Yarn Spotlight on Silk Blend Yarns, from Knitting Daily TV Episode 912


Yarn Spotlight:
Eunny joins yarn expert Clara Parkes in the Knitting Lab to talk about silk blended yarns, their characteristics, and their best uses. Featured on this episode's Yarn Spotlight is Lantern Moon's Scrumptious DK and Chunky weight yarns, a blend of silk and merino wool that shares the strong characteristics of both materials. Also featured is Zen Yarn Garden's Serenity Silk Singles, a single-plied merino, silk, and cashmere blend great for detailed projects requiring fingerweight yarns.
Sponsored by Zen Yarn Garden and Lantern Moon.

 

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6 thoughts on “Yarn Spotlight on Silk Blend Yarns, from Knitting Daily TV Episode 912

  1. I think these segments are a great addition and will be very informative.  Thanks so much for including them.  Just have to ask – what’s with the white jackets/shirts?  They jump out and bite you and take away from the beautiful yarns being featured.  Looks almost like a hospital setting or something.  ??

  2. The white jackets are lab coats and they are wearing them to give the impression that they are scientists talking about the study of different kinds of fiber and their characteristics. I think they are cute, and did not find them distracting while looking at the yarn . Just wondering though, were the swatches knit by machine or by hand? 

  3. The white jackets are lab coats and they are wearing them to give the impression that they are scientists talking about the study of different kinds of fiber and their characteristics. I think they are cute, and did not find them distracting while looking at the yarn . Just wondering though, were the swatches knit by machine or by hand? 

  4. I’ve been knitting for 65 years, and there’s still so much to learn.  I found this so interesting and informative and inspiring.  I makes me want to go out an explore some new fibers.  Thanks.

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