Maker Photo Month Instagram Challenge 2019

Did you know that May is National Photography Month (and has been since 1987)? That’s ok, I didn’t know it either until just a few days ago! I’m going to take advantage of the timing of getting a new camera a few weeks ago and focus (pun intended) on building my craft photography skills during … Read more

ArtBin Yarn Tote Review

If you like to crochet (or knit) big projects using several colors of yarn, I may have found the perfect project bag for you. Read my detailed review of the ArtBin Yarn Tote for more details! This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you make a … Read more

40 Free Crochet and Knitting Patterns for Shawls and Wraps That Make Great Gifts | Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas Week 2

This is the second in a series of 12 weeks of roundups for the handmade holidays. I’m sharing 40 free crochet and knitting patterns for shawls and wraps! This roundup includes lacy, cozy, striped, and solid shawls in a variety of shapes. You’re sure to find your next project for something special for you, or … Read more

How To Make a Handmade Yarn with Knitting Needles Ornament | Craft Lightning Hot Glue

Are you looking for a quick gift for your favorite yarn lover, or perhaps something to announce your own love of yarn to the world? I’m sharing a tutorial for how to make a handmade yarn with knitting needles ornament. With just a few supplies, including leftover yarn from your last crochet or knitting project, … Read more

How To Work with Hand Dyed Yarn by Karen Whooley | #Crochet #TipsTuesday

Today’s #TipsTuesday post is a guest post from Karen Whooley, the crochet designer, author, and teacher. Karen is going to share her tips for working with hand dyed yarn and introduce us to her new book, Coastal Crochet. If you love the beauty of hand dyed yarn but aren’t quite sure how to work with … Read more

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