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Knit and Crochet Benefits for Seniors

Knit and Crochet Benefits and Tips for Seniors

It’s never too late to learn something new … and crochet or knitting may just be the thing to learn! Knitting and crochet can help improve seniors’ emotional well-being, improve cognitive and physical abilities, and enhance quality of life. In this post we will explore some of these knit and crochet benefits and tips for seniors to encourage success. […]

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Easy Halloween Yarn Craft

These little ghosts are a super easy yarn craft and also great for crafting with the kids! They work up super quick too and will be ready to hang and haunt your home in no time. Essentially, they are just tassels with some craft eyes. If you don’t have a tassel maker already, you can purchase one […]

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Easy Yarn Loop Scarf

This yarn loop scarf is a super cute and cozy accessory and perfect for gifting (think holiday gifts)! All you need is one skein of chunky yarn (I used Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick and Quick Yarn for this) and a pair of scissors … no special knit, crochet, or sewing skills required! Seriously, if you can make a circle, you’re […]

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A Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool

Oh, how I love an infographic that packs all the information I need into a handy, at-a-glance reference! The folks over at Clippers Ireland put this Clever Crafter’s Guide to Wool together and I just knew you would appreciate it just as much as I do. In it you can find some fun wool facts (did you know camel […]

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How to Weave Placemats on a Loom

I haven’t used a loom to weave since I was a kid and forgot how much fun it is! I thought some placemats would be a nice idea so played around and LOVE how they came out! And of course I wanted to share the “how to” with all my yarn-loving friends … How to Weave Placemats on […]

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