The Reddit Yarn Exchange is Open! I have participated in multiple exchanges hosted by Reddit Gifts. It’s a fun experience to share what you love with someone else with similar interests. The exchange I always participate in is the Yarn Exchange. The most exciting part is being able to share my favorite yarns with someone else.… Continue reading Reddit Yarn Exchange is Open
Yarn the Movie: I have been waiting quite awhile to see this wonderful yarn documentary. It had first shown at the Southwest Film Festival, and only had limited screenings. Now you can watch it from home. Yarn follows various fiber artists as they break the mold bringing yarn to the world. This will take you behind… Continue reading Yarn Documentary Review
You have hand spun yarn, and now you aren’t sure what to do with it. Hand spun yarn does not have a label to tell you what crochet hook or knitting needles to use, and there isn’t a handy number telling you the yarn weight. 1. Determining the Yarn Weight The first thing that needs… Continue reading Using Hand Spun Yarn
A recent trend lately is making crochet look like it was knit instead. This trend is popular because knitting takes color work a bit better than crochet due to how the stitches are created. A prominent example of this would be fair isle work which is often depicted with quick color changes and intricate patterns.… Continue reading Waistcoat Stitch, Make Crochet look Knit
Happy New Year Everyone! I have been a bit busy with the holidays, but I have also been putting together some new ideas for Raveled Stitch. Hand spun yarn will be in the shop soon! How exciting is that? A Little DIY If you remember my last post I had mentioned trying to build my… Continue reading Happy New Year, Spinning into 2017!