Great Gifts for Knitters and Crocheters

Ah, the day after Thanksgiving. I can practically hear the beginning strains of the William Tell Overture as people prepare to converge on their local shopping centers. If you’re shopping for yourself, or for a fellow knitter and crocheter, feel free to check out some of these sweet deals online. (You should also feel free to hint liberally, by sending …

3 Reasons NOT to Give Homemade Gifts

There are all sorts of sites and books dedicated to homemade gifts. As crocheters and knitters I think, sometimes, we need to give ourselves permission to NOT make a gift. Here are 3 reasons that it’s ok to go with store bought. 1. Because you don’t want to – Seriously, you don’t need a reason. Just because you can make …

Knitter’s Gift Idea: The Knit Kit

One of the things you tend to load up on as a knitter is notions. Scissors, tape measures, stitch markers, etc. If you know someone just starting out with knitting, you might want to consider getting them a Knit Kit. The Knit Kit is an oval shaped container of knitting goodies. It has a built in row counter, 5 foot …

Holiday Wish Lists and Being an Adult

Well, it’s finally November, and the barrage of holiday advertising is upon us. I’m already starting to get Black Friday preview e-mails. Not that I really mind. I love a good bargain hunt. In the crochet and knit world some specials are already in the works. I know Cooperative Press is planning a holiday deal with discounts when you purchase …