Yarn Can Make or Break Your Project
I was asked recently how choose yarn for my projects – pick the project and find the right yarn or vice versa. The short answer is vice versa! I rarely ever choose the project before the yarn (unless I’m following a pattern of course). This way of designing may be a bit backwards from my fellow designers but it’s how my creativity works.
The yarn always decides the project.
No matter how your creative juices flow, this session will help you determine what important yarn qualities to consider when choosing a yarn. There are four things I always consider:
We’ll talk about each of these four qualities and how I allow them to play the main role in the yarn making decision. There’s a lot of good stuff here!
Now if you haven’t done so already, click on that play button at the top of the page to listen to this episode!
Resources in this Episode
- Caron Simply Soft
- Red Heart Super Saver
- Lion Brand Heartland
- Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable
- Malabrigo Merino Worsted
- Manos del Uruguay Maxima
- Lion Brand Fun Fur
- Bernat Blanket
- Lion Brand Homespun
- Caron Cakes
- Bernat Pop
- Lion Brand Mandala
And just in case you need a dose of cuteness – here’s the Oscar the Grouch hat I talked about at the beginning
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Special thanks to our sponsor, Red Heart Yarn for allowing me to teach you these very important concepts about reading crochet patterns.