Yarn Pooling Resource List

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Yarn pooling is suddenly a hot topic!  I thought it would be good to build a reference list. If you’ve got variegated yarn or planned pooling books, calculators or other resources, please share them in the comments, and I’ll add them to the list!

Yarn Pooling Discussions

Ravelry Groups – Pooled Knits

Yarn Pooling Tools

David Chudzicki’s Pooling Simulator web tool www.PlannedPooling.com

Books and Articles on Variegated Yarns and Planned Pooling

Lorna Miser, The Knitter’s Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn, Random House, 2010

Carol J. Sulcoski, Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn, Interweave Press, 2008

Carol J. Sulcoski, “Planned Pooling in Hand-Painted Yarns”, Vogue Early Fall 2013

Karla Stuebing, The Art and Science of Planned Pooling, Twist Collective, Fall 2013

Yarn Pooling and Variegated Yarn Classes, etc.

Laura Bryant of Prism Yarns teaches a great hands on class about the mathematics of pooling and how to create knit pieces accenting planned pooling. You can use the same math knowledge to avoid pooling too.




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