Best selling glow in the dark yarn in 2021
Why do you need fluorescent yarn ?
If you’ve arrived on this page, then you’re probably a knitter. Maybe you’re only a beginner, but you might as well be a very skilled knitter who has already created many pieces for family, friends or colleagues.
You’re surely always on the lookout for some new knitting project, as this activity can be quite addictive !
Have you already tried to be really original and create something with glow in the dark yarn ? Knitting a complete glow in the dark sweater might be too much of the good thing, but adding a lovely detail to a Christmas jumper might do the trick. Why not knit a falling star ?
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Frequently asked questions about fluorescent yarn
Here are some ideas : you could make a Green Lantern Doll, you can complement Halloween themed crochet patterns, you can knit scarves for the safety patrol at your school who have to stand in the cold, a cool Martian costume, a hat for enhanced safety on the road, a Halloween spider’s web decor or for string art.
The general rule is : the more exposure to light the stronger the illumination. If it’s UV enhanced wool, it will glow in black light.
Like other glow in the dark products, a chemical substance is added to the yarn to absorb energy from the light and slowly emit it when it gets dark.
The fluorescent substance that is added to any glow in the dark fabric or wool can withstand up to 100 wash cycles. Clothes made out of fluorescent material have the same feel as regular ones.
Yes, you can perfectly make your own fluorescent yarn. Take 3oz (88ml) of glow in the dark paint and pour this liquid in a container. Add 1/4 cup of water and stir with the paint. Then add the yarn and knead everything thoroughly until the yarn is saturated with this mixture. Finally squeeze out the excess liquid mixture and let the yarn air dry.