Meet Our FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? I’m Aja (Asia) and I’m from a remote island in southeast Alaska. I now live in Anchorage Alaska. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’ve been knitting for 15 years. I love it so much….

Books | Curls | Crafting Episode 14 Podcast Notes

Starting this month I will upload the podcast notes for each episode of Books | Curls | Crafting from my Youtube channel ReallyRelle. Below are the show notes for Episode 14. Click the link to watch: Books Finished included Children of Blood and Bone as well as Children of Virtue and Vengeance both by Tomi…

ItsReallyRelle’s Visit to Wild Hand

I decided that 2020 will be my year of learning. One of my goals is to take classes to learn at least two new fiber related crafts. Recently, I visited a yarn shop in Philadelphia called Wild Hand and took a beginner drop spindle class. I really enjoyed myself and I left the class with…

ItsReallyRelle Vogue Knitting Live Sweater

Of all the fiber festivals that I’ve attended, Vogue Knitting Live in New York City is by far my favorite. This three day festival is full of yarn and knitting/crocheting and all of my favorite fiber friends. I have been attending this festival since 2016 and each year I knit a sweater to wear at…

Meet Our October Crafting Friend

1. What is your name and where are you from? Ciara LeRoy a.k.a Pretty Strange. I grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and currently reside in Lexington, KY 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I am a multi-disciplinary handicraft artist, which means I do A LOT…

Meet Our September FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Nkese Lewis. I am originally from Washington state, but I now live in Florida. It’s funny because when I say I’m from Washington in the south people automatically assume I mean Washington, DC. 2. What is your craft? How long have you…

Meet Our May FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Constance. I am originally from Tuskegee, Alabama; however, I reside in Columbia, South Carolina as I pursue my PhD in Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And…

Instagram Giveaway

✨❤️ GIVEAWAY TIME ❤️✨ ✨ I’m really excited to say that I have been featured in the Happily Hooked Magazine Which is out today! . But even better than that, who would like to win a 1-year digital subscription to Happily Hooked Magazine? I have 3 x 1-year digital subscription up for grabs – Thanks…

Mocha Books

1. What is your name and where are you from?  Shionka McGlory residing in Oklahoma. 2. What is your preferred art form? And when did you start?  I love crafting and doing DIY projects but this last year or so I’ve grown closer to reading and writing. I’ve penned and won a few pieces in…

Meet Our April CurlFriend

1.    What’s your name and where are you from? Hi, I’m Scarlett Rocourt and I am a Haitian-born Jersey Girl! 2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I went natural back in 1998, right after graduating from college. I…

Relley’s Crafting Tips: Repairing a Beloved Blanket

Normally I tend to stay away from repairs to knit/crochet items that I did not make. This is especially true when the item is very old and beloved. I would hate to ruin someone’s treasured token, not to mention it’s not easy to match yarn for something older than me. But recently, my coworker asked…

Meet Our March FiberFriend: RemedyFibers

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Jillian Padilla and I am originally from the Bronx, NYC. I moved to New Jersey in 2010 and have been here for about 8 years. My family is Puerto Rican and Cuban! 2. What is your craft? How long have you been…