Is T shirt yarn heavy?
T-shirt yarn is thick and chunky and a world away from the delicate work of amigurumi that I am used to. I’ve had a 9mm crochet hook (the biggest in my collection) that I’ve had for ages and nothing chunky enough to make with it.
Can you wash t shirt yarn?
The material will curl on itself which is beneficial. Even if machine washed and dried, the material may shrink after it has been used and dried though it does stretch a bit when wet. T-Shirt yarn typically doubles in length when stretched.
Is Tshirt yarn washable?
When t-shirts are produced in a factory, there is often a lot of great material left over. Why let fabulous, useable material end up in a landfill when you can make it into yarn instead! The cotton is cut into strips, creating a chunky ribbon style yarn. Handy for parents because it’s completely machine washable!
What is Tshirt yarn called?
T-shirt yarn is also known as “tarn” and T-Yarn. It is almost always made from T-shirts. This is because the cotton has been well worn and perfectly soft and still durable, and just slightly stretchy.