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Yarn 101: Texture

Yarn 101: Texture

We often hear that one of the hardest parts of shopping for yarn online is that you can't physically *touch* it. After all, how a yarn feels is a l...
Help! I Think I Have Moths!

Help! I Think I Have Moths!

Bugs. In the wise words of Twistedista Dawn's Mother-in-law, we love all god's creatures... just not in our house. That totally includes moths. SIG...
Yarn 101: Superwash Wool

Yarn 101: Superwash Wool

Traditional wool felts when you wash it in a machine. This is a fact of modern life. On the upside, there is a process that can be done so that it ...
Yarn 101: Color

Yarn 101: Color

Not gonna lie, one of the best parts of working in a yarn store is all of the color! And that color comes in so many varieties these days that it m...
Yarn 101: Fiber

Yarn 101: Fiber

Ah, fiber content. It’s both a little thing and a BIG thing! What you knit or crochet with can make a huge difference in your project both in terms...
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......
Yarn 101: Ply

Yarn 101: 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...