Who needs a yarn diet?

Who needs a yarn diet?

Some people decide to go on a “yarn diet” in the New Year. I find it such a dreadful term! Yarn brings such joy to people like us, whereas diets… well, they are rather ghastly for everyone, aren’t they?

Knitters can’t crochet – a myth

Knitters can’t crochet – a myth

Stephanie is a keen knitter, but stated categorically at the start of our first session “I can’t crochet!” Fast forward an hour: it turns out Stephanie can crochet, enjoys it and is even really good at it – she is now bistitchual!

Don’t make a scarf!

Don’t make a scarf!

The other day, I was chatting with fellow yarn lovers and we discussed the fact that the first thing most beginners want to do (whether they have a go at knitting or crochet) is to make a scarf, and that’s often a big mistake.

Raising money for Mind with a Crafternoon

Raising money for Mind with a Crafternoon

Over the summer I saw a post somewhere on social media about the mental health charity Mind encouraging people to organise a Crafternoon to raise money for the cause and I thought, why not? So I ordered a fundraising pack!