Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

What Is The Best Yarn To Use?

How many times have you been stuck wondering what is the best yarn to use for your next project? There is such a wide variety of yarns available now that it can be a bit overwhelming trying to make a choice. My personal preference tends to be for wool, especially for babies, because it is… Continue reading What Is The Best Yarn To Use?

Karen's Korner

Sunrises, Spring, Kowhai and Tuis

I love sunrises and sunsets, especially the really colourful displays. Although they can have a lot in common, they also have some subtle differences. Whereas a beautiful sunset can be a peaceful, calming end to the day, sunrise can have the opposite effect. Both sunrises and sunsets are obviously hugely affected by the weather on… Continue reading Sunrises, Spring, Kowhai and Tuis

Knitting

Enjoying Today’s Many Knitting Patterns

Knitting patterns are some of the things that make knitting such an exciting activity for so many people. Once you master the basic skills of knitting, you have the ability to make countless projects come to life. Knitting patterns are like recipes that can be followed to recreate your favorite dish. Knitting is more than… Continue reading Enjoying Today’s Many Knitting Patterns

Cross Stitch

Counted Cross Stitch Patterns, A Basis For Stitching Bliss

Anyone who loves to cross stitch knows they need the counted cross stitch patterns if they hope to enjoy their favorite past time. There are a variety of patterns available online, as well as countless companies that produce cross stitch kits. Depending upon what type of themes you like to complete, counted cross stitch patterns… Continue reading Counted Cross Stitch Patterns, A Basis For Stitching Bliss