Color Theory 101


The key to developing color confidence is understanding color theory.  In this blog post, we’ll share the basics of color theory and how to choose colors that look great together. 

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Meet the Team: LaChaun Moore


Today we're shining the spotlight on Zollie Media Editor, LaChaun Moore! LaChaun is the media editor responsible for shaping all of our Zollie video content, as well as heading up the WEAVE residency program for our sister company Gist, and working as a farmer and enthnographic fiber researcher in her free time. Read on to learn a little about LaChaun!

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Meet the Team: Anna Friss


Today we're shining the spotlight on the newest member of the Zollie and Gist team, Anna! As our Customer Service and Marketing Coordinator, you may have seen her face floating around on our social media or corresponded with her via email. Read on and get to know a bit about Anna, her love for basketry, and her favorite music for crafting!

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Our Favorite Summertime Crochet Inspiration


Crochet may have a reputation as a cold weather craft, but don’t be fooled- it doesn’t need to be sweater weather for you to delight in a cozy crochet project! There are loads of crochet patterns perfect for summer. Here’s a round up of some recent inspirational favorites we found on Instagram. 

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Beam Organic Cotton: Your New Favorite Cotton Yarn for Knitting and Crochet


Choosing the right yarn for your knitting and crochet project can make a big difference in how much you love your finished project, and how much fun you have while making it. At Zollie, we’re obsessed with using 100% high-quality yarns from natural fibers in everything we make, so our go-to for knitting and crochet when teaching beginners is our organic cotton yarn, Beam.

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Meet the Team: Susie Martinez


Today we're shining the spotlight on Zollie and Gist's E-Commerce Director, Susie! Susie is the driving force behind our marketing and email strategy. With a background in a photography, graphic design, and slew of fiber arts practices including quilting, stitching, weaving, and natural dying, she brings a special touch to the team and to our brand experience. 

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Nature Crafts for Kids and Adults: Rock Weaving


If you’ve completed one of our beginner kits, you may have some extra yarn hanging around. Rock weaving is a lovely, meditative practice, and a great way to use up scrap yarn! It’s also a sweet activity for children and adults to work on together, and can be made easier or more challenging with just a few adjustments. 

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How To Adapt Photographs into Cross Stitch Patterns in FlossCross


If you’re a cross stitch newbie like me, or even if you’ve been cross stitching for years, you’re probably starting to wonder - how can I create my own cross stitch patterns? If you're looking to make more photorealistic projects adapted directly from photographs, this step by step tutorial will show you how to do just that using FlossCross!

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Meet the Team: Grace Casey-Gouin


Today we're shining the spotlight on Zollie's Creative Director, Grace! An artist, entrepreneur, and the designer of our Beginner Knitting Kit, Grace is a fiber craft queen at the forefront of the Zollie vision. 

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Meet the Team: Sarah Resnick


Bringing a product to life takes a whole lot of love, planning, and some very special people. Ever wondered who's making it all happen here at Zollie? Behind the scenes you won't find a slew of corporate investors, just seven fiber enthusiasts dedicated to helping new makers discover the magic of creating with their hands. We're so proud of our team, and felt it was only right for you to get to know everyone a little bit better, starting with founder Sarah Resnick.

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