Aran? Worsted? Fingering? Figuring out yarn weights can feel like learning a whole new language. You can thank the Craft Yarn Council for that: they're the folks who determine how yarns are categorized and labeled.
If you've been wanting to get in on the weaving trend, this could be your moment: This yarn design is a cute and unique way to personalize any gift wrap — and you don’t need to be a well-versed weaver to pull it together.
Can’t find a rug that matches your style? Then make one with your own two hands. With this finger knit rug, you don’t need any fancy supplies — just grab some yarn and a hula hoop (we’ll explain in a sec) and go!
If it were up to me, every blank wall in my house would be overflowing with fiber art ( #HomeGoals). The traditional art of weaving is having a major renaissance, as woven wall hangings take the decor world by storm. And with good reason: These incredible works are modern, gorgeous, and play remarkably well with all different kinds of decor. Here are just a few of the weavers I'm joyfully stalking these days...
We love traditional embroidery, but lately our fiber radar has been focused on the beautiful textures created with needle punching. Uh, what's that, you ask? We'll fill you in: Needle punching (aka punch needle) might look like embroidery when you just see the tools — you need embroidery floss or yarn, a hoop, fabric, and scissors to start. But there's one extra tool that makes a big difference: a needle punch.