This is my first year participating in the Puget Sound LYS Tour, my aunt and partner in crafty crime found it and suggested that we give it a whirl. I am so glad that she did because it was a ton of fun and I discovered some amazing yarn shops next to places that I visited regularly anyway.
I’ll be listing the shops we visited in the order we visited them in, a quick description of the shop (with pictures), and any purchases I made in that shop. I will be doing a separate blog post about some helpful tips and tricks for making your Yarn Shop Tour a success
This Meet The Maker is all about me, Chelsea Aganda. I am the owner and creative force behind A Fox In The Fabric. Here is where I answer all of those burning questions you might have. I’m gonna do this like an interview, so you’ll see the interview questions in one font style and the responses in another just to keep things easier to see. Let’s get this interview started! Thanks for agreeing to answer some questions today! Thanks for having me! This should be super fun! So tell me, how long have you been crocheting? Who taught you? Well,
Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. This is a day to celebrate women and their mark on history, business, and society. As a women who runs a small business I became really interested in the history of this particular holiday. Turns out its it’s over 100 years old! Here are some of the highlights of International Women’s Day’s illustrious history. A Brief History Of International Women’s Day Earliest Women’s Day observance was called “National Women’s Day ” and was held February 28th 1909 in New York. This first Women’s Day was organized by the Socialist Party of America at
I love learning random facts, but I especially love sharing what I have learned. What better day to share some of my random fiber knowledge with you than on National Trivia Day? So here is a list of fun facts and trivia about yarn, fabric, and fiber. Scholars believe that knitting was invented in the Middle East. This is bbased on the direction that knitters work their stitches in. English speakers read and write from left to right, but knitters work from right to left. Knitting is considered to have originated in the Arab world, and from there, spread with
In the spirit of the holidays I thought I’d give my loyal customers and readers a gift to say thank you for your continued support. I’ve (finally) written down my most requested pattern, it is for my 10 inch cotton dishcloth with a ribbed edge. This pattern uses a single 2.5oz (120 yards) ball of Peaches & Cream cotton yarn. This is a worsted weight 4 ply 100% cotton yarn and is my favorite for dishcloths, scrubbies, soap saver bags, and pot holders. You could use any worsted weight cotton for this pattern. You will also need two different sizes