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Amy Tyler


Handspun Mittens From the Mitten State

I live in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Winters are long here. Handspun mittens, therefore, are essential winter wear.

BY: Amy Tyler

Tulle & Tools for Blending Boards

Blending accessories include anything that helps you get the fiber onto the blending board and back off again.

BY: Amy Tyler

What Do Yarn Numbers Mean? Weaving Yarns

Wonder what the numbers such as 5/3 or 2/20 mean in weaving yarn? Amy Tyler has the answers.

BY: Amy Tyler

Stretch! A Sewn Bind-Off for Silk

When Amy Tyler’s Wild Water Scarf arrived at the Interweave office, we were excited to see that she had used a sewn bind-off. Amy made her beautiful scarf with silk—a fiber known for its lack of elasticity. We asked her to tell us more.

BY: Amy Tyler

7 Tips for Knitting with Energized Yarn

When Spin Off contributor Amy Tyler took a workshop with Rita Buchanan back in 2003, she discovered that energized yarn intrigued her. Handspun-energized singles have active twist and produce three-dimensional effects when knitted. Below are Amy’s tips

BY: Amy Tyler

What Do Yarn Numbers Mean? Measuring Fiber

Amy Tyler fills us in on what the Bradford system, micron system, and blood system mean and what these systems tell you about measuring fiber.

BY: Amy Tyler