Author Archives: Marilyn Smith

We review Monaco Crochet thread, a unique and versatile crochet thread

Monaco Crochet Thread

Today we review one our best-selling crochet threads, Monaco crochet thread. Imported from the Philippines, Monaco crochet thread is a wonderful thread with many uses. Brief History of Monaco The Monaco Thread Company was established in 1958, by Mr. Chua Yap Chek, to make bag closing threads. Over the years the company grew and added […]

What is Acrylic yarn

Acrylic Yarns

Description Acrylic yarn is a synthetic fiber, formed of polymers created from petroleum products by melting and extruding the materials into long, thin fibers. The properties of acrylic yarn vary depending on the treatment of the fibers.  Tightly twisting fibers results in a strong but rough textured yarn. A looser twist will result in a softer yarn. Characteristics Low […]

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