LYS Stop: Yarns Down Under For Vicuna, Guanaco

Yarn shop and books.

LYS YDU is knitter’s shorthand understood as “local yarn shop – Yarns Down Under” – and condensed language has been in use decades before social media or texting ever existed. Abbreviations are standard practice for following a pattern or creating one. The Craft Yarn Council has a master list of terms used by designers and publishers and knitters. But you don’t have to know even one of them to cast on beautiful yarn and start knitting. Here’s another stop on our journey visiting local yarn shops. Continue Reading