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The degree of twist increases the strength of the yarn. Koigu often has lousy wear characteristics because it isn't spun tightly and has no strong fiber (100% wool). The best sock yarn has reinforcing fiber spun into it (nylon or silk, up to 30%) and is spun fine, tight, with multiple plies. The tradeoff, as you suspect, is less air caught between fibers and thus less "cushy."

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