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Q&A: Why doesn't all yarn come wound and ready to work with?

Q&A: Why doesn't all yarn come wound and ready to work with?

This is easily one of our most asked questions- usually right after we've asked if the customer wants their yarn wound! It turns out, there are a c...
Yarn 101: Weight

Yarn 101: Weight

Right up front let’s just get out of the way the fact that there (sadly) is no real industry standard for yarn weights. It's all pretty nebulous......
Q & A: Needles- Wood vs. Metal

Q & A: Needles- Wood vs. Metal

It's the "Paper or Plastic?" question of the knitting world and can prove equally divisive! And as with all things yarn related, it really depends ...
Q&A: Ply

Q&A: Ply

You know you are getting deep in the weeds of yarn, so to speak, when you start asking about ply… At its most basic, ply refers to the number of st...
Q&A: "Do I have to use the recommended weight of yarn?"

Q&A: "Do I have to use the recommended weight of yarn?"

We get this question a lot. Sometimes it’s because our client wants a specific color; sometimes it’s because they want a specific look; sometimes i...