Creating your Ravelry project file only takes a few minutes and is a great way to create a record of the items you make! Why should you consider recording your projects in Ravelry? There are a few reasons! It's good for you to have a record of the things you make, especially if you give them away. … [Read more...] about Creating Your Ravelry Project File in 7 Easy Steps
The Sailor Box Project Gets Recognition from the US Navy
On Wednesday February 13th, 2019 Perfectly Knotty received this amazing plaque in the mail from the US Navy SeaBee Battalion that we have been sending packages to, as a thank you for our care and efforts with this project. My people on the "inside" tell me that this is no small honor. It take a LOT … [Read more...] about The Sailor Box Project Gets Recognition from the US Navy
Why a Local Yarn Shop?
Small business is really a labor of love. A passion. I do this because I love bringing my visions to life! I do this because I have come to know and love my stitchers! But Local Yarn Shops (including mine) struggle to keep a foot hold in the main street small business marketplace. In January … [Read more...] about Why a Local Yarn Shop?
A Sensitive Subject: Are you allergic to your favorite fiber?
In this article by Leslie Petroviski published in the 2018 Late Winter Vogue Knitting Magazine, explore yarn fiber allergies, the symptoms, culprits, and more! Click these links to order your copy (I get nothing for that if you do! I'm just providing a resource!) 2018 Late Winter edition of Vogue … [Read more...] about A Sensitive Subject: Are you allergic to your favorite fiber?
Yarn Fiber Allergies and Allergy-Conscious Yarns
In this presentation that I gave in March 2018 for one of the local knitter's guilds on allergy-conscious yarns I share about my experience with fiber allergies and some of the qualities of various fibers when we try to make substitutions. If you'd like to have me give a similar presentation, for … [Read more...] about Yarn Fiber Allergies and Allergy-Conscious Yarns
More on Textile Allergies
We have to wear clothes. We have to eat food. And when these items cause us discomfort of one sort or another it can make our lives not so fun! Unless you are having difficulty breathing or having a bright obvious rash, it can be difficult to determine if you are actually having an allergic … [Read more...] about More on Textile Allergies