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Free Online Knitting Calculator: Simple Way to Get Cast On, Rows & Yardage

HELP!!!! How many stitches should I cast on for a baby blanket?  What is the number of rows to loom knit a man’s scarf? How much yarn will I need to knit a queen size blanket?  The Interactive Knitting Calculators are here to help! I get these questions all the time and they can be …

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Oh, yeah! YouTube has gone craft-friendly!

Oh, yeah! YouTube has gone craft-friendly! I know what you’re thinking?  What do you mean YouTube has gone craft-friendly, they’ve always been craft-friendly. That’s true.  You all know I started on YouTube.  But now they have done some updates to make it better for crafty mobile users.  Let’s face it.  We all use our phones …

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Stitchflix Lookbook: Season 1 | Yarnspirations

Stitchflix Lookbook | Yarnspirations Season 1 – Snuggle Up and Watch “Stitchflix?  What’s that?” I’m so glad you asked!  It’s the combining of two fun past times: yarny crafts and binge watching your favorite show or movie.  We love family movie night at our house.  We grab snacks, blankets and cuddle up for an evening …

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Craft Shows – Useful Tips

Craft Shows | Useful Tips Written By Carol Blakeley Summer and warm weather brings outdoor craft shows, fairs, festivals & farmer’s markets. Below are tips for craft shows shared during Kristen’s Facebook Q & A Live Broadcast (June 19/17) as well as some I learned while selling hand crafted jewelry at craft fairs. PLAN Research:  …

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DIY Water Balloons | Loom Knit and Crochet

DIY Water Balloons | Loom Knit and Crochet by Joann Gay Splish! Splash! Splat!  Who doesn’t love a good water balloon fight?  We all do!  What we don’t like is the mess it leaves in the yard.  What’s the answer?  DIY Water Balloons! Here’s just some of the multitude of reasons these are better than …

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Make a Difference Lookbook | Yarnspirations

Let’s Make a Difference Lookbook | Yarnspirations Making a difference, giving back, paying it forward…  No matter how you say it reaching out to others is a gift you give yourself.  Nothing compares to the joy of giving a handmade item to those in need.  This month Yarnspirations published the Let’s Make a Difference Lookbook …

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Outdoor Living Lookbook | Yarnspirations

Outdoor Living Lookbook | Yarnspirations Sunshine, good friends and grilling!  I’m so excited for some outdoor time and the new Outdoor Living Lookbook is all about dressing up the patio.  Comfy seating, inviting table settings and sassy decorations make the new pattern collection perfect as we gear up for some summer fun.  Whether you want …

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Spring Refresh Lookbook | Yarnspirations

Spring Refresh Lookbook | Yarnspirations Spring is finally here and it’s time to freshen things up around your home.  The Spring Refresh Lookbook from Yarnspirations is full of patterns to renew and revive your decor.  From dishcloths and potholders to baskets and bags this pattern collection puts the fun in functionality with clever designs and bright …

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