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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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THE JOURNEY OF OUR YARN – FROM THE SHEEP ONTO YOUR NEEDLES

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THE JOURNEY OF OUR YARN – FROM THE SHEEP ONTO YOUR NEEDLES

For this blog post, I wanted to answer some questions our customers have repeatedly asked us. I ended up writing a story about where SKEINO yarns come from and how we work with them. Perhaps you have had these questions in your mind as well. So follow me as I walk you through the process of our yarns here […]

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HOW I FOUND OUT ABOUT A “SECRET” KNITTING STYLE

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HOW I FOUND OUT ABOUT A “SECRET” KNITTING STYLE

I learned to knit when I was just 5 years old. My Grandmother had the patience to show me how to do my first chain with my fingers, because I was on her heels and wanted to do the same thing she was doing. Over the years I became more and more interested in needlecraft and […]

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALPACA YARN

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALPACA YARN

In this blog post we are giving you some insight on how to determine the quality of the alpaca yarn you just bought. Everybody loves Alpaca yarn and we as a yarn company are opening our treasure chest of knowledge to you today: Alpaca is a soft, silky and durable fiber with unique thermal properties […]

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