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Giving Back

GIVING BACK If you had told me in 2016, when we bought our Strauch carder¬† that I would be making a living by dyeing yarn and fibre or teaching people how to spin; I probably would have laughed at you. In the last three and a half years, we have grown so much. We have…

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Wild Blossom

There are moments in our lives that shape and change us. Some are big, some are small, but they all build up who we are. One of my moments happened 3 years ago when I bought a Strauch drum carder. It shifted the direction of Crafty JAK’s from being a finished knitted object and knitwear…

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The Beauty of Dishcloth Knitting

My mom taught me to knit when I was 7 years old and my grandma taught me to crochet when I was about 10. It’s always been something that’s been a part of my life and something I’m so grateful for. The other day, my mom showed me a set of dishcloths that she’d knit…

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Hi!

Whoever thought a first post would be so hard to write? I’ve written and erased more words than I care to admit at this point! That said, I’m very excited to be writing this. Crafty JAK’s is something my mom, Judi, and I have been working on for a while. We both love to create,…

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