On the Krafters Korner listserv, we were discussing ideas for using odd balls and scraps of yarn that are too small for a big project, but too much or too nice to just throw out. Here are the ideas we came up with, including both small and large projects. The small projects could use up… Continue reading what to do with scraps and extra balls of yarn
Crafting Challenge for 2019? Each year as the New Year rolls around I take stock of what I have accomplished over the past year and what my hopes are for the upcoming year. I have always dreamt of making an Aron Fisherman Knit Sweater. I have the yarn, a friend brought it back… Continue reading Crafting Challenge for 2019?
I love to knit, particularly with knitting needles. I enjoy the process of the knitting far more than the finished project. For this reason, most of what I knit, I end up giving away to someone as a gift. This month was no exception. I just completed knitting a shawl from a pattern book entitled,… Continue reading Knitting a Friendship Shawl
Here at Krafters Korner we hold classes teaching blind crafters ways to create many different types of crafts. In some of our classes we learn techniques to make these crafts more marketable. Below is a note from one of our students describing some of what she learned in a recent class. Cindy wrote: I… Continue reading How to Make Crafts Marketable
Sources for Affordable yarn Yarn crafters who make projects to donate to charity are always looking for good sources for affordable yarns to use. Some ideas for free or inexpensive yarns: Community organizations such as the Girl Scouts may be a good source of free yarn. Yarns are donated to these groups, and can… Continue reading Sources For Affordable Yarn