Show Those Winter Babies Some Love with These 5 Quick Knitted Gifts!

I’ve got a lot of winter babies in my life. Mind you, most of them are fully grown, but it just goes to show that it’s a…

lacy shawls

5 Lacy Shawls To Pair With Your Little Black Dress on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is one of my favorite holidays. The weight of the year gone-by starts to lift (see you later 2018 and good riddance), and the…

Knitting Socks: For Those Who Hate the Kitchener Stitch

I don’t have any magic words to help you get all your holiday knitting done on time—sorry about that. However, I do have a nifty little grafting…

Hardware Store Jewelry: 10 Ways to Use Tubing and Pipe in Jewelry Making

Since Tracy Stanley’s metal tubing jewelry-making video, Kitchen Table Metalsmithing: Making Metal Jewelry With Tubing came out, I’ve been thinking a lot about metal tubing–copper tubing (or…

Drop Spindle Spinning: Ultimate Guide to Drop Spindles

Drop spindle spinning is a great way to make yarn. Two experts on spinning with a drop spindle, Maggie Casey and Abby Franquemont, have created great resources…

This Week in History: Jane Austen and Her Needlework

December 16, 1775: Beloved author Jane Austen is born. Jane Austen and her work, both literary and needle, continue to fascinate. She has a substantial fan base…