My daughter is 11 and loves to create fun things, but she’s not really interested in sitting down with a crochet hook or knitting needles. This week I showed her how to make a loop chain scarf – no hook required! It literally took her less than 15 minutes from start to finish! So, it […]
If you’re like me (and my crafting friends), we’ve made about all the super easy ruffle scarves we can handle. All our friends have one and the local big box store can’t keep the yarn in stock. So this past week, my 2 crafting friends and I have been branching out. We’ve been looking for […]
One of my goals for 2012 is to learn to knit. So in my typical style, I’m going to track my progress here on Hobbies on a Budget. I know how to crochet, but now it’s time to figure out how to use 2 needles instead of 1 hook.
Do you love to knit or crochet but do not want to spend a lot of money on yarn? You can find good quality yarn at bargain prices if you know where to look. Here are three tips to help you get inexpensive, quality yarn to feed your crafting habit.
When you hear the word knitting you probably have an image of your grandmother knitting a Christmas sweater, but recent celebrity interest has brought knitting back into the world of popular hobbies for people of all ages. Hobbies are there as pleasant distractions – ways in which you switch off and forget the stress of […]