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?

 

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...

Your Guide To Decoding Weaving Yarn Sizes

Your Guide To Decoding Weaving Yarn Sizes

Let’s imagine a scenario. You are planning a project and you need to buy new yarn (yay!) As you start browsing through your favorite yarn website – you see a lot of different yarns that look like they could be great for your project. Great except that yarn sizes range...

Yarn Notebook – Organize Your Yarn Stash

Yarn Notebook – Organize Your Yarn Stash

One of the greatest lessons I have learned from having my own studio practice is that good organization can save you. Now that might seem a bit dramatic – but really it is one of those things that I figured out the hard way. Even if organization doesn’t come naturally...

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