If you crochet a lot, chances are you have explored the world of online yarn shopping. I love my local yarn store but can’t quite afford a lot of their gorgeous products. This is especially true for bigger projects like throws and blankets. While I was trying to venture out of my known yarn zones in the craft store isles, I still needed to stay on budget. That’s how I found Knit Picks. I’ve already ordered a few times from them and wanted to share some of my experiences. If you’ve ever looked around their site but didn’t know if you would like the yarn, keep reading for my honest knit picks yarn review!
Why you should invest in quality yarn
Where do you buy your yarn? I have to confess that I started out as a cheapskate and only bought the acrylic stuff. Now that I am becoming more and more aware of the big variety of beautiful yarn out there that you can only buy in independent yarn stores, I am (as they say) hooked. I still prefer cotton yarn for my amigurumis, but if you make wearable crochet pieces, it really pays off to use a higher quality yarn! The finished product will be that much more beautiful. Think of it like a gourmet meal. The best recipes start out with high quality ingredients. After all, you are putting all this time and effort into your work, you will want the end result to be as beautiful as possible!