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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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Knitting and crochet can be confusing. There are so many crochet abbreviations and knitting symbols, and sizes and gauges and materials to keep track of that it can get complicated. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Knitting and crochet can be easy and streamlined with the Make it Happen Planners: a set of …

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Let’s talk about how to buy yarn online. When I started, I didn’t know what to look for or what to expect from yarn I hadn’t felt or seen in person. Once I did start to buy my yarn online, so many options and possibilities opened up for me and there was so much more …

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One of my favorite tools for knitting and crochet is my ball winder from Knit Picks. It’s such an underrated tool but I use mine at the beginning and end of every project to keep my yarn stash organized and easy to manage. When I started using yarn, I didn’t know how to make a …

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I’m always curious about other crocheters, knitters, and makers keep in their stashes. With the holidays coming up, I thought now would be a great time to share a look into some of my favorite tools, accessories, and other gift ideas to help you find the perfect gift for a maker in your life. You …

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Since I started working with yarn, I’ve slowly been building up my library of knitting & crochet-related books. Whether I’m looking for pattern inspiration, color combinations, or trying to learn new crochet stitches and try different patterns, I can always find something in one of my books. These books make amazing resources and great gifts, …

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I love coasters, and these crochet coasters are a combination of some of my favorite things. The other day, my cork coaster just crumbled and since I couldn’t stand the thought of putting a drink onto my desk with a coaster underneath it, I whipped up these cute little watermelon slices with some cotton yarn. …

Read More about Easy Crochet Coasters Pattern + Crochet for Beginners Freebie!

It’s crazy how popular crochet has become in such a short time, and I think a huge part of that is because people are learning how to use crochet stitches in new and interesting ways. Now, we get to see the most delicate crochet stitches or bright, bold borders and amazing textures in our handmade …

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