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How to Make a Sock – Socktoberfest

  Negative ease is the key to making a well fit sock.  When a garment has negative ease it is smaller than the wearer.  There are two sock measurements to consider when evaluating the fit of your garment, according to Alice Yu, author of Socktopus. Foot Circumference Foot Length To do this, we measure the foot circumference by measuring...

Maximum Value Yarn Review

Introducing Maximum Value Yarn   When conducting the Maximum Value Yarn Review, the first thing we noticed about Maximum Value Yarn is the weight of the skein. This skein is 450 yards of 100% Acrylic yarn, which measures to a weight of 8 ounces or 1/2 pound of yarn per skein. We had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with our own...