How to roll yarn into a ball crocheting

Learn how to roll yarn into a ball for your crocheting projects with these easy and effective techniques. Start crocheting with neatly wound yarn balls and take your projects to the next level.
Despite years of hints to my husband, I still don’t own a yarn swift and winder, so I thought I’d share my favorite technique for winding a skein by hand! All you need is an empty paper towel roll, scissors, and a lovely skein of yarn. I’m winding this buttery soft Mamacha (baby alpaca/merino wool)...Read the Post Yarn Swift, Winding Yarn, Yarn Winder, Knitting Help, Yarn Cake, Spinning Yarn, Knitting Instructions, Yarn Ball, Knitting Tutorial

Despite years of hints to my husband, I still don’t own a yarn swift and winder, so I thought I’d share my favorite technique for how to wind a yarn ball by hand! All you need is an empty paper towel roll, scissors, and a lovely skein of yarn. I’m winding this buttery soft Mamacha...Read the Post

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Samantha Avenant
twenty somethin' mom: the basics: rolling yarn into a ball

When you think of yarn, you usually picture it rolled up into a ball. But if you've ever been down the yarn aisle at a craft store, you'll notice that the yarn is surprisingly not rolled into balls. Instead the yarn comes in skeins or hanks. This is how the yarn is divided up and wound at the factories where the yarn is produced, and then shipped out to get to us. My dad has told me several "horror" stories from when he was a child; his mom would make him roll her yarn into balls and it…

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Carol Lumpkin
Argyle Yarn Shop In Brooklyn on Instagram: "No winder? No problem!!! I actually DO enjoy winding a ball of yarn by hand! Give it a try and let me know how it goes. P.S. if you have someone to hold your yarn for you instead of wrapping it around your knees - even better! 🗯 #yarnwinder #knittingtutorial #beginnerknitter #howtoknit #learntoknit #yarnball #yarnwinding #crochettutorial" Diy, Instagram, Knitting, Crochet, Sock Yarn, Yarn Winder, Wind Sock, Jumbo Yarn, Yarn Ball

Argyle Yarn Shop In Brooklyn on Instagram: "No winder? No problem!!! I actually DO enjoy winding a ball of yarn by hand! Give it a try and let me know how it goes. P.S. if you have someone to hold your yarn for you instead of wrapping it around your knees - even better! 🗯 #yarnwinder #knittingtutorial #beginnerknitter #howtoknit #learntoknit #yarnball #yarnwinding #crochettutorial"

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