• Rainbow Yarn Skeins necklace from FreshStitches Yarn Skein Necklaces are back!

    Remember that time when I collaborated with Mei of Tiny Hands Jewelry to bring you… exclusive Yarn Skein Necklaces? They were super-popular and flew off the shelf… and so 2 years later, I have a limited number available! And she agreed! Yarn Skein Necklaces are now available until they’re gone! These necklaces haven’t been available […]
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  • Mega Thanksgiving Sale Continues!

    Today’s a HUGE day of the sale… all yarn, fabric, needles and eyes are on deep discounts! A little note: Some products are showing up as the normal price, crossed out, with the normal price again. This is a website glitch! The sale price DOES show up when you add the item to the cart! […]
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  • amazing tutorial for using stash on Ravelry... go read these tips! How to use Ravelry’s Stash Feature

    This post was originally published 5/21/2012… but 4 years later, this is still some of my best advice! Follow these steps to get your stash organized! You’ll also be interested in reading: a plan for organizing your yarn stash How to organize scraps of yarn How to take charge of your unruly scrap pile If […]
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  • FreshStitches Yarn- Clementine, Louet Gems Look at these new FreshStitches Yarn colors!

    I told you about my new yarn line… and now I have the fancy photos! I just couldn’t wait to show them to you! The yarns are rolling out to yarn stores for fall, and will be available on this site in September! I can’t wait!
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  • FreshStitches yarn line Announcing the FreshStitches Yarn Line!

    I have the biggest news… possibly in the history of FreshStitches! I have a yarn line! Squee!! The yarn base is Louet Gems, a deliciously soft 100% merino wool that’s machine washable. Could there be anything more perfect for baby and kiddie items? I am out of my mind excited about this! The yarn debuted […]
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  • How to Knit or Crochet Using an *Exact* Amount of Yardage!

    We’ve all done this, right? You have a ball (or partial ball) of yarn, and you want to know how much you can knit/crochet until you run out. How do you calculate this? I’ll show you! How to calculate how many stitches you can get from your yarn I’m detailing each of these steps, below! […]
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  • FreshStitches I Heart Yarn Necklace Introducing I Heart Yarn Necklaces + coupon!

    I’ve been working on something for months… and they’re finally here! Now, I know it’s a bummer that they didn’t make it in time to be included in my Black Friday sale… but don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! Keep reading! First thing’s first! Let me show you this awesomeness! I Heart Yarn Necklaces! Announcing […]
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  • Candy Skein yarn rainbow Want to try 9 inch circular needles?

    I absolutely love knitting socks on 9 inch circular needles. Most people think I’m crazy when I say that my favorite knitting needle is a 9″ circular. But I can’t help it. I’m in love. When you knit with other techniques (double point needles, two circulars or magic loop), there’s always a join that creates […]
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  • The Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool

    I love wool. Most of the yarn I use is wool yarn… it’s delightful to work with and makes my heart happy. Imagine my delight when Tom from Clippers Ireland sent me this delightful infographic all about wool! (and popped FreshStitches into the reference section!) Isn’t wool awesome? Thanks so much to Clippers Ireland for […]
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  • Wilton icing dyes and yarn freshstitches color chart Dye yarn with Wilton Icing Dye!

    Did you know that you can dye your yarn using Wilton Icing Dyes? You already know I’m a huge fan of dyeing with Kool Aid… but the colors can be a little limiting. So I had to try my hand with the Icing Dyes! Advantages of Icing Dye Icing dye, as the name suggests, is […]
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