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Embracing imperfection

The act of knitting is often seen as an exercise in perfectionism. Every stitch must be even, the tension must be perfect, and the finished product must be flawless. But what if we embraced imperfection instead? The beginners mind. Mental health is a journey, and it is not always linear. There are ups and downs,… Continue reading Embracing imperfection


Knitted Fidget toy caterpillar

Fidget toys are popular at present. This little caterpillar can easily be carried around in the pocket and played with quietly. Little Caterpillars He is a great project to use up small scraps of yarn and learn to knit tiny items in the round. Materials Yarn 8 ply acrylic Needles 3.5mm addit crazy trio four… Continue reading Knitted Fidget toy caterpillar


Let’s play a game …

Waving away the day I’m having some fun with crocheting this shawl. I’m using two balls of Sirdar Shawlie. A new arrival in store. It’s always handy to have a finished item in the yarns I sell. I decided to use a wave rather than chevron pattern. The difference you ask? Well the increases and… Continue reading Let’s play a game …