Designer Profile: Carola Herbst

Carola Herbst is the designer behind CAROcreated, a collection of whimsical, colorful designs ranging from paisleys to mandalas to three-dimensional parrots to pillows. Carola, who lives in Kiel, Germany, near the border with Denmark, sent us a bit of information about herself and her designs. Tell us a little about yourself and your designs. I […]

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Yarn to Go with the Yarnover Truck

“We are now at Ocean and Wilshire in Santa Monica!! It’s a beautiful day, come hang out!” Looks like a Tweet from a buddy—and it is. But it’s a business memo as well. The Yarnover Truck, brainchild of Maridee Nelson and Barbra Pushies, is something like a food truck on the streets of Southern California, but […]

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Really nice crochet stitch markers are good to have. Sure, you can use a paperclip or a piece of string, but a handcrafted beaded stitch marker makes the whole process of creating crochet even more pleasant. Crochet stitch markers can do lots of things: mark the beginning of a round, increases or decreases, certain points […]

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