Knitting, Yarn

6: How to Find the Perfect Yarn for Your Project

Found a project you’ve fallen in love with but don’t want to use the yarn the designer did? In this episode, I talk about finding the perfect yarn for your project.

4: Trunk Shows: Purpose and Possibility, the Ins and Outs

  Show Notes from Episode 4 My current and upcoming trunk shows Kathy’s Kreations   Aug 3rd-12th 3 Kittens Needle Arts    Aug 13th-27th You can be sure you don’t miss out on any of my trunk show by following this link and becoming a Fairy Tale Knits Yarnie! If you want to make sure you […]

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2: My New Exclusive Yarn

A new sparkle yarn you can only get from Fairy Tale Knits. Listen to hear about it, patterns that would be perfect for it and how to get it.

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1: A Very Fairy Welcome

Come and listen and get to know me at the start of my new podcast.

Inner Zimmerman: 3 Bits of Knitting Wisdom

I was fortunate to learn some important things early on when I picked knitting back up.  I learned to knit from my grandmother (Maw) when I was 9.  She helped me knit my baby brother a blanket (though I’m thinking she knit a lot of it) and started knitting something else that I never finished.  I […]

Knitting Hacks, Making Your Stitching More Enjoyable

We can all use tips and tricks to make knitting and crocheting more enjoyable so here’s some I’ve found. Safety Pin A safety pin attached inside each of your project bags can keep stitch marker handy whenever you need them. Weaving in Ends as you Knit or Crochet I’m an odd knitter and don’t mind […]

10 Fingerless Mitt Patterns Perfect for Indie Dyed Yarn

We all have gone to a show or been online and fallen in love with a hank of yarn because the colors are just PERFECT and of course we HAVE to buy it even if we have no idea what to make with it.  Well here’s some ideas!  I’ll have future blog posts with other […]

Mojo’s Gone? Here’s What I Do!

It’s rough when you love something but don’t have the desire to do it, but this happens to everyone from time to time.  I’ve found a few things that help. First When it goes I’ve found it better to just let it.  Don’t try to force yourself to work on projects. Knitting should be enjoyable […]