Tag Archives: yarn craft

Playing with popcorn stitch

I got some nice 100% cotton yarn at Michaels during the current 50% off sale on Loops and Threads yarn and decided to try something with the popcorn stitch.  I am almost finished with a light scarf using it in … Continue reading

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2014/88 – make a bunny!

Originally posted on UK Crochet Patterns:
This one is an absolutely adorable pattern – for a stuffed bunny! Unfortunately what you see in the image to the right is all that is available on the website, no tutorial or description…

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Bernat Blanket Yarn

Bernat Blanket yarn is so soft, fluffy, and cuddly!  I made a blanket with it first and it took 6 skeins to get a twin size.  I love the feel of it, I decided to get a skein to experiment … Continue reading

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Michaels Canada yarn sales for 12/19 – 12/24

Most of this week’s sales involve last minute gifts, but there is a pretty good size yarn sale too.  Here they are: Lion’s Pride Woolspun $4.99 (lowest price this season they claim) $3.99 each – Loops & Threads Charisma, L&T … Continue reading

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I love my yarn winder

I got this little gadget very cheap from Amazon.com and I love it.  It quickly winds up all those leftover partial skeins of yarn into neat balls that you can pull from the center. The winder clamps to the edge … Continue reading

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Going shopping to add to my stash

We are going to drive down to Buffalo today to go shopping and I am planning to hit both Hobby Lobby (coupons!) and Michaels (employee discount!) to see what I can add to my stash of yarn.  I don’t really … Continue reading

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Michaels US Thanksgiving Black Friday specials

Thanksgiving here in Canada was in October, so this isn’t as special a time for sales here as in the US.  I already posted the Michaels Canada “Black Friday” sales earlier and today I got the US advertisement so here … Continue reading

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