Mosaic Knitting Week 2: Stash Diving and Yarn Selection

Hello knitters! This week, we’re talking about how to choose the perfect yarns for a mosaic knitting project. This all-important step is, luckily, one of the most fun parts of any colorwork adventure – stash-diving and/or yarn shopping! First, let’s talk about fiber content. Happily, pretty much any fiber combination will be workable for mosaic […]

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Mosaic Knitting Week 1: History and Your First Homework!

Hello knitters! My name is Christy Furlan, I’m the designer behind Yarning for Whimsy. I started designing about a year and a half ago and, since then, have fallen head-over-heels for mosaic knitting. I’ve designed five different items using mosaic knitting thus far – with a good deal more brewing in my head for the […]

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Mosaic Knitting Course Overview

This exciting new colourwork course has been created by Christy Furlan for our Yarn Academy Members.  Including a final week covering how to design using this technique which I can’t wait to follow meyself! You will need a membership to be able to access the course in full, which you can grab over here…. The […]

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Top 7 Ways to Use Pinterest Pincodes for Your Yarn Business

Here are my top 7 ways to use a Pincode: Add a Pincode linking to your main pinterest board to your About page on your website, Ravelry, Facebook, linked in etc Add a Pincode to your newsletters, a generic one for regular weekly newsletters and a specific one with a different graphic for a particular […]

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How to Create Pinterest Pincodes

How to use Pinterest Pincodes for your yarn business. First off you do have an Pinterest account right? If not you so need to get one. Pinterest is a seriously underestimated search engine. Its beautiful and people are constantly searching for things to make, so for those of us in a craft based industry we […]

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Illusion Knitting: Lesson 7 Knitting a Star Washcloth

From the simple heart we knitted last week you can now move on to the more complex shape of the Star, along with some funky borders to stretch your new skills.  You will be knitting up the  self same design you see in all the headers for this course. You Will Need a DK or […]

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