Category Archives: How To

Re-Skeining Yarn After Dyeing

After dyeing up a storm this weekend, I needed to re-skein my yarn. It was a bit messy after it’s bath and bubble and dry. I usually tie off my skeins with 3-4 ties before any kind of bath, but … Continue reading

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Lengthening a Knit Sweater

As some of you know, last weekend I published a new knitting instructional video about lengthening your sweater. This is a great technique for fixing what ails your knitwear. So, pull out those languishing not-quite-right knits and modify them! Cut … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Spinning Lap Waste (Mill Ends)

Hi everyone! I’m off to a conference this week . . . and things are, well, a bit crazy! But my posting policy: better late than never 🙂 As many of you know, my dear partner in all things fiber (and … Continue reading

Posted in fiber, fiber prep, How To, information, instruction, lap waste, mill ends, preparation, spinning, tricks and tips, Uncategorized, video | 5 Comments