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What is KnotzNLocs ?

Updated: Oct 21, 2021

Warmth & Blessings dearest Beloved ~ Thank you for journeying with me on this creative path. I've always said "connected by creation" and through the years; this has certainly been true. So how did we get here ? And what exactly is KnotzNLocs?

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KnotzNLocs is a woman-owned and operated adornment shop; focusing on intentional, high power talismanic amulets that are specifically crafted for healing and reflection. Established in 2015, KnotzNLocs was born as a very causal and relaxed crafting endeavor that spread like a wildfire. As high school friends started to branch out and go their own ways, I found peace in making art and exploring new mediums. The immediate and overwhelming support I received from my hometown in Frankfort, IL and surrounding towns was nothing short of a miracle. I hit the ground running, and within my first year exploring macramé, I found myself very occupied with a new found passion.

In 2015, I was just starting out as a full time student at community college, was working 20 hours a week at Starbucks Coffee, volunteering at a nearby prairie conservancy, beginning new and busy creative endeavors, attempting to keep up with relationships with others and, of course, myself. KnotzNLocs was growing by the day and each new day brought more joy and fulfillment into my life. I was just getting started, if you were to ask me in 2015 what my visions were for this small business, I would have never mentioned it being my full time job and career. The path was paving itself, all I had to do was show up as my truest and most authentic self. The early years of KnotzNLocs were very community oriented, I was invited to craft shows, markets and events in the local area, offered crafting workshops at yoga studios & house party classes, I even hosted a craft fair in my backyard and gathered 10+ artists and creators to set up booths at my house and opened up for the public to visit and browse.

KnotzNLocs was a movement that was inspiring the whole area, word-of-mouth connections had people lining up at my door for 'at home pick-ups&#