Fibers 2018-03-02T14:56:13+00:00

Understanding Fibers

One of the most important decisions you’ll make when beginning a new pattern or project is what kind of fiber you intend to use. This decision heavily impacts the quality of your work, including how it will look, feel, and withstand wear and tear. That’s why it’s important to understand the various types of fibers that exist, as well as their pro’s and con’s.

There is a long list of natural and man-made fibers to choose from.

Learning About Fibers

There is a wide variety of fibers and threads to choose from in this industry, such as:

  • Cotton
  • Wool
  • Cashmere
  • Silk
  • Yarn
  • Alpaca fiber
  • Llama fiber
  • Yak Fibers
  • Rayon
  • Mohair
  • Synthetic Fibers
  • Undyed Fibers
  • Dyed Fibers
  • Hemp Fibers
  • Flax Fibers
  • Cellulose Fibers
  • Tencel
  • Bamboo
  • Linen Fibers

However, there are many more which you can choose from and explore! Stop by our studio or browse our online shop in order to get a feel for what’s available. Trust us, you’re bound to fall in love with a fiber!

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