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THE SECRETS OF HAND DYEING YARN

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THE SECRETS OF HAND DYEING YARN

As you can see this week there is no video. I suffered an injury on my hand and I cannot knit well at the moment. Therefore I have this written post for you. We receive a lot of positive feedback from our customers about the colors of our yarns. As with many things in life, there are two important things about hand-dyeing yarns: education and experience. In today’s blog post I will talk about dyeing different types of fibers and how to care for them. The first and most important thing you have to consider is if a fiber is...

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HOW TO KNIT BOBBLES

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HOW TO KNIT BOBBLES

In this episode, I will talk about a fun subject: How to knit bobbles. If you have never knitted bobbles or bubbles before you will find that it’s not too difficult. I’m using two different colored yarns so that it is easy to see for you. I hope you liked this episode. As always any […]

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HOW TO PICK UP STITCHES

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HOW TO PICK UP STITCHES

In this video I will show you how to pick up stitches. This will allow you to add something to a piece you have knitted before. It is surprisingly easy so follow me as I show you how it works in this knitting tutorial.     I hope you enjoyed this lecture. For more knitting […]

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FINISHING – EPISODE 1

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FINISHING – EPISODE 1

Finishing your piece is so important when knitting! Today I will show you 2 finishing techniques that I really like: Croched edges and Self-fringing. It’s quite easy to do so just sit back and watch me explain these two knitting techniques in our weekly knitting blog. Part 1: Crochet Edges Part 2: Self-fringing through yarn […]

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MEET THE CRUISE SHAWL

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MEET THE CRUISE SHAWL

If you followed our blog you will know that I was on a cruise from Florida to Barcelona / Spain not too long ago. Even though the purpose of our trip was to relax a little I just couldn’t get the knitting out of my mind. The cruise was so inspiring that I came up […]

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