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Why Yarn Texture Matters

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Why Yarn Texture Matters

Silky smooth rose petals, freshly polished wood, crisply laundered cotton sheets. We all run our fingers over them, not only to feel the texture but to gather information. Our finger pads have an incredible number of high-density nerve endings that can discern a lot of information and break it down into smaller, more manageable parts. Is this surface soft or hard? It it wet or dry? Does it feel smooth or rough to the touch? As babies, we primarily develop through tactile interactions. The sense of touch is closely tied to mathematical problem solving in our brain, as we can...

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4 Felted Merino Wool Products You'll Love

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4 Felted Merino Wool Products You'll Love

By now you've likely heard us mention felted Merino wool as a solid alternative to other chunky yarns. With an array of benefits, felted Merino is an easy choice for households that are looking for a durable, high-quality yarn that will be long-lasting and strong.  But have you pondered what you can make with felted Merino or perhaps what this particular variety of Merino would be best for?  Take a look at a few felted Merino products we love best and see which one speaks most to you.  1. Felted Merino Wool Throw Regular Merino wool is also called roving,...

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5 Tips on Making a Chunky Merino Blanket

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5 Tips on Making a Chunky Merino Blanket

So you've made the leap. You've bought the yarn, watched our videos and now you are sitting on the floor of your living room surrounded by balls of our Merino wool, waiting to start.  If you are nervous, it's completely normal! So were we when we knitted our very first blanket. But very soon you will make something beautiful out of the balls of wool around you and you won't believe how fast and easy it all was.  Without further ado, here are our best tips to keep the process as frustration-free as possible.   1. Take Your Time Everyone always...

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What Claudia Schiffer Might Know

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What Claudia Schiffer Might Know

Celebrity fashion designers are not exactly jumping into super chunky merino wool for the couture they are creating. But just this week it was announced that Claudia Schiffer is using cashmere for the new outer wear collection she’s putting together with fashion label TES. And as cashmere and merino are the two most popular natural materials used for knitting, we should be happy that at least that C.S. is getting a little closer to what we all know…and love. The sweaters Schiffer is developing were inspired by her travels through southern Spain. No doubt the stuff produced here will be...

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BeCozi on TV

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BeCozi on TV

The ‘chunky’ trend comes upon us, especially in the colder seasons…and we don’t mean just adding some extra pounds round your middle. We will be talking about the trend of chunky knitting specifically, as much about all we do, come this Monday, August 29 when BeCozi is featured on the local WZZM13 channel, at 9 a.m.  Bringing wider attention to our business, as well as educating the world about chunky knitting with giant Merino wool in general, is why BeCozi will be in the news. Lots of people go out to buy a scarf or hat or even want to start...

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