KnittingLoom KnittingProduct ReviewUseful InformationYarn

In my last blog post, I reported that I have re-discovered loom knitting– Ultimate Oval Loom knitting to be exact. A few months ago, Leisure Arts sent me their new “Ultimate Oval Loom” to use and write a review. Because… Continue Reading…

KnittingLoom KnittingThe Fiber ClosetUseful Information

Yes, you read that correctly–loom knitting!  My first knitting loom experience was years ago with the big white plastic loom and a pick. Gauge was extra-large.  You had to double/triple your yarn. Mostly, they were for hats and scarves. Instructions… Continue Reading…

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Medium Yarn

Medium Yarn The Medium Yarn category includes worsted, afghan, and aran weight yarns.  Knit gauge for 4 inches of stockinette is 16-20 stitches on US 7-9 needles. Worsted weight yarn is wonderful for knitting sweaters, scarves, mittens, leg warmers and… Continue Reading…

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Bulky Yarn Category 5

Bulky Yarn or Chunky Weight Yarn Bulky yarn will help you knit hats, heavy sweaters, jackets, afghans/throws, scarves and other specialty items quickly.  Category 5 yarns are about twice the diameter of worsted weight yarn.  This yarn works great when… Continue Reading…

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