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« on: August 01, 2007 11:51:35 AM »

so i am starting to think about making gifts for christmas.. some crocheted scarves or some knitted hats or the like. i went to my not-so-lys to get some noro kureyon because i thought the colors would be pretty, but i returned empty handed because the yarn felt like sandpaper.

so am i missing something about this yarn that everyone loves so much? it really feels like something i'd never want touching my skin. does it magically soften up after being worked up?

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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2007 03:47:44 PM »

It's one of those yarns that needs to be treated with conditioner to soften up, but some people are more sensitive than others. 

Kureyon, & probably other Noro yarns, can have odd vegetable matter in it (have picked out some).

One of Noro's softer yarns is the Silk Garden line.

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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2007 09:14:19 AM »

Kureyon is fabulous felted (or fulled, rather).  It gets very dense and is much, much softer.  And their colors are so different and wonderful.  If you are set on one of the particular colorways, try felting something.  Just remember, it will be smaller after it's felted.

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