Homespun® Yarn

SKU: 790-225D

$8.99

From shawls to sweaters to throws, this yarn can't be beat for softness and sheer touch-ability. With solids, heathers, and beautiful self-striping 'painterly' colors, Homespun® comes in gorgeous shades you'll love. Please note that some colors have long, slow color variations that cause them to subtly stripe. This is deliberate and adds to the beauty of the finished garment; such yarns are designated as our 'painterly' colors.

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Yarn Weight
5 Bulky / Chunky
Crochet Gauge (4in x 4in)
10 sc x 10 r on K-10.5 (6.5mm)
Knit Gauge (4in x 4in)
14 sts x 20 r on #10 (6mm)
Length (yd)
185
Length (m)
169
Weight (oz)
6
Weight (g)
170
Fiber
Acrylic, Polyester
Fiber Detail
98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester
Care
Machine Wash, Machine Dry
Care Detail
Machine wash. Initial water temperature should not exceed 40C or 105F. No bleach product may be used. A machine dryer may be regularly used at the hottest available temperature setting. Item may not be smoothed or finished with an iron.

Customer Reviews

Based on 247 reviews
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Anna Rita Quinn
Soft and warm Homespun

I have made 270 prayer shawls out of Homespun and the recipients love the colors and warmth. One ball of each color.

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Kaylyn Bosak
Cozy

This makes a very cozy cardigan!

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Julie-Elizabeth Mack
Perfect soft yarn for comfort shawls

For many years I have used this yarn to make comfort shawls for fellow girl scout leaders and girl scouts. We would pass the work around and the troop members would add a stich or many stitches and give it some love. We called them girl scout hugs. Lately I have had trouble finding the yarn in all the colors as after my girls grew up and left me, I still make the hugs for various people. I hope this is a temporary issue and not a discontinuation of the yarn. Here is a picture of one I made last week for one of my scouts who just had a baby. It's odd to realize they are all adults now, but they still keep in touch. I like to crochet shells on each end instead of fringe.

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Susan Hayhurst
Prayer shawl

The homespun yarn makes the best prayer shawls.

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Mildred Bradway
Lion brand homespun yarn

This yarn makes the most beautiful winter blankets

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Cheryl German
Great customer service!

Homespun yarn is so soft. Using it to make prayer shawls at our church!

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