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?

 

Material Spotlight: Weaving With Cotton

Material Spotlight: Weaving With Cotton

Cotton: the fabric of our lives... That's their motto right? Either way, it is an extremely common but amazingly versatile material used in everything from clothing to currency. When it comes to weaving, it’s actually one of my favorite materials that I use all the...

Let Your Yarn Determine Your Weaving Project

Let Your Yarn Determine Your Weaving Project

Yarn First - Project Second It happens to the best of us. Weaver sees yarn. Weaver buys yarn. Weaver has no idea what to do with yarn. We've all been there. In fact, if you're like me you have quite a stash of yarn that is sitting and waiting to be used! Skeins and...

The Difference Between Weaving and Knitting Yarn

The Difference Between Weaving and Knitting Yarn

Yarn is yarn, right? ...right? Well, not necessarily.  While knitting/crochet and weaving yarn can sometimes be used interchangeably - there are notable differences. I already did a blog post on decoding weaving yarn sizes that you should check out if you are in...

Common Yarn Treatments & Specialty Yarns

Common Yarn Treatments & Specialty Yarns

Buying yarn can be a little overwhelming at times, especially if you are buying online. It helps to know about some of the different treatments and types of yarn that you might come across. Some of these are superficial, but most have real benefits that you might want...

Online Yarn Stores To Build Your Yarn Stash

Online Yarn Stores To Build Your Yarn Stash

Where to find the best places to purchase weaving yarn and other materials has been one of the most asked questions in every class and workshop that I have taught. Ideally, everyone would have a local yarn store (LYS as it is affectionately known) in their area, but...

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 blog 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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