I had the opportunity to purchase this yarn. It’s a young company but very focused on sustainability in fiber and textile. Now only is the yarn extremely soft but very durable. It is considered a luxury yarn. Currently they are touring local shops and talking and working with fiber artists and enthusiasts to create wearsContinue reading “The Story of MYak”
Like knitting, crochet, and all things handmade, weaving has had its bit of glorious comeback for a while now. In fact, weaving is making everyone go a bit crazy! – in the best way possible of course. There are so many weaving tutorials out there, from creating simple shapes to making your own loom usingContinue reading “Weave one, purl one”
2016 YARN FEST WORKSHOPS March 31 – April 3, 2016 in Loveland, CO Explore the world through the fiber arts! Interweave Yarn Fest brings you innovative, project-based workshops taught by the best artist-instructors from a variety of fiber disciplines. Delve deeper into your favorite fiber art or explore a new one! Below is a scheduleContinue reading “#Interweave #YarnFest16”
Use the #ilyd2015 and #stitchforward | For more information visit Craft Yarn Council I Love Yarn Day turns five on October 17th and to celebrate we’re calling all fiber fans to share their affection for yarn and “stitch it forward” by teaching at least one newbie to knit, crochet, weave, spin or bomb. Whatever craftContinue reading “Celebrate #ILOVEYARNDAY Today [10.17.15]”
A heartfelt glimpse into the world of Haida elder and weaver, Delores Churchill and a discussion generating documentary about the multilayered meaning of an object.
This is a cool way to meet up with knitters and crocheters where you live. Right now they have launched in NY but want to grow this across many states. Yarndevu, the rendez-vous site for yarn lovers designed to share your interest in teaching or learning – or both! Meet-ups for knitters and crocheters. SignContinue reading “New Social Meet-up Site for #YarnAddicts!”
I stumbled upon this movement and I am so glad I did. Love it when I see the craft industry using the art to support those in need, which offers more than just a skill but a means of income. Read more about Re:loom, located in Georgia founded in 1990 and tour their #Weavehouse!
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Not infrequently we are advised of recalls of pharmaceuticals, meats, eggs, processed foods and even raw vegetables. But yarn? (c) lotusyarns Many of you probably heard that early this month, Trendsetter announced its recall of Lotus Yarns Mimi. Trendsetter imported Mimi from…
This is a wonderful article on the person who introduced me to knitting. Read and share; and maybe you want to start your own #KnitCamp where you are. Knitting101.org #FiberWithACause