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Curlykat
03-19-2006, 01:15 PM
Has anyone ever used Skacel Sirenetta (http://yarnsale.herrschners.ca/products/sku-710130__id-3589__tab-3520.html)? Any thoughts? I'm wanting to try this for a baby cardigan. Would this be appropriate (read: not going to irritate baby's skin all to heck)?

Ingrid
03-19-2006, 01:42 PM
I can't imagine that it would bother a baby's skin. Cotton and acrylic are usually what baby sweaters are made out of.

Curlykat
03-19-2006, 01:45 PM
One more question!!

The pattern's guage is 5.25 per inch and the yarn's guage is 4.5 per inch, so is that close enough that I could do a direct yarn substitution. The pattern says that I need 392 yards, so could I just aim for 392 of the Sirenetta and everything would be hunky-dory? Or do I need to do some more yarn figurin'? Please say no - I hate math. :(

I'm so paranoid about ordering yarn, because I invariably get too little and run out partway through projects.

Ingrid
03-19-2006, 01:47 PM
You'd have to order 4 to get more than 392 yards, so I'd say that even with an adjustment for gauge you should have enough.

Curlykat
03-19-2006, 01:50 PM
Excellent! Thanks Ingrid!!! :thumbsup: