We’ve previously looked at Two Dozen Things About Yarn and then 11 More Things To Know About Yarn and recently the eye candy roundup of 100 Yummy Yarn Photos. But there is always more to learn or explore about yarn so today there are 27 new posts to share about yarn …

yarn substitution

Want to follow a crochet pattern but don’t have the yarn the pattern calls for? You just need to know about yarn substitution. Here are 5 tips for successful yarn substitution @UCrafter. Also, @jbhcrochet recommends the site yarnsub.com when you need yarn substitution information.

yarn store

Understanding Yarn Twist and Ply – this is important for people who spin their own yarn but learning about it can help when choosing yarn for crochet too.

rowan fine lace yarn

Top 10 Fingering Weight and Lace Weight Yarns @Craftsy; pictured here is Rowan Fine Lace, which is one of many great options for these lightest weight yarns.

lindsay lewchuk

Getting to know Eco Yarn including tips for identifying eco-friendly yarn and understanding organic cotton. Post by Knit Eco Chic on @UCrafter blog. Important info for folks concerned about sourcing yarn ethically.

woolyana colorful yarn

Hello Hart shared a lot of great thoughts on wool vs. synthetic yarns; image via woolyana

qiviut yarn

@Ucrafter shares all about qiviut yarn over on Stitch and Unwind

granny square blanket weave ends

How to crochet with yarn that is splitting via @craftimummy

yarn weight

How to calculate yarn length by weight from @artlikebread on @crochetspot

how to figure out yardage of yarn project

How to figure out the number of yardage used in a finished knit or crochet project; tutorial from Little Monkeys Crochet

wool yarn

4 misconceptions about wool yarn from Amanda’s Crochet Blog

crochet mandalas for marinke

Tips for choosing and using multi-color yarns from @UCrafter

make yarn from sheets

How to Make Yarn from Sheets and Pillowcases from Creative Jewish Mom

crock pot yarn dye

How to Dye Yarn in a Crock Pot from Over the Moon

use yarn swatches

25 fun ways to use your yarn swatches via @fiberflux; see other ideas here


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5 Tips for Yarn Stash Organization from @UCrafter

Yarn Review 1

Yarn Review by Fiber Flux of Isaac Mizrahi Carnegie Hill yarn


Red Heart shares what to do if you discover problems in their yarn

tshirt yarn

How to Make T-shirt Yarn from Annoo’s Crochet World


Illuminate Crochet interviewed Hauteknit Yarn

yarn store app

Bijou Basin Ranch overview from Illuminate Crochet; as you can see from my photo, this company has a phone app


@Recrochetions interviewed yarn dyer Lynette Connors of DragynKnits; it’s always fun to learn about the way that dyers work!

yarn store

Hello Hart interviewed St. Francis Bay yarn store owner Nomvula who has been knitting since age 8 and learned to crochet last year.

yarn store

Atty’s shared a yarn store in Amsterdam

yarn store in barcelona

Fresh Stitches shared the All You Knit Is Love yarn store in Barcelona

yarn store

Sacramento, CA LYS Rumplestiltskin via Brown Sheep Co.


Illuminate Crochet reviewed Jilly Laceweight Yarn from Dream in Color yarn in a special colorway hand-dyed exclusively for A Good Yarn (@knitsrq)

yarn skein necklace

Adorable yarn skein necklaces for sale from @freshstitches – perfect gift for yourself or anyone else you know who loves yarn!


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  1. Marie/Underground Crafter Reply

    Thanks for including my tutorials in your exhaustive roundup! Have a great weekend.

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