I'm not sure how it compares in yards...but, Hobby Lobby sells a one pound "spool" for $9.99 (it doesn't say how many yards it is; with my 40% off coupon that's less than $6.00 (including sales tax). If you have a H.L., check on line for their coupons. It seems like they post 40% off coupons every couple of weeks.
It's my first time buying it; but, compared to other yarns I've bought, I think it's a good deal. Looks like it will make a LOT of dishrags!