I get the notion of “Baby’s First Christmas”. However, the first Thanksgiving of each of our children has a very special place in my heart, as this was the first time for many of our relatives to meet our new additions. Continue reading Baby’s First Thanksgiving
Recently, elsewhere, I posted a picture of a hat that I just had finished, rather proud of myself and my creation.
Somebody lovingly pointed out that it reminded her of candy corn. Continue reading Nuts and Candy Corn …
A recent conversation:
(Somewhat important) Person: I see you have excellent customer feedback.
I: (blush) Yes, thank you.
Person: Do you have any product reviews yet? Continue reading Thank You for a Great Product Review, Deborah!
While the first holiday advertisements are popping up, Carolien is already crafting at full capacity. Carolien was our first international customer when we launched, and now she gave us permission to talk about her Christmas weaving project. Continue reading Ready-Set-Go! Christmas Crafting with Carolien
A customer contacted us: “I think I didn’t count eight wraps for my TexaTURTLE, and now I’m out of yarn before the hexagon is done … HELP!” Our dear friend Dyan commented “All of the sudden my students were weaving stripes, and I hadn’t even taught them that!” Continue reading How To Weave Stripes … And Other Connecting Stories
Last weeks blog post about the Jelly Yarns® resulted in a myriad of fun conversations! We decided to turn those around into making the vinyl weaving experiment for Halloween earrings even more spooky.
Here are some of the comments … and the answers! Continue reading Friday 13th, and Martha Said “Add A Spider”
I was collecting hexagon pins on Pinterest when one picture caught my attention: A crafter was holding up her quilt top, and the sun was shining through the fabric.
“Oh, wouldn’t a woven hexagon sun catcher be grand,” crossed my mind.
But common sense reminded me that yarns are typically not translucent. Weaving lace weight would be an option, but I really had my mind set on something like a stained glass effect. Continue reading Some Jelly Yarn is Spooky
On October 5th, Vickie Howell will start a ground breaking adventure with a community-funded first season of her new Knitting Show. “A Knitting & Crochet Series for the D#igital Age”, as her website puts it.
What does this have to do with hexagon pin loom weaving? Continue reading Vickie Howell, WEBS Yarns, and How to Weave a Hexagons Blanket …
Adopted from the all-time favorite movie Forrest Gump, the blog title shall be completed as “You never know what you’re gonna get”. And as exploring minds like our customer Cindy Adams (CRA on Ravelry) have already discovered, this is particularly true for weaving variegated yarns on pin looms of different sizes. Continue reading Variegated Yarn is Like a Box of Chocolates … (Swatching Part II)