Guilt-Free (Knitting) Business Mothers!

This might sound a little off-topic, but two amazing Australian women I know are running a free teleseminar series that is starting next week about balancing business and work with mothering, which I thought might be of interest. As a mother of two small children, I often get pangs of guilt when I get busy[Read More]

Linen Knitting Yarn Review

Linen is produced from the stem of the Flax plant and is a surprisingly durable, lightweight fabric and thread that has some really amazing durability and elasticity. The linen knitting yarn is no different here. While the term “linen” has become something of a rather vague and very broad category all its own, the linen[Read More]

Merino Knitting Yarn Review

Merino knitting yarn and the garments made from it are renowned for their warmth, softness and breathability, and because merino is generally less expensive than many of the more luxurious knitting yarns, it can be an ideal choice for your knitted projects. Merino knitting yarn is traditionally made from the wool of the Merino sheep[Read More]

Knitting Business Success Story – Sue from TasmanianFibre.com.au

silk and alpaca yarn

How does a single mum go from the backyard blues to running an International Fibre House that is now Tasmania's largest spinning supplier? It all began with a rather unusual wedding present from her new husband Barry – 2 Alpacas! But what was she to do with them? Two years on, the "Mount Roland Alpaca[Read More]

Silk Knitting Yarn Review

Using silk knitting yarn can give your creations a wonderful softness and sheen, and is a popular choice for knitting warm-weather clothes.  Traditionally, silk knitting yarn is made from purely silk fibres, but these days, many variations and combinations of silk knitting yarns are readily available including synthetic knitting yarns with many of the same[Read More]