I personally have used RH for afghans due to its durability and all mine have washed up nicely and soften more and more over time. I also have now started using Hobby Lobby's I Love This Yarn for my afghans. It is soft and washes nicely.
Jody in Powder Springs, GA
Mom of Alyssa(23) & Allen(20) & two spoiled Chihuahua's - Stitch (10) & Gizmo (8) Grandma to Hunter (8)
OTN: Socks! Socks! & more Socks! for me for winter. I drive a school bus. BRRRR!!
Crocheting: Ripple Stitch Afghan in collegiate yarn from Hobby Lobby for DH.
UFO's: Ballet Wrap Sweater with Ovation Yarn; this thing keeps stareing at me to pick it back up. Braided Wrap with Therapy Yarn.