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What to look for in yarn

Instructor: Lily Chin       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: All levels welcome      

Description ~ What to look for in yarn

Have lots of stash and don't know what it's good for?  Ever shopped for yarn not knowing what you're getting?  Get an insight into how yarn is made and what are some properties.  Use these properties to determine what projects are suited for which yarns.  Be a better shopper as well as a yarn user.  Bring in present yarns in your stash to see what it might want to be "when it grows up."

Materials Needed ~ What to look for in yarn

  • Various knitting needles
  • Various yarns you’ve been waiting to use as well as the ones from homework
  • Scissors

Homework ~ What to look for in yarn

  • Work TWO identical swatches of at least 3 inches by 3 inches in any of the yarns you want to test out (that is, work two of the same yarns).
  • Wash and block ONE of these two swatches as per label’s instructions.