Yarnologie Magazine

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Yarnologie has always been about supporting our local yarn industry, giving a voice to Australia and New Zealand and tying in with our unique southern hemisphere seasons.

Volume 4:

Stories in this edition include:

  • Knit Your Bits ~ we chat with a talented group of women who participated in Women's Health Tasmania's exhibition 'Knit Your Bits'. A big thanks once again to all of the women who shared their personal stories and amazing creativity with us!
  • Origins of the Granny Square ~ they're making a comeback big time, but when did the first granny square appear? We did some digging to find out!
  • Know Your Yarn is back once again with a great guide to Yarn Weights, written by crochet designer Joy of Crochet Road 
  • Sydney-based author and travel writer Patricia Bernard is back in Volume 4 with another adventurous story, this time in search of an elusive breed of sheep.
  • Plus step into the studio of fibre artist Dominica Wallace, dive into the world of traditional lace knitting with Cath Ward & get to know Jaime of Jamie Creates plus LOADS MORE!



Volume 3:  

128 delicious pages packed with yarny goodness.

• Straight Off the Sheep's Back (Cover Story)
From a generational family farm in the stunning New Zealand countryside of North
Canterbury comes The Grumpy Merino. We chatted to Sarah Reed who has just
begun her adventure into the world of wool through her new business, The Grumpy
Merino. From breeding and growing the fleece to spinning the yarn into blankets
and yarn, Sarah manages every single stage. This is an inspiring story and one you
won’t want to miss!
• Mohair Flair
Has your eye been caught by all of those ethereal mohair yarns that seem to be
everywhere at the moment? In this article, we road-tested brushed mohair yarn
blends to give you ideas on how to use them in knitting and crocheting, sharing our
tips and tricks for this fabulous fibre.
• Knitwear designer Pru Raymond explores the concept of knitters as artists in this
interesting and insightful piece. Also on the topic of art in this issue, we’re exploring
the world of yarn bombing in Cast On Street Art. Brisbane-based crocheter Chez
Robbie also shares her fabulous crocheted art dolls in Crocheting A Country
• Along with your favourite regular features: An In the Studio interview with a talented
maker (this time we’re visiting a weaving studio!), the Project Inspiration Library, a
delicious recipe and two cracker tutorials: How to Crochet Standing Stitches and
How to Use Colour Dominance in Colourwork Knitting.
• Plus we’re chatting to micro-crochet artist Hannah Hills, exploring the vintage
knitting notions collection of Sue Williamson and much more.

Volume 2:  

128 delicious pages filled with inspiring stories and informative articles, accompanied by beautiful photography. 

Volume 2 is a fibre lover's delight. We're getting to know llama fibre, learning about ethically produced Yak (and the delicious yarn it makes!) and deep-diving into all things woolly and worsted in our next edition of Know Your Yarn.

Plus you'll learn how to prepare raw fibre to spin a beautiful yarn; be inspired by our In the Studio interviews (hello gorgeous crochet and knitting!); discover how making has forged a whole community of connections, bringing real joy and meaning to the lives of many and much, much more!

 Volume 1:

128 delicious pages filled with inspiring stories and informative articles, accompanied by beautiful photography. 

Stories include:
~ Fibre Floristry
~ Fleece, Scones & Friendship
~ The Hand-Cranked Sock: Preserving our Knitting Heritage
~ Knit One, Design One
~ Growing the Australian Wool Industry
~ Know Your Yarn: Fibres

Volume 1 also dives into spinning and natural dyeing; show you how to knit the magic loop method and how to crochet an invisible decrease + more delightful stories to discover.