The New Crewel

wool-hoop.jpgArtist Katherine Shaughnessy believes that crewelwork, a style of embroidery that uses worsted yarn, has lost its popularity in recent years because it hasn’t been updated to suit modern color and design tastes. The new crewel, as envisioned by Shaughnessy, emphasizes color and simple lines and has a cleaner, crisper look. After a long search for cool kits to give to her niece, she decided to start Wool & Hoop.


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