I have a pattern for an obi shawl that calls for DK yarn which appears to be a wool yarn. This leads me to believe this shawl is something that is warm in weight and would probably be worn outside. Is there another yarn I could substitute to make this a shawl to be worn inside?
If you wanted a shawl that is not so warm and to be worn indoor, you can substitute DK wool yarn with any other DK other yarn options.
Pic 1: Bamboo & Rayon Blend Yarn
Cotton, linen, silk and bamboo yarns are all natural fibers and they feel really comfy. They tend to keep you cooler than synthetic fibers. They can be good substitute for wool and will keep you comfortable enough when staying inside in a cool weather.
If you wanted yarns that are little bit warmer, you can use blend yarns such as cotton & viscose, silk & cotton, rayon & linen or just acrylic. There are so many choices available, you can really get lost in a yarn shop.
Thanks Deb, I hope this is helping you a little bit. Have fun shopping for yarn.
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