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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 1: BASIC YARNS

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YARN INSIGHTS – PART 1: BASIC YARNS

Yarn insights is a video series of 5 episodes where I will explain the kinds of different yarns out there. We will publish a new espisode each week so stay tuned. In this first episode we will start with the basic knitting yarns. These are the foundation of most yarn companies and SKEINO is no […]

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RIB KNITTING: 4 RIBS I LOVE

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RIB KNITTING: 4 RIBS I LOVE

In this episode I will show you 4 ribs I absolutely love. They are really easy to knit so join me with your needles! Using ribs is a another fantastic way to customize a knitting pattern or to design your own pattern. I honestly think that anyone can be a knitting designer, if he or she […]

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HOW TO FIND YOUR PERSONAL KNITTING STYLE

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HOW TO FIND YOUR PERSONAL KNITTING STYLE

Knitting is a creative hobby and especially for me as a designer it’s just natural to play around with different ways of doing things. This is what today’s video tutorial is all about: Finding your personal knitting style. For me this is a very important topic. I want to encourage you to think out of […]

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DIFFERENT INCREASE LINES FOR SHAWLS AND RAGLAN

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DIFFERENT INCREASE LINES FOR SHAWLS AND RAGLAN

In today’s demonstrations I would like to share some of my techniques with you on how to create an increase line. This is the main part of a Simple Triangle Top Down Shawl and a Raglan Sweater to let a piece grow in size by adding more stitches. The increases can take place all lined […]

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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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