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Ruffled Scarves
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Feb 26, 2012 14:16:00   #
Hello, it seems that the yarn used to make the ruffled scarves is hard to find (starbella, wendy frills, etc). Does anyone know where to get this yarn and do they have a choice of colors? Thanks
Feb 26, 2012 14:20:01   #
JoAnns online store had some Red Heart Sashay available. Only two colorways available, but it changes as they get shipments in.
I like's Ballerina yarn. It comes in many colors and even when you add shipping, it comes to only about $5 per skein. I know there are several places that you can buy the same yarn (ICE) from. These people are the "middlemen" to yarnparadise, so a little bit more in price, but you can buy one skein where at the main site you must buy in package quantities. (usually 4 - 6 per bag/same color)
Feb 26, 2012 21:15:44   #
Mary Maxim has an assortment of different brands to make these scarves.
Feb 27, 2012 06:44:09   #
I have made tons of these types of ruffled scarves from all (I think) types of yarns. I get my yarn from...

They have a bunch of colors in all types. It is manufactured by Ice Yarns, but the reason I buy here is that all proceeds go to help women in third world countries. Check it out. I think you will enjoy their assortment. I do.
Feb 27, 2012 08:42:42   #
Are you talking about the potato chip scarf?
Feb 27, 2012 09:10:36   #
Hi Joan G

I just got some of the Patons Pirouette at Ben Franklin over the week end. I hadn't been able to find it anywhere else.

Feb 27, 2012 10:10:08   #
My friend, Mary, who started our knitting group, found some at AC Moore. There were several colors. Hope this helps.
Feb 27, 2012 10:14:26   #
I have made two scarfes and I get my yarn from It is a small shop with a big selection. The web page will show you what colors they have in just about everything in stock.
Feb 27, 2012 10:16:36   #
tyratim: Can you get one scarf out of the 32 yards of Ballerina? I'm looking for a color that I've seen, but can't find in yarn: combo of violet purple, light and dark green...looks like a bouquet of violets. Does anyone know who makes it?
Feb 27, 2012 10:22:40   #
I also use Lots to choose from and good prices
not to mention it goes for a great cause.
Feb 27, 2012 10:41:54   #
knitpicky1 wrote:
tyratim: Can you get one scarf out of the 32 yards of Ballerina? I'm looking for a color that I've seen, but can't find in yarn: combo of violet purple, light and dark green...looks like a bouquet of violets. Does anyone know who makes it?

Yes you can. It works up to be about 5 feet. I am not sure about the yarn you are looking for, but will keep my eye out for it.
Feb 27, 2012 11:13:58   #
I'm with amaw. What scarf are you talking about? The potato chip scarf???
Feb 27, 2012 11:20:14   #
turtles wrote:
I'm with amaw. What scarf are you talking about? The potato chip scarf???

I am pretty sure JoanG is talking about the ruffled scarves made with the "netted" yarns that are so popular, not the original potato chip scarves where you knit every beautiful stitch. Isn't it funny that now we have "Original" potato chip scarves too. And they are just like potato chips, you can't have just one. Oh my brain is working overtime.... maybe because of my messed up sleep pattern lately.
Feb 27, 2012 12:30:56   #
ladybuys (a regular here)
I love this site and have used it many, many times..

They have a good supply of colors, yarn styles, the price is right and their shipping fast. And, it is nice to know that your purchase is going to a worthy cause!! :-)
Feb 27, 2012 13:26:44   #

Nadia yarn
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