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January is Selfish Knitting Month

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January is Selfish Knitting Month

It’s that time of year again, that blissful season after the Holidays when you finally have time to refocus on yourself and your priorities.  So, let’s talk about those two words that we are seeing everywhere… Selfish Knitting.

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Linda’s Arabella Shawl – Work in Progress

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Linda’s Arabella Shawl – Work in Progress

SKEINO customer Linda from New Hampshire sent us a charming, charming email about her Arabella-Shawl-project. She uses colorway “Raspberry Sorbet” and we think it looks just great. Imagine wearing that on a dinner out with your loved ones on a warm Spring evening! Here is what Linda wrote to us: “Good Morning Matt, The colors are indeed beautiful […]

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Photos Stitches West 2015

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Photos Stitches West 2015

On February 17th, Amie & Steve headed straight to Santa Clara / CA with a carload full of yarns, patterns and finished pieces. The show was super-busy and there was rarely time to eat. However many customers also means a successful show. We are always so happy to receive direct feedback from our customers and so each […]

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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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