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How to Budget for Yarn Purchases

Do you budget for yarn – or does your yarn spending feel out of control at times? Have you put yourself on a yarn diet only to break it after a month? Whether you’re on a limited income, or you’re just ready to cut back […]

My Top 5 Yarns Dream List Roundup

Do you every build dream lists? Things you’d love to buy someday. I have one many of those kinds of lists. One of them is a dream board of yarns I would someday love to design patterns with. I decided to pick my top 5 […]

The 5 Most Expensive Luxury Yarns

Most of us use every day, “over the counter” yarns for our projects. I personally love craft stores – the yarn section in particular. But every once in a while I have the urge to splurge. That’s when I go to a LYS (that isn’t […]

Organize Your Yarn Stash in 4 Easy Steps

Are you overwhelmed by your yarn stash? Do you feel like you have yarn everywhere? Do you find yourself buying more yarn for your next project because you have no idea where you put the yarn you think you could use? Block off a day […]

5 Tips for Choosing a Yarn Substitution

Let’s face it. We’ve all seen the perfect pattern. It looks amazing in the photo and you just need to make that! Once you choose the pattern, you may go searching for the yarn that was recommended only to find: a) you may not have a LYS (Local Yarn Shop), […]

Tips for Substituting Yarn

Have you ever seen a crochet pattern and fell in love with the photo? Shortly after you realize either a) you can’t find the yarn locally, or b) you can’t afford that particular yarn? Here are some tips to help you when substituting yarn so […]

I Love Yarn Day Giveaway

It’s I Love Yarn Day…so I thought I would do a one day giveaway!  I have SOOO much yarn that I thought I would give some away. (3 skeins, in bundle #1, are partial skeins.) Leave a comment through Rafflecopter letting me know which bundle […]

What Can I Do With My Leftover Scraps of Yarn?

Do you hate to throw away the little pieces of yarn that are leftover from your projects?  Here is a fun solution…. Put them out for the birds, and they can use them to build their nests.  Now, here’s my disclaimer. It’s a little late […]

How To Display A Yarn Stash

In a perfect world, I would have a way to display my yarn addiction stash :).  So, I thought it would be fun to go searching for some “what if” inspiration. I LOVE this heart! For now it’s stashed away in totes, but someday….. Happy […]

Yarn Addiction?

How many can relate to this?  I know I can!!! Photo used with permission from knituition.blogspot.com It’s Friday!  Hope you all have a great weekend.  I’ll have a new FREE pattern to release on Monday morning. Happy Crocheting!