Knitting Knotes

hats

  • Taking Care of Your Alpaca Products

        Usually the first thing I hear when someone is contemplating purchasing one of our wonderful Alpaca products is-"Won't this be hard to take care of?".  You will find that with proper care, your valuable alpaca garment will become a personal favorite or perhaps even a family heirloom! First, a... View Post
  • It's that time of year here in Minnesota!

    It's that time of year here in Minnesota, it's coming-the cold, deary and darkness.  Although it's been a lovely fall, it's easy for me to get into a funk unless I have projects lined up to keep my mind busy.  What better way to stay out of this funk is quick and easy projects, a headband turbin.... View Post
  • My Early Morning Surprise!

    At Minnesota Custom Woolens we only use natural animal fibers! Why and what are these fibers?  Well the ones we include in this list are llama, alpaca, wool, and angora. Why? In America, we have been taken over by synthetic materials.  Polyesters, nylons, and rayons are everywhere. These material... View Post
  • How Do You Make Your Pompoms?

    So how do you make your pompoms?  I have struggled on many attempts in making pom poms for hats, a nice, full attractive pompom as I use them on so many of my hats. View Post