The yarn that I used for those dishcloths was among what I purchased to try using that gift card. I thought I’d show off the rest of my Black Sheep Wools yarn haul.
I wanted to share a friend of a friend’s Indigogo fundraiser today because it’s related to several things I’ve written about before including the slow yarn movement, yarn spinners and American manufacturing.
Alternative materials like newspaper can be turned into yarn balls and those yarn balls are art in and of themselves.
I’ve mentioned in passing that he accepts yarn donations but I’ve never discussed it in detail and now is a great time because the artist is in need of donations for a big upcoming project that he’s doing as part of his artist residency that starts in August.
We’ll look at types of wool and wool yarns, different phrases used in reference to wool, pros and cons of crocheting with wool, wool events and more.
More than one dozen yarn stores and fiber farms are participating in this weekend’s Hudson Valley Yarn Crawl … and my book, Crochet Saved My Life, will be represented there!
Here are five things I learned about yarn from the spinners participating in today’s #spinchat on Twitter.