Crochet For a Cause- Fall/Winter 2019

A friend of mine recently attended a presentation on homelessness in our community. One of the presenters was from a local middle school. She talked about how homelessness affects kids at her school. Being homeless can mean a lot of different things. For our community homelessness often means moving from place to place staying with … Continue reading Crochet For a Cause- Fall/Winter 2019

Lion Brand Re-Up: Yarn Review

Lion Brand released Re-Up this spring. It's made out of a mix of recycled cotton (85%) and polyester (15%). It costs about the same as Lily Sugar N Cream and can be used in the same manner as any other cotton yarn.

Turn a Button Down Shirt Into Yarn!

n April, my daugher's preschool class learned about Reduce Reuse Recycle, and she inspired me to work on implementing those practices more at home. In particular, I started looking into what I could do with my crochet hobby. This happened to coincide with my husband cleaning out his closet, and that pile of shirts. I had seen Tshirt yarn in the stores, and I know how to make it. I had never seen yarn made from dress shirts, though. I decided to give it a try. The result was some pretty cool yarn with great patterns.