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Yarns - the key material to knitting

It is fair to say that YARN is a key material not just for knitting but for all kinds of textile. So I feel it is crucial to share some basic knowledge of yarn Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibres, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, or weaving. Thread is a type of yarn intended for sewing by hand or machine. Yarn types Animal fibre based yarns – these are sourced animals’ hair for instance Cashmere, Angora, Alpaca, Mohair, Merino Wool and Silk. Plant fibre based yarns – these are originated from natural plants for instance Cotton, Bamboo, and also other recently invented Pine Apple, Water Hyacinth Synthetic (artificial) yarns – are basically manmade yarns...

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