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Lace Yarn and Super Fine Yarn Cateogies

Lace Yarn, Super FIne Yarn

Super Fine Yarn  Category 1, Super Fine Yarn includes sock, fingering and baby yarns.  The yarns knit at 27-32 stitches over 4 inches on US Size 1-3 needles. The yarn thicknesses in this category can very.  Just the term sock weight can include fingering weight yarn as well as DK or sport weight yarn.  Some German yarns state that they are 6-fache which is more of a DK or sport weight.

Lace YarnLace yarn includes 10-COUNT crochet thread and cobweb-like yarns. This yarn knits at 33-40 stitches over 4 inches on US Size 000-1 needles.
The lightest weight of yarn is used to make lace, doilies and other delicate items.

This is the last blog in this series.

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Club Room Opening

 

The ceiling is in! We are getting everything organized and put back in place. It is so bright & nice now.

This means we are officially starting up the Thursday afternoon Fiber Closet Club on March 3rd. Bring your current project and join in the fun. Everyone is welcome: knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers, rug hookers, all the fiber arts. Meetings will be every Thursday from 3pm – 5pm in the new club room.

As a reminder, we care greatly about the safety of our customers (and ourselves). When the weather is inclement, the shop will be closed. Please call before you visit if there is severe weather in our area.

Plans are underway for the 2nd annual Illiana Yarn Crawl. Watch this newsletter for announcements when they become available. The dates for 2016 are tentatively set for July 15-28.

Cheryl & Gina have started to Periscope (a live video chat), podcast and record video tutorials. They have set up a mini recording studio in the shop. Stop in & check it out. It’s going to be fun.

The dye room will be set back up soon so look for Cheryl Ann’s Hand-dyed yarn to be back in the shop in the near future.

Be sure to mark April 15-16th on your calendar. The Fiber Closet will be vending at The Fiber Event in Greencastle, Indiana. Our shop will be closed April 14 – 17th.

If you have not yet joined the Facebook group, please go to the Club’s Facebook page & request to join. We will make sure you are added to the group. To join the Thursday Club meeting….simply show up. You will be welcomed with heartfelt smiles & friendly faces.

We hope to see you soon in The Fiber Closet Facebook group and in the shop.

Cheryl & Gina