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#1 of 3 Old 07-20-2009, 05:08 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I would like to make some dish cloths but all of the yarn I have on hand is acrylic. I know cotton yarn is standard, but I want to use up what I have on hand. Will acrylic work? The label says 100% washable.

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You can, but they won't be absorbent; they would be useful for scrubbing, but not wiping up messes.
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agree! they'd probably be great for scrubbing messy dishes but wouldn't wipe well or get wet.

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