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Holiday Verigated Yarn On The Internet

Updated on November 27, 2013
Holiday yarn
Holiday yarn

This past year much to my surprise I ran out of my red, green and white varigated yarn. You know the one I'm talking about, the one that is so useful for all of your Holiday crafts. At first I thought it was no big deal. I mean, I can get that at any craft store. They even have it at Wal-Mart. Silly me, I thought I would be able to easily find this yarn and stock up again. Well, let me be the first to tell you, It's not as easy as I thought it would be. For some reason the variegated yarn in red, white and green has become quite scarce.

At first I panicked, what was I going to do? When I finally settled down, I began to look for replacements for this suddenly hard-to-find must-have-for-my-projects yarn. I managed to find one source for my old stand-by yarn (yes, it's still my favorite for holiday projects) and a few for some new wonderful replacement yarns.

I hope my search will help any of you out there that have found themselves in the same boat as I did. Sitting there with my crochet hook without a skein to use.

If you are like me and you make holiday items all year long you know that it's never too early to get started.


Where to find the yarn

I have listed for you the sites that have, for me, the best selections of holiday yarn. There are many others that , I am sure, deserve to be listed.

Sugarncream

Brand: Sugar & Cream

Color: Mistletoe - light red, red, white, light green variegated (my old stand-by)

Holiday Stripes - deep red, green and white

Weight: Medium, 4 ply

Fiber content: 100% cotton

Washing instructions: Machine wash and dry for ombre

Machine wash and dry flat for Holiday stripes

Redheart

Brand: Red Heart

Name of yarn: Red Heart Holiday

Description: Solid color yarn with metallic threads running through.

Colors: Hunter with gold, Wine with gold, Aran with gold, Red with red, Green with green, Red with silver, Green with silver and White with silver

Weight: Medium, 4 ply

Fiber content: 96% acrylic/4% metallic polyester

Washing instructions: Machine wash and dry

lionbrand

Brand: Lion Brand

Name: Holiday Homespun

Description: Solid and variegated colors with metallic gold running through.

Colors: Starlight-brite white with gold, Berry-rich medium red with gold, Wreath-deep warm green with gold, Mistletoe-medium red and warm green with gold, Holly-bright scarlet red with gold, Evergreen-cool pine green with gold, and Festive-scarlet red and pine green with gold.

Weight: Medium, 4 ply

Fiber content: 98% acrylic/2% metallic polyester

Washing instructions: Hand wash in cool or warm water and dry flat

Name: Glitterspun

Description: solid colors with glitter throughout the yarn

Colors: Ruby-sparkling scarlet red, Sapphire-sparkling midnight blue, Bronze-sparkling coppery bronze, Amethyst-glittering dark purple, Silver-sparkling silver, Onyx-glittering black, and Gold-sparkling gold.

Weight: Medium, 4 ply

Fiber content:60% acrylic, 27% Cupro, and 13% polyester

Washing instructions: Hand wash in cool or warm water and dry flat

All of these yarns can be used for your holiday projects. They are great for making, ornaments, wreathes, scarves, mittens, hats, afghans, clothing, home decorations and many more things.


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      Susan Hazelton 6 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Canary, thanks for the information. I will certainly look into it.

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      Canary LeBlanc 6 years ago

      A+ Baby Crochet.com has all crochet patterns under $3.00 including the best of the best items.

      Take care and GOD bless you,

      Canary LeBlanc

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