Demystifying Yarn Substitution

With the variety of yarns available now, substituting yarn can be confusing—but it doesn't have to be. Make yarn substitution easier with these handy tips.

2-ply handspun
Variegated handspun yarn with different colored plies provides an interesting variation of effects in the different pattern stitches, although you can't tell what the patterns are.
Photo by John Polak