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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 4: SILK YARNS

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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 4: SILK YARNS

Yarn insights is a video series of 5 episodes where I will explain the different kinds of  yarns out there. We will publish a new episode every week so make sure to stay tuned to not miss anything. This is the fourth episode of our little yarn overview. Today I will talk about some authentic luxury fibers: […]

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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 3: FANCY AND TEXTURED YARNS

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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 3: FANCY AND TEXTURED YARNS

Yarn insights is a video series of 5 episodes where I will explain the kinds of different yarns out there. We will publish a new episode each week so make sure to stay tuned to not miss anything. In this third episode I will talk about fancy and textured yarns. They are very playful fibers that can be […]

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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 2: I-CORD AND RIBBON YARNS

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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 2: I-CORD AND RIBBON YARNS

Yarn insights is a video series of 5 episodes where I will explain the kinds of different yarns out there. We will publish a new episode each week so stay tuned. In this second episode I will talk about knitted (a.k.a I-cord) and ribbon yarns. Both of them are more complex then the classical yarns […]

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DO THE TWIST – HOW YARNS ARE TWISTED

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DO THE TWIST  – HOW YARNS ARE TWISTED

In this installment, we will talk about how knitting fibers are being spun. You would be surprised how many possibilities there are. To start with, all animal and all synthetic fibers require to be spun so they can become a yarn. SINGLE YARNS In preparation for the spinning process the fibers will be cleaned and combed […]

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6 TOP TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR KNITTING SKILLS

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6 TOP TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR KNITTING SKILLS

Knitting is a wonderful hobby. There are patterns out there for any skill level and even if you are a beginner working with handpainted yarn will give you so much joy you will probably never stop knitting once you have started. But how about that gorgeous jacket you have seen in the last issue of […]

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