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The Sock Yarn Diaries – Part 1: Donegal Sock Yarn

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The Sock Yarn Diaries – Part 1: Donegal 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 […]

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SKEINO-Customer Melvia shares her Fan-Shawl Project with us

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SKEINO-Customer Melvia shares her Fan-Shawl Project with us

Melvia from California contacted us to share her experience with SKEINO and to show us her recently finished Fan-Shawl project. We think it has come out just beautiful! The colorway Melvia chose is NORMA. The Fan-Shawl can be found here: http://www.skeino.com/knitting-…/fan-shawl-knitting-kit.html “I love the yarn – chose ‘Norma’ and the colorway is absolutely beautiful. I’ve attached […]

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An Introduction To Yarn Fineness – The Harlequin Story

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An Introduction To Yarn Fineness – The Harlequin Story

Today we are giving you a view behind the scenes of SKEINO. Our textile designer Bjorn is talking fibers i.e. he explains the development process of SKEINO’s newest product, the harlequin yarn. in 2010 a soft ultra-fine 10 micron fleece, set a new world record in the fineness of wool fleeces. Let’s start with some general information […]

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23 things that would happen if knitters ran the world

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23 things that would happen if knitters ran the world

23 things that would happen if knitters ran the world Wow, that would be a fabulous world to live in!

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h+h knitting trade show – some cool pics!

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h+h knitting trade show – some cool pics!

We are back in the US and brought with us some pictures we took at h+h trade show in Cologne Germany. SKEINO went there to check out the coolest new trends in needle craft industry. What we found were knitted cars, beautiful patterns and a speed knitting competition! But look for yourself…

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