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    Default Cotton yarn for wick

    Is this yarn suitable for Nova wicks? I use 100% VG.

    Blue Sky Alpacas Cotton Yarn | Organic Cotton Knitting Yarn

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    I would run to the closest Walmart and pick up some of the Peaches and Cream yarn in white.. better than waiting for shipping IMO.

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Peaches-an...14-oz/17422911

    Unless you are set on organic, then that yarn should be fine
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    Yeah, I want to use un-dyed organic though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skoot View Post
    Yeah, I want to use un-dyed organic though.
    I'm using some drugstore cotton yarn. Tastes cleaner than the unbleached cheesecloth I used to use. Its very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skoot View Post
    Yeah, I want to use un-dyed organic though.
    I've used (a different) organic yarn. Works well!

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    Quote Originally Posted by adeline View Post
    I've used (a different) organic yarn. Works well!
    I initially thought that said "orgasmic yarn". I was like "Wow, what"s Adeline up to?"

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    I work in the organic tea/supplements industry, and our company has organic in the name. Yeah, I've heard all the "organic/orgasmic" jokes.

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    I use unbleached cotton - i still boil it a couple of times - but i reckon nothing wicks better. No dry burning and just keep it wet ofc. I use it in Nova's and RBAs all the time in preference to silica.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlazinZ28 View Post
    I would run to the closest Walmart and pick up some of the Peaches and Cream yarn in white.. better than waiting for shipping IMO.

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Peaches-an...14-oz/17422911

    Unless you are set on organic, then that yarn should be fine
    This is also what I use. I put the skein inside of a Ziploc bag with a small hole in it to pull the yarn through. The bag keeps the yarn nice and clean. A skein of this stuff will last for years and years.

    I've been using this now for just over a year. I don't even boil it. I just clip off what I need and thread it into the coil of my atty's. Nice clean vape and easy to install.

    Marty