Ansel Adams Colorway - Master's Towel Kit

Mercerized Yarn vs Unmercerized Yarn?

February 7, 2016

We are often asked if mercerized or unmercerized yarns are better for towels. Our answer is always a resounding…it depends! Mercerized Yarn Mercerization is a process that makes the yarn smooth, stronger and takes dye better. John Mercer, and English textile chemist, developed the technique in 1844 to improve the dye qualities of cotton yarn.  He […]

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Warping Vertically!

February 7, 2016

Winding warps can be simplified by winding the warp vertically on the warping board. Some of us (i.e. Katzy) have been frustrated in the past with winding long warps and getting to the step of tying the choke ties only to bend down and discover that there is a missed pass on the lower levels […]

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