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juststartingtoknit 02-14-2012 06:04 PM

looking for soft cotton yarn
 
What is the best soft cotton yarn to make washcloths with. My friend wanted me to make her some,but some of the cotton yarns that I have felt just seemed stiff. Thanks

suzeeq 02-14-2012 06:22 PM

The yarn softens up a lot when you wash them. Hobby Lobby's I Love this yarn is softer than Sugar and Cream. You can also use Lion's Microspun - it's an acrylic but very soft.

Jan in CA 02-14-2012 07:16 PM

The nicer cottons are more money so it really depends on how much you want to spend. I like Tahki Cotton Classic myself. The yarn is soft and the colors stay vivid for a long time.

I buy mine at my local yarn store (LYS), but you can also buy it online.

If you want less expensive you might try this one. It's softer than the dishcloth cotton.

Bernat Cottontots

juststartingtoknit 02-15-2012 11:07 AM

soft cotton yarn
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jan in CA (Post 1342394)
The nicer cottons are more money so it really depends on how much you want to spend. I like Tahki Cotton Classic myself. The yarn is soft and the colors stay vivid for a long time.

I buy mine at my local yarn store (LYS), but you can also buy it online.

If you want less expensive you might try this one. It's softer than the dishcloth cotton.

Bernat Cottontots

:) I went to the Tahki site and found a store close to where I live that sells this yarn. Wow! I love this yarn and the colors are cool. Thanks again for telling me about this yarn.

Jan in CA 02-15-2012 03:11 PM

You're welcome! Your yarn store will appreciate it, too.

If you've not been in a yarn store get ready to feast your eyes. :inlove: And if you're game see if they have a social knitting night. I go every Friday night. :thumbsup:

justplaincharlotte 02-16-2012 05:39 PM

I'm with suzeeq on Hobby Lobby's I Love This Cotton!. It's inexpensive and quite soft even before washing.

LoveBugAngel 02-19-2012 08:58 PM

I'm using Bernet's Cotton Yarn right now for my dishcloths and I like it. I don't have experience with any other yarn, but I like it & mom loves her dishcloths!

parulchopra 03-28-2013 04:20 AM

There are many companies which manufactures yarn. Aarti international is one of the best companies which manufactures variety of yarn.

DavidSydney63 03-31-2013 08:15 PM

Hey Jan, thanks for the link - what wonderful colours. If you were to knit a sweater with that cotton yarn would it be a nice summer style garment (not too hot)?


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