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….

Meet Our FiberFriend: MelanatedBohoBae

1. What is your name and where are you from? Amanda Solomon. The city! Was born upstate and moved down to NYC when I was really young. Now I bounce between the two places, depending on the season. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? Spinning…

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 Christmas Sweater

Happy New Year Everyone! This past Christmas I planned to knit a sweater for myself. I decided on the Betty and Judy Lodge Sweater pattern, which was designed by Amy Appel of PoisonGrrl Knits. The yarn I picked for this project was LionBrand Yarn in Claret (Pound of Love), White (Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling), and Forrest…

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…

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…

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…

Meet Our December FiberFriend: Yolanda Jordan

1. What is your name and where are you from? Yolonda Jordan from North Carolina. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a crochet artist. I specifically design crochet brown dolls. I have been crocheting since I was seven years old and learned from my…

Coffee | Curls | Crafting: Three of My Favorite Things

Coffee, Curls, and Crafting: three of my all-time favorite things. What better way to express my love for my favs than to start a YouTube series about them. Click the links below to watch me yap  away in the first and second episodes of my new YouTube series.   Episode 1:     Episode 2:…