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Jackie M.
12-02-2005, 06:40 PM
Besides dishcloths, have any of you knitted anything else with 100% cotton yarn, such as Sugar n Cream? I have made 2 dishcloths now and I don't really like knitting with the cotton. Just wondering.....

Jackie

Julie
12-02-2005, 06:53 PM
I've made several sweaters and hats with 100% cotton...not sugar 'n' Cream though. I've used Pachuko Organic cotton, Knitpicks Shine, Elsebeth Lavold Cotton Patine, and GGH something or other. The washability is nice, but in general I'm not a big fan of knitting with cotton...much too unforgiving!

Mer
12-02-2005, 06:57 PM
I haven't used Sugar n' Cream for anything other than dishclothes, but there are some nice mercerized 100% cottons out there. I've used Elann's Endless Summer Lara cotton, Jo Sharp Soho Summer, and others I've liked. And Blue Sky Cotton is sooo soft, but more $$, of course. So there are higher end cottons you might like more if you're making garments. Cotton/Acrylic blends are good too, and they generally don't stretch out like 100% cottons often do and are more forgiving.

rebecca
12-02-2005, 07:03 PM
I used knitpicks' Crayon (http://www.knitpicks.com/yarns/yarn_display.aspx?itemid=5420121) 100% pima cotton to make these socks (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20knitting%20projects/bc1aad4b.jpg), this poncho (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20knitting%20projects/eccfdc93.jpg) of mitered blocks of color, and this halter & hat (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20knitting%20projects/IM000182.jpg) for my granddaughter ;)

Indygirl
12-04-2005, 11:41 AM
I used knitpicks' Crayon (http://www.knitpicks.com/yarns/yarn_display.aspx?itemid=5420121) 100% pima cotton to make these socks (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20knitting%20projects/bc1aad4b.jpg), this poncho (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20knitting%20projects/eccfdc93.jpg) of mitered blocks of color, and this halter & hat (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20knitting%20projects/IM000182.jpg) for my granddaughter ;) Rebecca, I looked at your pictures, Great job and I love the colors you used. :cheering:

CateKnits
12-04-2005, 02:35 PM
I used Sugar and Cream for a lace kercheif. It was good for a first lace project (I think) because it was "unforgiving." I can't figure out what to do with the rest of the ball, though. :rollseyes: