Types of Yarn

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Helpful hints to choose the right yarn for crochet and the best for your particular crochet project. It helps to understand the different yarn textures, weights and the best yarn fiber to use.

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How to substitute yarn. Yarn substitution tips. FREE crochet tutorial. Substitute yarn free crochet. Substitute yarn crochet projects. #yarnsubstitution #substituteyarn #yarn #crochet #freecrochettutorial

You have all this pretty yarn in your stash but you don't know what to make with it? We've handpicked 35 patterns for you to make from yarn you already have in your stash! From scrap yarn projects to bigger projects with flexible yarn choices, you're guarenteed to find some patterns you want to make during this blog hop! #freepattern #freecrochetpattern #freeknittingpattern #pattern

How to use up yarn stash? | Knitting with Chopsticks

You have this pretty yarn stash but you don't know how to use up your yarn stash? I have 35 daily free PDF leftover yarn projects for you here!

Yarn Choices - Crystals & Crochet

Yarn Choices - Crystals & Crochet

Many of you have asked about choosing yarn and how to swap weights, the best hook size for the different weights and numerous other questions about yarn. So, I thought I would write a little post about yarn….

There are a lot of different yarns to choose from, how do you know which ones are eco friendly? This post will help you make sustainable choices when shopping for yarn. #ecoyarn #sustainable #yarn

How to choose eco friendly yarn | Don't Be Such A Square

There are a lot of different yarns to choose from, how do you know which ones are eco friendly? This post will help you make sustainable choices when shopping for yarn. #ecoyarn #sustainable #yarn

Every type of crochet pattern has a different type of yarn that's best suited for it. We have a handy infographic for you to use and print out or share that breaks down the different yarn weights with a comparison of different yarn types.

Yarn Weight 101

Every type of crochet pattern has a different type of yarn that's best suited for it. We have a handy infographic for you to use and print out or share that breaks down the different yarn weights with a comparison of different yarn types.

ALV yarn and color card

Tapestry yarns! Which are good and why? — Rebecca Mezoff

ALV yarn and color card

Looking to build your yarn stash? Here are my absolute favorite yarns for crochet. They're all available at Michael's!

11 Best Yarns for Crochet: Katie's Favorite Yarns to Buy at Michael's!

Look at my best crochet yarn selections available at Michael's Stores. You'll find eleven great stash yarn choices for crochet to build your crochet yarn stash!

Do you ever go to the yarn section of a store and just look in awe at all of the pretty yarns? There are so many choices, but what are they for? Different projects require different types of yarn.  You can read on to learn all about which types of yarn are best for different crochet projects, but first you must know a few basics so you know how to find the yarn that you need.

What Is The Best Yarn For Crochet?

Do you ever go to the yarn section of a store and just look in awe at all of the pretty yarns? There are so many choices, but what are they for? Different projects require different types of yarn. You can read on to learn all about which types of yarn are best for different crochet projects, but first you must know a few basics so you know how to find the yarn that you need.

Just because it's summertime doesn't mean you can't knit & crochet your own clothes!  This guide will help you choose the perfect yarn for making breezy, comfy summer garments. #summerknitting #summercrochet #knittingyarn #crochetyarn #bestyarnever #yayforyarn

7 Tips for Choosing the Best Yarns to Knit & Crochet Summer Garments

Just because it's summertime doesn't mean you can't knit & crochet your own clothes! This guide will help you choose the perfect yarn for making breezy, comfy summer garments. #summerknitting #summercrochet #knittingyarn #crochetyarn #bestyarnever #yayforyarn

So, you have a pattern you want to make and it suggests a yarn, BUT the suggestion is too expensive, unavailable, or maybe you just don't like it. So you find another yarn, But how then do you go about choosing from the 1,657,243,091 yarns available? b's 350-2 1. Look for Alternate Suggestions in the Pattern. In most of my published patterns, I try to offer 2 yarn choices - the yarn that the pattern is made in and at least one other. I always try to ensure there is a more budget friendly…

Substituting Yarn — Gartur Stitch Farm

So, you have a pattern you want to make and it suggests a yarn, BUT the suggestion is too expensive, unavailable, or maybe you just don't like it. So you find another yarn, But how then do you go about choosing from the 1,657,243,091 yarns available?

So what is the best yarn for baby blanket knitting patterns? The simple answer is the one that doesn't hurt your baby. A discussion of keeping baby safe and then the many choices for knitting pleasure. Plus an easy FREE knitting pattern for a beautiful baby blanket, on page. So any of these yarn choices will make this beautiful baby blanket

What Is The Best Yarn For Knitting Baby Blankets?

So what is the best yarn for baby blanket knitting patterns? The simple answer is the one that doesn't hurt your baby. A discussion of keeping baby safe and then the many choices for knitting pleasure. Plus an easy FREE knitting pattern for a beautiful baby blanket, on page. So any of these yarn choices will make this beautiful baby blanket

Yarn Choices - Crystals & Crochet

Yarn Choices - Crystals & Crochet

Many of you have asked about choosing yarn and how to swap weights, the best hook size for the different weights and numerous other questions about yarn. So, I thought I would write a little post about yarn….

Are You Choosing Safe and Sustainable Yarns? 4 Facts You Must Know

Do you know where your yarn comes from? If not, you should learn these facts for choosing safe and sustainable yarns for your next projects!

Yarn Choices - Crystals & Crochet

Yarn Choices - Crystals & Crochet

Many of you have asked about choosing yarn and how to swap weights, the best hook size for the different weights and numerous other questions about yarn. So, I thought I would write a little post about yarn….

Yarn Choices: Which Yarn for Which Project? | I have had several requests to write a post about yarn choices, with advice on what type of fibres suit which type of project best, so in this post I run through the fibre types to help you choose what is best for your project!

Yarn Choices: Which Yarn for Which Project? — Blissfully Crafted

Yarn Choices: Which Yarn for Which Project? | I have had several requests to write a post about yarn choices, with advice on what type of fibres suit which type of project best, so in this post I run through the fibre types to help you choose what is best for your project!

I have had several requests to write a post about yarn choices, with advice on what type of fibres suit which type of project best, so in this post I run through the fibre types to help you choose what is best for your project!

Yarn Choices: Which Yarn for Which Project? — Blissfully Crafted

In my blog post, Demystifying Mystery Yarn, I mentioned that I would be most likely to use a good quality acrylic yarn when knitting for a baby. This is because acrylic tends to be affordable and easy to wash. The last thing a new Mum wants to do is clean spit up out of a hand-wash only, cashmere ba