Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time

with Clara Parkes

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The fastest way to become a better, more confident knitter is to understand your fiber! Learn how to choose the right yarn for the best results with fiber guru Clara Parkes. Read More…

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Class Rating

(36 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Enjoyable & Informative

So far I'm enjoying the class. I like hearing the personal experience comments too..... It's inspiring :)

rated 5 stars

This Class Will Save You Time And Money!

Clara Parkes does a great job explaining the structure and behavior of yarn. Armed with this knowledge, I'll do a better job matching yarn to patterns and making buying decisions.

rated 5 stars

Essential Knowledge For Fiber Artists

Excellent information! Fabulous presentation! I am learning so much from this course. Highly, highly recommend.

rated 5 stars

The language of fiber

I can guarantee you that this is a class you will be revisiting. Anyone who is serious about their knitting and or crocheting needs to have this class in their arsenal. I promise you that you will look at yarns in a different way.

I am quite certain there is a plethora of information on fibers out there; however, this class gives you a great introduction, enough, to put you above the rest.

Now that we are armed with this bit of knowledge, the flood gate are open because ...

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Miranda Gaines
rated 5 stars

Great Instructor and Valuable information

Clara is a wonderful instructor. She always has great answers for any questions that pop up. I already knew quite a bit about yarn, but I find that I still learned a great deal from this class.


For $29.99 You Get:

  • 7 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class materials, including a stash-busting hat pattern and fiber guide
  • Hours of detailed instruction
  • Answers from Clara in our virtual classroom
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