We've seen yarns that shift from color to color, and even from texture to texture—slubby to smooth, bouclé to bumpy. But Noro has just upped the ante with a yarn that not only shifts colors but actual fiber content: wool, silk, cashmere, alpaca, angora, kid
Knitting is an integral part of my identity, as it has been for many women in this country since the first European settlers arrived. While the early settlers knit out of necessity, I have the luxury of knitting for pleasure.
Some things have changed for knitters
Put on a sweater made from Sylvan Spirit and you'll immediately become a tree hugger—not because you love trees, but because you're wearing one.
First introduced in the summer of 2002, this yarn is composed of 50% wool and 50% Tencel lyocell, which is a manufactured fiber derived
I've had this book for several months, but I'm only now reviewing it. Truth be told, I've been hoarding it just like I'm hoarding that last box of Thin Mint cookies in the back of my freezer. But it's time to share it with you,
We've seen yarn that mimics nearly every surface texture, from sequined fur to terrycloth, and denim. It was only a matter of time before suede was added to the list. That's what Berroco has done with Suede, a new yarn for spring 2004.
Creative Director Margery
The more mainstream knitting becomes, the harder it gets to find something that's truly unique. This is especially true with our needles, most of which are mass produced by a machine in a factory.
Allow me to introduce an exception, a two-person company called Turn of