Efficiency comes from knowing the process so well that no thinking is required to move on to the next step. Efficiency means knowing your materials and tools intimately so that you can choose appropriately which yarns to use for a project and which processes will best serve the needs of your tools and materials.
mind, linen has always been the queen of fibers. (Perhaps silk is the
empress.) Growing up with a parent and grandparents fresh from “the old
country,” I was taught to prize fine linens because no family occasion
could happen without them.