How do you use ribbon yarn?

How do you keep ribbon from twisting in yarn?

You could try a clip like a washing peg with a spring, and clip that onto the ball every so often, in such a way that it’s holding the ball together and also holding your working strand onto the ball, so then you can hold your knitting up in the air, let the ball hang freely and it will naturally untwist.

What is flat yarn used for?

Simple crochet rugs work well using flat yarn. A bulky weight flat yarn can be substituted for T-shirt yarn in patterns such as this one, creating high-class home decor that’s cozy under bare feet. This small rug is designed for use in a bathroom but would also work nicely in a kitchen.

Why does my yarn unravel when I crochet?

Sometimes your yarn splits because you are working against the direction that the yarn is twisted in, so you are basically untwisting it. By working with the opposite end of the yarn you can work into the same direction that the yarn is twisted in, so that it doesn’t split.

Why does my yarn keep twisting?

It’s completely normal and unavoidable for your yarn to twist while knitting/crocheting. This is caused by the material’s own nature. When transforming a fiber into yarn, torsion is used in the spinning process to make the material resistant.

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What is flat yarn?

Flat yarn is obtained via a processing technique which creates a smooth thread giving garments a fresh silkiness whilst retaining all the technical high-performance of nylon.