Where is Hobbii yarn located?
Hobbii.com is the one-stop shop for yarn lovers around the world! We have all you need for your next knitting or crocheting project. We are located in beautiful Copenhagen, Denmark where all products are designed and all orders are packed and shipped from.
What is mercerized cotton yarn?
Mercerized cotton is a special kind of cotton yarn that is more lustrous than conventional cotton. It is also stronger, takes dye a little more readily, produces less lint, and is more resistant to mildew. It also may not shrink or lose its shape as much as “regular” cotton.
What ply is cotton yarn?
At both 8/4 and 8/8, the cotton yarn is therefore spun from cotton with a thickness 8. The difference between the two designations is thus that one type is spun from 4 ply, while the other is spun from 8 ply.
Is Hobbii yarn soft?
Select Color: The thread consists of 70% bamboo, which makes the yarn the softest you have ever experienced and gives it a special light weighted feel. The bamboo’s fibers are naturally silky soft and smooth – which makes the thread incredibly delicate.
What is the difference between mercerized and Unmercerized cotton yarn?
Mercerization increases the fiber’s ability to take dye and increases its strength. It also slightly decreases its ability to absorb water compared to unmercerized cotton. Mercerized cotton is the go-to for household linens such as table runners, placemats, pillows, and curtains.
Is mercerized cotton 100% cotton?
Cotton Threads Mercerized Cotton Thread – 100% cotton thread that is still silky smooth. Mercerized cotton or Egyptian cotton goes through a specialized process that makes natural fibers more luminous and stronger.
What is DK yarn in USA?
DK (Double Knit) is a light yarn, for example of 50 grams. DK yarns are thinner than Aran yarns and are often used for projects that require lightweight yarns, such as a summer sweater, cap, accessories or children’s clothing.
What is Worsted 10 ply yarn?
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What does NM mean yarn?
The Nm stands for ‘normal metric’ – which is based on 1 000 metres of yarn per kilogram. The first number refers to the number of strands plied together. The second number tells you how many hanks of 1 000 metre lengths of a single ply of the yarn would weigh one kilogram.