It's Christmas break, and I'm spending some extra time with my husband, the fabulous JQ. The shop space is almost cleaned out, but Google Maps is NOT updated yet! At home we have the sweetest Christmas Tree, with roots, in a pot! Just like when I was a kid <3 It makes me HAPPY! Still lots … [Read more...] about Christmas 2020 Shop Update
I have sat down to write this a few times, but it always feels like so many words or then again not enough.Funny ... since I tend to be an over-sharer ;) Some of you may have seen the social media posts, and the emails. I want to make sure that you know and understand that Perfectly Knotty is … [Read more...] about What’s in Store for Perfectly Knotty as we wrap up 2020
I started crocheting about the age of 6, a kindergarten classmate showed me how to make a chain. I made miles and miles of it. I had no idea how to turn around and go the other way, but I saw my grandma do it, so I knew it was possible. Knitting came along not long after that when I asked grandma to … [Read more...] about My roots as a designer
Llama is one of my favorite yarn fibers in recent years; the more I use it and the more I learn about it, the more I like it. With a pre-Columbian history, llamas have long been a livestock staple in South American cultures, most notably Peru and Bolivia. There is a great deal of mythology, as … [Read more...] about Great Qualities of Llama Yarn
A recent trending questions asks: What are the different types of yarn? I will start out by borrowing words from one of Perfectly Knotty's regulars and occasional shop helper Susan, "There are so many types of yarn that I can not give a short answer answer. Yarn comes in a wide variety of … [Read more...] about What are the different types of yarn?
What is a good quality yarn? This sort of feels like a trick question sometimes. I will NOT give you a list of brand names, or suggest you limit yourselves to one specific fiber type. There is a huge vast world of yarn out there now. So much more than when I was beginning to stitch at the age of … [Read more...] about What is a good quality yarn?