• How to prewash fabric for sewing

    Why prewash fabric before sewing? When making a project, we presumably want it to wear well and last a long time. Something we also want is to have fabric that lays flat for better…

    June 10, 2021
  • The Best Yarn Fibers for Summer Knitting

    Most people think about knitting as a winter ‘sport’ and the only time knit items are worn. Not true! Using a lighter, more breathable yarn makes the following fibers ideal for summer projects. All…

    June 4, 2021
  • Stitch marker about to fall of knitting needle

    How to Use Stitch Markers in Knitting

    Stitch markers are a knitter’s (inanimate) best friend! They make knitting much easier and smoother. But what are they exactly? They are a device used in knitting to get your attention so you can…

    May 21, 2021
  • Tying the knot close to the fur of the animal

    How to Repair Stuffed Animals in an EMERGENCY

    Our children love their stuffed animals, stuffies, lovies, toys or whatever you call them where you live. Sometimes they love them so much, the critters start losing body parts! Or they were caught in…

    May 12, 2021
  • Interchangeable circular knitting needles

    5 Reasons Why YOU Should Use Circular Knitting Needles

    Circular knitting needles are relatively new to the knitting tool kit, I say relative since knitting has been around a while… Circular knitting needles started showing up after World War II. They are basically…

    March 9, 2021