Berroco Comfort, now here’s a yarn I never thought I’d review. It isn’t a yarn I’d normally use for myself, and the mitts I made from it weren’t actually for me. No, they were commissioned by a yarn vegan, someone who won’t wear yarns made out of animal fibers. Me, I vastly prefer animal […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Road to China, the very name brings up images of Marco Polo on a journey of discovery, exotic spices and furs and fibers the likes of which the west generally did not see. It’s a very fitting name: no less than four separate fibers compose the make up of this yarn, all of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Quince and Co, as I talk about briefly in my NYC’s Best Knitting Stores post, is a wonderful yarn company primarily for their yarn practices. All of their wool comes from sheep farms in North America and is dyed with all natural dyes in a dying process that’s safe for our environment. The yarn is affordable and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Cascade Longwood is a very interesting yarn with a very interesting feel and ply. It’s plied in what’s known as an “S-Twist”, which is a left hand twist and I’m told is spun counterclockwise. It looks like it twists clockwise to me, but I guess it twists the opposite of the way it spins. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.