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Old 02-08-2010, 07:13 PM   #11
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I don't think "pilling" occurs just because a yarn is spendy. It's the softer yarns that pill. The softer it is, the more it pills. Based on that...even acrylics can, and will, pill on ya!

I've found that single ply yarns also pill more than plied yarns. But sometimes they're just worth it!
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Old 02-09-2010, 05:59 PM   #12
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I'm making one in Hobby Lobby's brand called 'I Love This Yarn' and truly, I DO! It's softer than Red Heart. I look forward to seeing how it wears.
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:33 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Arielluria View Post
I'm making one in Hobby Lobby's brand called 'I Love This Yarn' and truly, I DO! It's softer than Red Heart. I look forward to seeing how it wears.
I have some aluminum wire that is softer than Red Heart

Just joking, I like Red Heart and plan on doing a sweater out of it someday. Although I figure it will need a few washer rounds and fabric softener to soften up.
My crochet afghans are almost all Super Saver and have become very soft.
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Old 02-10-2010, 12:54 PM   #14
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RH is good for dog sweaters, though Vanna's Choice is better, I've used both for dog sweaters. I'm making a bag out of RH now, because i know it will last!
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Old 02-10-2010, 12:57 PM   #15
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ROFL.

My bf has suggested that RH is good for one thing and one thing only: stripping paint off of cars. I tend to agree with his shots at the yarn,lol
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Old 02-10-2010, 01:39 PM   #16
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SOME RH is fine, others is like knitting with sandpaper. I guess if you were trying to get smooth skin it might be good.
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