Today’s topic for Knitting and Crochet Blog week focuses on yarn choice. But, before I write about yarn choices, I have good news to share. I had my first Etsy Shop sale. It was the gray beret pictured above. I am very happy. Pastor M. of my church mailed the beret for me today. I have several friends and neighbors who have offered to help me mail off my Etsy items, since I am basically homebound. So, I should have no difficulty getting my orders mailed off quickly. I hope my customer who purchased the beret will be satisfied with it. I hope I get other orders soon.
Now I’ll get back to writing about yarn choice. Cashmere( or a cashmere blend yarn ) is my wish list yarn. I’ve never worked with cashmere yarn before. I’ve never worn an item made from cashmere. One day I would like to knit a chocolate-colored cashmere scarf. Adjectives I would use to describe cashmere are: elegant; luxurious; soft; coveted and expensive. I don’t know where I got these impressions of cashmere. I’ll see how true my impressions are when I finally knit that scarf.
Soft medium weight acrylic yarn is the yarn I use the most. I use it to crochet hats, scarves, afghans. Adjectives I would use to describe soft acrylic yarn are: dependable, soft, affordable, washable, practical, colorful and safe.
Due to my mobility challenges I haven’t been to a yarn shop in years. I miss that. However, ordering yarn over the internet is very easy.