Tag - yarn

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...

How To Gauge for Team Spirit Challenge Crochet Along

Assess the pattern Starting a new project without properly gauging can be a disaster. It is very easy to do, especially when that item is a wearable. Don’t forget to ask yourself some common clothing questions that you may want to be thinking about. Will it fit?  Does it wear properly? Is one sleeve longer than the other?  With gauging...

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...

Color of the Month

Sometimes it is hard to pick colors. We are always questioning ourselves. Does this go together? How do you think it will look? We thought that we would take the guess work out of it for you. We have picked a set of colors and even named them!! Eastside Beach Using our Starlette yarn, we have picked 5 colors that would look great with almost any...