In which we answer the question: if you were stranded on a desert island and could only take one set of knitting needles with you, what would you take?
Cynthia's top picks for apps that appeal to those with a fibre addiction. Want to know how much yarn you need for a future project? There's an app for that! How about finding the perfect gift for your yarny friends? Yes, there's an app for that too. And, Ravelry on the go? No way! Yes, Virginia, there's an app for that too.
We had so much fun at Knit City 2016 in Vancouver, BC!
It's true, all you need in order to knit is two sticks and some string, but it's all the extra little doodads and gizmos that make crafting extra fun! We've just restocked a bunch of our handiest notions, and here's a guide to our favourites.
We’ve been asked many times over the years to start our own yarn club or subscription service that sends out a package of goodies to members every month or so. It seemed like the more we tried to figure it out, the more questions we had! Finally, we’ve found a solution that we’d like to try: the Flash Mob yarn event!
I have a 20 inch Knitter's Loom from Ashford and I love it. It's just the right size for me ...I can pack it up and take it on a plane with me. Just 'cause! I'm looking forward to learning how to use it better in our upcoming class: Introduction to Rigid Heddle Weaving. Our instructor, Kim, will show us how to warp and play with different fibres so this is a great opportunity to go diving in the stash to find a wide variety of weights, textures and fibres.
Ok, well, every time our kids and grandkids come over for supper, we end the meal with Breyer’s vanilla ice cream and real Canadian maple syrup. So, in our family, the dessert would win hands down. But to me, I have a sweet spot for Hat Trick Hockey yarn…