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Mercerized Cotton Yarn for Knitting Projects - About.com
Mercerized cotton is a special kind of yarn that you might want to use for knitting projects. Here's a quick overview of what it is, how it's made and where it got its ...
Kitchen Cotton - What is Kitchen Cotton? - Knitting - About.com
Kitchen cotton is a generic term for a specific kind of yarn used in many knitting projects for the home. ... Knitting with Cotton · Mercerized Cotton · Organic Cotton  ...
Readers' Choice Awards Voting - Knitting - About.com
Tahki Cotton Classic is the only mercerized cotton product to make it into the finals of the Best Cotton Yarn category. Mercerization makes this yarn shinier than ...
Knitting With Cotton - Tips, Pros and Cons - About.com
Knitting with cotton can be frustrating for some knitters because of its inelasticity, but it is a good choice ... If you like yarn with a shine, go for mercerized cotton.
Which Threads Are Best for Quilting and Patchwork? - About.com
Mercerized... Cotton thread is processed with chemicals that give it more luster, improve strength and help it retain dyes. The process also makes thread more ...
Where to Buy Crochet Thread, Online and Locally - About.com
Aunt Lydia's thread is available in both mercerized cotton and bamboo. If you want the cotton, look for "Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread;" if you want the ...
Tips for Knitting With Bamboo Yarn - About.com
Fabric knitted with bamboo is quite breathable and cool and has great drape. Bamboo has a good luster, similar to mercerized cotton. Bamboo is strong, flexible, ...
What is Organic Cotton Yarn? - Knitting - About.com
The biggest new product on the knitting scene these days is organic cotton knitting yarn. Why would anyone ... What is Mercerized Cotton? Knitting with Cotton ...
Dishcloths and Washcloths - Free Crochet Patterns - About.com
I've also seen crocheters use cotton embroidery floss, mercerized cotton yarns, and cotton crochet threads to make dishcloths. The key: choose an absorbent ...
Peaches & Creme Yarn by Pisgah Yarn (Review)
Peaches & Creme is a workhorse cotton yarn that you'll actually want to work with , because it's one of the softer yarns in the ... What is Mercerized Cotton?
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