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  • The Bind Off -- How to Finish your Knitting

    Finishing your knitting is one of the most important details, and can really help make the look of your project. This video shows one of the most important finishing details, how to bind off your stitches. The Bind Off -- How to Finish your Knitting
    Posted to Forum by monaliza on Thu, Nov 4 2010
  • Re: Shopping the (craft) stash 2010

    That would be a weakness for me - not being able to go buy some new yarn or fabric if I didn't have enough of what I needed. It seems that invariably I find a project that just doesn't fit to the amount or type of yarn that I have on hand, so go looking for more. When I get a backlog of small...
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Sat, Jan 2 2010
  • Plarn!

    You know how sometimes you have an idea and then you find out others have the same idea? Well, I have been saying for years (every time a palstic shopping bag ripped and my food fell all over the street) "You know, these bags, woven together, would actually be pretty strong!" It turns out that...
    Posted to Forum by Michigander Fan on Wed, Apr 23 2008
  • Do you knit or crochet? How does it benefit you and your family?

    I accidentally hijacked a thread applauding Hobby Lobby. I really really enjoy going there. To the point that my internal financial adviser often forgoes going to that store to avoid temptation. The reason I hijacked it is because I was really happy with the deals at Smiley's Yarn. Pat mentioned...
    Posted to Forum by Jasminzbox on Sat, Jul 14 2007
  • Yarn and homecrafts

    I've been recently doing a lot of home decorating crafts - things we need like rugs and right now, I'm crocheting pot holders, since our old ones are now useless. :) I'm finding that apparently this is a trend for less frugal people, and the big craft stores have caught on and raised their...
    Posted to Forum by dontdreamitsover on Tue, Apr 3 2007
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