Hi — I’m so glad you found Crazy for Ewe! We’re the fun yarn store. We carry beautiful yarns and select the most stylish patterns, but we’re really about the experience you have – if you aren’t having a good time when you knit or crochet, then why bother? Our approach is simple: Choose fibers you love in colors that make you swoon, and create things that make you happy. Whether it’s your first scarf or an heirloom-quality challenge, we’re here to help. The terrific people at both shops are dedicated to making your Crazy for Ewe experience relaxing, rewarding, and wonderful!
Our free weekly newsletter is full of ideas and pictures of the best of what’s out there in yarns and designs. Looking for more inspiration? Check out the blog to see what Crazy for Ewe customers are making, what the team is working on, and other stuff we think is cool. We hope you can come visit us and enjoy the yarns and projects in person – there’s plenty of convenient, free parking at each shop. Join one of our knit & crochet groups, or stop by anytime you’d like some yarn-loving company. You are always welcome here.
This week in the newsletter, I talked about ease, and I wanted to give you some real-life examples of the different looks you get from varying amounts of ease. If you come to knitting from a strong sewing background, it can be hard to imagine zero or negative ease. Woven fabrics have little or no stretch, so blouse patterns all have 2-4 inches of “wearing ease” just so you can move around in them. Knitted fabrics, on the other hand, are very stretchy. You can easily move around in something that fits very closely. It can be scary to consider wearing something […]