I have only done one yarn comparison test. I made two identical dishcloths, one from flax and one from cotton. It was a very interesting test!
There are so many different types of yarn that it would be impossible to test them all for every use.
Learn about the different types of super warm alpaca fiber that is spun into alpaca yarn and how to care for items made from it.
Angora Yarn from Rabbits
The fiber produced by angora rabbits can be used to make a soft, luxurious angora yarn. It can be used to make warm angora sweaters and other accessories.
The process used to turn bamboo fiber into bamboo yarn may not be as environmentally friendly and sustainable as you hope.
Cashmere Yarn from Goats
Learn how to care for items made from cashmere yarn and the interesting history of cashmere goats.
While it is great for crocheting, knitting, and weaving, cotton yarn carries a dark history. A lot of blood has been shed for cotton fiber and continues to be shed.
Flax Yarn and Linen Fiber
If you want to make something that becomes better with age, try using flax yarn. Linen yarn has connections to Ancient Egypt.
Learn about the history of hemp yarn and the many uses for hemp fiber. Rope is not dope!
Mohair Yarn from Angora Goats
Learn about the special characteristics of mohair yarn which comes from the mohair fiber produced by Angora goats.
Ramie Yarn from a Plant
There are some unique properties to ramie yarn. It also has a very interesting history.
Silk Yarn from Silkworms
Learn how to care for silk yarn items and the history of silk. Silkworms have been providing us with luxurious silk fiber for thousands of years.
Sock Yarn Advice
Decide on the best fiber blend for your sock yarn and learn how to choose the right yarn colors.
Make the best choice you can given the facts, and give it a try!
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Here you can learn some new skills and share your ideas about your favorite ways to use yarn.
You might want to also take a look at my other website about Embroidery Methods which is very popular with a worldwide audience.