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August 11, 2017
Humans That Yarn: Sincerely Louise
  Q: What's the longest time you have spent working on one project? A: "The project that had the most hours spent working on it has to be the tiger rug from my book (Faux Taxidermy Knits). The tiger uses almost three kilos of yarn and is knitted on 15mm needles, so he's a big project. When I started designing him I spent a day knitting him on one strand of super chunky on 10mm needles only to find it wasn't quite right. So to my boyfriends dismay I ripped the whole thing back and...
July 07, 2017
Anti-Boredom Month Crafty Not Bored...
Summertime and lazy days are here and did you know that July is National Anti-Boredom Month? The Craft Yarn Council is celebrating Anti-Boredom Month for the second year in a row with a Crafty Not Bored social media potluck. Bust boredom and get inspired for your next project by joining the potluck on Facebook and Instagram. This month, work up some of you favorite food related patterns and bring your dish to the party on July 21. Wear your food, play with your food,...
February 17, 2016
CYC tries yarn banners
This month, Montana and I had the chance to play with yarn banners on fancy branches, Tassle makers and banners. Material we used: 1 Skiens of Red Heart Grande 2 Skeins of Wool Ease Thick and Quick Scissors Hefty Tree Branch     The same basic principles we used in macrame can be seen here in the creation of this yarn banner. Montana tied the strands of yarn using the same knot from our Macrame project you can see the technique here.   After each strand was tied...