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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
@Ucrafter shares all about qiviut yarn over on Stitch and Unwind
How to crochet with yarn that is splitting via @craftimummy
How to calculate yarn length by weight from @artlikebread on @crochetspot
How to figure out the number of yardage used in a finished knit or crochet project; tutorial from Little Monkeys Crochet
4 misconceptions about wool yarn from Amanda’s Crochet Blog
Tips for choosing and using multi-color yarns from @UCrafter
How to Make Yarn from Sheets and Pillowcases from Creative Jewish Mom
How to Dye Yarn in a Crock Pot from Over the Moon
5 Tips for Yarn Stash Organization from @UCrafter
Yarn Review by Fiber Flux of Isaac Mizrahi Carnegie Hill yarn
Red Heart shares what to do if you discover problems in their yarn
How to Make T-shirt Yarn from Annoo’s Crochet World
Illuminate Crochet interviewed Hauteknit Yarn
@Recrochetions interviewed yarn dyer Lynette Connors of DragynKnits; it’s always fun to learn about the way that dyers work!
Hello Hart interviewed St. Francis Bay yarn store owner Nomvula who has been knitting since age 8 and learned to crochet last year.
Atty’s shared a yarn store in Amsterdam
Fresh Stitches shared the All You Knit Is Love yarn store in Barcelona
Sacramento, CA LYS Rumplestiltskin via Brown Sheep Co.
Adorable yarn skein necklaces for sale from @freshstitches – perfect gift for yourself or anyone else you know who loves yarn!