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Where can I find UV sensitive yarn?

Does anyone know where I can find UV/black light sensitive yarn I can knit/crochet with?

If you’re in the UK, here’s one place: http://www.uvgear.co.uk/product/product24.htm

I copied the following information from this site: http://209.150.104.225/Lighting/bltmat_BlackLightMaterials.html :

“Fine quality black-light paints tend to be expensive. Your best bet for making something fluoresce on the cheap is laundry detergent. Many brands of detergents contain “optical brighteners”. These are chemicals that pick up the ultraviolet light in the sunlight and fluoresc, making the clothes look brighter. They work even better under black light, giving rise to the infamous “shirt glow” in amusement parks where black light is used. Just go into the laundry room with a black light and see what glows. Could be liquid soaps, powdered soaps, laundry “blueing”. Try it all. If you don’t have any such stuff, go to the discount store and stalk the laundry area. Read the boxes, looking for “optical brightners” on the contents panel, or claims of “whiter brighter”. Don’t bother looking for phosphorous. It sounds nice, but has nothing to do with what makes the soaps glow.

“Another thing to look for is RIT-brand fabric whitener and brightener. It should be in your supermarket with the fabric dye. Essentially, this is pure concentrated optical brightner, and fluoresces a strong blue-white, even in tiny quantities. Under white light, RIT is completely invisible. It is available in powder or liquid form. The powder can be used as-is, for dusting, or mixed with water for a spray.

“Avoid mixing RIT with acrylic materials that are intended for use outdoors, or claim to be “UV stabilized”. The chemicals in such materials prevent the UV light from getting to the RIT, so it kills the glow. When in doubt, mix a small batch and test with your black light before using it in quantity.

“# Woolite – Glows greenish-white.
“# Era-brand laundry detergent
“# just about any brand of laundry detergent – Try out whatever you have in the house!
“# tonic water – Glows blue due to quinine content. Drinkable!

“Black light pigments are delicate and fade rapidly.”

On the other hand, have you thought about taking a portable UV/Black Light to a yarn store to see what fluoresces? Just because the yarns are not advertised to fluoresce is no indicator that they don’t! Most white cottons will fluoresce. Many rayons will fluoresce. Most of the time we don’t give a thought to what will and what won’t until we either visit a Black Light or need to put together a stage set, so half your stash you already have could be UV-sensitive!

Good luck with your project!

Yarn Bombing: Lanterns for The Light in Winter Festival Melbourne Australia 2011



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