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January
Color Forecasting
January
What is SeaCell®?
January
Yarns with Conscience
January
How to choose the perfect yarn for a project
January
The Knitted Christmas Tree
February
Yarn Substitution
February
A report from TNNA, San Diego
February
What is Loom-Knitting?
February
Geek Crafting
February
Measure your mystery yarn
March
Moth Proofing Wool
March
Machine Knitting
March
What is the Knitters Loom?
March
"Charts Made Simple" Book
March
Blind Quilter
April
Organic Dyeing
April
What is lace and lace-making?
April
What is a Lucet-braid/cord?
April
Relieving stress with needlecraft even during war
April
Machine Knitting to Dye For
May
Banana Silk
May
History of Irish Crochet
May
Recycled Sari Silk
May
Yarn Art!
May
Knitting and Crochet with Beads
June
What is Nålbinding?
June
History of Lace Knitting
June
How to identify unknown fibers
June
What is Corn-fiber (Corn-silk)?
June
Intarsia Knitting
July
A Brief History of Knitting
July
History of Tatting
July
What is the Orenburg Lace Shawl?
July
What is Yarn Bombing?
July
Pillows for Olympians
August
A Brief History of Crochet
August
Filet Crochet
August
What is the Tambour Work?
August
Meet Caroline Archer
August
Crocheted Playgrounds
September
A little about Silk Ribbon Embroidery
September
History of Embroidery
September
Milk Yarn
September
What are clothing moths and how to deal with them?
September
Knitted Bridal Gowns!
October
Laundry & Dry Cleaning Symbols
October
Wool Wash Products
October
What is Bruges Lace?
October
How to deal with Mold, Mildew?
October
Crocheting the Coral Reef (Hyperbolic Crochet)
November
Different types of Knitting Needles
November
Useful Tips
November
Prayer Shawls
November
What is Stranded Knitting?
November
Prayer Shawls from the Heart Book
December
Different types of Crochet Hooks
December
Removing pills/balls from sweaters
December
Scarf of Hope
December
Heartfelt Scarves
December
The Last Issue
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January
What to do with that stash?
January
How to choose fiber, Part I
January
What is Mercerization?
January
Needlecraft Popularity
January
Charity Work Update
February
Trends
February
How to choose fiber, Part II
February
New Trends, A Report from TNNA
February
Organic Wool
February
What is Angora?
March
Stitches West
March
Trends
How to choose fiber, Part III - Cotton
March
Knitting with dog hair (Chiengora)
March
Paper Yarn
March
What is Rayon?
April
Cleanliness
April
How to choose fiber, Part IV - Linen & Hemp
April
Yarn Fire Safety
April
Bamboo Fiber and Yarn
April
What is Tencel®?
May
Relieving Stress
May
How to choose fiber, Part V - Man-made Fibers
May
What is Copyright?
May
Different types of silk
May
What is Soy Silk®?
June
How to design your own afghan, using pattern dictionaries
June
Benefits of Full Spectrum Light
June
Charts vs. Written Text
June
What is cashmere?
June
What is ply?
July
How to better protect knit/crochet garments
July
Dyeing with Kool-Aid
July
How to store winter clothing
July
Visiting an Alpaca Ranch
July
What is Qiviut?
August
Good Workmanship
August
How to remove stains
August
Fashion and Craft trends
August
What is Hemp?
August
What is Bison Fiber (hair)?
September
Seaming heavy items
September
Using Coned Yarn
September
Possum Yarn
September
What is Mohair?
September
What is Vicuña fiber?
October
Tools & Supplies on the Class List
October
How to recycle/reuse yarn
October
Why the "wrong" side of the work should be as neat as the public side?
October
Visiting an Alpaca farm in the UK
October
Visiting Lacis Museum of Lace and Textile
November
Softening Your Hands
November
What is a dye lot, and how to use different dye lots of the same yarn
November
The story of naturally colored cotton
November
Knitting/Crochet for a worthy cause
November
Camel fiber
December
How to wash your knit and crocheted garments
December
Gift for this Holiday Season
December
How to figure out what laundering symbols mean
December
A progress report on Knitting/Crochet for a worthy cause
December
Yak fiber


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