Made in the Philippines Monaco Crochet Thread is a brand of thread, produced only in the Philippines, by the Monaco Manufacturing Corporation. Located in Quezon City, on the island of Luzon, the company was established in 1958 by Mr. Chua Yap Chek as the Monaco Thread Company. Its primary products were bag closing threads. These […]
Most people think that crochet thread is just yarn that is used to make doilies. But there is a lot more to it than that. In fact there 5 things that you should know about crochet thread. 1) You Can use crochet thread like yarn Crochet thread is a specially formulated thread, usually made from mercerized […]
Its an age old debate. Which one is better? Yarn or crochet thread. In this post we will share with you which is better and why.
We often get request for size 5 crochet thread. Until now I had not found a size 5 that I really liked. Then I saw that Handy Hands introduced a new line of crochet threads called Elisa and I just had to try it. While Elisa comes in both size 5 and size 10, I […]
Crochet thread is a popular alternative for crafters, who want to expand beyond basic yarn to something that yields finer detail, but leverages the same techniques they are used to. At Lyn’s Crafts we have lots of articles explaining what crochet thread is, how it used, etc. I will put links to our other crochet […]
When you enter the world of crochet thread things tend to turn upside down. Thread sizes are scaled differently from yarns sizes. Hook sizes are also opposite to what you are used to. Yet, even with that, you can still crochet thread using the same techniques as you would with regular yarn. Check out our […]
The Alize company is a manufacture of yarns and threads based in Turkey. They manufacture and distribute a wide variety of yarns and threads, with 102 distinct products in their brand line. They cover almost every type of yarn and thread available on the market today. Even so, they are not well know in the […]
When you are just starting out with knitting or crochet one of the most confusing concepts to understand are yarn and thread sizes. Depending on where you are located, yarns and threads may be referred to by different names. There are even some yarns sizes that are the same size as crochet thread. To help […]
Wool Yarn is very popular for knitters and crocheters. In this post we share 5 things you should know about wool yarn.
When you think of yarn, you probably think of cotton yarn. In this article we tell you 7 cool things you should know about cotton yarn.