Monthly Archives: February 2020

Some things you should know about Alpaca Yarn

Alpaca Yarn

Description Alpaca Yarn has a non-abrasiveness (softness) that effectively contends with mohair and cashmere and is appropriate for articles of clothing that will contact skin. A thick fiber, alpaca yarns give great stitch definition and work magnificently for textured examples. Alpaca yarn won’t mat or pill. It contains no lanolin and has a hollow core fiber, […]

What is Acrylic yarn

Acrylic Yarns

Description Acrylic yarn is a synthetic fiber, formed of polymers created from petroleum products by melting and extruding the materials into long, thin fibers. The properties of acrylic yarn vary depending on the treatment of the fibers.  Tightly twisting fibers results in a strong but rough textured yarn. A looser twist will result in a softer yarn. Characteristics Low […]