Handmade yarn gift ideas A beautiful gift does not always need to be expensive…or bought, for that matter. Handmade gifts are always creative, cute and heartwarming. Most of the time you can find the needed materials in your own house. Almost all of us keep some leftover Madeline Tosh Yarn at home, for one reason […]

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IntroductionOne of my most loved stops on our current outing to Manhattan was the new Purl Soho shop. Look at that front window alone. Does it get your expressive energies pumping?? The pads, the fleece circle festoon . . . Purl was a sewing store opened in NY in 2002. A couple of years after […]

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Introduction High-End Knitting Products like knit fleece is one of the most popular fabrics in the world. It is used in sweatshirts, pullovers, and activewear because it is inexpensive, soft, and has a smooth finish perfect for screen printing or embroidery. Almost everyone has at least one item in their closet made from knit fleece, […]

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Taking up a new craft can be daunting at first, but with the right tools and supplies, it can be a pleasurable pursuit. Knitting is no different. There are myriad brands, colors, gauges, drapes, fibers and more, all of which can be confusing. Pick an inexpensive yarn to begin any pattern, but pick a color […]

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