Wool and Wood and Everything Good

  • What will you make this summer?

    The summer of 2021 has brought us hope, joy and excitement - but its own share of challenges and exhaustion, too. Here I share some thoughts on how knitting - and other crafts - helped me rest and focus.
  • The Beauty of a Button

    How these handmade wood buttons - and the story behind them - came to our shop.
  • Starter Guide to Weaving!

    ´╗┐ Hello, friends! Today's blog post is about tapestry weaving! For a long time, weaving was something I wanted to get into but felt overwhelmed by ...
  • Knitting Needles 101

    The basics of knitting needles - different types, how to select your first pairs, and how to know which sizes you need for your first patterns!
  • Felting with Our Wool Acorn Kits

    Our wool acorn kits are super fun and easy to use! The kits include paper instructions, but here's a quick video to show you how, as well. Have fun...
  • Colorwork with Farm Yarn and Naturally Dyed Yarn

    Hey friends! One question I'm often asked is, how do I mix and match yarns for my colorwork projects - specifically, small-batch/farm yarns and nat...
  • Welcome, friends!

    Welcome, friends, to the online home of Needle + Purl! In so many ways, this site is really just an extension of our work and home, and what we've ...