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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 PERFECT EDGES AND BUBBLES

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HOW TO KNIT PERFECT EDGES AND BUBBLES

Hello again! We receive a lot of requests from our customers asking about how to get their edges right when knitting. Well, I can help with that and so I thought it would be a good topic for our weekly video tutorial. Click on the image above to watch the video. This time our knitting tutorial consists of 3 […]

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INTRODUCING THE DONNA VEST

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INTRODUCING THE DONNA VEST

In this episode I will introduce our Donna Vest. This wonderful knitting kit is using our Donna Yarn in super bulky weight. Although I’m not actually knitting in the video I will show you how the project is constructed as well as mention a few things you should know before knitting the Donna Vest. You […]

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HOW TO CHANGE YARNS WITHOUT ENDS

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HOW TO CHANGE YARNS WITHOUT ENDS

In this video, I will show you how to join two yarns without having to weave in ends. This technique is needed for many knitting projects. I will use our SKEINO Nohea Shawl as an example.   As always I hope that you enjoyed this video. Please comment and ask here or on Youtube. Also […]

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SWATCHING LIKE A PRO

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SWATCHING LIKE A PRO

In this video I will talk about swatching. It’s always good to make a swatch before starting a knitting project just to make sure that the gauge given in the pattern is actually the one that’s right for you. Here is how you can make a swatch that will help you to make the most […]

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