Make Amazing Projects with Multicolored Yarns

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If you’re like me, you are instantly drawn to multicolored yarns in the store or at a fiber festival. But once you get home, you may find it challenging to pick a project that suits the yarn. Today, I’m going to be sharing my tips for using more multicolored yarns in your crochet and knitting projects!  Working with multicolored yarns […]

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Benefits of Knitting & Crocheting: Inspirational Stories

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Several years ago I had the pleasure of getting to “know” Lee Gant in a Facebook fiber arts group, and that is when I first heard about her idea of sharing inspirational stories. I was touched and so excited that I felt I needed to share my own story (which is in the book, but […]

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Light & Lacy Tops: 9 Lovely Free Knitting Patterns for Spring

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It seems like when Spring finally arrives that the only seasonal knitting patterns that I can find are light and lacy scarf knitting patterns.  While scarves are always a great choice when I need a little knitting project, sometimes I need a wearable knitting pattern to keep my interest and give me the satisfaction of a […]

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Seriously Sweet Valentine’s Knitting Patterns

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This Valentine’s Day, I have decided that I want to give the special people in my life something truly special.  Something more than just flowers, a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine.  This year, I have decided that everyone will be getting something hand knit by me:  a gift from the heart!  Whether I […]

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How to Knit: 14 Tips for Reading Knitting Patterns

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Knitting for beginners can seem intimidating at first, but with the right knitting tutorials, anyone can learn how to knit. However, when you are first getting started with knitting, learning to how to read knitting patterns can seem quite daunting.  If fact, to some the patterns can seem like they are written in a foreign […]

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STITCHES East: Sponsor Giveaway Announcement

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Have you ever attended a STITCHES show? Every year, our friends at XRX host the largest knit and crochet show ever called STITCHES; it’s truly a fiber experience like none other. To make it easy for fiber enthusiasts to attend, there are actually four different shows per year (East, West, Midwest, and South) which allows […]

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Knit Your Strain Away: 11 Stress-Free Patterns

Knit Your Strain Away: 11 Stress Free Patterns

We all have days when the car won’t start, the kids can’t find their homework, the traffic’s backed up for miles, and that one ingredient you absolutely need to make dinner has mysteriously vanished. On those days when absolutely nothing seems to go right, all I want to do is sit back with a glass […]

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Behind the Scenes: Men’s Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

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By Mark Rougeux What do the Rocky Mountains, an alpaca farm, 12 outdoorsmen, and a rustic lodge add up to? Men knitting, of course. What?! Yep, knitting. For several years, a group of men who knit head out from faraway places like Chicago, Wyoming, Michigan, and Istanbul, Turkey. These men range in knitting skills from […]

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Pretty Picnics: 14 Fun Picnic Ideas

Pretty Picnics: 14 Fun Picnic Ideas

Summer is here–the grass is green, the breeze is cool, and the days are long. Take advantage of the beautiful weather with a perfect outdoor picnic. Whether you need picnic ideas for a romantic date with the beau, a fun outing with the family, or a creative dinner with friends, you’re covered. Check out these […]

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