It’s All About The Yarn: Yarn Construction

My last “It’s All About The Yarn” post I discussed getting to know fibers. In this post, I look at the part of the manufacturing process, in which the fibers are spun into yarn – yarn construction. YARN CONSTRUCTION Yarn selection is an enjoyable part of knitting. The variety of yarns has expanded enormously since the late 1950s when…

It’s All About The Yarn: Getting To Know Fibers

The knitting process begins with the yarn. Your project will come to life by the inherent qualities of the yarn, and how it is knitted, that is the combination of the yarn, stitch pattern, and the tools. For this post, I want to address fibers, the raw materials of yarn, and in a later post…