Back in May I signed up for Darn Good Yarn monthly. It’s a subscription through which I get a monthly surprise package from the DGY company with 2-3 skeins of yarn plus another sample to try. I’m enjoying it so I thought I’d share it with you today.
A couple of months ago I published 2 dozen things you might want to know about yarn. Still want to know more? Here are eleven more links to additional things you might like to know about yarn.
I recently received a lovely package of yarn from a friend back home. I believe it’s all recycled sari silk yarn. I’m not sure yet what I’m going to make with it but I decided to get some ideas by browsing my favorite source for this type of yarn: Darn Good Yarn.
Do you want to learn how to use a yarn winder? Do you know what a yarn put-up is? Have you made yarn from t-shirts or plastic bags? Would you join a yarn club? Learn about all of these things and more from these posts about yarn.
I was just taking a look online at Intertwined (Handspun Revolution) by Lexi Boeger, a book that celebrates the yarn spinners across the world who create beautiful yarns for us to use in our crochet work.
Have you checked out what Annie’s Craft Store has to offer online lately? In addition to publishing popular craft magazines, teaching crafts through online classes and hosting Knit and Crochet Now! TV show, Annie’s has launched a new yarn store. It’s more than just a regular online yarn store. Learn more about it and read to the bottom of this post to find out how you can enter to win a subscription to one of Annie’s crochet magazines.
I recently wrote 3 different articles at About.com Crochet about the different fibers and alternative materials that you can use to crochet. Here is the list of 33 materials that I came up with.