Four Purls yarn truck

Visiting the Four Purls Yarn Truck

A few months ago I visited the Four Purls Yarn Truck for the first time. I bought lots of wonderful yarn and learned a little about their store and the family behind it. Both daughters of the owners do their own hand-dying to create some beautiful hanks of yarn. It’s a family run store. I’ve […]

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hand knit socks

Some of My Favorite Sock-knitting Fingering Weight Yarn

When I first began knitting again last year I was getting serious about using fingering weight yarn, sometimes also called “sock yarn”. I really didn’t know why some fingering weight yarn got that label. Here’s the difference: Yarn labeled “sock” can also be used to knit other items, but to knit socks you want tougher […]

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My Favorite Places To Order Yarn Online

Because there are no good yarn stores near where I live here in Florida, I shop online for my yarn.  I’ve had to discover good yarn by reading reviews and discovering what expert knitters are using.  And by simply taking a chance and buying unique yarn. (Yarn shown is Miss Babs, Yummy 2-Ply fingering,” Sorcerer”) As […]

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