Is cotton or wool yarn better?
Cotton takes dye differently than wool, and in general I find that the colors appear more subdued and not as bright. … Over time, cotton will not hold its shape as much as wool, and is best used for clothing where shaping is not a key component to the design (tank tops are popular for this yarn).
What yarn does not stretch?
You’re looking for fibers that won’t stretch, even if they get wet in the rain, so consider cotton yarn or even synthetic yarn options (the 4 Ball Market Bag Crochet Kit above is made with Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton).
What yarn should I use for a blanket?
What is the best yarn for a blanket? Use a medium-weight or bulky yarn to knit or crochet a blanket. Wool yarn is warm, while cotton and synthetic yarn will result in a blanket with a lighter feel.