bamboo pop yarn

How to knit wrapped stitches

This little jacket features a cute wrapped stitch pattern, and the Bamboo Pop yarn I used to make the jacket is just perfect to show off these stitches. You’ll want to avoid fuzzy or tweedy yarns because the stitches won’t show that well, and your efforts will be slightly invisible.…

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3 techniques for knitting with variegated yarn

Bamboo Pop Yarn comes in 18 variegated colorways. Many people fall in love with multi-colored or variegated yarns when they see the skeins or balls on the shelves or in the store bins, or in the online catalogues. All the color matching and coordinating has been done for you and…

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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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