Can I Substitute Yarn?

Find out when and how to substitute yarns for one another in a knitting or crochet project for the best results!. We’ve all been there, you find the cutest, most exciting knitting pattern or crochet pattern but you don’t have the exact yarn it calls for…. Maybe the...
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North Indian traders expect demand for cotton yarn to rise next week

Traders in North India expect increased demand for cotton yarn as production is expected to begin for the upcoming summer season. Trade surveys in the Panipat and Ludhiana markets are promising, indicating an improvement in demand next week, although no significant transactions were made on Thursday as demand was so weak, according to traders.
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MKL replay, maritime yarns, Hyannis Main Street rezoning, Town Notes

The Federated Church of Hyannis' Facebook page caries a video of Sunday's commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his ongoing work for justice, peace and reconciliation. Music by the Groovalottos accompanied the service. The Rev. Bill Hughes, former president of the Cape Cod Council of Churches, filled in for the Rev. Derek White, who is recovering from COVID.

Top 7 chunky yarns to knit and crochet

Sumptuously lofty, with a gorgeous twist, Thick & Quick is a fabulous wool and acrylic blend that comes in 33 modern shades (including a couple of multis and tweeds) and it's a yarn for absolutely everything! Use it for blankets, cushions, garments, accessories, and because it works up on a 9mm needle, it's a super fast finish yarn!

Profits of yarns strode forward in 2021

Yarns have seen record high profits in 2021. Some cotton yarn mills even reported that they have not seen the hotness for ten years, a polyester/cotton yarn mill said it obtained profits up to 15 million yuan in 2021, some rayon yarn mills also reported great profits overall…. CCFGroup summarizes...

Is the peak season of imported cotton yarn coming?

Since the second half of December, sales of spot imported yarn mills in Guangdong, Nantong and Shandong have all turned better, and the prices have risen. Trader’s origin second-lined Pakistani siro-spun carded 10S in Guangdong has risen from 22,500yuan/mt at the end of last month to 23,600yuan/mt, after-tax, up 1,100yuan/mt in two weeks. However, the downstream weavers who planned for the holiday in end-Dec and early-Jan now may take holidays on Jan 15. Therefore, traders were generally not optimistic about the outlook around mid-Jan; but from the performance of the current market, the overall price has risen to varying degrees, so is the peak season of imported cotton yarn coming?

Best knitting yarn

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Knitting can seem intimidating, even if you’re not new to it. And when looking at all the different kinds of yarn for the first time, it can be downright overwhelming. The good news is, you don’t have to figure it out all by yourself. The best knitting yarn is Alpaca Warehouse Wool Blend in DK.

Gildan commits to sustainable yarn sourcing

Montreal - Gildan Activewear Inc. has unveiled its Next Generation ESG strategy and future goals which includes a commitment to source 100 per cent sustainable cotton by 2025 and 30 per cent recycled polyester or alternative fibers and/or yarns by 2027. According to Gildan, its new strategy seeks to tackle...
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Crafts: Indie makers get creative with yarns, dyes

When you see a nice handmade sweater, you know it took a while to make. The knitting or crocheting is just part of it. (A fun online calculator at estimates how long anything from a basic scarf to a blanket, baby booties or patterned garment would take you; figure on 20 to 80 hours.)

Gildan Activewear: Frontier Yarn Acquisition Underpins A Brighter, More Resilient Outlook

Gildan will be acquiring Frontier Yarns for c. $168 million in an all-cash deal. Gildan Activewear (GIL), a North American manufacturer and distributor of printwear and branded apparel, recently announced the 100% all-cash acquisition of the equity interests of Phoenix Sanford, the parent company of Frontier Yarns for c. $168 million. Upon closer inspection, I see clear merit to the deal - the addition of Frontier comes at a favorable price and more importantly, should further its strategic initiatives of lowering the cost structure and facilitating growth expansion ahead.

Mass. man allegedly involved in drug case picks up more charges

BARRE — A Massachusetts man accused of being involved in drug trafficking has picked up more charges after police said he showed up at a Barre Town woman’s home and refused to leave. Andre L. Yarns, 31, of Indian Orchard, Massachusetts, pleaded not guilty Jan. 10 in Franklin...

Downtown Yarns hopes to reopen in a week

Late Monday afternoon, Leti Ruiz stood on the east side of Avenue A below Third Street, anxiously watching the FDNY battle the two-alarm blaze that started inside Essex Card Shop across the street. Downtown Yarns, housed in a sliver of a storefront, is next door to the south of the...

North Indian markets are witnessing a thin trade in cotton yarn

Trade activity remained very weak across the cotton yarn market in North India. In the Delhi market, trade has nominally declined due to the ongoing third wave of COVID-19 and restrictions by the state government. The Panipat market showed a steady trend, but the Ludhiana market remained closed today due to the holidays due to the Lori Festival.