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Published on March 4th, 2014 | by Carly

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What yarn are you?

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Take our fun yarn personality quiz and answer 12 simple questions to find out what yarn you are! Share your result with your friends and encourage them to take the test too.

1. What’s a fun night for you?

1-fun_night

  •   Big party
  •   Dinner party
  •   Dinner for two
  •   Alone with a book

What other craft interests you the most?

2-crafts

  •   Woodworking
  •   Cake decorating
  •   Painting
  •   Beading

Which TV show might we find you tuned into?

3-tv

  •   Friends
  •   The Simpsons
  •   Sherlock
  •   Downton Abbey

What’s a typical holiday?

5-holiday

  •   Relaxing on the beach
  •   Cities and art
  •   Hiking in the moutains
  •   Exploring new cultures

What magazine might we catch you reading?

4-magazine

  •   HELLO
  •   Cosmopolitan
  •   Good Housekeeping
  •   National Geographic

Your dream house?

6-dreamhouse

  •   Country cottage
  •   Luxury palace
  •   City penthouse
  •   Treehouse

Which of these couldn’t you live without?

7-livewithout

  •   Smartphone
  •   Lip gloss
  •   Gloves
  •   Laughter

Favourite Doctor Who?

11-doctor-who

  •   Sylvester McCoy
  •   Christopher Ecclestone
  •   Tom Baker
  •   Matt Smith

What’s your drink of choice?

8-drink

  •   Cappuccino
  •   Herbal tea
  •   Tea
  •   Vodka martini

Where do you tend to do your shopping?

9-grocery

  •   Local store
  •   Whole Foods / Waitrose
  •   Asda / Walmart / Aldi
  •   Ocado / Netgrocer / Amazon Fresh / Freshdirect

What’s your favourite type of music?

10-music

  •   Rock ‘n’ Roll
  •   Classical
  •   Folk / World / Jazz
  •   Pop

Favourite film series?

12-harry-potter

  •   James Bond
  •   Indiana Jones
  •   Lord of the Rings
  •   Harry Potter

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About the Author

Carly just can't decide what to knit next! She loves ballet, red velvet cupcakes, and dachshunds.




85 Responses to What yarn are you?

  1. Angela says:

    “Schachenmayr Lumio”??? What the HELL is that?

  2. What is the answer to this?

  3. Pat says:

    Not even close on the yarn it chose for me…not impressed

  4. Karen Inglis says:

    Thanks for quiz. I’m a Designer Yarns Jester. So funny as that describes me. I mostly do novelty knitting so I have to invent a lot of patterns myself. I’m very inventive as I have a wild imagination and most people are happy with the things I make. I have loads of fun knitting. X

  5. Elaine says:

    I am Mirasol Api

  6. suzanne says:

    Rowan big wool, i do love chunky knits! :o)

  7. Catherine A. McClarey says:

    Apparently I’m Rowan Fine Lace, which is a much fancier yarn than I was expecting as a result (I thought I’d be Red Heart Super Saver, Phentex Craft & Slipper, or maybe Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice at best). The only problem is that I never crochet with laceweight yarn; other than making doll clothes from fingering-weight yarn, I’m solidly a DK/worsted/Aran/bulky yarn crocheter (and I’m more likely to double-strand the DK yarn in a bulky yarn project than to use it in a project which would actually call for DK yarn)). I also don’t use natural-fiber yarns very often; other than a shrug WIP for me I started in December, all of my current & near-future projects are (mostly) charity crochet, all calling for acrylic yarns.

  8. This is adorable. And the discount code? Genius!

  9. Sarah Lewis says:

    I’m Rowan Big Wool apparently, and am not going to argue with it lol!

  10. hayfield dk. down to earth, hates snobbery willing to do things for others, that sums me up pretty well

  11. Donna says:

    I’m Hayfield bonus DK! Which sums me up to a tee!

  12. mpalmann says:

    I enjoyed answering the questions actually because there was a definite favourite of mine in every selection! If only life were this easy. But I will investigate Toft Ulysses Chunky at once and see if I feel it calling to me…!

  13. Sheila says:

    Wow ! Rowan Fine Lace – this is the yarn I’ve been wanting to buy for quite a while ! Uncanny !

  14. Aliki says:

    You are… Mirasol Api

    Curious, worldly and innovative. You love to travel and explore new ideas, eager to broaden your horizons and make new discoveries. Others love your colour and natural vibrancy.

    Love it – fun to do & thanks for the coupon :-)

  15. Janis says:

    I’m Hayfield Bonus DK

  16. Jill says:

    Hayfield bonus dk – about right as I use this a lot for crocheting afghans!

  17. Louise Gaunt says:

    Toft Ulysses chunky! The description fits me to a tee!

  18. Meg says:

    Thanks for the quiz. iamapi so will try a couple of balls and see if it makes me api.

  19. Meg says:

    I am iamapi so will try a couple of balls and see if it makes me api

  20. Carolyn says:

    Designer Yarns Jester :)) Just like me, different and bold :))

  21. Ann Halls says:

    I do use alot of dk wool mainly also baby wool .

  22. Anne Griffiths says:

    Rowan Big Wool for me – never tried it so may well do, thanks

  23. Barbara says:

    Iamapi you say is for me? I will try it and see.

  24. Judith says:

    I am Rowan Fine Lace! I am very flattered. I have never tried it, so must give it a go

  25. Brenda Buller says:

    My husband says the description is I exactly right, never used big wool but will give it a go when my current projects are complete.

  26. Pauline says:

    Mirasol Api. description describes me perfectly

  27. Chris says:

    I came up as Rowan Big wool, which is absolute rubbish! I really do not enjoy working with thick yarn: if I had to opt for something from Rowan, it would be more like Fine Lace. I did use Big Wool once, but never again.

  28. Yes, that’s me! I’m also a writer. I like to knit, crochet. gifts for friends. I’ve made and sold jewelry.

  29. Rosemary Davis says:

    I like idea of being “fine lace” and as I prefer knitting in 4ply I will try it and see what it’s like knitting with my wool persona.

  30. Denise Burnell says:

    I am Rowan fine lace, shall have to try it.

  31. Ramona Camesi says:

    I am Toft Ulysses Chunky, will have to try it one day.

  32. Terry Dupree says:

    I am Rowan Big Wool and ironically just bound off a project using it today.

  33. Chris Kachel says:

    Yippee! I am Schachenmayer Lumio.

  34. Sherry Gibson says:

    I am Hayfield Bonus DK. For sure it sounds like me, so will have to try it sometime. 😉

  35. Michelle says:

    You are… Mirasol Api

    Curious, worldly and innovative. You love to travel and explore new ideas, eager to broaden your horizons and make new discoveries. Others love your colour and natural vibrancy.

  36. Lyn Trennery says:

    I am a Rowan Fine Lace.

  37. I’m lace weight, plant dyed, small batch, yarn.

  38. Woolly says:

    I’m Mirasol Api!

    “Curious, worldly and innovative. You love to travel and explore new ideas, eager to broaden your horizons and make new discoveries. Others love your colour and natural vibrancy.”

  39. Kimberly says:

    Not sure if whatever I entered can even count for answers: I do not have a television, do not watch Doctor Who, nor do I vacation in any of the suggested locales.

  40. Alison says:

    I’m Hayfield bonus DK which is funny as that is exactly what I am knitting with at the moment. :0)

  41. Susannah says:

    I am fine lace…?! Are you kidding?! How did this happen! I was rough chunky the last time I looked. This quiz couldn’t have been more wrong. I knit best with DK. Any needle size smaller than 4mm would make me go blind or insane or both!

    • Carly says:

      Hi Susannah, sorry to hear we didn’t get the right yarn to match your personality, I guess your refined and elegant tastes just shone through during the quiz!

  42. Macy says:

    I’m as far from glamorous and luxurious as you can get! LOL! Good for a chuckle, however.

  43. Dale Wrigley says:

    Can’t get it to work wish I knew what I was

  44. Suzette says:

    I am Mirasol Api.

  45. Jane says:

    Rowan Big Wool – most appropriate, ha! ha!

  46. Nancy Reed says:

    I am Rowan Fine Lace……(that’s a laugh!) How do I post a pic of it on my FB? :)

  47. Janet says:

    That was fun. Thanks.

  48. Kirra says:

    Cool survey

  49. Sheryl says:

    Thanks, it was fun and you even got the chunky part right .. lol

  50. Alison says:

    The What Yarn Are You? survey isn’t working anymore. Can you send a working version to my email?
    Thanks
    Ali

    • Carly says:

      Hi Ali, can you let me know what isn’t working? We want everyone to enjoy the quiz! Unfortunately, as it’s something we’ve created here on our site it can’t be sent in an email. Please let me know how I can help.

  51. Jennifer says:

    I had to choose between LOTR and HP.

  52. Miranda says:

    I like the little Doctor Who reference you threw in there. Cool very cool.

  53. BLou says:

    Intriguing idea! I am MirasolApi; can’t wait to knit with it!

  54. SaltySallyJo says:

    You are… Louisa Harding Grace Hand Beaded

    Glamorous and luxurious, you’ve got a taste for the finer things in life. You bring a little bit of sparkle to any occasion. You’re outgoing without being over-bearing: others admire your inner confidence and bold taste.

    Love this Yarn!!

  55. I’m Rowan Big Woll Popular, classy but not ostentatious, easy to get on with.
    Huh! So why have I only got 5 fb friends??? BTW Luve FAB quiz so far out guys!!!

  56. Took test again changed music to Jazz got Mirasol Api, not me at all hate the stuff.

  57. Joy Kramer says:

    that was fun – enjoyed the questions – and I am somewhat confident, definitely easy to get along with – love most of Debbie Bliss yarn – don’t know about Big Wool! Thanks.

  58. DIMITRA MARGARONI says:

    I am in love with all Malabrigo yarns!!!

  59. michele white says:

    I really wanted to play what yarn are you? I could not get this to play it would not open. I’m sad. I hope this comment gets read and someone fixes the problem. Thank you Michele

  60. Yzzie says:

    There’s no way to take the quiz. No link. No quiz coming up. Nothing.

  61. Val L says:

    Enjoyed that… must do the same for my own website:-)

  62. Jane says:

    How about sharing a knitting pattern for free once a quarter? I would like to learn fair isle.

    • Faith says:

      Hi Jane!

      We sent free patterns in our email newsletter everyweek! You can sign up on our homepage, http://www.loveknitting.com – just scroll down to where it says ‘Join our knitting circle’ and enter your email address.

      All the best,

      Faith
      & the LoveKnitting team

  63. Sandra says:

    wrong about the wool

  64. Lynn Wray says:

    Love Rowan wool so pleased to be compared with it and I am also big!

  65. Helen Cantle says:

    I would love to knit – i used to knit all the time but it is too painful now for both my thumbs!

  66. sue fairhurst says:

    Dont knit a lot but do
    like Rowan wools

  67. sue fairhurst says:

    I got Rowan big wool, which is nice as many years ago I did a workshop with Kaffe Fassett on knitting probably at about the same time as he got involved with Rowan

  68. Clara Keegan says:

    I love knitting too!

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