Spring is nearly in sight! Beat the winter blues with this fresh crop of ideas. :)
Ever heard of punch needle? Get to know this fun rug making and embroidery technique, and find inspiration to give it a try with 12 amazing punch needle works of art!
This week has been a great example of how cruddy weather can put one in the mood for making things. If you’re feeling up to crafting the winter blues away, check out this fun new crop of inspiration!
The Hands Occupied Studio is now open! See the finished space, read about the Studio Warming party, and share your ideas for workshops and events you’d like to see!
Briggs & Little Country Roving yarn comes from one of the only remaining woolen mills in North America that takes raw wool and turns it into spun yarns, all under one roof from start to finish. Learn more about this versatile Canadian yarn and enter for your chance to win a skein!
Clearly people are thinking pink in 2019! No matter the technique, apparently you can’t go wrong with some blush-color yarn in tow. Get inspired to try your own pink project right here.
Take a first look inside the new, first-ever Hands Occupied Studio in Chicago. Learn what’s in store for the space and how you can get involved!
It was easy to find this week’s set of favorite knit & crochet patterns. As we always discuss, the deep winter months are such a fun time to follow blogs. Nearly every week at this time of year, my yarn blogger colleagues share so many fun new tutorials and patterns that are worth a look!
Did you participate in this year’s reader survey? Curious to hear where Hands Occupied is headed in 2019? This post has the skinny on how we’ve been doing and what’s next.