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What is softer?

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What feels the softest when it is made up? Alpaca? Mohair? Something else? I want to make either a scarf or cowl for my daughter but I want it to be so soft that she cannot bear to put it down. Any advice? I walked around my LYS yesterday, but feeling the yarn in the skein is not the same as feeling it made up into something and they did not have anything made up in the alpaca OR the mohair. Any suggestions?
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I am currently working on a sweater with Alpaca and thin cotton knitted together. It is heavenly soft!!! can't wait to get it finished. Of course I just started it!!!
Judy M said:
What about yarns for babies?
My preference is acrylic because it is so easy to care for and there are some very soft ones out there.. I have also used cotton but am very careful that it is light weight.
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