Knitting, Storytime

9 Reasons Why You Need to Start Knitting Today

9 Reasons Why You Need to Start Knitting Today ~ There are many benefits to knitting and here are 8 of my favorite reasons.

Knitting, Storytime, What Knitting Adds to My Life

What Making Adds to My Life: Thoughts from the Calou Shop

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

Storytime

Hello World

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).