Sunday, February 23, 2014

Crochet & Knitting by Jenny Williams

Crochet and Knitting : by Jenny Williams.  Teacher at Craftland
When choosing between crochet and knitting the application is key. If you want something that is thicker and more structured or you would like to make a lot of non-linear designs using negative space (e.g. lace), choose crochet. If you want something smooth that drapes well, choose knitting. For instance, I prefer to crochet house slippers and knit socks because the crochet house slippers are thick enough to keep my feet warm and I don't mind if they are a bit stiff but for socks I need the smooth flexibility of knitting as I will wear them with shoes over them--which would push the knots of crochet socks into feet painfully.

People of all ages—can learn how to knit, crochet and craft with yarn because its fun, relaxing and you can make great things, Whatever your reasons for wanting to learn, Craft Land wants to help you get started today. We teach you all the basics and give you instruction about how to make the basic stitches, tips and how to read patterns.

Once you feel that you are ready to begin a project, we have some pattern suggestions for you and as you begin your project, we have clinics you can attend to get the help of a teacher and enjoy the company of other knitting and crochet enthusiasts.

Have fun!

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