Category: Yarn Management

Taming Tangles: 5 Tips on How to Untangle Tangled Yarn

What is it exactly about a tangled mass of yarn that makes everyone itch to get their hands on it and start untangling? Well, maybe not everyone.  Usually, the person whose yarn it is has had it up to (wherever) with the tangles. But there are those of us who can hardly keep our hands off it. …

Is it Wool? Three Ways to Test for Fiber Content

All of us yarn aficionados have at some point come up against the “mystery stash” question:  How do you figure out what kind of yarn is in that unlabelled ball? The definitive method looks at the microscopic structure of the fiber(s).  However, most of us don’t have a microscope sitting around the house.  So what…