Well, the sad thing is that due to covid-19, no, right now Perfectly Knotty is not offering in-person knitting or crochet lessons or classes, or in-person get togethers. The regulations for businesses for limited capacity, distancing and masks just make that too difficult right now. We tried a … [Read more...] about Does Perfectly Knotty teach knitting and crochet or have get togethers?
A recent trending question on Google asks "What kind of yarn should I use to crochet?" Choosing the right yarn to crochet with begins with the end in mind. What are you planning to make? And how is that item going to live out it's life? A sweater for baby suggests a different yarn than a … [Read more...] about What kind of yarn to use for crochet?
I've been getting questions about how you can support Perfectly Knotty during this Corona Virus Shutdown Thank you to everyone that has reached out to me over the last few weeks. Checking in. Bringing encouragement. Sharing stories. Even though Perfectly Knotty is NOT open to the public at … [Read more...] about How You Can Support Perfectly Knotty During the Covid-19 Shutdown
In this tutorial I'll show you how to find the right pattern on Ravelty for the yarn you already have. Have you ever had a pretty pile of yarn, maybe 3-4 skeins, or even just 1-2, and wondered how to figure out what you could even do with it? Maybe you want to know how to find the right project … [Read more...] about Find Patterns on Ravelry
Most of the yarns we are familiar with are spun, twisted and plied.We're pretty used to that by now.But there is a whole other yarn construction that is not as well know and might be a little overlooked.Chainette yarns. "What is chainette yarn?" you ask?Take a look at your shoe laces. Chainette … [Read more...] about How Chainette Yarn Makes Your Crochet and Knitting Better
I get asked this several times a week.My response?Crochet and knitting are peers, not denigrating mortal enemies.One is not better than the other any more than water color paintings are better than oil paintings.What do I mean by that? Here's a quick synopsis.Crochet and knitting do different … [Read more...] about What is better, Crochet or Knitting?