Fiber Family

How often do you look for the same (or similar) fiber family when choosing a yarn substitution?  Download your printable here: BSE Yarn Subs Fiber Family.pdf (UPDATE THIS FILE)

Please note: There are always exceptions, and you may have great success making a substitution that varies more than slightly from what’s recommended. However, until you are comfortable throwing caution to the wind, consider these helpful suggestions for choosing a substitution that stays close to the fiber family of the suggested yarn. This is one way to help you achieve the appropriate gauge, drape, stitch definition and fabric of the recommended yarn.