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« on: January 05, 2011 09:55:43 AM »

I'm looking for a yarn that looks like orangutan fur...it has to be coppery orange and fuzzy...the only one I could find so far is this

http://cache.lionbrand.com/yarns/funFur.htm

but...looking at the sample, its a little sparse. It's really difficult to find yarn like this haha

Thank you!!!
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2011 06:57:55 PM »

You can try brushing yarn, such as cotton, in the appropriate color to achieve the look. Just use one of the sharp-ish bristly pet brushes and go to town. I'm pretty sure this is the method Roman Sock uses. See photos here.
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2011 01:22:00 PM »

There are some brushed acrylic yarns, like Lion Brand Jiffy. You can brush them more for an extra effect. They're not quite as furry as the fun fur types.
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