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YARN AND CROCHET BLOG

Our monthly blog contains articles of interest to crocheters, tatters, crafters and yarn enthusiast. Here we discuss various aspects of our craft, its techniques, and material and tools we use when working on our projects.

Looking for the right hooks for your crochet thread? Check out this blog post.

When starting out with crochet thread, one of the most commonly asked questions is: What type of hook do I need? The second most commonly asked question is, what size hook to use with the different sizes of crochet thread. Here we will answer both questions and give you a guide to which hook to […]

Looking for the 10 best projects for crochet thread, here they are.

Looking for the 10 best projects for Crochet Thread Here they are

Here at Lyn’s Crafts we sell a lot of crochet thread. Our customers are super passionate about their projects and demand the best threads available. But, if you are new to the world of crochet, and in particular, crochet thread, you may not be aware of the different uses for this versatile fiber. In this […]

Ever heard of Flax Linen Crochet Thread? Here are 5 key things to know about it.

We all love to use cotton crochet thread for our delicate projects such as doilies, jewelry, flowers, etc. Cotton is soft, durable, washable and breaths.  But did you know that you can use linen crochet thread as well. And the best linen crochet thread is flax linen crochet thread. Flax linen crochet thread offers the […]

Do you know what tatting is? What its used for? We explain that and more in this post.

shuttle for tatting

What is tatting? What are its origins and what is used for today? This blog article explores the history of tatting and provides access to a 400+ page free eBook containing hundreds of classic tatting patterns.

Crochet Thread vs Yarn – what’s the difference?

Lizbeth Crochet Threads

Yarn vs Thread: a beginners guide to the differences between yarn and crochet thread. What sets them apart and what are they used for.

Ever wonder what 100% mercerized cotton means? We have the answer right here.

Monaco Crochet Thread with Lyns Rose and eye glass cozy

Our Monaco Cotton Crochet Thread is made from 100% mercerized Egyptian cotton and yields great results for your crochet projects. But what does mercerized mean and why does it yield such great results? This article explains the process and benefits of mercerization for yarn crafters.

PURSE DE FLEUR DE LIS

From a stitch I liked on FaceBook to a new hand bag. Check out this free pattern and videos.

This post is from an earlier blog but the pattern still yields a great handbag that is fun, easy to make and very functional.

Heliconia: A crocheted piece of tropical paradise

It’s been a long time since I came to my blog!  I have plenty of things to say about my crocheting, well for that long absence, as if my blog has gone AWOL, things have piled up! But that is because I have been creating and designing a lot of patterns. I also went in hibernation to […]