Yarn & Tools

Easy DIY Bookmark with Yarn Pom Pom

book with bookmark and yarn pom pom

Looking for a quick yarn gift that you can make and keep on hand to give as a gift? This easy DIY bookmark is a great option! Your kids can help and you have a ton of options to customize this project. This is a laminated bookmark with a yarn pom pom. This yarn pom…

Yarn Trip! The Tail Spinner – Richlands, NC

Tail Spinner Yarn Store Richlands North Carolina

Last August, my family and I traveled to North Carolina to stay for a week at Topsail Island. We love it there and this time, we went a day early so we could check out Wilmington too. Of course, I stopped by The Noble Thread, one of the super cute yarn shops in Wilmington. We…

Yarn Trip! – The Noble Thread, Wilmington, NC

Check out this cute Wilmington yarn store in Wilmington, North Carolina. Stitch in Progress gives you all the details and a review on this local yarn store.

My family and I visited Wilmington, North Carolina for the first time last summer. We vacation in Topsail Island, NC and we were usually too busy relaxing at the beach to get in the car to head to the city. Last summer though, we decided to go down on Friday and spend the night in…

How to Wind Yarn

yarn swift and winder

How to wind yarn? This is a common question for those new to the fiber arts. Have you considered buying a yarn swift and/or yarn winder? Are you still winding yarn around a chair or making your kids or spouse hold the yarn around their arms while you wind or pull? Time to step into…

Yarn Trip! Stitches In Time Yarn Shop

This quaint yarn shop is located in historic downtown Bellflower, CA. The shop is surrounded by restaurants and there’s a delicious bakery right next door! You will be warmly welcomed by the owner, Candace (Candy) Broeker, as well as the regular patrons of the shop. There is a tight knit (pun intended!) community that is…

What’s in my Crochet and Knitting Bag?

knitting and crochet tools and notions

So you’re a knitter and/or crocheter? You’ve mastered those new stitches and are now starting to make projects and accumulate needles, hooks, and yarn which are the most important requirements to make that hat or scarf pattern you have your eye on. But what if I told you yarn and needles or hooks are just…

Yarn Trip! Magpie Knits

Magpie Knits yarn store

What We Love This awesome local yarn store is located in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia and wow, this shop is a feast for your eyes!  As soon as you walk through the door, you are bombarded with beautiful colors and gorgeous needlepoint projects on the walls. The store is right on the historic downtown mall and…

Yarn Trip! Untangled Purls in Fredericksburg, VA

Yarn Trip Untangled Purls

Why We Love This Yarn Store! What is not to love about Untangled Purls? This is the local yarn store where we met! Our partnership formed in the aisles of the local yarn store! But, that isn’t the only reason we both love this store! Untangled Purls is a dream shop for beginners and advanced…