Substitute Yarn

How to find a yarn that fits your pattern Do you know how to substitute a yarn with another? It’s important to choose wisely when choosing another yarn for a pattern. If the yarn doesn’t match your pattern there may be a big disappointment waiting for you at the finishing line of your project. But … Read more

Best Baby Knitting Yarns

The Best Baby Knitting Yarns! Babies are sensitive and knitting for wee ones require a little extra care in the choice of yarn. Baby knitting yarns should be soft, free from chemicals and chosen with the season in mind. So what should you think about when shopping for baby knitting yarns? It’s important to use … Read more

Linen Yarn

10 tips for knitting with linen yarn The characteristics of linen yarn Linen yarn is a plant fiber spun out of the long, straight fibers from the stem of the flax plant. The yarn has some really nice qualities that make it suitable for warm weather garments like summer tops and wraps. Linen yarn is:  … Read more

How to choose eco friendly yarn

Do you know what to look for when shopping for eco friendly yarn? As an Amazon Associate and member of LoveCrafts affiliate program, I earn commissions from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you. Are you struggling with the equation of knitting yarns and sustainability? You’re not alone.  There are literally thousands of different … Read more

Merino Wool

Why is merino wool the Knitters best friend? Merino wool yarn is wonderful to knit in! It’s soft and easy flowing on the needles. And it’s light and elastic and makes each stitch smooth and neat. Any stitch pattern looks stunning in a solid colored merino yarn. Merino is also a commonly used material amongst … Read more