bamboo cotton yarn

3 ways washing your knitting affects your gauge

In the picture below, the 10 stitches to the right are part of a washed swatch and the 10 stitches to the left are part of an unwashed swatch. It really looks like there isn’t a difference, doesn’t it? Bamboo Pop really handles being washed very well. Both swatches look…

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Knitting with bamboo-cotton yarn

When I first heard about bamboo yarn a few years ago, I was really curious what it would be like. I grew up in Colombia and there were groves of bamboo trees on campuses of the schools I attended. We would play among the stalks and try not to touch…

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