Back Issue Yarn #1



Yarn Magazine


This is the FIRST issue of Yarn magazine!


Yarn magazine began via a group of knitters at a pub in Adelaide, SA. As Barbara Coddington, the original editor said, “As knitters and crafters we like to have a yarn as much as we like to play with the stuff, so making a magazine that is smart and fun to read and explore throughout – not just in the patterns section – was essential. We think of it as ‘craft journalism’, rather than simply pretty things to make (although that is important too).”


Yarn is filled with many different techniques of playing with yarns and fibres, as well as instructional, inspirational and just plain fun articles.


You will find knitting, crochet, felting, spinning, weaving, travel, and so much more in this magazine.


Having begun in Adelaide, Yarn is still an Australian magazine, created here in Australia, and read worldwide.


For more information on contents of this issue click on “Description” below.




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Published  December 2005, this wonderful magazine is now published each March, June, September and December.


The best way to find new knitting friends? Teach people to knit – and why not start with your kids?


Issue 1 features ways to get little ones into yarncraft, from how to use food colouring and jelly crystals to make handpainted yarns to some simple ideas for projects (some of which don’t even require tools.


The premiere issue of Yarn also features a knitter’s gift guide, op-shop inspirations, how to felt (and what to make when you do).


There are also myth-busting tips from a museum conservator on safely storing your winter woollies, and profiles on toy knitters in Newcastle and a North American knitter who knitted some biographical mittens for a mountain climber.


Of course we’ve also got sweet summer knitting, news and reviews that tell it like it is.



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