Originally Posted by judyschmitz
I made this primarily for bulky yarn...I knit at a slightly smaller needle shape than is usually suggested for the bulky yarn, so they have a more defined shape....
Originally Posted by PancakeGoddess
I tried to find a way to use my synthetic yarn stash and just couldn't even stand working with it. Nursing homes and senior centers LOVE donations like this, though. Also...
Budget=Lionbrand Fisherman's for sure. If you want more softness I'd probably go with Paton's classic merino. I don't find Lionbrand to soften up really at all IMO.
Those are the two that I started with anyhow
Originally Posted by Boadicea
How about Blackberry Ridge merino? Super soft, doesn't pill, feels more like a cotton/silk blend than wool, and is minimally processed so if the chemicals are bothering you that...