Decrypting Yarn Labels

Knowing the information your yarn labels gives you if important.  There can be several things that can confuse people so I wanted to break them down.  We’ll look at several labels and what the different parts mean. Yarn Labels So let’s start with one of mine.  Note: Not all labels will be in this order. […]

Why I Tie Dye Yarn

The Start of my love of dyeing I started off dyeing yarn for myself using only one color.  I loved it right away!  The next few times I stuck with tonal dyeing, but soon I branched out to hand painting and I liked how much more variation and the control I had over how the […]

Cables Without a Cable Needle Tutorial

I don’t know about you but whenever it comes time for me to knit a cable I can never seem to find my cable needle. Which would mean I’d use a double point (even the smallest ones are really way too big), a paperclip (always snags the yarn), or a toothpick that I’m always poking […]

Hello! And Welcome!

Welcome! I am Dawn, the owner and creator behind Fairy Tale Knits and I’m looking forward to hearing from you and sharing anything and everything fiber related. Here’s some about me. Homeschooling I am a homeschooling mom to 4 kids, 2 girls 13 and 10 and 2 boys 8 and 5. I love homeschooling and […]