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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.

Knitting vs Crochet. What’s the difference?

Similar, yet different. What are the differences between knitting and crochet? Here we will provide you with a brief introduction to both and jump into their similarities and differences. What is knitting? Knitting, is a method or means, of creating a woven fabric, usually done by hand using two long needles, called knitting needles. It […]

Gradient vs Variegated yarn, What’s the difference?

Crochet Shawl made with Gradient Yarn

While solid color yarns are the staple of most crafters stash, variegated and gradient yarns add the ability to make ordinary crochet or knitting more dynamic. In this blog post we discuss what makes them different and what they can be used for. So, what is a variegated yarn? Variegated yarn(sometimes called multi-color) is yarn […]

Looking for an awesome crochet thread for your next project. We have it right here.

A thread for all seasons. As summer turns to fall, many crafters switch gears from warm weather projects to projects for the shorter, and hopefully, cooler days ahead. And while part of the reason for the switch is the cooler weather, the other reason is that fall is the start of craft fair season. That […]

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 […]