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THE ARABELLA SHAWL PHOTO CONTEST – WE HAVE A WINNER!

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THE ARABELLA SHAWL PHOTO CONTEST – WE HAVE A WINNER!

Over the last months our Arabella Shawl knitting kit has been quite popular. Every now and then we could spot gorgeous photos of the finished pieces our customers uploaded on Ravelry, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Time to organize our very own official photo contest! Looking for the most beautiful, hilarious, creative or elegant photo of […]

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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR HANDCRAFTED PIECES

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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR HANDCRAFTED PIECES

We often receive emails from SKEINO customers who are unsure about how to care for their knitted or crocheted pieces. Oh, it seems so complicated! All these different fibers need their special care! But have no fear, help is near. In this post we’ll give you an overview that should help making you feel more comfortable […]

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SKEINO EXPLAINS: HANDPAINTING PROTEIN FIBERS VS. PLANT FIBERS

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SKEINO EXPLAINS: HANDPAINTING PROTEIN FIBERS VS. PLANT FIBERS

As you know at SKEINO we are all about hand painting yarns. Today I want to give you an insight into the difference there is when dyeing plant fibers and animal fibers. This is a subject that goes a little deeper than your usual blog posts but I thought it would be interesting for our […]

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The Sock Yarn Diaries – Part 3: Merino-Nylon Sock Yarn

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The Sock Yarn Diaries – Part 3: Merino-Nylon Sock Yarn

Since SKEINO opened it’s doors we offered sock yarns to our customers. We thought it would be a good idea to let you know a little bit more about why we work with these yarns and give you some insight about the history, characteristics and unique facts of each of them. At this time, we have a collection […]

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