Crochet Yarns Forum

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Blending yarn types

I purchased some 50 cotton/50 acrylic yarn but not enough to finish a project. Has anyone created an afghan with 50 cotton/50 acrylic and 100 acrylic?

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Debbie Pribele

Len's Mill Store Yarn Special

every yarn that is “green” (or has green in it) is 15% off for the month of March (2017). And green is my favourite colour!! hmmm

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Mary Pauline M

What's Everyone Making With Caron Cakes ?

Financially, I shouldn’t have, and I really almost didn’t, but … I was called back to work after a two month layoff, so … I thought I’d treat myself. I have NO definite plans for these yet, but am considering maybe a simple knit scarf or a...

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Debbie Pribele

The Colour Wheel

Some people just have that natural ability to select colours that look beautiful together. Others (me included) need a little help. Here is a good, basic, colour wheel to help with yarn selection. SOURCE:...

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Ever been told not to crochet with "knitting" yarns?

This article is a MUST read which clarifies this attitude and corrects the nay-sayers. I think.

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thinking of trying new yarns..any suggestions?

Hi everyone! I’m thinking of trying new yarns, but don’t know what would be a good quality yarn that’s inexpensive. I’ve used bernat, red heart, cannon, fun fur, and woolease (not spelled correctly, I know…). I want to try something new for a...

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Bulky/Chunky 100% Wool Yarn

I am brand spanking new here, and new to crocheting as well. I am in search of really bulky, chunky type 100% wool (Merlino, Alpaca, etc) yarn. I want to try to make something bulky but easy to crochet since I am so new to crocheting. I...

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Unbelievable deals

This was passed on by someone on FB, but it’s worth sharing, I think. I had no idea The Dollar Tree would sell yarn in bulk and deliver it to a nearby store for pick up! I’ve no affiliation with this business, just a happy customer....

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Yarn Comparison Chart

I was getting confused by pattern references to ‘fingering’ yarns and ‘DK’ yarns, so went to google and found this Yarn Comparison Chart. It helps give an idea of how to combine weights and types of yarn. ...

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Debbie Pribele

RESOURCE: Yarn Weight Chart

I found this information at

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Debbie Pribele

Yarn Source

just so I can track this down again in the future … UK site . “but” >> if you order $75 or more, the shipping to Canada is FREE!! FREE? REALLY .. uh huh!

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Bernat Blanket Yarn in Black?

I’m trying to track down Bernat Blanket Yarn in Black. I haven’t been able to find it in black and am starting to wonder if they even make it in that color. Seems odd to me if they don’t. Does anyone know?

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My Prize

Thank you Crochet Community team for these awesome yarn! My favorite viscose just arrived! Best regards, Jane |

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Debbie Pribele

TIPS: selecting the yarn

What are your tips re: selecting the yarn?

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Debbie Pribele

Outie or Innie?

When you get a ball of yarn that doesn’t have the centre end sticking out (so you can pull yarn from the centre), what do you do? a) just use the outside end b) use the outside end because that’s what I would do anyway c) pull out yarn from...

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Left overs

All of us have those small balls of yarn that are left over from projects. I’m curious as to what everyone does with theirs?