View Poll Results: What is your fave yarn to work with?
Wool 50 52.63%
Acrylic/Synthetics 11 11.58%
Cotton 3 3.16%
Alpaca 12 12.63%
Other 19 20.00%
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:46 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Knit4Fun View Post
I am not a fan of cotton so far because it splits easily. I like alpaca but mainly when mixed with another fiber like wool to thicken it up. Wool's my favorite!
This was my exact thinking as well. I enjoy cotton for its durability and all, but as far as working with it... ugh, it splits too easily. I use a lot of synthetics/acrylic for stuff that will get abused and needs to be washed often or for amigurumi toys when I crochet, but I love knitting with wool. Mmmmm, wool.
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