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Review: Waffle-Knit Beanie and Mohair Hat

Spring is finally here and the first thing that I think of when I think of “spring” is not hats. I’ve never been a hat person. 193 more words

Andrea

What is Mohair Velvet?

Mohair Mohair is a natural fabric made from the hair of the Angora goat. It is regarded as a high end fabric and is in demand for its durability, high luster and soft feel.  148 more words

What is Mohair Velvet?

Mohair Mohair is a natural fabric made from the hair of the Angora goat. It is regarded as a high end fabric and is in demand for its durability, high luster and soft feel.  148 more words

Unloved fibres of yesteryear and some eucalyptus dyeing

Some time ago I received a lot of fibres that even the felt group at my Guild didn’t want anymore.  I think this was because I taught a class on ‘novelty yarns’, known to online spinners as ‘art yarns’ or ‘textured spinning’.  379 more words

Natural Dyeing

One person's knitting history and the best thing hint to pass on

I was thinking today of all the knitting I have learned to master over the last ‘beep’ years.  I say ‘beep’ because when I add up all the years of knitting I sound much older than the years I actually am in my head!   539 more words

Blue Jumper

I bought this wool here in Istanbul in Autumn. It was only ₤1.50 (about €0.50) per 50g ball. Its 15% mohair and 85% acrylic. Its so soft and I got some in green, yellow and blue. 29 more words

Istanbul

Mood Scarf

Mood Scarf?  What’s a mood scarf?

Well, back in March, Nettynot wrote a post about a mood scarf she was going to make.  You basically choose several colors of yarn to match specific moods.  567 more words

Knitting