Tips and Techniques: Getting to Know Qiviut Yarn

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I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter and trying out new yarns is one of my favorite pastimes. Back in 2012, I discovered qiviut yarn for the first time at Vogue Knitting Live in New York City. Today, I’m going to introduce you to this luxury yarn! Where does qiviut yarn come from? Qiviut (pronounced “kiv-ee-ute”) comes from […]

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Tips and Techniques: Getting to Know Yak Yarn & Free Crochet Hat Pattern

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I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and I love trying out new yarns. Whether I find them in the local yarn shop, while browsing online, or when visiting a one of the many fiber festivals around the country, getting to play with yarn is one of the best things about being a designer.  If you love playing with […]

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Stashbuster: Embellish a Chandelier with Tassels & Pom Poms

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Sometimes we have a little bit of extra yarn left over from a project, but we can’t bring ourselves to throw it away.  Enter the stashbuster projects!  One of my favorite ways to use up yarn is to make pom poms and tassels.  Pom poms and tassels are so easy to make and can really […]

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Make Amazing Projects with Multicolored Yarns

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If you’re like me, you are instantly drawn to multicolored yarns in the store or at a fiber festival. But once you get home, you may find it challenging to pick a project that suits the yarn. Today, I’m going to be sharing my tips for using more multicolored yarns in your crochet and knitting projects!  Working with multicolored yarns […]

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