3 Yarn Bowl Alternatives

Hi all, ever use a yarn bowl for your projects, but think they’re a little too expensive? Continue reading and I’ll show you my version of using whatever you might have around the house to make a makeshift yarn bowl! I never had a legit yarn bowl before and I would see them in stores…

The Rosewood Bralette Release

Hi all, back again with a new top. I haven’t made ANY top in over 6 months and boy, was I rusty! I had the most trouble with the “body of the top” portion. Since it’s a “complicated” design than I’m used to, it made finding the right amount of stitches a little hard for…

My Journey Through Pattern Writing

Hi all, I think we all at some point want to design our own patterns, whether it’s a beanie, sweater, baby items, whatever it may be. We tend to let it go passed us, the difficulties that come with it and no, it’s not just writing the pattern itself. BEGINNINGS As a broke ass college…

The Jamie Fingerless Mittens Release

Hi all, I’m back at it again with a new design, the Jamie fingerless mittens! I have been wanting to do a fingerless mitten type of thing for a while now, but I never found the right type of yarn to use. Back in late 2013-early 2014, I made some fingerless mittens for fun and…

Differences Between Worsted Weight Yarns

Hi all, if you’ve used enough yarns then you must know that each yarn (brand/collection) are not equal. Some yarns have similar thickness, some aren’t, some are more stretchy, some aren’t, and some are squishier and some aren’t. You get the gist, here. For a while now, I knew all yarns were different, but for…

4 Alternative Stitch Markers

Hi all, ever get tired of buying stitch markers because you lose them like crazy? It’s like chapstick, you always lose them, like where do they even go and how come you can’t find them in the house? lol These are some alternatives things you can use as stitch markers instead and they do have…

Free Pattern: Quick + Easy Crochet Mason Jar Cozy

Hi all, aren’t you sick and tired of having water condensation on your glass mason jar? I love using them for drinks, but I hate holding them when it’s all wet! 😦 The downside to using them for drinks (along with other types of glass cups) is that when you put anything cold, it will eventually…

Review: Lacis Yarn Ball Winder

Hi all, don’t you hate it when you use your skein and then it gets all loose and annoying? We know if we continue and not keep it “nicely” together then hello, knots! I got mine 2 years ago online on Wal-Mart.. It’s called Lacis Wool Yarn Ball Winder ll Plastic for about $25 or get…

Sugar ‘n Cream vs Peaches & Creme

Hi all, have you ever wondered if Sugar ‘n Cream and Peaches & Creme are the same? They look the same, they have the similar color choices, and they almost look identical. We all know that a lot of companies uses the same manufacturing warehouse for their products. The only difference is the brand name they…

New Releases: Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Colors #1

Hi all, I’m not going to lie, but I do love me some red heart super saver yarn (well, the softer colors of course, lol!). Ok, half-truths, but when you find the right colors they are definitely a steal. It’s technically not THAT new (released in Oct 2016), but it’s the newest colors they’ve came…