The MCAL is designed to work with DK weight cotton yarn, but like all amigurumi projects it can be made in any yarn and hook. Using bulkier yarns will result in bigger toys, lighter yarns will produce smaller toys – it really depends on personal preference.
TIP: Each make will need a small amount of yarn, great for using up odd bits from the stash!
The yarn you will see used throughout the MCAL is Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK * (100% cotton, 50g, 125m/137yds) in:
Beige (408 Vanilla Cream)
Brown (410 Soft Fudge) x2 balls
Dark brown (411 Coffee Bean)
Red (416 Red Wine)
Pink (456 Vintage Pink)
Green (425 Pistachio)
Dark green (428 Racing Green)
And we add a little bit of sparkle with a metallic yarn too! We use Anchor Metallic * (80% viscose, 20% polyester, 25g, 100m/109yds) in:
Gold (Metallic 00300)
Here there are 2 example of yarn substitutions: Ricorumi DK * and Happy Cotton *
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