Tagged: bulky yarn

Cloche to Me: Spin the yarn

When I started spinning, thick and thin was what I was trying to avoid. One weekend I was in my favorite fiber store, and got glued to some art yarn that the shop owner had spun. It was, simply, gorgeous.

Thicket Gloves : spin the yarn

Well-prepared batts are one of my favorite preparations to spin. For the Thicket Gloves in this issue, I selected two 2-ounce batts from the Artemis, Artemis Etsy store as I wanted a semisolid/lightly heathered yarn for this project. […]

Sea Monster Bag knitting pattern

Sea Monster Bag PDF

This bag is modeled on ditty bags used by sailors for all of their gear. Those bags are an iconic shape: tall, with a circular base and straight sides, with a strap threaded through grommets around the top and fastened with a braided carrying handle. This version is smaller than its canvas cousin, and the handle is knit and stuffed rather than braided. The simple shape of the bag allows for handspun Monster Yarn (see article) to show off its color and texture changes without any competition. […]