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Old 03-02-2008, 07:55 PM   #1
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Soft Yarn for washcloths
I have been making dishcloths with Sugar and cream cotton yarn, but I need somthing softer but absorbant for making baby washcloths and face cloths. Anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 03-02-2008, 08:53 PM   #2
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TLC Cotton Plus is good. It's a dk weight, best with size 5,6, or 7 needles, soft with a cotton/acrylic blend, very absorbant. Mary
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I did not know I could use an acrylic blend. I will check it out. Thanks!
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Old 03-03-2008, 12:45 AM   #4
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Sure, you could try CottonEase or Micrspun, both by Lion.
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I've heard Cotton Chenille by Crystal Palace is very soft and good for washclothes.
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I love CP cotton chenille for washcloths - I've also used Cottontots and find it soft enough.
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I think Peaches/Cream is softer then the Sugar/Cream. I didn't like Microspun much, only made one & don't use it much. I bought some Cotton Chenille by Crystal Palace but haven't used it yet. I do think it will be the softest by far.
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I second Microspun. It's very soft for a baby.
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Wow thanks for all the suggestions. I definitely want to try cottontots, microspun, TLC....and I have been reading about Crystal palace but would have to order it becasue there are no yarn shops close to me except commercial chain stores like Michaels.
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