Simple Tutorial to add polka dots to your knitting! |

Polka Dot Your Knitting!

What could possibly be more fun than polka dots? Needle felting is an easy way to add a touch of dottiness to your knitting. I added polka dots to my popular Tea Toters pattern, but you can do it on virtually anything. Smallish polka dots like these won't interefere with the stretchiness and add a whole bunch of fun to coffee cozies, mitts, and other smallish projects. Adding needle felted … [Read More...]



Journal Like an Artist

When I talk about keeping a sketchbook, I often get the response, "No - I can't draw!" But keeping a sketchbook isn't only about drawing skills, (which incidentally are known to improve the more you … [Read More...]

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Knitting Abbreviations

Based on the questions I've been getting, it seems there's loads of new knitters out there, puzzling through the learning process of pattern reading. I can so relate to the frustration a new knitter … [Read More...]

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Three ways to learn to weave

Just in case I don't quite have enough hobbies yet, I've begun to learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom. That's the thing about the fiber arts - there's so many interesting directions to go in that … [Read More...]

10 Easy Easter Basket Fillers by

10 Easy Easter Basket Fillers

Life has gotten hectic for me lately. I almost forgot that Easter is NEXT WEEKEND!!  I'm sure I am not alone in my last minute crafting. Here is a collection of 10 easy Easter basket … [Read More...]

Foxy Gift Bag by

Foxy gift bags with free template!

The price of gifts bags seem to cost as much as a gift now-a-days.  Using a coupon at my local craft store, I was able to buy a 12-pack of brown gift bags totaling about $.35 cents a piece. … [Read More...]


Sock Architecture Book & Giveaway!

Lucky me! I asked Cooperative Press to provide me with a copy of Sock Architecture by Lara Neel to investigate for review. Lucky you! Not only did they promptly do so, they also offered to provide … [Read More...]

Pillow Play Shield Pattern and Tutorial |

Pillow Play Shield

We got another round of snow in Utah this week. Since the kids were cooped up inside, I thought it would be fun to give them something to play with that didn't involve an electronic device. My son and … [Read More...]

Jelly Fish Bath Scrubby Crochet Pattern |

Jellyfish Bath Scrubbies

Get out your hook and create some fun tub time for the little surfers in your life! Jellyfish crochet bath scrubbies are as fun to make as they are to gift. U.S. crochet terms … [Read More...]