• blended Fiber yarn to get the best blend of characteristics

    Why is Yarn so Expensive?

    Have you ever asked yourself, ‘Why is yarn so expensive?’ When thinking about a hobby to learn or a project to start, your budget should will be an important consideration. A lot of hobbies…

    March 17, 2020
  • Pinning Fabric for Sewing

    How to Pin Fabric for Sewing – a Beginner Tutorial

    Your success in sewing is really dependent on several factors coming together at the right time. Fabric needs to be held in the right place, the right stitches need to be used, stitches need…

    March 17, 2020
  • Keep the yarn loop on the right needle

    Learn the KNIT Stitch: a Comprehensive Guide

    There are three basic stitches in knitting on which just about every other stitch or technique is built. The knit stitch (K), the purl stitch (P), and the Yarn Over (YO).  The knit and…

    February 12, 2020
  • Knitting at indoor soccer

    How Do I Make the Time to Knit?

    I really love to knit. I really love to craft. I really, really love my family and have to keep them fed, clothed and clean. I really hate cleaning my house, but I like…

    February 10, 2020
  • Fixing a dropped stitch

    What is the Difference Between Knit and Crochet?

    Many people who do not knit or crochet often ask, what is the difference? To them, both skills look the same, utilize yarn and use some sort of tool to make the magic happen.…

    January 31, 2020
  • Llama at Rhinebeck

    NY Sheep and Wool Festival (aka Rhinebeck) 2019

    It’s Rhinebeck. Or just ‘Beck’ if you’re cool. The NY Sheep and Wool Festival was held this year on October 19 & 20. It is usually the third full weekend in October every year.…

    November 13, 2019