[For Paid Members] Everything you ever wanted to know about cotton for knitting, spinning, crochet and weaving, plus an introduction to linen and hemp. Part of Master Spinner Michelle Boyd’s series of deep dives into fibre characteristics.
[For Paid Members] Everything you ever wanted to know about a variety of so-called “luxury” fibres: alpaca, llama, mohair, cashmere, qiviut, and angora. Part of master spinner Michelle Boyd’s series of deep dives into fibre characteristics.
[For Studio Members] An illustrated tutorial on an aspect of making that’s often glossed over in instructions: making and attaching embellishments like pompoms, tassels and fringe to knit, crochet, and woven fabrics.
[For Paid Members] Everything you ever wanted to know about silk: how it’s cultivated and turned into yarn, its properties, and what qualities it brings to fabrics. Part of our series for which spinning expert Michelle Boyd dives deep into fibre characteristics.
[For Paid Members] Everything you ever wanted to know about wool, from the science of wool fibres to the properties of wool yarn and fabric. This is the first piece in a new series on fibre characteristics.
[For Studio Members] A trio of patterns for French press cozies and teapot mats, designed to be beginner-friendly and to use up leftover yarn or fabric. Make one in a craft you love, and try one in a craft that’s new to you! Crochet version designed by Danielle Comeau, knit version by Sarah Thornton, and quilted version by Liz Thornton.
[For Studio Members] Master spinner Michelle Boyd explains the hows and whys of “finishing” yarns for use in weaving, knitting and crochet projects. This helpful guide also includes tips for finishing a variety of fibre types under different water conditions.
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