Joining Yarn

krooks's picture

I have a yarn that is 45% silk and 55% Merino. Can I "felt " this to join?

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Parrot's picture

Yes, I do it, but a little

Yes, I do it, but a little different than a "spit join". I intertwine the fibers to be joined and dip them in a small bowl of hot water, then briskly rub them back and forth in my palms . . . it should join (felt) rather quickly.

vsidart's picture

Again on the spit-join,

Again on the spit-join, takes a little more rubbing, but is do-able....

QueerJoe's picture

If you mean, like a

If you mean, like a spit-join...I would imagine the merino would felt enough.

Can't you just try it and see?