#138 Minimalism for Makers & Crafters

Being a maker means lots of decisions and lots of “stuff”.

Sometimes that can feel a little overwhelming; yarn that seems it’ll never get used; pattern decisions; project decisions. Should I use this color or that color? Wait maybe that stitch instead of this one?

If you create with yarn, chances are you’re no stranger to questions like these. A refreshing change of pace came in my chat with T from Debrosse, a maker, business owner and minimalist. In this episode I explored all the areas of minimalism as it relates to makers, yarn business owners and yarn enthusiasts in general.

special guest

Teresa Carter, “T”

T first learned to crochet so she could make blankets for boys and girls growing up in the orphanages of Haiti. Since her first visit, she’s imagined more ways to help. Her handmade collection is the start. With every purchase, she sends 15% of the proceeds to her two partner orphanages.

Website | Debrosse

Instagram | @debrosse_nyc

resources

Mentioned in this Episode

Haiti volunteer opportunities | Follow T on Instagram. She’ll share those opportunities in stories.

Modern Crochet Patterns & Designs for the Minimalist Maker | T’s book!

Airtable | The project management tool T uses

Asana | The project management tool Brittany is currently using

CoSchedule The project management and content calendar tool that’s great for bloggers

Trello Another really great project management tool

Have something great to share?

I’m always looking for knowledgeable and inspirational people in the crochet and knitting community to chat with on the show!

About the Show

On the show, Brittany aims to inspire you and help you grow in your craft. Through her own stories and the stories of each special guest, you’ll discover tips and tricks to improve your crochet and knitting skills and find inspiration to achieve your hobby goals.

When you want to kick back and learn from yarn industry experts, grab some yarn and turn on The BHooked Podcast. There’s never a shortage of all things crochet, knitting or yarn.

Your Host, Brittany

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