Fiber Content: 75% Pima Cotton, 25% Acrylic
Weight: Worsted Weight
Knitting Gauge: 4.5 - 5 sts = 1" on #6 - 9 needles (4.0mm-5.5mm)
Crochet Gauge: 11–14 sc = 4'' on I - K hooks (5.5 mm-6.5 mm)
Yards: 109
Grams: 50
Put Up: ball
Care: Machine Wash Gentle/Tumble Dry Low

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5.000000 out of 5 stars

Comfy Worsted Yarn

$2.99 50g / ball


Soft, machine washable, and lightweight Comfy is the ultimate solution for easy care and warm weather knitting. The breathability and softness of natural Pima cotton allows for comfortable wearing, while the touch of acrylic microfiber adds just the right amount of elasticity. This worsted weight cotton blend has superior wearability and longevity, which you are sure to appreciate over the years. Excellent stitch definition too!

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“Our review panel was in complete agreement: Comfy lives up to its name. Stacey and Siobhan noted that, unlike many 100% cotton yarns, Comfy didn’t hurt their hands while the worked with it. Stacey also pointed out that it doesn’t squeak on the needles, and it feels like a “cotton ball.” Knitters Review, May 2008

"I'd never much cared for cotton yarns until I tried Comfy. It's springy, has wonderful drape but doesn't sag, it's soft, lightweight and blocks amazingly - it's everything I love about wool, but in cotton! It's now one my favorites and has changed my mind about designing with cotton yarn."
-Kerin D., Knit Picks Garment Designer

“Comfy is Knit Picks’ newest. It is worsted weight but knits up light and thin. It is 75% Pima cotton and 25% acrylic. For the second time in recent memory I have fallen in love with a synthetic (blend)… This yarn is soft and caressing, and very summery. Perfect for a tank.” Obsessed with Knitting, May 2008.

“Comfy is the solution for easy care and warm weather knitting and crocheting…This cotton blend has superior wearability and longevity, which you are sure to appreciate over the years. Excellent stitch definition too!” Quick and Easy Crochet, July/Aug 2008

As seen in Loom Knitters Circle, August 2008, Pinwheel Dishcloth and Stripey Goodness Hat.

5 out of 5 stars

As part of a group called The Community Baby Blanket Project, we have made 6 baby blankets with Comfy Worsted. We love it. More than 25 knitters and crocheters are currently working on an additional 8 blankets. The yarn is so soft and the colors are incredibly versatile.

5 out of 5 stars

This is the BEST yarn. It is the softest thing I've ever worked with and it lays so nicely. I made a beautiful baby blanket for my new niece and I cannot wait to snuggle her in it! Thanks for having such a great yarn at such an affordable price!

5 out of 5 stars

Terrific yarn! I used it for a baby blanket a year ago and just saw it again tonight. After 8 months heavy use, the colors are still vibrant and it is as soft as can be. It looks like new. The parents say they get lots of compliments. Thank you Knit Picks for incredible yarns.

5 out of 5 stars

This is the perfect yarn for children's things, washes well and soft! Beautiful colors and the value for the price is like no where else. Love this stuff. This is what I will use over and over.

5 out of 5 stars

I love Comfy and have knitted 4 sweaters in it now (fingering, sport and worsted) It's my go to cotton/summer/baby yarn. The colors are magnificent, it's super soft and it washes like a dream. Do beware though that it "grows" I highly recommend if making a garment to WASH AND DRY your gauge swatch so you know what to expect. It will shrink back up a little in the dryer, but not much.

5 out of 5 stars

We just made a charity blanket as a group project using Comfy. Both knitters and crocheters loved working with it. I blocked and washed the blanket and the colors held beautifully. The blanket is super-soft!

5 out of 5 stars

I looooove this yarn!!! Its so soft and knits and crochets up so qucikly!

5 out of 5 stars

This yarn is not a cotton yarn, it's a SUPER cotton yarn! I do in this moment a blancket for the baby of my sister and I think I never love a yarn like that! I will buy it again, it's sure!!

5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love this yarn it is soft and nice to work with. I made a blanket and it is warm and comfy ! The color range is great and the colors are just beautiful ! Id recommend it anytime ! Perfect for Baby project !

5 out of 5 stars

I love it! Hope you will keep in stock. Wish the online colors were truer to actual colors.