Questions tagged [fiber-crafts]

For questions about working with fiber from all sources (animal, plant, and synthetic) in its raw form or finished products (like yarn), as well as the crafts that use these fibers. Questions specific to a single fiber-craft should also use a tag specific to that craft.

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Is there a way to determine the fiber content of a yarn if I've lost the label?

I try to keep the label that comes with the yarn I buy but I do have a few balls of yarn where the label has disappeared and I don't have an additional, unused ball (that would still have the label). ...
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How important is hand/finger position in fiber crafts?

I've been learning to knit and crochet by looking at various tutorials online. In the pictures and/or videos, the fingers are often positioned with respect to the needles or yarn in ways that don't ...