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THE JOURNEY OF OUR YARN - FROM THE SHEEP ONTO YOUR NEEDLES

For this blogpost I wanted to answer some questions our customers have repeatedly asked us. I ended up writing a story about where SKEINO yarns come from and how we work with them. 646 more words

THE RIGHT TENSION FOR YOUR YARN

During my years of knitting with different yarns I have developed my own way to hold the yarn that I am using. I love fast knitting, because I am always curious to see what it looks like after the work has been finished. 285 more words

HOW TO CONNECT ENDS FROM I-CORD YARNS

We get a lot of questions regarding knitting techniques and this is what the skeinoblog is for. This week a customer asked us how to connect ends from I-cord yarns, so here is a short tutorial: 228 more words

KNITTING ONE PROJECT WITH DIFFERENT YARN WEIGHTS

Some designs may use a different yarn than the rest of the project. This creates a unique look, much more different than just using one yarn for the entire piece. 389 more words

3 THINGS YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT GAUGE

Today we will talk about Gauge. I am writing as a textile designer and as a knitter. In fact there is no clear seperation between these two anyway. 721 more words

2015 Yarn & Fiber Colors – Weeks 29 – 41

Aloha all and Happy Fall! This is my favorite season of the yarn and the busiest for yarn! I thought I’d share some of the yarn & wool projects that I’ve been working on. 229 more words

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10 RULES WHEN DYEING YARN – HOW WE CREATE OUR COLORWAYS

We’re happy that SKEINO is known for superior quality yarns and colors. All of our colors are created by imagination. Sparks of inspiration came from many sources such as flowers and plants, weather, landscapes as well as music just to name a few. 985 more words