Projects Using Art Yarns
Assorted Art Yarns
Coils, Beehives, and Supercoils
Fun Add Ins
Autowraps and Thread Plying
Bouclé and friends
Scrap Batt Yarns
It’s the Neck’s Big Thing!
From time to time, I see a pattern that makes me think, "Man, I wish I'd thought of that!" The Neck's Big Thing is just such a project. Developed a few years ago by Shelley Brander of Loops Knitting in Tulsa, OK, this scarf transforms just one skein of special yarn into a wearable art piece. Our dear…
Art yarn felt painting
Wheeee, this was so much fun! Mom let me dig through a bag of yarn scraps that she didn't have a use for, which was a dream come true; felting landscapes with art yarn is such a treat! Unfortunately I'm having a really hard time photographing these. I think it looks quite a bit better in real life. I'm not sure what I'm going to do with this! I think it'd be really fun to sew it onto the side of a tote bag or something....
Finished the supposed vessel - it somehow turned into a suspended art textile piece! Crochet and hand dyed yarn. Blogged about here: la-belle-helene-journal.blogspot.com/2010/10/sun-and-shad...
Hand Spun Art Yarn - BARKHA
Hand Spun, Merino Art Yarn. Hand dyed merino fiber featuring recycled sari silk, gold beaded trim, tufted novelty yarn and colourful metallic trim A stunning 'one time' unique piece. 55.77 yards / 51 metres 4.23 oz / 120 gm Approx. 11 wpi
Urchin pattern by Ysolda Teague
The beret is knit sideways in garter stitch and composed of eight wedges shaped with short rows. Because it’s in garter stitch there is no need to bother with picking up the wraps and the only part of this pattern that really pushes it into the tangy category is grafting the two short ends together to transform the unrecognizable curl of knitting into a hat. If you aren’t comfortable with that much grafting, it would be even easier -- but not quite so invisible -- to join the ends with a…