Crafts

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I taught all the various crafts in my yarn shop (The Fiber Closet), including knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning, and I enjoyed selling all the associated notions and supplies.
Now, I provide crafting tips, give inspiration, provide guidance and help crafters feel more confident.

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You Can Find More Time to Craft With These 10 Easy Tips

When I managed my yarn store, I often heard, “I don’t have time to craft.” Substitute crocheting, quilting, knitting, weaving, needlework, sewing, or any beloved craft for the word “craft” in this article.

We live in chaotic times. All of our lives are seemingly busy. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way, no matter how busy you think you are. I believe we each must find time for the things we love. We all have 24 hours in our day. It is how we manage that 24 hours that gives us peace and the time to craft.

So, how do you find time to craft? With a little organization, prioritization, and discovering your best time of day, you can become calm, collected, productive, and feel that you have time to craft.

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7 Best Basic Sock Knitting Books

Many knitters fear sock knitting. To me, sock knitting is fun and magical. The magical part happens when I am turning a heel.
I am creating this list of my favorite sock knitting books, hoping that more knitters will learn to knit socks. Trust me; once you knit a pair of socks, you will be hooked.

The Art of Tapestry Weaving

The Art of Tapestry Weaving – Book Review

Tapestry weaving lets you be more free-form with your weaving or you can follow a cartoon.
The front cover states, “A Complete Guide to Mastering the Techniques for Making Images with Yarn,” and the back cover states, “A Guided Journey from Yarn to Art.” These statements are an excellent description of what you will experience with this book.

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