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New Social Meet-up Site for #YarnAddicts!

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.   28 more words


Sea balls

Balls of fibers can be found in large quantities around the Mediteranean Sea during winter and spring. “Posidonia-balls” are a natural product used as an innovative insulation material. 40 more words


EU Textile Fibers Industry 2015 Market Research Report

(EMAILWIRE.COM, August 26, 2015 ) The EU Textile Fibers Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Textile Fibers industry. 25 more words

What Are Those Numbers?

Have you ever found a cone of interesting yarn, looked inside the cone, read “8/2 cotton,” 10/3 linen or “10/3 wool” and wondered what those numbers mean? 597 more words


How paper is manufactured - the specialty papers

Two weeks ago we covered how coated paper is made with a great video by Sappi Paper. Last week we covered the steps to making uncoated paper, such as opaque, text and offset papers. 365 more words


Roving Adventures: Steam Setting

As I walked in the door triumphantly with my 33 quart enamel ware canner I got super cheap at Goodwill, I had prepared my explanation about how useful it would be when I had my future garden or got a good deal at the farmer’s market to preserve the theoretical fresh produce. 222 more words