Thursday, June 18, 2015

Working with Cotton

When you think of Cotton one thinks of Sugar and Cream.

Natural, soft and absorbent cotton is ideal for knit, crochet and craft projects. Worsted weight.
 You can find the multicolors here: Sugar & Cream Cotton Ombre Yarn and the stripes here: Sugar'n Cream Stripes Yarn

-100% cotton
-2-1/2 ounces (71 grams) 120 yards
-4"=20 stitches on size 7 needles
-Suggested crochet hook: H8
-Machine wash and dry
But there is more!

Cotton Fair® Solids and Multis Yarn

Sku: PI010027
Sugg. Retail:  $5.49
  Our Price:  $4.99
  Exceptional Value: 3 or more $4.79 each
                                       (mix and match)
                                       6 or more $4.49 each
                                       (mix and match)
Cotton Fair works up into lightweight, soft, and breathable garments that are perfect for babies and adults. The tight twist on the yarn make for better stitch definition. Our beautiful palette of solids and multis are ideal for spring & summer projects. Imported.
  • 52% Cotton, 48% Acrylic.
  • 3.5 oz/100 g, 317 yds/290m.
  • #2 Fine Weight.
  • Cool iron. Machine Washable. Dry clean any solvent except Trichloroethylene.
  • Crochet gauge, G-6 (4mm) hook: 18 sc & 20 rows = 4” (10.2cm).
  • Knit gauge in st st, US 4 (3.5mm) needles: 23 sts & 29 rows = 4” (10.2cm).
I have been making dish cloths with these and I love them. They aren't as thick as Sugar and Cream but they hold their color and extremely easy to work.

Afternoon® Cotton Colors

Sku: PI010185
Sugg. Retail:  $4.99
  Our Price:  $3.99
  Exceptional Value: 3 or more $3.79 each
                                       (mix and match)
                                       6 or more $3.49 each
                                       (mix and match)
Afternoon Cotton and Afternoon Cotton Colors bring you a classic palette of colors with added seasonal multis for year-around crafting. The light weight thread is perfect for knitting, crochet, or any threadwork project and has great twist and shine for lasting heirloom projects. Imported.
  • 100% Cotton.
  • 1.76 oz/50 g, 136 yds/125m.
  • #3 Light Weight.
  • Machine wash warm. Lay flat to dry, dry clean any solvent except Trichloroethylene.
  • Crochet gauge, F-5 (3.75mm) hook: 18 sc & 23 rows = 4” (10.2cm).
  • Knit gauge in st st, US 4 (3.5mm) needles: 22 sts & 26 rows = 4” (10.2cm).
This medium weight cotton blended with polyester means colors stay brighter longer finished projects dry faster and projects are more durable to last longer! Perfect for mesh wash cloths and more!


  • Weight Category: 4.
  • Content: 85% cotton 15% polyester.
  • Suggested crochet hook size US1-9/5.5mm
  • Dyelotted: we try but are not always able to match dyelots
  • Care: machine wash dryer safe do not bleach do not iron do not dry clean. 
Have fun with these yarns!

Until we meet again,
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