5 Reasons Why Cheap Yarn is Expensive

Yarn can easily be the most expensive part of knitting.  At first glance, cheap yarn is the solution.  But cheap yarn has hidden costs. One of the biggest potential costs is that the final result will be so badly flawed you’ll just end up throwing it away.  Knitting is a process and cheap yarns can … Read more

13 Tips for Knitting with Cotton Yarns

The cotton plant is part of the mallow family of flowering plants.  A field of cotton flowers or cotton bolls, the part we get cotton fibers from, can be very attractive, but not as attractive as a pile of colorful cotton yarn. As knitters, and crocheters, our primary interest is in the yarn that cotton … Read more