It’s a regular looking 4-ply yarn that you would never know heats up upon the touch and or look of the yarn. In fact, if you were a craft show vendor or providing a charity scarf or hat, you should mark the item as Red Heart Heat Wave and let your recipients know there is technology in this product.
What ply is red heart heat wave yarn?
Aran (8 wpi) ? Heat Wave is a revolutionary yarn that is activated by sunlight, even on a cloudy day, to keep you up to 12°F warmer. Upgrade your outdoor gear and stay warm at sporting events, everyday outside activities or even walking your dog.
What weight is red heart heatwave yarn?
Weight/Yardage: 3.5oz; 190 yds(174m)
What is heat generating yarn?
Red Heart® Heat Wave™ is a revolutionary new yarn activated by sunlight, generating an extra 12°F of heat. This patented technology is spun right into the yarn and fabric care is easy, simply wash and tumble dry on low.
How does Red Heart Heat Wave yarn work?
Like Red Heart’s classic Super Saver yarn, Heat Wave is completely acrylic, but becomes up to 12°F warmer when exposed to the sun, even on overcast days. … The fiber is then spun into Aran-weight yarn at Red Heart’s mill in Albany, Ga.
What is heavy worsted weight yarn?
Also known as Aran weight yarn, heavy worsted weight yarns are recommended for projects with a knitting gauge of 4 stitches per inch and a crochet gauge of 2.75–3.5 single crochets per inch.
What is color changing yarn?
Chameleon is the perfect yarn for stitching in the sun! This 100% cotton, DK weight yarn changes from white to a fun color when exposed to direct sunlight (or other UV light source). It is a great yarn for adding some excitement to accessories or garments, for kids and grownups!
What is Red Heart yarn made out of?
Most Red Heart Yarns are 100% acrylic, acrylic blends, or other synthetic materials. This makes your finished knit or crochet projects easy to care for, as the yarn can be machine washed and dried.