It is incredibly soft and drapes beautifully. Want to know more?

Please click through to my Yarn for Amigurumi post for details , Hi June, I am from South Africa, near Potchefstroom, NW. Have you tried looking on Ravelry? Get the latest on trends, deals and promotions. I’ve found that if I use a different brand, the result is way too dense and puckers the fabric no matter how much underlying stabilizer I use. Y432 Lion Brand Pound of Love Yarn: Fiber Content: 100% acrylic: Care Instructions: Machine wash and dry. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The yarn itself even looks as though it was made by a different process. Only items selected as ship-to-home count toward “spend” threshold. $11.69. I couldn’t be happier with the results I had. Do not bleach, iron, or dry clean. I thought they were stuffed toys – though smaller and more tightly made than many others. Saved by Muddy Sheep Lion Brand Yarn Crafty Love Amor © 2019 Michaels Stores. All the newer balls are labelled as 182m per 100g skein. Discontinued (make sure it’s still available in stores! Consequently, if you want a multi-color design to run and look consistent, you need to use the same brand. The only difference is the size of the finished result – they will scale correctly so using the same pattern with a thicker yarn will give you a taller, wider. Interesting and ad revealing blog about yarn weights, and something which we all should do in our knitting and crocheting lives is to keep notebooks and samples of our yarn experiences. I’m afraid I can’t really help, Jane – I’ve always avoided the less-soft acrylics as I don’t like the feel of them, so I’ve never even tried Red Heart Super Saver. From “Get great value with our premium worsted-weight yarn in an economical size. Thanks for justifying my observations and confirming I am NOT crazy! Import Designation: Made in the USA or Imported, Fabric care instructions: Machine Wash Cold/Tumble Dry Low, High Quality Yarn Packs - Assorted Colors. And then to share it with us all! I always suggest to new knitters and crocheters to make a gauge sample no matter what, even if they are using the same brand and style of yarn as their pattern calls for. From shop Mypoemtoyourhand. Copyright 2018 Mary Maxim, Inc. All Rights Reserved. I wish they understood it better as they blame me for sizing issues when they’ve used a yarn that is not recommended for their projects and the items turn out too large because of the size yarn they used.

The important thing to remember is that all yarn marked ‘worsted weight’ – or any other weight – is definitely not the same, and you should be aware of that going into a project, especially if you plan to mix and match between brands. Something else I’ve noticed…even with the same brand/type of yarn, the lighter colors will often be thinner with less WPI’s than the darker colors. I would definitely label it a 3. Exclusions subject to change. I really appreciate all the lengths you’ve gone to, to help sort out the broad and frankly surprising differences in yarns all under the hood of worsted 4. Whites, on the other hand, tend to be thinner because of the bleaching processes. Thank you for this! As you can see, the samples varied in size considerably: These two samples were crocheted using the same hook and pattern, but the different yarns make a huge difference to the finished size! All Bernat Satin has a weight of 100g, but the older balls were labelled as between 149 and 152m per 100g skein. Find out more in our Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy. It really was beautiful! Will the proportions still be the same with light worsted yarn and a smaller hook? From shop irynabat25. Amigurumi in general may be washed! Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. As a designer of baby items I am sometimes frustrated by the differences between varied yarns of the same weight. Darker thread are often thicker and coarser because they are often over-dyed; they cause lots of breaks in production runs. Tried Carons but their yarn was to rough and stiff. This final table of results is more subjective, but it’s my attempt to classify the yarns by which are similar enough to use within one project, both in terms of softness/shininess and weight. Currently, I have decided to add rows to an old project. Initial water temperature should not exceed 40C or 105F. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Favorite Add to 1 skein Lion Brand Yarn pound of love Brige irynabat25. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. Comment Report abuse. I used cherry red, pink rose, off white, to make a friend a lacy bedspread. Thank you :) - June. Read more. I arranged all the flattened samples by size here so you can see the difference visually too – 0.3mm per stitch may not sound like much, but you can see that it really makes a difference, even in a small amigurumi piece: Flattened samples from the top – the height of the samples shows the stitch width variation, Flattened samples from the side – the height of the samples shows the stitch length variation.