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How to Soften Economical or Scratchy Yarn

Do you have scratchy yarn? Oh no! Here's how to soften it BEFORE you crochet or knit, which softens it much more than after your project is complete. Score!

A stunning cotton yarn, DMC Natura Just Cotton is a fantastic combed cotton yarn with a matte finish that is perfect for knitting and crochet! Gorgeous to wear and so comfortable to knit - there are 50 fabulous shades to choose from, and all designed to work tonally with one another, so this is a yarn that is perfect for crocheted blankets, granny squares and ripple patterns as well as striped projects! Knits on 3.5mm needles, crochets on a 3.5-4mm hook depending on project tension…

Riddari pattern by Védís Jónsdóttir for Ístex