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Everything is so much easier when you are winding a yarn from a skein or a hank using a yarn swift. A yarn swift allows you to effectively wind yarns into perfect balls. When you have this tool, tangling the yarn is out of the question. Although you might prefer yarn ball winders, if you want to get yarn...
Amigurumi toy animals next to a basket
Crochet is one of the best ideas to start a new craft hobby. It is pretty easy to learn basic skills and enjoy the fruits of your work immediately. If you need an extra spark to get yourself started, then choose amigurumi. Amigu...what? This exotic word denotes the Japanese art of crocheting or knitting small, cute, stuffed animals. Even...
bamboo knitting needles with red wool
Wood, metal, plastic, glass, or even resin - knitting needles are made of all kinds of materials. And there’s no telling which type is the best. It all depends on the knitter’s preferences, as well as the yarn and type of project they’re working on. But today, I am talking to all of you who fancy natural materials and...
Knitting is a fun and rewarding textile art that anybody can learn. It can be used to create one-of-a-kind articles of clothing, accessories, and even soft toys. Though knitting is traditionally done with two or more needles (discover the best knitting needles), nowadays knitters also have the option of creating custom textiles with manual or fully automated knitting machines. These...
tapestries arranged in a line
If you are new to the world of knitting and sewing, you probably have some dilemmas about choosing and using tapestry needles. What is the tapestry needle in the first place? For me, it’s a tool to get away from everyday worries. It is an instrument to do things that I like. Moreover, it helps me find my peace...
Knitting is an art that is passed down from one generation to the next. Just like woodwork, it requires patience, mastery, and passion. It brings pride to create something with your hands. How to knit for kids is not just teaching them to make things on their own but teaching those important virtues in life. Your child can learn...
Whether you need cotton yarn for crocheting dishcloths or faux fur for knitting fashionable scarves, there’s a variety of yarn types available to match your needs. Synthetic yarns, such as acrylic are usually slightly elastic which make them ideal for beginners. Many synthetics are also available as basic worsted-weight yarns, which are suitable for most types of knitting or...
Winding yarn by hand can be time consuming for many, and frankly, a little annoying. A yarn winder can come in handy if you love to knit since it can save you a lot of time and make things easier.There are plenty of yarn winders on the market ranging from models for those with a tight budget to rather...
Today we are looking at different ways of storing and organizing knitting needles. I already was familiar with some needle storage ideas, and last week I did a little poll on Instagram asking you guys how you store your needles and there were some really great ideas there. And I also spent a lot of time looking for other...

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