Pure 100 per cent cotton, cotton mixes and natural fibres such as linen and silk are perfect for summer but can look good all year round. Hardwearing. they also give a classic look to soft furnishings, knitted into throws and cushions. Worsted (DK) denim yarn fades and ages like jeans, tweed yarns with a touch of silk make relaxed holiday wear, and spaced-dyed yarns give a blended look. Worsted (DK) cotton comes in bright colours for crisp ribbed sweaters, worsted (DK) linen mixed with viscose has drape, sport (4ply) mercerized cottons have a sheen, and a cotton ribbon yarn is ideal for slinky summer evening wear.
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kid mohair creates a delicate fabric and a sophisticated tweed is ideal for city wear. Boucle yarns are great for D
summer tops. For a fun look, knit a top in funky fur yarns in variegated or bold colours while fleece yarns are great for outdoor wear.
Dye lots of the same colour may differ slightly in shade, so always buy enough yarn of the same dye lot to complete your project. The dye lot number is printed on the ball band next to the shade number.
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A lurex and viscose mix is perfect for evening wear and adds an unexpected accent to fair isle knits. Metallic embroidery threads add small glints of sparkle when combined with a plain yam.
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