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.
Published December 2008, this wonderful magazine is published each March, June, September and December.
Learn how to design your garments with little, or no seaming. This is part 1 of a 3 part series, designed to help you alter patterns with confidence, for a better finish, with less ends to weave in by Jennie Pakula
Other articles include: Take you for a Spin (a look at the renewed interest in spinning and handmade items); Sarah Durrant interviews Ruth Marshall (a sculptor that knits pelts in the likeness of endangered species); More Surface Work Techniques to help you embellish with Relish by Jenny Dowde; Turn your disasters into wearable art by Rita Power; What to knit with Handspun (including how to figure out the gauge, how to judge if your yarn is loosely or tightly spun and suggestions on how far your yarn can take you) by Amelia Garripoli; plus more.
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