Question: Is Caron cakes yarn machine washable?

Can you wash Caron cakes yarn?

The care instructions recommend hand wash/lay flat to dry, which makes sense because it is 20% wool. This might impact the practicality of using this yarn for items that need frequent washing – baby blankets and garments, bedspreads, etc. – if you don’t like to wash things by hand. It’s all in what you are used to.

How do you wash Caron yarn?

Cleaning and Care

Caron Simply Soft is conveniently suitable for machine washing in warm water, gentle cycle and tumble drying on low heat.

Do Caron cakes have dye lots?

Caron Cakes were recently introduced to celebrate 100 years of Caron yarn, to be sold exclusively at Michaels. Let’s take a moment to appreciate all of the dye lots, acrylic, wool and love that has gone into their 100 years of business.

What is Caron Yarn?

Caron® Yarn is well known for their yarn Simply Soft which is one of the most favorite yarns in the Caron family. This is a staple yarn like Red Heart Super Saver but is softer. On a scale from 1 (roughest) – 12 (softest), Simply Soft ranks a 9 on the Knitting Warehouse Softness Meter.

How long is a Caron cake?

Product information

Product Dimensions 5.91 x 5.91 x 5.91 inches
Best Sellers Rank #22,233 in Arts, Crafts & Sewing (See Top 100 in Arts, Crafts & Sewing) #395 in Yarn
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No
Fabric Type 80% Acrylic/20% Wool
Assembly Required No
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Is Caron cotton cakes good for dishcloths?

Caron Cotton Cakes comes in a lovely range of pastel shades, which makes it perfect for seasonal projects such as beach bags and summer shawls. PLEASE NOTE: this yarn is intended for fashion only. Do not use it for dishcloths or towels.

What ply is Caron cakes yarn?


Weight: Aran / Medium
Texture: Plied (3 or more plies)
Fiber: Acrylic (80%), Wool (20%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10 cm (4″) and 24 rows

What weight is Caron big cakes?

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Brand Name Caron
Ball Weight 300g
Length 551 metres
Needle Size 5mm
Blend 100% Acrylic