9 Reasons Why You Need to Start Knitting Today ~ There are many benefits to knitting and here are 8 of my favorite reasons.
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.
This is my first official line and I am so excited to share it with you! Every colorway came right from my heart and was inspired by my time living in France. I was studying abroad in fall of 2015 and this line came straight from my heart! However, this line is limited edition… Continue reading Introducing Springtime in Paris!
If you have seen my Instagram post, you know that I am going to be taking some of my colors down at the end of January. This is to freshen up my shop and to make room for some new colors. On February 16th, I will be releasing a whole new line of yummy… Continue reading Coming Changes
Hello and welcome! This time last year, I was thinking about what it would take for me to start a yarn dyeing company, which is nuts to think about! Last January, I had just finished college and decided to move in with my boyfriend rather than moving out of my home state to join my parents. One night, he asked me about what I wanted to do when I was a child. I had two dreams: one was to be a Disney animator (back when the movies were all hand drawn), the other was to own a local yarn store (LYS).