This week we’re celebrating New Zealand, with stories of the knitting life in the Land of the Long White Cloud.
From traditional Navajo-Churro wool to finewool fleeces prized by industry, sheep and yarn are inseparable from the Diné lifeway.
Generally avoided by the large-scale wool mills, naturally colored wool is a treat that small-batch wool producers offer knitters.
Season 7, Episode 8: The knitwear designer and creative director on creativity, fiber arts, and why she’s not farming yarn.
Adding a knitting destination can make any trip a voyage to remember.
When you find yarn labeled simply “alpaca,” you can generally assume that the fiber comes from huacaya alpacas. But the less-familiar suri alpaca offers unique delights for handknits.
Every knitter needs to understand a basic truth about knitting yarn labels: the needle size is just a suggestion.
Whether you’re knitting the spectrum of natural alpaca colors or choose the colors of the rainbow, this pattern is quick and delightful.
Knitters have so many reasons to love these fluffy, gentle beasts and their soft fiber.