Where does ice yarn ship from?

What is ICE cotton yarn?

Cotton Ice is a six-ply, 65% combed cotton/35% bright viscose rayon with 2,100 yds/lb. It is an excellent blend combining the softness of cotton with the sheen and dyeability of rayon. This high twist yarn resists pilling, yet gives a soft tailored garment. Cotton Ice is an ideal yarn for Spring.

What is a Mouline yarn?

Mélange yarns have various colors that are mixed together before the yarn is spun. Mouline yarns are created by twisting together either different colors or different types of fibers. The chart below, from All About Knitting, shows some of the many different yarn textures you might encounter.

Are Ice Yarns good?

Great experience, fast and cheap

Such a pleasant surprise. I tested the yarn and it was most definitely wool (I had been worried that for the price it may not be) and the swatch I knitted was one of the softest sock yarns I have tried in a long time.

What are the benefits of the ICE cotton fabric?

High-twisted yarn has other benefits as well. Ice cotton is wrinkle resistant due to its properties. In addition, the lack of fluff makes it feel smooth and comfortable to the touch, making it ideal for summer. It is truly a highly functional material made of 100% natural fibers.

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How is mercerized cotton made?

Mercerization is a process that makes cotton take dye better and increases its luster! … The cotton is treated with Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda) to swell the fibers and increase the fiber’s luster as well as its affinity for dye by increasing the surface area of the fiber.

What is Mouline Cotton?

Mouliné is an embroidery floss, made from 100% Extra Long Staple Combed Cotton Fiber, gassed and mercerized to give it that extra softness and luster.

Why is ice yarns shipping so expensive?

These yarns are not shipped straight from a US warehouse, but are shipped all the way from Turkey. So the shipping costs are much higher than we are used to seeing when we order things from US-based yarn companies.

What is cotton No 2?

The ICE U.S. Cotton No. 2 contract is the benchmark contract for the global cotton trading community. The contract prices physical delivery of US-grown, exchange-grade product with grading performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in store in exchange licensed warehouses in any of five US locations.