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carmen_grower_2007December 28, 2008

I haven't crocheted in many years and am now retired and unable to drive. I must buy my yarn on-line and would like a recommendation for a yarn that is very soft. I plan to make an afghan using the afghan stitch and wonder what would be the best yarn to use. How many ounces should I order?

Also, what are the best internet sites for reasonable prices?

I am so glad I found this site!

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brenoreo

Carmen, welcome back to crocheting. I don't know about what yarn to recommend, but I can provide some thread sites for you to look over. I could only enter one url, but some others are www.peaches-creme.com and http://store/knitting-warehouse.com

Here is a link that might be useful: Create for Less

    Bookmark   December 28, 2008 at 2:45PM
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damascusannie

One of my favorite soft acrylics is Caron's "Simply Soft". Of all the different yarns I used for the various caps I made, she liked the Simply Soft best.

Annie

    Bookmark   December 28, 2008 at 3:56PM
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wantoretire_did

Carmen - Check out this site. I haven't ordered but have read many positive posts regarding quality and great prices :-)

Here is a link that might be useful: Angelicrafts -- mill ends site

    Bookmark   December 29, 2008 at 5:24AM
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