Welcome to Griffin Yarns

Griffin Yarns is dedicated to bringing you the European yarns you’ve been craving. Based out of Austin, Texas, we search for interesting, exciting, and classic yarns from Germany, Italy, and elsewhere.

This is the site to come to for information on Griffin Yarns Patterns. There will be updates when new patterns are released, project galleries to show of your finished projects and technique articles for techniques included in Griffin Yarns patterns.

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Choosing A Yarn And Creative Ways On How To Use It

choosing knitting yarnAre you fond of knitting or do you know somebody who’s into it? How do you think choosing of materials to use are decided especially about how to choose the best yarn for knitting? We are all aware that there are many kinds of strings, threads and yarns sold nowadays. So how can one choose what is best for her project?

It is important to choose what will be best for your project so that so can be sure that you will have something very good and durable. There are many different types of yarns. They may come in different colors, weight, care instructions and more.  Know more about choosing a knitting yarn from here:

Choosing Knitting Yarn

All skeins are spun the same, right? Not quite. Yarn comes in all colors, shapes, and sizes. So when you’re standing in the store before an arranged rainbow of yarn, how do … See more

Benefits Of Yarn Crafting

knittingOne of the most common hobbies that people have nowadays are knitting and crocheting. These tasks are mostly done by women. We can always picture out someone old doing these things but no, these are also done by people of other ages. There are also young ones who are into these things.

So what does a person really do when knitting or crocheting? How does these two differ from each other? Those who are not familiar with knitting and crocheting may say that these two are the same but they are not. Know the different between knitting and crocheting from here:

Understanding The Differences Between Knitting and Crochet

There are important structural differences between crocheted fabric and knitted fabric.

Both crochet and knitting involve manipulating loops of yarn. With (weft) knitting (the kind of knitting closest to crochet if there can be said to be such a thing), the loops … See more