St. Patrick’s Day Tail-Spun Green Yarn

             It’s March! Time for something green – after all, it’s almost St Patrick’s Day. How about  some Tail-Spun Art Yarn – dyed green of course. As luck would have it, there’s no shortage of Mohair locks at my house. They are perfect for this project. These locks came strait off the goat and into the dye …

Hem Stitch For Weaving

There are many ways to finish off the ends of your weaving projects. The Hem Stitch is an all time favorite among weavers. Bear in mind however, that this method will produce a fringed edge. Follow this simple tutorial to learn how. First, warp the project onto a Kromski Harp Forte. Follow this tutorial if you are not familiar with …

Valentine Key Fob

When you give your Valentine the key to your heart, give them a Hand Woven Key Fob to keep it on! This weft faced Key Fob weaves up quickly using worsted weight cotton yarn and an 8 dent Heddle. Don’t have a loom? Don’t worry, Kromski has several different sizes for you to choose from! Or you can opt to …

Needle Felted Christmas Fun!

Here’s a project even a very beginner Needle Felter can do! We’ve used our Kromski Polish Merino Felting Packs to create these adorable felted ornaments by placing the wool inside a cookie cutter and felting to shape. Add a few decorative touches and you have some fun ornaments. This is very easy to do, however, we recommend that after the …

Kromski Christmas Scarf

Short on time this Christmas? This scarf weaves up quickly on the Kromski Harp Forte, using super bulky weight yarn in traditional Holiday colors. Finished size: 60” x 7” with 4” fringe You will need Super Bulky yarn (5 wpi): 55 yards of Green 75 yards of Red 65 yards of White Kromski Harp Forte rigid heddle loom at least 8” …

Jumbo Flyer for Kromski Fantasia

If you are looking for a solution to be able to spin and ply thicker yarns on your Fantasia or for a larger bobbin capacity, the Fantasia Jumbo Flyer Kit is the answer for you! This kit comes with a Jumbo Flyer & Jumbo Bobbin. The Jumbo Whorl that is included in this kit allows 4 and 6 :1 ratios. …

Kromski Christmas Hat Patterns

Merry Christmas from Kromski North America! Nothing warms the heart like a home made Christmas gift. Our gift to you this holiday season is a pattern to make a gift that will warm hearts and heads alike. This winter hat will knit up so quickly, you’ll probably want to make several. Our project starts with Kromski Polish Merino Top, in …

Weaving Your 1st Scarf

“My First Woven Scarf” See part 1 – “How to Warp the Kromski Harp Forte” to get started. Supplies: Kromski Harp Forte Loom at least 8” wide 155 yards size 3 Crochet Thread or 8/2 Weaving Yarn 185 yards worsted weight (size 5) yarn. Small amount of waste yarn Scissors   For this tutorial, I will be using the 8” Kromski …

How to Warp the Kromski Harp Forte

Warping your Rigid Heddle Loom for the first time can be a daunting experience. But it doesn’t need to be. It’s actually quite easy. Let us walk you through the process, step by step. For this tutorial, we will be using an 8” Kromski Harpe Forte and stand. The warp is the yarn that runs from the front beam to the …

Making Cotton Punis

Have you ever wanted to try spinning cotton? While it is possible to spin with cotton roving, I sometimes prefer to use Punis. Today I’m going to create my own punis. I have some plain white cotton. It’s been ginned, but the fibers need to be aligned better before spinning. I also want to add a bit of color to my …