The Web definition of Novelty Yarn is: A yarn that is intentionally produced to have a special or unique effect. These effects can be produced by twisting together uneven single yarns, by using yarns that contain irregularities, or by twisting yans that contain a color variance.
Hello, this is what brought knit and crochet back from inertia. Todays crafters have places to go and people to see. And glitter no longer dictates that you get home before the sun comes up.
Altough the prices may seem reasonable, the yardage of some of these yarns, accounts for why scarves became a year-round accessory again. You gotta really want something FAB to justify the cumulative price of making a garment. But after all, if you have places to go and people to see... check the sale bins and be creative.