Yarn weights / yarn types – what the… ply?

A guide for beginner knitters/crocheters and everyone who’s interested.

It’s a jungle of words in the fiber world. So many different yarn types and even more words. Sometimes for the same thing. Does it make a difference depending on where you are on the planet? What does ply mean? Are Worsted and Aran weight yarn the same?

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Learning new things – Spinning

Spinning my own yarn – nothing I had on my learning list very high to be honest. But when Christina unexpectedly found an old spinnig wheel on a fleamarket the possibility was suddenly there.

And because I got a voucher from the girls for my birthday (thank you again!) to an online wool shop which sells dyed skeins ready for spinning I couldn´t stop myself to start this new learning experience.

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