ONE skein multi texture, multi color soft Magical Wizard yarn by Red Heart Boutique A skein of Magical is four types of yarn in one. Yarn brand and name. I’m combining these because the color name and dye lot really depend on the brand and sub brand. Update your preference center here. You’ll probably notice that every skein of yarn has a number on it. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Color and dye lot information can most commonly be found near to the UPC code on mass market yarns like Patons, Red Heart or Lion Brand Yarn. I personally find the yardage much more useful because it can help you figure out how many skeins you need for your project. The iron is probably one of the most recognizable symbol. Red Heart Super Saver Yarn is Americaâs best-selling yarn for over 70 years! Letâs examine a label for Red Heart Soft Yarn as an example: Country of Origin. The fifth symbol, circles indicate dry cleaning instructions. The anatomy of the label tends to change from brand to brand and even between yarn types from the same brand. I usually buy one more than I think I need just it case. If so, you might just have to go up or down a hook size to get the same results. You read that right. So today let me give you an overview of Red Heart Super Saver, the latest UAYC fast follow. I literally never noticed! This basic 3-ply acrylic yarn with added reflective thread wrap that makes this yarn reflect light, aiding in nighttime visibility. More important than the weight is the yardage. It will appear in various formats; some with letters and numbers, some with 6 numbers, some with 8. This basic 3-ply acrylic yarn with added reflective thread wrap that makes this yarn reflect light, aiding in â¦ In the image above, the first piece of information is the country of origin, or where the yarn was manufactured. This information is usually found right next to the yarn weight. This skein also happens to say JUMBO on it, but not all of them will be like that. Labels include everything from the yarnâs brand name to the color name and the dye lot number. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! If youâre familiar with the basics but need a little more information on substituting a yarn in a pattern read on! Never fear! Todays lesson in our Learn to crochet series is Understanding yarn weights and Labels. For example, if you want a fabric that drapes well, you could use a lighter weight yarn, such as a 3, with a J/6mm hook. Only want to hear about Red Heart yarns and nothing else? But you need to know how to read the yarn label to understand what information it offers. ;" > â¢ 100% acrylic â¢ Solids: 7 oz/198g/364 yd/333m large no-dye-lot skein. Just opt for your Yarn Label Template below. Just with your terms and tools. This doesn’t actually mean the yarn doesn’t have a dye lot it just means they do huge batches at a time so it’s less likely that you’ll have multiple lots. I find cotton to work the best for potholders (free potholder pattern). For example, if you’re making a potholder you don’t necessarily want to be using wool, because it will felt everytime you throw it in the wash. You don’t want to use synthetic materials like acrylic or polyester, or else it will melt! The Chadwick brand & label originated from James Chadwick & Brothers Ltd., that was Purchased by J&P Coats in 1917. Red Heart Dreamy comes in two varieties â Dreamy and Dreamy Stripes! Depending on the size/bulkiness of the yarn it can get pretty heavy, but might not have all that much in the way of length. Did you know that a lot of skeins actually mark the correct end? The metallic strands are a beautiful vivid sparkling green. Starting on the top left, the first symbol has a skein of yarn that says âMEDIUMâ at the top and â4â in the center. Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Details. There’s a lot of great information that comes with your yarn, everything from yardage to what it’s made of which is why it’s extremely important to know how to read a yarn label.