14 Free Fingerless Glove Patterns

14 Fingerless Glove Patterns for Knit and Crochet, FiberArtsy.com

Who loves Fingerless Gloves?? I do! What a great invention … gloves without fingers that interfere with your work. And their popularity is certainly not waning. There are countless of patterns available for knitting and crochet. I like that they are usually a pretty quick project which is great for the attention-challenged knitter in me. […]

A Mind is like a Parachute …

A Mind is like a parachute, it doesn't work if it isn't open, Frank Zappa quote, FiberArtsy.com

“A Mind is like a Parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” ~ Frank Zappa In this social media world, we know more about each other than we ever have before. If you’re on Facebook or Twitter, you pretty much know your friends’ political affiliation, movie preferences and even what they eat for dinner, […]

Easier DIY Felted Dryer Balls

Easy DIY Felted Dryer Balls, a FiberArtsy.com tutorial

Last year, I showed you how to make felted dryer balls using mostly wool roving. Since then, I’ve had many people ask me … what is roving and where do I get it? Well, unless you happen to be a spinner or have a fiber farm, you probably don’t have bags of roving around. So, […]

15 One Skein Patterns for Knit and Crochet

15 One Skein Patterns for Knit & Crochet, FiberArtsy.com

Is there anything as gratifying as finishing a cool project in an afternoon or two?? I don’t know about you, but I don’t have the patience to knit an entire sweater. That will never be finished at my house. I do, however, love to knit up some quick fingerless gloves or a hat. These great […]

How to Naturally Dye Yarn with Black Walnuts (update)

Naturally Dyeing Yarn with Black Walnuts, a Fiberartsy.com tutorial

A few years ago, I shared with you my tutorial on how to naturally dye yarn using black walnuts. Well, it’s that time of year again, the black walnuts are dropping, so I thought I would update my yarn dyeing tutorial. I have learned a few more things about natural dyeing since then and wanted […]

How to Make Denim Yarn from Old Jeans

How to Make Denim Yarn, a Fiberartsy.com Tutorial

Have you seen all of the posts lately about making yarn from old t-shirts? I thought, hey why not try making yarn from denim? Denim is a wonderful, versatile and strong fabric that is easy to come by. And, making yarn from old jeans is super easy and quick! You can be knitting or crocheting […]

Yummy Yarn Giveaway time!

Yarn Giveaway, FiberArtsy.com

I spent the weekend dyeing up these pretty, little skeins of Superwash Merino Yarn just in time to give them away! Here’s your chance to WIN FOUR of these little Beauties This yarn has been kettle dyed in a blend of Pink, Purple and Silver with some of the natural white left for contrast. They’re […]

Logic will get you from point A to B …

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“Logic will get you from point A to B, Imagination will take you Everywhere!” ~ Albert Einstein We Americans live in a culture that glorifies textbook learning, don’t we? How many times did I argue with my kids’ school principals and counselors about their need for physical activity, music, art! But, unfortunately you can’t really […]

17 Fun Scrap Fabric Projects

Scrap Fabric Project Ideas, FiberArtsy.com

Show of hands, who doesn’t have a pile of fabric scraps laying around the house?? Anybody?? Thought so. We all have a little hoarder inside saying … Oh, but I may need this someday … don’t we? Ya, okay. So, I asked a bunch of fellow bloggers to share their ideas using fabric remnants and […]

Don’t Limit Your Challenges …

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits!” ~Jerry Dunn One of the main reasons I share these inspirational quotes is that I also struggle with my demons, my inadequacies … the feeling of not being good enough, of not being ENOUGH! Do you know that feeling? Somehow, if you do more, give more, work more, […]