Tag - yarn

Maximum Value Yarn Review

Introducing Maximum Value Yarn   When conducting the Maximum Value Yarn Review, the first thing we noticed about Maximum Value Yarn is the weight of the skein. This skein is 450 yards of 100% Acrylic yarn, which measures to a weight of 8 ounces or 1/2 pound of yarn per skein. We had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with our own...

Color of the Month

Sometimes it is hard to pick colors. We are always questioning ourselves. Does this go together? How do you think it will look? We thought that we would take the guess work out of it for you. We have picked a set of colors and even named them!! Eastside Beach Using our Starlette yarn, we have picked 5 colors that would look great with almost any...

Advantages of Acrylic Yarn

When picking yarn for a project, what do you choose? How do you choose it? Here are some advantages on one of our favorite types of yarn out there, acrylic. Acrylic yarn is made from a polymer that is manufactured as a filament, then is cut into strands similar to wool, which is then spun into yarn. DuPont created the first acrylic fibers in...

Finished Crochet Along Blanket

We finally are done with the Crochet Along Blanket Project, we had such a great time with you all on this project. Thank you for participating with us on our very first CAL. We can not wait to see your finished projects and to start on a new adventure with you. Please be sure to share your assembled blankets on social media using...

Crochet-Along Week 8

This is our week to start putting edgings on our finished squares and take a break from adding new squares, or if you are new to the Crochet Along all of the previous weeks are posted here for you to jump in with us! This week will give you time to catch up if you have fallen behind! The edging will be the same for all the squares, no exception...

Crochet-Along Week 7

Week Seven is here, and when these are completed we are now halfway done with our squares! Next week we will take a break from squares and start putting the edging on our completed squares and also give you a chance to catch up on any you haven’t finished before we move on. If you have missed any weeks of the crochet-along, they can be...