Basics Series

Basics Series

Happy Friday everyone! This week I rounded out two YouTube tutorial series on the Knitty Natty channel: Basic Knits and Basic Crochet. When I designed these two series I had a few audiences in mind. The first was my students at the elementary school where I host an after-school knit and crochet club. The second [...]

Yarnxiety

Yarnxiety

There are 101 ways to be stressed every day- here's how to not let your knitting or crochet project be one of those things. Whether it's self-imposed deadlines or the weight of your WIPs threatening to smother you in your sleep, knitting and crochet have been known to produce some anxiety. Wait. I thought yarn [...]

Ravelry Refresh

Ravelry Refresh

It's that time of year to start fresh. Or is that just me? I want everything in my life completed, sorted, or started anew. Nothing "old" can sit dormant. I'm turning over everything! One thing that I knew needed a good purge was my Ravelry page. My queue and my favorites hadn't been looked over [...]

The Spincycle Hat

The Spincycle Hat

A few months ago on a trip to Washington state, I stopped in a LYS {local yarn store} seeking out what else... locally made yarn. This was a well-stocked shop, so I had my options. But then I saw it... SPINCYCLE! Oh the holy grail of yarn! {This was around the time Andrea Mowry released [...]