9 Reasons Why You Need to Start Knitting Today ~ There are many benefits to knitting and here are 8 of my favorite reasons.
Clutter. It seems like it never stops trying to invade our lives and personal spaces. Even worse, it can be easy to let things pile up. Knitting isn't exempt from this rule. Thankfully, there are ways to keep your work area clean and organized. Me? I created a knitting kit that keeps all of my… Continue reading What to Store in a Knitting Tool Kit
I’ve been a creative person for as far back as I can remember. I’ve never shied away from trying my hand at a new craft either. As of late, I’ve grown to love the flexibility and exploration that comes with fiber arts. Over my lifetime, I’ve used my creativity to center myself and reconnect with… Continue reading What Making Adds to My Life: Thoughts from the Calou Shop
One of the best things about the knitting community at large is our willingness to share our knit stories. I love hearing knitters (and makers in general) talk passionately about why they love their craft. So I asked Sarah, the mind behind @TheNaptimeKnitter, what knitting added to her life she was happy to share… Continue reading What Knitting Adds to My Life: Thoughts from The Naptime Knitter
So you're thinking about casting on a new project, or even trying your hand at designing a pattern. Yarn weight is one of the first things to consider when starting a new project or even buying yarn for your stash.