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?
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?
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
What Do I Mean by Allergy-Conscious?
Perfectly Knotty is, to my knowledge, the only Allergy-Conscious Local Yarn Shop in North America. If you happen to know of another, PLEASE send me their contact information as I'd like to reach out and connect with other LYS that have a similar mission as mine! Whether you have a medical diagnosis, … [Read more...] about What Do I Mean by Allergy-Conscious?