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Top Tools for Your Knitting and Crochet Projects

Yarn Love imageI have been knitting and crocheting for a combined total of more than 27 years. Some years I worked harder on it than others, but I’ve always made time in life to sit down with a ball of yarn to create.

In that time, I’ve amassed quite a collection of yarn and tools. I have yarn under my bed, in three different storage ottomans, in boxes in the closet, and even hiding in a dresser drawer. Remnants get periodically cleaned out and made into my remnant beanies (post coming soon!) and the rest get neatly stacked and stored in every available container.

However, my tools are a different story. They are all stored in a clear, plastic toiletries case (yes, I said toiletries case) because it is easy to find items in a clear container and it has a nice zipper and handle for travel. Read More »

Crafts / DIY, crochet, knitting, Uncategorized

Why I Knit: Finding Magic in Every k2tog + A Giveaway!

Why I Knit: Finding Magic in Every k2tog

“I learned to knit, but I just never got into it.” I hear this countless times while teaching knitting classes, or discussing hobbies with friends, but I have never understood how it could happen. How could someone have knitting needles in their hands and not feel that surge of happiness like I do? Read More »

Crafts / DIY, Giveaway, knitting, Uncategorized

Crochet Fox Hoodie Free Pattern

Fox Hoodie Free Crochet PatternSupplies:

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Beanies and Patterns, Crafts / DIY, crochet, knitting

May the 4th Be With You! Ewok Hood Knitting Pattern

ewok star wars hood May the 4th be with you knitting patternMay the 4th be with you! To celebrate Star Wars Day, I’ve put together a pattern for a darling ewok hood that people of all ages can enjoy.

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Fan girl, free patterns, knitting