What are you doing for I Love Yarn Day?

What are you doing for I love yarn day?  I’ll be at Stitches East in Hartford, CT.  What a perfect place to celebrate.  People everywhere knitting and crocheting, yarn tucked safely under an arm, walking and knitting as you enjoy all the yarn goodness on the market floor.  Take the day and come share your projects, take some classes, and learn new stitches or techniques.  Come spend a few hours or the entire day with us, and don’t forget to bring a project to work on.  We have also included a discount coupon for the show floor.  We’ll be looking for you. Continue reading “What are you doing for I Love Yarn Day?”

Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 4, Week 2

Hi there!  It’s Wednesday and another night for us to get together, share and talk about our projects.  Last week we started our 4th Season of the WNSC, with a fabulous prize package and an easier way of uploading your photo’s, and easier to view and vote.  We are enjoying all of the wonderful items you are making and sharing.  Last week I was working on the Hoodie Vest.  I need to make 2 of those and was only able to get one complete.  I could work on the other again tonight, but I wanted to try something new.

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Yarn of the Month Giveaway for October

Oh Fall …  cooler days and nights, changing colors, shorter days, it’s the perfect time of year for crochet and knitting.  Holidays are approaching and it’s time to think about all those gifts you want to make; wraps, sweaters, cuddly throws, hats, scarves, mitts and more. Our October Yarn of the Month is Red Heart Celebration.

Celebration yarn is a party in a ball! It’s bright fun shades with a touch of metallic are perfect for everyday and holiday projects that are sure to get noticed. Celebrate your love of knitting and crochet with new Red Heart Celebration! It’s machine washable in warm water on gentle cycle; tumble dry on low heat.

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Getting Past Being a Beginner Scarf Maker Part 1 of 3

So you’ve made a couple scarfs…or maybe you have made a lot of scarfs for all your friends and relatives and maybe even sold them at your local craft market or church sale. Everyone thinks you are a knitter or crocheter, but you secretly know that you have limited know-how. So today I’d like to make a couple suggestions for taking the next step in becoming an ace knitter or crocheter. Continue reading “Getting Past Being a Beginner Scarf Maker Part 1 of 3”