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I Love Dk Yarn, and Other Light Weight Yarns

Today for I Love Yarn Week we celebrate Light Weight Yarns.  There is so much variety in our lightweight yarn selection.  We have recently added Amigurumi and Dishcloth to the Mary Maxim line of yarns.  Lightweight yarns are our favorites to design sweaters with.  Knitting with size 3 lightweight yarn typically gives the garment a better...

Advantages of Acrylic Yarn

When picking yarn for a project, what do you choose? How do you choose it? Here are some advantages on one of our favorite types of yarn out there, acrylic. Acrylic yarn is made from a polymer that is manufactured as a filament, then is cut into strands similar to wool, which is then spun into yarn. DuPont created the first acrylic fibers in...