We all love yarn, right? We love the way it feels and how it looks and all the wonderful colors that the dyers come up with. So, why does it usually end up stuffed in plastic grocery bags or piled in baskets and crates? We have a problem…a yarn mess problem. Let’s organize your yarn … Read More about Organize your Yarn Stash In a Small Area
Welcome to our Crochet and Knitting Building Block Series! The Plan Every week we’ll be sharing a Crochet and Knitting Building Block post featuring a different stitch. The focus of these building blocks is to improve your crocheting and knitting skills by completing quick blocks. By making these blocks you will gain knowledge and experience … Read More about Crochet and Knitting Building Block Series
Okay fellow crocheters, here is a great quick crochet shawlette or scarf for your collection or to give as a gift. I found this pattern while searching Ravelry for something to do with my Yarnbox yarn that wasn’t as complicated as the pattern they sent. The pattern is written by Tamara Kelly of Moogly. You … Read More about Quick Crochet Shawlette – I Did It!
I did it! I crocheted the Coraline in the Wine Country Shawl by Simply Collectible Crochet with YouTube help from Bobwilson123. This is definitely an easy beginner crochet shawl pattern and I recommend that you get it on your hook right away! It makes a great gift and can be sized up or down simply by … Read More about Easy Beginner Crochet Shawl – I Did it!
On a visit home earlier this summer, I made a point to stop in to visit one of the local yarn stores: The Nest Yarn Store in Bridgeport, West Virginia. I hadn’t been to The Nest before, so this was a treat. Getting There The store is easy to find and has plenty of parking. It has … Read More about Yarn Trip! The Nest in Bridgeport, WV
Are you in a yarn rut? Reaching for the same fibers for each project? I joined Yarnbox to bust that yarn rut! What Is Yarnbox? Yarnbox is a monthly yarn subscription and they send you a box of yarn and a pattern each month. Yarnbox has three options – Socks, Classic, and Luxe. I chose the … Read More about Yarn Subscriptions – Should You Subscribe?
Do you always plan to crochet a gift for your kids’ teachers or a homemade gift for a colleague or friend? Then you buy the yarn and find a cute pattern on Pinterest or Ravelry. And after all that, do you still end up stopping at the gas station on the last day of school … Read More about Crochet Cup Cozy – Easy for Kids & Beginners