The Fiber & Fox Blog

Category: Tutorials & Tricks

Crafty Business Helps

How to calculate the yardage of your crochet or knit project:

5/28/2021

Have you ever needed to know how much yarn you used in your crochet or knit project? Or how many yards of yarn you have left over? Let me walk you through the simple math!

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Fiber & Fox: my maker story

3/19/2021

Hey makers & lovers of yarn! Welcome to my little corner of the internet – I’m Bella! Here’s how I became the Maker Mama Boss Lady behind Fiber & Fox.

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A Few of My Favorite Things

My Favorite Crochet (& Knit!) Tools

2/19/2021

I’ve gathered up my favorite crochet (& knit!) tools to share my reviews and recommendations with you. Good tools make for a great experience, quality makes, & a happy maker!

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Crochet Patterns

FREE Herringtone Marliday Cowl crochet pattern

12/7/2020

Introducing the HERRINGTONE MARLIDAY cowl! I’m sharing the worsted weight version with you just in time for Christmas!

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Crochet Patterns

FREE Crochet Cowl Pattern with Fringe and Buttons

11/27/2020

Need a quick gift make that is sure to please? I’ve got a FREE cowl pattern for you: The There & Back Again Cowl. Simple to make, but looks SO sophisticated!

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Crafty Business Helps

How to Set Up for a Handmade Market

11/6/2020

Back by popular demand- how to set up for a handmade market or craft show, 2020 edition!

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Tutorials & Tricks

How to Fix a Broken Knitpicks Ball Winder

10/23/2020

Is your ball winder working lopsided & making cakes that look like Saturn on its worst day? I can help!

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Crochet Patterns

How to Crochet the Extended Half Double Crochet Stitch

7/10/2020

A full photo tutorial, with video too, on how to crochet the EHDC stitch! One of my faves!

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Tutorials & Tricks

A complete guide to WET BLOCKING your crochet and knit projects!

4/24/2020

Wet blocking 101: how to wet block a shawl, a sweater, socks… basically how to block any crochet or knit item! I’ll take you step by step!

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Crochet Patterns

The One Skein Wonder Cowl LITE- Free pattern!

4/3/2020

Wanna a great, repetitive, relaxing pattern? Need to do some stash busting? Have a special skein on fingering weight? I’ve got the perfect one skein project for you!

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