Yarn Guide

About yarn.


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Yarn for sale!

Needlepointers.com link to yarn suppliers. Shop for yarn and other supplies here. Needlepointers.com


Dyeing to Knit

How to Use--and Create Your Own--beautiful Hand-dyed Yarns. by Elaine Eskesen - Hardcover - Published 2005 Affiliate Link to Amazon


The Knitter's Book of Yarn

The ultimate guide to choosing, using and enjoying yarn. by Clara Parkes - Published 2007 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Yarns to Dye For

Creating Self-Patterning Yarns for Knitting by Kathleen Taylor - Paperback - Published 2004 Affiliate Link to Amazon

Dyeing Yarn with Kool-Aid

Try dyeing wool yarn with kool-aid; its safe and fun. Wool Festival

How to Buy Enough Yarn

The wraps per inch method. Wool Festival

Jersey Yarn

How to make jersey yarn. Creating Laura

Lismore Sheep Farm

Color chart with swatch and name. Lismore Sheep Farm

Standard Yarn Weight System

A chart of types of yarn, yarn symbol, needle and hook size, etc. Craft Yarn Council

Yarn Label Information

Yarn symbols are being introduced to designate the yarn weights or thickness. Learn more here. Craft Yarn Council

Yarn Storage Ideas

Great ideas. Crafty Storage

Yarn Substitutes

Calculate how much yarn is enough when using a different yarn then suggested in the pattern. Vogue Knitting

Yarn Substitutes

Lion Brand yarn equivalents - a chart of yarn and equivalents. Lion Brand Yarn

Yarn Tension

Learn about doing a tension square and chart with typical tension square details. Dianne's Knitting Yarn

Yarn Thickness Chart


Yarn Weight

Learn how to figure out the weight of yarn. Maggie's Rags

Yarns - Caron Yarns

A guide to Caron yarns - learn more details about the different types of Caron yarns Caron International

Yarns - Coats and Clark

Learn detailed information on Coats and Clark yarn - J&P, Aunt Lydia, Red Heart, Opera Crochet Thread, TLC and more. Coats and Clark

Yarns Chart

This chart is of the different types of yarn, their makeup and also has UK/Australian equivalent. Lion Brand

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