Updated e-book – It’s All About The Yarn

That beautiful ball of yarn goes through many transformations before you find it in your hands. I have updated It’s All About The Yarn , an important guide to understanding fibers, and all the other elements involved in the manufacture of hand knitting yarns.  

New E-book: It’s All About The Yarn

The yarn store is like paradise for the knitter. Walking into a yarn store is to experience an immense color palette and tactile pleasures. Choosing the perfect yarn for a project is largely determined by its fiber properties and its construction. This e-book looks at the fibers and the construction of hand knitting yarns. I’ve also included a…

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…