What is Darn Good Fancy Twist Yarn? - Darn Good Yarn

What is Darn Good Fancy Twist Yarn?

If you love soft, colorful, recycled yarns, you will not want to miss this beginner's guide on the properties of this yarn and how to use it! 

Darn Good Fancy Twist Yarn is a blend of two of our most-loved yarns: Worsted Weight Silk Roving Yarn and Lace Weight Silk Yarn. Each ball of this new yarn features a 50-yard strand of bright pink, tan, purple, and bright green worsted weight yarn twisted with a 50-yard strand of black lace weight yarn twisted around it. As you may have gathered already, this yarn is made out of recycled silk!


artisans working and creating colorful yarn

A Yarn Made With Love

Like all of our silk roving yarns, this yarn features an irresistibly soft texture! With an unbeatable combination of comfort and color, this yarn is perfect for making warm winter items like hats and scarves. This yarn is handmade with recycled materials all the way in India by our artisans.

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Unique, Colorful and Exotic Patterns!

You can make beautiful projects with this yarn. Some examples of great crochet projects to make with this yarn are:

Headlands Crochet Scarf

If you're a knitter, we suggest the:

Cestari Fingerless Mittens

No matter what you choose to make with this unique yarn, it is sure to get noticed with its expressive colors and outstanding softness! 

Pro Tips

When knitting with this yarn, 5- 8 mm // US 9- 11 sized knitting needles are recommended. When crocheting, the recommended hook size is 6.5- 9 mm // US K/10.5 - M.

If you're someone who's looking for a special way to treat themselves, make sure to check out our Yarn Of The Month Club. 

woman holding box with yarn

The Darn Good Yarn of The Month Club (YOTM) is a yarn membership that provides you with a box containing a skein of premium yarn, a knit and crochet pattern, and a mystery gift in the mail every month!

Our most recent box contains the Darn Good Fancy Twist Yarn in Pink Flamingo and knitting and crochet patterns to make the Treasure Keeper Pouch, a small carry bag that you can bring anywhere!  If you're interested in trying our Darn Good Fancy Twist Yarn and having a brand new knitting or crochet project to work on each month, sign up for yarn of the month club today! 

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