Category Archives: 3-ply

The Better Sweater Series, Episode 2

This one is all about design and choosing the right yarn for your project! Come hang out with me and enjoy some time talking about fiber and form!   Show Notes: knitting graph paper Sweater Design in Plain English Burn … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Bracelet Plying a 3-Ply Yarn

**Help me celebrate the knittingthestash YouTube channel launch: visit the blogpost OR the channel and enter to win an awesome one-of-a-kind handspun skein of yarn!  All you have to do is leave a comment in either place! The drawing will be this … Continue reading

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Spinzilla: A First-Timer’s Perspective

I loved it. It was grueling. I tried a lot of new things. My spinning is forever changed. I may not have produced the most yardage (ha!), but I took the week as an opportunity to test myself, to learn … Continue reading

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Time? Chain Ply v Fractal Ply? and Other Questions

My dear son has been sick and home from school these past two days (oh dear me, and right before Halloween . . .) So, work has suffered just a little and therefore playtime has also suffered just a little … Continue reading

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Hog Island Part 5: At Long Last, 3-Ply

I have been wanting to 3-ply for a long time. Now, I’ll admit that sounds weird. And, I’ll say: I have tried chain plying  . . . to mixed results. What was holding me back, you ask? Why, bobbins, of … Continue reading

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