Acrylic yarns are man-made fibres which have many applications and as well as fabrics are also used to produce some excellent knitting and crochet yarns.
It is lightweight and soft and is particularly good for holding colours so can be produced in a wide range of plain shades as well as some beautiful batik dyes.
It is machine washable, extremely colour-fast as well as being hypo-allergenic. These qualities make it very suitable
for babies and children, or any garment were constant washing is required.
In addition to being used alone acrylic is also often blended with natural fibers, such as cotton and wool, to give them more durability,shape stability and added softness.
Acrylic yarns are generally cheaper than their natural fiber counterparts and due to this,and its many other qualities is very popular with both knitters and crocheters alike.
The Knitting Wool Store is happy to offer a good range of quality 100% acrylic yarns, as well as some which have been blended with other fibers, at very good prices.
Muffin Yarn Rolls- super new concept in knitting and crochet yarn, 15 colour change varieties to choose from. 430g & 3,700m per roll. JUST £8.90
Black & White,200g hanks of bulky yarn in stylish shades of black, white and grey.
200g hanks £4.25