Medium Monday 7-22-13

If you want to start the crochet fever….

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Medium Monday

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Yarn –

..:: Definition: Spun thread used for knitting, weaving, or sewing. ::..

Types:

Yarn can be made of many materials, both natural and synthetic, and comes in nearly every color.

 There are many animal furs that can be made into yarn, some being sheep’s wool, alpaca, llama, cashmere, mohair, Angora, and more rarely; camel, yak, buffalo, and many others.

Some plants can also be made into yarn, the most common being cotton. But there are also yarns made of linen, bamboo, hemp and soy, though they aren’t as soft as cotton, or animal fur yarns.

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Using Yarn:

There are many, many ways to use yarn and string. Crocheting and knitting are the most common ways to use yarn, and they are usually used when making blankets, scarves, sweaters, hats, and many other things.

Some people also “yarn bomb” the streets. It’s when…

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