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Old 02-18-2012, 02:50 PM   #11
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Years ago, my aunt used to knit afghans with "Fisherman's Sayelle" yarn - which I can't find anywhere!! Soooooo, what are some soft, long-lasting acrylic yarns that I can use instead???

I've heard about Knitpicks new Brava yarn. Any others??
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Another vote for Simply Soft. I have used it for... almost every project I've ever knit or crocheted. I think the neons feel a little... plastic-y is the only way I can describe it, but the deeper colors feel amazing. It is a pretty cheap yarn that is easy to find any where.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:50 AM   #12
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if you have a hobby lobby near you i am a HUGE fan of their "i love this yarn" it is super duper soft - giving caron ss a run for its money! i have used it for all baby blankets that i have done and it washes up wonderfully!
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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.
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I love Vanna's Choice. It's durable, but relatively soft to the touch, and it's got tons of colors. It's the first yarn I ever knit with, so I frogged and re-frogged many times, and it still held up and looked nice.
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