenwaybarista & @hermitudinous) from Houston, Texas making regular purchases of some of our most spectacular designs...

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March 04, 2015

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The Condiment That Keeps On Giving

Truth be told, we've become a bit addicted to the IG account HalfBakedHarvest.  Amazing photos and ridiculously tantalizing food porn worthy recipes.
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March 02, 2015

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Men’s Style Guide: The Art of Mixing Patterns via Urban Beardsman Magazine

Chances are you may have encountered this issue before … Be it the shirt and necktie conundrum of what patterns work together or trying to navigate assembling a check suit with just the right pair of stripe socks. The art of pattern mixing can be mastered by following a few simple rules...

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February 24, 2015

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Proudly Produced in 914

We very proudly produce some of our ever-changing collection right here at home in Westchester, New York. It's very nice to be recognized by our local business magazine, Westchester's 914 INC.
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