Tag Archives: knitting crocheting

Library to host Valentine’s crafts, book clubs and readings from local writers – The Advocate-Messenger

The Boyle County Public Library offers many free activities for patrons of all ages. The library currently hosts Dinosaur Discovery, an exhibit featuring over 120 fossils and casts from the collection curated by Dr. John Hankla. Stop to explore the free exhibit, which will remain on display until mid-March. Virtual …

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UCLA student starts knitting business to give back to community

For Sydney Flamm, kindness is just one point. After learning to crochet and knit through school clubs and YouTube tutorials, the third-year sociology student said she decided to open her own business, Syd’s Knits. Her site features products such as cardigans and crochet toys, and she said for every beanie …

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Independent designers get creative with yarns and dyes

When you see a cute handmade sweater, you know it took a long time to make. Knitting or crocheting is only part of it. (A fun online calculator at www.lovecrafts.com estimates how long it would take from a basic scarf to a blanket, baby booties or patterned garment; figure between …

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Author shares fun knitting designs and crafts in new how-to guide

Kay Cassidy offers her love for crafts in ‘Kay’s Crafts’ PORT ORCHARD, Washington., January 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — There are many ways to craft and knit, and Kay Cassidy provides his 50 years of experience in his recently published book, “Kay’s Crafts”. The author presents various designs that any craftsman …

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Craftsmanship: Independent designers get creative with yarns and dyes

When you see a cute handmade sweater, you know it took a long time to make. Knitting or crocheting is only part of it. (A fun online calculator at www.lovecrafts.com estimates how long it would take from a basic scarf to a blanket, baby booties or patterned garment; figure between …

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Best wire carriers for taking gear on the go – ARTnews.com

The pleasures of knitting or crocheting can quickly be cut short by a tangle of yarns, racing yarn, or missing cuts. To help make your creative sessions frustration-free, it’s worth investing in a bag of yarn to keep all of your supplies tidy. A good quality bag will also extend …

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Choose local to take advantage of great Black Friday deals on yarn, patterns and more at Needles in the Hay

Needles in the Hay owner Deanna Guttman outside her popular yarn shop at 385 Water Street in downtown Peterborough. The independent local business, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2020, has everything for your knitting and crochet needs, including free weekly teaching sessions. Needles in the Hay has several special promotions, …

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Holiday Gifts: Quick and Fun Knitted Hat Patterns

ombrehat.jpg The Easy Ombre soft hat. Free pattern on Ravelry. I loved doing this; it was quick and easy, and the stranding’s double layer of yarn makes it warmer than you might think. (Mary Mooney/staff) All hail the humble hat. It uses a (relatively) limited amount of yarn, it can …

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