Don’t be afraid of making sweaters! Sarah and I are here to get you squared away to make your perfect sweater, that fits you well and will last a long time. If you can read a pattern, you should try a sweater! By the way, we try to use craft-inclusive language, but know that we… Continue reading Episode 11: Your Perfect Sweater
Hi everyone! Today we’re going to be talking about socks – how to make them, and how to make them last. As a note, we’re going to focus on knitted socks. You can crochet socks, but Sarah and I don’t have enough experience with crochet to comment on those. I would guess that a lot… Continue reading Episode 9: Let’s Talk About Socks, Baby!
By this point, we’ve probably all realized that fiber hobbies aren’t exactly cheap. You need a certain amount of tools and materials to get started, and I for one always recommend that people work with the best tools and fiber that their budget will allow. Today we’re going to talk about all of the ways… Continue reading Episode 8: Crafting on a Budget
What should you know about your yarn? Yarn thickness. Here’s a handy chart! These are common yarn classifications and weights to get a rough estimate of the weight of yarn you have on hand. But, of course, the most important thing is gauge and getting a nice fabric. Gauge. Ideally, you should be matching your… Continue reading Episode 2: Know Your Yarn
Hey everyone! We’re Behind the Wool, the newest podcast about knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, designing – all things fiber. We’re going to be diving into techniques, expanding on lots of concepts (both basic and advanced), and generally having a great time learning more about the hobbies we’re obsessed with. Follow us everywhere using the links… Continue reading Hello, world!