Gwen Bautista

I was introduced to the fiber arts like many crafters by my great-grandmother. She was determined that if I ever needed to repair some socks or make myself a sweater then I would know how. Little did she know that it has led to a rather large yarn hoarding addiction and fascination with needles. As a life long crafter I am always learning new techniques and improving my skills.

Footloose Socktober Fest!

Footloose Sock Yarn For our pedicure sock, we used our “A Step Above” yarn. This time we will use “Footloose” sock yarn and it’s a little different. Right away you notice it’s has a rougher hand and texture to it. At 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon the blend makes for a soft superfine weight yarn …

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Crochet Poppy Flower

Rememberance Poppies Whether you celebrate Veterans Day, Armistice Day, or Remembrance Day we are all celebrating those who were willing to make the ultimate sacrifice and those who did.  The symbol of the poppy is taken from the famous poem In Flanders Fields, written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae on his reflection of his service …

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Fall Pom Pom Wreath

We Love Pom Pom’s Pom Poms are a wonderful element to use in projects because they add bits of texture and color to any surface. This fall we are really loving this Pom Pom wreath. It’s a great way to add a splash of color to your door or porch. You can combine many types …

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