Hi! I'm Taylor, the creator and owner behind Yarnithology. I live in South Louisiana with my husband and our two daughters, two cats, a dog and a hermit crab.
I started knitting in 2013. I tried picking up crochet when I was pregnant for my eldest daughter, but I never got the hang of it. (Despite many attempts, I still can’t crochet more than a single chain for a provisional cast-on.) I discovered knitting after my daughter began playing with a knitted toy. After searching online for the difference between knitting and crochet, and watching a few instructional videos, something clicked in my brain. Off I went to a craft store for a pair of straight, metal knitting needles. I already had some yarn from my failed crocheting attempt, so I was ready to go.
The first thing I ever knit was a 100% acrylic headband/ear warmer for my eldest daughter, who was an infant at the time. She hated it (of course) and never wore it. I persisted with knitting and eventually I made her a blanket she actually used. I haven’t put down my needles since!
Knitting has become my “me time” and a way to create something for not only myself but also for those knit-worthy people in my life. What I create for my loved ones is more than mittens or hats or socks or baby blankets; it is an extension of my love for them, one stitch at a time.
About the Shop
Yarnithology was born out of a shared love for knitting and nature. We carry simple, quality accessories thoughtfully designed and handmade for knitters, crocheters, and non-fiber artists alike. In other words, for you.
Materials are selected to be functional, beautiful and long-lasting, incorporating natural elements wherever possible. Our Knitter's Lava Bead Necklace is a wonderful example of our shop principles.
As Yarnithology grows, we plan to offer hand-dyed yarn with colorways inspired by birds (hence the shop name) and other elements of nature. To view our current offerings, visit the Products page, or head to the Yarnithology Etsy shop.
Note: All items are made by hand in a smoke-free, pet-friendly home.