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Baby Blanket Color Schemes: 15 Ideas for Your Next Project!

Coming up with new and fun color combinations for baby blankets can seem intimidating, but it’s really a lot of fun! While pinks and blues and white will always be the classic baby blanket color options, there are so many pretty yarn colors out there to play with and create something unique. In this post, …

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How to Soften Acrylic Yarn & Save Your Project!

I wanted to share a neat trick with you guys today. I’m sure everyone has picked up a skein of acrylic yarn that wasn’t exactly soft. You bought it, used it, and hoped the end result would be okay, but then your hard work just felt stiff and scratchy at the end. You put time …

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How to Tackle Yarn Storage & Organization

The one thing all fiber artists know is the struggle of dealing with yarn storage. No matter how big or small the stash is, it takes a little bit of work to figure out the best way to store and organize your yarn. Over the decade and some years I’ve been playing with yarn, I’ve …

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How to Manage Large Projects – My Top 5 Tips!

Do you know that feeling of starting a new big project? You get so excited by the idea and you have to start working on it right away. Fast forward 6 months and you’re still working on that blanket, but now you kind of hate looking at it. Since I started doing custom orders and …

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All About Yarn Fiber Content: What is yarn made of?

Let’s get down to basics for a second ab talk about yarn fiber content. We use yarn all the time, but for the most part, I use acrylic yarns. It’s what I like to use and it works well for the projects I enjoy making, but there are so many other kinds of yarn out …

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10 Habits That Will Make You Crochet Better in 2021!

When you first learn to crochet, it’s all about getting your yarn to look vaguely like something else. You get caught up in making scarves and beanies, and really just enjoy the process of creating something. But sometimes we can pick up some bad habits that prevent us from doing the best work we can. …

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My Favorite Yarns For Every Kind of Project!

Do you have a favorite yarn? When you decide on a new project, do you immediately know which yarn you’re going to use? Is there something that you always pick up a few extra skeins of because you know you’ll use it? When you’ve been knitting or crocheting for a while, it’s so easy to …

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Finishing Your Crochet WIPs: Tips to Finally Get that Project Done!

If you’re like me, you have several projects and crochet WIPs laying around the house, all in different stages of completion. You pick up a project, excited to make this super special thing with the prettiest yarn you have, and you get about a third of the way through before you abandon it for another …

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How to Create a Craft Fair Display that Drives Sales!

This year, I have really thrown myself into craft fairs. At first, I was a little intimidated by the idea of selling in person and in a format I was unfamiliar with. But, my first craft fair was so much fun and profitable enough that I signed up for more! One of the most important …

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