The thread of friendship

I have been asked to make a presentation at one of the local WI meetings on the subject of “The importance of crafts in education” and it has been fascinating revisiting educational topics and linking them with my new life running Craftopia.   Without doubt, the strongest  element has been the joy of making with … Continued

Too much yarn?

Today I saw a wonderful quote about reading and having too many books : “Having a huge number of books is not about reading them all – Its about the possibility of reading them all” How true this is about yarn? We have so many amazing crafters who come into the shop and tell us … Continued

New year – New opportunities

Wishing you all the very happiest of New Years! I am not going to go on about Covid and how the last 2 years have been horrible, I am going to look forward and focus on all the joy and opportunities that lie ahead. As crafters we truly know the value of how crafting can … Continued

Full of Christmas

I can hardly believe that we took over the ownership of Craftopia  just 4 months ago! It has been an incredible 4 months with many challenges and many, many wonderful experiences. Learning to run a shop is a super steep learning curve and finding the right stock to keep our customers happy and enthralled is … Continued