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The History and Evolution of Crochet

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The History and Evolution of Crochet

In celebration of National Crochet Month, it’s important to recognize where this amazing craft comes from and how it has evolved. So where does crochet originate from? Is there one source? Not exactly. After researching the origins of crochet, I’ve found that backtracking the origins of crochet aren’t as simple as you might think. Ancient Origins of Crochet: After dipping my toes into the origins of crochet, I've discovered how there isn't a "verified" source of the first time a type of yarn, fiber, hair or grass met a hook-like tool. This is no surprise since human history can be...

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Happy New Year Fiber Friends!

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Happy New Year Fiber Friends!

What's new at The Ewe this year? Once again, in January we are taking inspiration from the new Pantone color of the year. Classic Blue:A timeless and enduring blue hue, Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity. Classic Blue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. ~PANTONE 2020 Classic Blue reminds me of my blue jeans sturdy, reliable, and most importantly, comfortable. Our goal for this year is to bring the comfort of Classic Blue...

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On The 9th Day of X-Mas

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On The 9th Day of X-Mas

My True Love Gave to Me...recommendations from Twisted employees! Here are some of our favorite yarns, tested and loved by the experts! 

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Stocking Stuffers for Stitchers!

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Stocking Stuffers for Stitchers!

On the 8th day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me... stocking stuffers that every stitcher will need!   Kalli's observations are quite right. This chilly weather is making the Twisted Staff a bit more, well, twisted... We're getting too goofy with these Toft Alpaca Pom Poms. They NEED to find a new home in your stocking. These pom poms are squishy, soft, colorful, and interchangeable! You can wear a different color pom pom for every day of the week.  Now onto more stocking stuffer ideas! EZ PZ Gauge Ruler These gauge rulers are all the rage right now at the...

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On the 7th Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me

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On the 7th Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me

Lots of roving for fiber diversity! What else can you do with wool besides knit and crochet? We have tons of creative options for you or someone you know to try out this Christmas. Felted Soaps Have you tried making felted soaps? They make for great holiday gifts. Pick up a free copy of How to Make Felted Soaps with purchase of roving. Drop Spindles Have you ever wanted to give spinning a spin? Now is your chance to make your own yarn. Our Schacht Hi-Lo Spindles are great for beginners. While your at it, pick up some roving to get your spinning...

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