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 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:…

2018 NY Sheep and Wool Festival

I can’t  believe a full week has gone by since the NY Sheep and Wool Festival, or as the knitting community calls it, Rhinebeck. Click the link below to watch the recap of my family’s first time visiting this awesome event. Have you ever attended a sheep and wool festival? It was amazing 😉  …

Meet Our September FiberFriend: AlexCreates

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Alexander Reynoso but call me Alex. Born and raised in Harlem from Dominican and Puerto Rican parents. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a fiber artist, I knit, crochet, spin yarn,…

Meet Our May FiberFriend: Tmaniluwhuarivers

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Tracey Maniluwhua-Rivers. Just about everyone calls me Tee. I’m originally from Sedona Arizona. I’ve been living in the North East for about 35 years now. My Family and I currently live in Bergen County NJ.   2. What is your craft? How long…

Meet Our April FiberFriend: SweetlyVersatile

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Brittanya and I am from the Bronx, NY. •   2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? My craft is crochet and knitting. I also make candles occasionally. I have been crafting for…

Meet Our February FiberFriend: GGMadeIt

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Gaye Glasspie (that’s where the GG comes from) and I was born and raised in NJ! I currently reside on Clifton.   2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I knit and have…

Vogue Knitting Live 2018

I had so much fun at Vogue Knitting Live! Spending time with family, touching all of the yarn, and meeting up with Instagram FiberFriends made the day perfect (I learned the term “FiberFriends” from GGMadeIt). Click the video to watch my highlights from our Saturday adventures. I’m not the type of person to walk up…

RelleyBelly Handmade Knit and Crochet Accessories

Kinky curly hair is naturally dry, especially in the colder months of the year. Protective hair styles are a great way to combat hair breakage caused by weather exposure (see previous post “Protective Styles for Puffy Hair”). But, protective styling will not help with regards to the breakage caused by fabric friction. Hair breakage caused by…

Chunky Triangle Scarf Free Pattern

What you will need: Hook: 11.50mm (P) Yarn: SuperSavers Love size 4 (1 Skein = 1 scarf) Notes: The scarf is crochet with two strands of yarn on the hook the whole time. One skein will create the blue scarf pictured. Fringe is optional. Triangle Scarf Chain 3 Double crochet into the first loop of the…

Valentine’s Day Coupon Code

  Today is Valentine’s Day! And to show my love, you can receive 15% off your purchases today and tomorrow when you use coupon code: VDAY17 So grab something warm and cozy when you visit RelleyBelly Etsy shop: http://www.RelleyBelly.Etsy.com   Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it…