Knitting

Translating Knitting and Crochet Patterns

Dutch, UK English, US English and German patternsHere at Home of Yarns, every pattern is available in four languages: US English, UK English, Dutch and German. I write and translate all the patterns myself. And I translate for other designers too. In the beginning there was DutchSince I am Dutch, I start writing every knitting …

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Yarn weight categories

When you want to knit or crochet a particular pattern and get a similar result, it is important to also use similar yarn. One of the things to check is the yarn weight or thickness.

Gauge vs. Yarn weight category

Crochet hook and knitting needles size converter (Metric, USA, UK)

Well hello! Welcome to Home of Yarns. Are you trying to figure out which size crochet hook or knitting needles to use? Let this size converter help you. Convert hook and needle size When you want to use an foreign pattern, make sure you know what the origin of the pattern is. Pay special attention …

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