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 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...

Yarn Ball Winding Options – Preparing Your Weaving Yarn

Yarn Ball Winding Options – Preparing Your Weaving Yarn

Depending on your yarn buying options you may never need any of these tools to wind yarn. This is because weaving yarn most often comes already wound onto a cone or tube ready to go. This makes setting up your loom or winding your shuttles simple! That being said, you...

Weaving With Hemp Yarn – Material Spotlight

Weaving With Hemp Yarn – Material Spotlight

Hemp is not a bad word - despite its unwarranted bad reputation. In fact, hemp can be a fantastic yarn and fabric! With sustainability on more and more weaver's minds and the legalization of cannabis in many parts of the United States- hemp is making a comeback! Due...

A Weaver’s Guide To Choosing Sustainable Yarn

A Weaver’s Guide To Choosing Sustainable Yarn

Are you using sustainable yarn? There are a lot of different yarns that you can choose from that may meet your sustainability needs. But what is sustainable yarn? Also, if there is a such thing as sustainable yarn - what counts as unsustainable yarn...? For the...

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