Yarn

Guides

These yarn guides will help you learn all about the different types of yarns that you can use in your weaving studio! What makes a good weaving yarn? What are your options and what do they mean? How do you store and organize them?

 

Weaving With Alpaca Yarn – Material Spotlight

Weaving With Alpaca Yarn – Material Spotlight

When you think of animal fibers for yarn then you may first think of sheep’s wool since it is one of the most common options for protein yarns. Wool is a great yarn for many reasons, but if you are looking for something a bit softer then you might want to consider...

A Guide To Novelty Yarns For Weaving

A Guide To Novelty Yarns For Weaving

Weaving yarn is usually smooth, strong, and easily threaded through the heddles of your floor loom or rigid heddle loom. These types of yarns can make a great choice for your warp (depending on what you are creating). Weft yarns, on the other hand, can be pretty much...

How To Make Paper Yarn

How To Make Paper Yarn

Creating yarn out of alternative materials has become sort of a tradition here at Warped Fibers because I am always looking at ways to upcycle materials and create something unique! I have also previously discussed weaving with paper as it pertains to paper strips...

Weaving With Wool – Material Spotlight

Weaving With Wool – Material Spotlight

Weaving and wool go hand-in-hand. In fact, tapestry would not be as we know it today without the use of wool as a common material used in weaving. So what is it about wool that has made such a huge part of the history of weaving itself? How can we use it today to its...

Natural Synthetic Yarns – Tencel, Modal, Rayon, & Viscose

Natural Synthetic Yarns – Tencel, Modal, Rayon, & Viscose

No, that is not a typo! Most of us have heard of the two main types of yarn: natural and synthetic. These two yarn types are characterized by not only what they are made of but also how they are made. These yarns also have subcategories that further characterize them...

Hi! I'm Nicole!

Hi! I'm Nicole!

I am so happy to have you here on Warped Fibers! I am a weaver and fiber artist that found a love for sharing these passions with anyone willing to listen. So I started this weaving resource so you can learn to weave! Check out the ABOUT page for more information about who I am and the CLASSES page to see what I can teach you! You can also check out my ARTWORK to see what I make in my studio.

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