Where can I get free yarn?

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Where can I find substitute yarn?

Locate the yarn information in the pattern

When looking on Ravelry, you will find this information to the right of the pattern page (see below). This is pretty much the only information you will need to substitute yarn successfully.

What is the cheapest type of yarn?

Acrylic. Acrylic yarn is a human-made, synthetic fiber, and much cheaper than most natural fibers. This yarn washes easily, is color-fast, and is a great choice for amateur knitters.

Why is yarn discontinued?

Market prices change, which sometimes means discontinuing yarns when costs don’t add up. The good thing is, when we discontinue yarns that are no longer workable, we have more resources to keep a bigger (and better!) stock of your favorite brands and colors.

What can I use instead of yarn?

Paper or Newspaper. Almost any kind of paper can be turned into a yarn-like fabric if you’re patient enough to work with it in a way so that it doesn’t tear. Ivano Vitali has proven as much with his newspaper crochet fashion.

What is the softest yarn?

Cashmere: The softest and fluffiest yarn of them all, but is also rather expensive and not that strong.

Why is Drops yarn so cheap?

9) Why are your yarns so cheap? As Northern Europe’s largest brand of hand knitting yarns and designs, we have unique opportunities to work with the very best raw materials and make savings that benefit you. That’s why you can buy DROPS yarn 20-30% cheaper than similar products!

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What does worsted weight mean?

Worsted weight yarn is a medium weight yarn that sits in the middle of the yarn weight family. It’s thicker than sock and sport weight and thinner than bulky weight yarn. Its medium thickness means that it’s great for knitting sweaters, hats, scarves, mittens, blankets and beyond! … – worsted weight yarn.