Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-25-2012, 02:09 PM   #20
Working the Gusset
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 1,884
Thanks: 236
Thanked 676 Times in 632 Posts
Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
I'm just thinking you don't need to stick to Red Heart Super Saver. Even washed that stuff is not that soft. It hurts my hands to knit with it.
Jan, several years ago I made a camera case out of Red Heart Super Saver and have been using it frequently. The other day I was surprised to find that the case is now very very soft.

However, I have to agree with you: in general, that stuff is scratchy, and since wearing it out like I did doesn't work for most projects, I would only use it for rugs or other non-clothes items!!

I use a lot of Caron Simply Soft for baby blankets and such. One friend with three kids (and, subsequently, three baby blankets from me) swears by that yarn as she has machine washed and dried the blankets gazillions of times, and they always come out looking brand new! Caron has lots of interesting colors, too!

I'm very interested in buying my next yarn from elann! Thanks, Ingrid, for the link to the other online yarn store. Does anyone know of any others besides what's already listed in this thread?
Antares is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FO: all kinds of hats Olha What'cha Knittin'? 13 11-25-2011 06:53 PM
Today, I bought yarn, yarn, yarn, and more yarn.. iwouldratherbeknitting General Knitting 24 01-22-2008 08:12 AM
beginner: what size, what kinds of needle is for scarf? Crunch General Knitting 9 01-03-2007 07:41 PM
Who has all kinds of different yarns, supplies and books? KristiMetz General Knitting 4 01-06-2006 09:52 AM
Yarn Yarn Sisterhood Needs Yarn for Chemo Caps foldedbird Buy/Sell/Swap 6 09-03-2005 09:17 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:18 PM.