A friend who primarily knits with her hand spun, emailed me with a question the other day. She was trying to crochet with her yarn, but the plies would untwist as she worked. Did I have an idea what was wrong? She'd heard something that s and z twist mattered for crochet. Could she use the yarn for … [Read more...] about Swatching to answer: Why?
Today I'll share what I learned while swatching Oink Pigments Mystic. This is a relatively new yarn, it debuted last summer. It's my new favourite and absolutely delicious to knit and crochet. Mystic is a 3-ply DK weight yarn and is 100% 17-micron (µ) Superwash Merino. It retails for $29/skein. … [Read more...] about swatch project: oink pigments mystic