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How to organize knitting needles

4 different systems to organize your double-pointed and circular knitting needles – one for every budget. How many knitting needles do you own? 10? 20? 100? And every time you want to start a new project, you open that drawer or box where they are all tangled up together? There must be a better way …

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the most expensive yarns in the world all on one table

The most expensive yarns in the world

A ranked list of the rarest wool and fibers on this planet available for knitting and crochet Even a knitting beginner might be aware of incredibly soft fibers like cashmere or angora wool. But what are the most expensive yarns in the world? Are there rarer and more exclusive yarns than that? Certainly, and in …

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Hiya Hiya interchangeable knitting needle review

A close-up review of the sharp, the steel, and the bamboo Hiya Hiya interchangeable needles Are you wondering about the HiyaHiya interchangeable knitting needles? Are they any good? Worth their money? Or should you rather buy a different set? Let’s find out! In this article, I’m going to present you with close-up macro shots of …

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The best ergonomic knitting needles

Review of the most popular ergonomic knitting needles for arthritis & co – Prym, Addi, Knitter’s Pride, etc. Do you feel pain while knitting? Do your wrists or fingers hurt? Do you have arthritis or maybe chronic tendonitis? Well, then you definitely should look into ergonomic knitting needles. These, often weirdly shaped needles, can alleviate …

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yarn stored in airtight boxes made out of plastic

How to store yarn

A handy little guide with the best ways to store yarn for knitting and ideas to organize your stash You started knitting, over the last couple of months you acquired quite a huge stash, and now you are wondering how to store yarn and keep it out of harm’s way? Or is your stash so …

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Knitting needle sizes

A handy little guide to knitting needle sizes including size chart for US, European, and Japanese needles. Are you looking for a chart that helps you convert metric sizes to US needle sizes? Or are you wondering why needle size matters and what is the best size for beginners? Then this page has all the …

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How to choose yarn for knitting

A handy little masterclass showing you the best yarn for every project. How to choose color combinations, yarn weight, and materials the right way. So, you want to knit a scarf, a sweater, or some socks. And now you are wondering what’s the best wool for that kind of project? How do you choose yarn …

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a couple of skeins of fingering weight yarn stacked upon each other

What is fingering weight yarn

A close-up look at fingering weight yarn, recommended needle sizes, and patterns you can knit with it Your pattern calls for fingering weight yarn and you have no clue what it means? Then this little guide will tell you everything you need to know. Further down below, I will also give you a couple of …

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How to read yarn labels

Everything you need to know about reading yarn label symbols and what to do with the information So, you bought a lovely skein of yarn. And now you can’t figure out what all the various symbols mean? Or it’s the other way round, you are looking for a particular yarn but you just don’t know …

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