When and where to buy yarn? A festival of course

I like to buy most of my yarn at festivals. Why? Because they are so much fun and the selection is so much bigger and better! I have a few favorites that I drag my family to every chance I get. If you see a wool and sheep festival advertised, don’t think that it’s just yarn! These are some of the things you will see: (not every festival has all of these items but a good selection of them) yarn...

Knit Stitch Front

When is it a Knit or a Purl?

Purl and knit stitches are practically twins. When first learning how to knit it can be very confusing to recognize the difference between a knit stitch and a purl stitch. To give a better visual aid, I like to think of the worked stitches as scarves (as in something that you wrap around your neck when cold and has two ends). Stick with me, might seem a little bonkers but it really helps. Meet my friend, Little Bear Pierre: *Knit...

finished is better than perfect

When Finished is Better Than Perfect

This is my first time blogging. Truth be told, I am not a writer at heart but I can write from my heart. I am a crafter/artist/art supply hoarder etc. I like making things with my hands, so I tend to be better at showing or teaching rather than writing it down. There will be some times when I will have lots to say but little time to type it up and vice versa. Just so we are clear on...

Classes Start Soon

Sign up to reserve your space in one of Stitch Clinics winter classes. This is a great time of year to knit, warm cozy yarn, lots of indoor weather and when you are finished you will know how to make something for the cold weather! Any questions? Feel free to contact me directly: marissa@stitchclinic.com....