Thursday, November 26, 2015

Knitting Yarn (part 2 of 2)

Cotton yarn is light-weight and cool. Although many people dislike knitting a cotton yarn, it carries many an advantage. A fabric made out of cotton yarn holds together well and doesn’t pill. Besides, it is durable, strong and machine washable. Cotton yarn can be dyed in a variety of colors thereby making your projects more colorful.

Mercerized cotton yarn, a high-end variety of knitting yarn is more lustrous than conventional cotton. This shiny yarn adds a touch of elegance and beauty to all finished products. Organic cotton yarn, a variety of knitting yarn produced using organic cotton has made a sparkling foray in the world of knitting. It is gaining popularity as more and more people are turning to organic/natural products.

Recycled silk yarn as the name implies is made from recycled silk, more precisely the waste silk from industrial mills in India. Small projects like bags, hats, scarves, wraps etc. can be accomplished by using recycled silk yarn. The colorful ribbon yarn made from materials like cotton, nylon, rayon etc. is taking the world of knitting by a storm. It is used widely in several decorative projects.

Mothproof wool is a simple knitting yarn treated with chemicals to repel moths. The soft texture of the natural alpaca yarn is irresistible. This high quality fiber is soft, buttery and a lot of fun to work with.

The world of knitting yarns is huge and enchanting. The bright and colorful knitting yarns add a lot of excitement to the process of knitting.

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