7 Wonders of the Yarn WorldOn Lion Brand Yarn's Blog this last week they shared some pictures of their booth at last weekend's Craft and Hobby Association show. LBY's theme was "7 Wonders of the Yarn World." Here's some pictures from the blog. You can see all the pictures here.I love the Granny Square Great Wall of China!
Stitch Dictionaries: How to make them usefulIn a recent poll at Knitting-and-Crochet we asked about Stitch Dictionaries:Most knitters and crocheters have at least one of these types of books in their pattern library. It can be useful, if you know how to make the best of it! Let's get a little more in depth:What is a "Stitch Dictionary"?A stitch dictionary is a book that contains extensive stitch patterns according to the type of craft. It doesn't contain patterns for complete projects, but rather a swatch pattern for each stitch. Most contain a section of basic or beginner stitches on up to advanced level stitches.How do I make use of it?A stitch dictionary is best used to learn new stitches and techniques. It can open your eyes to completely new ways of needlework and grow your current level of understanding. You can work a new stitch exactly from the diagram or change it different ways to create something new. The stitch swatches can be repeated or joined together to create your own designs and new proj