Wet felting is an ancient yet accessible art form that’s perfect for beginners and experienced crafters alike. The process involves layering fibers, wetting them with soapy water, and using gentle agitation to encourage the fibers to interlock, creating a dense and durable fabric. With a bit of practice, you can create beautifully unique, textured, and colorful pieces to wear, gift, or display!Continue reading “Create One-of-a-Kind Fabric with Wet Felting!”
Tickle your brain with this fun quiz for fiber artists of all kinds. Does an unlimited supply of yarn sound better to you than a magic wand that weaves in all your ends? Or would you rather…Continue reading “Would You Rather: Fiber Craft Edition!”
Using hand-dyed yarn is a wonderful way to add a unique beauty to any project. Whether you choose to go with tonal yarn, speckled, or variegated, you’re sure to achieve a look that is colorful and artisanal. It’s no wonder so many people choose to go the hand-dyed route!Continue reading “5 Tips for Using Hand-Dyed Yarn”
The other day, while browsing the internet in search of project inspiration, I stumbled upon the story of a woman who knit her own wedding gown. The dress was beautiful and intricate, with gorgeous lace details and a unique square neckline. As I admired the creation, I also found myself wondering at the reasons behind why people continue this centuries-old tradition of garment making.Continue reading “Mindful Knitting for Relaxation”
When it comes to vegan fibers, the three most common and well-known are cotton, hemp, and flax. But did you know that fiber can be made from an even wider variety of plants? From corn to pineapple to seaweed, we’ve got a collection of options to diversify your vegan shelf. You may find yourself wondering—but how are they made? And why would I choose one over the other?
Don’t worry, we felt the same way once, too! So we’ve compiled some information to help you out:Continue reading “Celebrate Earth Day with a Collection of the Lesser-Known Vegan Fibers”
The days are longer and the air is (usually) warmer because it’s officially spring here in the Pacific Northwest. Our winter was mild this year but still gave us a lot of rain, so we are looking forward to some sunshine and color in the upcoming months.
As we look forward to brighter days, we have a few springtime projects in mind, including cute patterns and some new colors available at our store!Continue reading “Spring is here! And so are new projects 🐣”
Did you know that you can make some of the snuggliest and most adorable stuffed animals using bulky weight yarn? It’s true! Don’t believe me? Just wait until you see these chunky yarn crochet patterns for amigurumi.Continue reading “Chunky Yarn Crochet Patterns for Amigurumi”
If you have a wool allergy or if you follow a vegan lifestyle then you may be wondering if needle felting without animal products is a possibility. We certainly don’t want anyone feeling left out whenever we post content related to needle felting. Lucky for you, there are a number of vegan alternatives that can be used for needle felting so you can join in on the fun!Continue reading “Needle Felting without Animal Products: Yes You Can!”
Level up your cowl game with a fashionable throwback that’s been making a big comeback lately. Although the name may be a bit off putting, these cozy accessories are well worth the hype. They sit close to the neck and tuck in nicely underneath a jacket or sweater to keep you snug as a bug in a rug. That’s right, today’s post is all about knitted dickie patterns and all the patterns we are featuring are free!Continue reading “10 Knitted Dickie Patterns – Free!”
One of the most frustrating parts of starting on a new weaving project can be warping the loom. There’s a lot of pressure to get it just right, because it is the foundation for everything else that follows. Luckily, learning how to warp a peg loom is actually really easy. In fact, it might just be the easiest type of loom to warp that there is.Continue reading “How to Warp a Peg Loom & Get Started Weaving”