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?
I'm often asked, is my crochet or kitting worth anything? Do you feel like because it's your hobby that there is little value in the end result of your stitching? I am here to tell you that there is tremendous value in your stitching skills! It's more than a hobby. More than a "post apocalyptic … [Read more...] about Is my crochet or knitting worth anything?
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
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
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?