Well, local may be a misnomer. The designers featured on hyenacart.com may not live near you. They are, however, individuals, mostly young moms, trying to support their families with the work of their hands and designs from their heads. There are patterns as well as finished items for sale – and the diversity of design is enormous. There really is something here for everyone – but especially those who are interested in supporting cottage industries, helping the environment, and keeping our beloved craft alive and well.
How about some hand dyed yarn that’s quite reasonably priced:
Or, you might want to snap up a Liger for the toddler rather than stitch one up yourself. He’s a cutie:
These three shots represent just a small portion of the items available on this site that is new to me. In addition to crochet (and knit), there are many other handcrafts represented – sewing, quilting, painting, etc. Be warned! You’ll spend a long time looking through all the pages as the site is jam-packed with goodies.