How to Dye Sock Yarn?

Answer When you are knitting a pair of socks, the best yarn to use by far is wool yarn. Wool yarn is also sometimes known as sock yarn because of the high quality socks that are produced from using it. If... Read More »

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How to Pick Sock Yarn?

Choosing the right sock yarn is important when starting a sock project. The yarn will determine the thickness of the finished sock, how well any stitch patterns show up, and how well the socks will... Read More »

How to Make a Sock Yarn Scrap Blanket?

Do you have a lot of leftover sock yarn, but the ball is not enough to make two socks? You can use your yarn to make a fun blanket like this, and get rid of that scrap yarn. This is a blanket made ... Read More »

What is the difference in Aran Irish twist yarn& regular worsted weight yarn?

Mary Maxim manufactures a type of acrylic yarn called Aran Irish Twist. This yarn is worsted weight--sometimes called medium, afghan or aran weight--and is designated by the number "4" on the wrapp... Read More »

Is Aran Irish Twist yarn different then worsted weight yarn?

Aran Irish Twist yarn is a type of worsted weight yarn. It is manufactured by Mary Maxim, and is made of 100 percent, machine-washable acrylic. It is available in 3.5-ounce skeins.References:Wise N... Read More »