This week, I set out to write about types of yarn balls and put-ups, but things were not as simple I’d expected. The thing I’ve called a skein my whole life? Other people call it a hank. The thing I call a ball? Other people call it a bullet skein. Whoa! And so we enter […]

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It’s fairly common that once one has a SABLE (Stash Amassed Beyond Life Expectancy), some of the yarn in said stash loses its label in one form or another. As a good stash-knitter, I try to use yarns from my shelves whenever I can for various projects and I, too, have unlabeled yarn in my […]

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Have you ever wondered, “How much yarn do I need for my (insert type of knitwear) project?” I have, and I learned the hard way! My original plan was to make a long vest out of this scrumptious pile of fiber (photo at left), but when I got home and looked at the pattern I […]

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