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benniesma
05-28-2006, 09:54 AM
Has anyone here knit Tempting II (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter05/PATTtemptingII.html)? I really liked the looks of the first one, Tempting, and the buckle of this new version just sucked me in. I know some folks had issues with how Tempting (the first) stayed up and was wondering about this one. Also, if anyone tried any other yarn than Calmer?

TIA!

rebecca
05-28-2006, 11:12 AM
I've not knit either one, but I wish my daughter would ask for one...I think that both are so cute :D

knitaddict
05-28-2006, 12:29 PM
I haven't made either one, but I LOVE them!! I wish I was thin enough to carry something like that off.

rebecca
05-28-2006, 01:45 PM
:D My daughter's coming over, I'm going to show them to her to see if she would like one :thumbsup:

Virtuella
05-28-2006, 01:47 PM
I cant afford that Calmer Yarn. :crying:

benniesma
05-28-2006, 02:41 PM
sigh. Me either. That's why I'm hoping I can find a good substitute. They're such cute sweaters, both of them.

Anyone else?

Shandeh
05-29-2006, 09:24 PM
I found where someone used two thin yarns held together to make it. They used Patons Brilliant and Lion Brand Microspun.

(I have a couple "Yarn Balls" that I got on sale for 5 dollars each at Hancock Fabrics. They are a gold shimmery yarn that looks EXACTLY like Patons Brilliant, with over 600 yards in each ball. That's what I plan using with the Microspun I already have in my stash.)

Here's my forum entry about it:
http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=13601&highlight=

rebecca
05-29-2006, 09:26 PM
:D My daughter liked them both, so....after a few projects I hope to knit one for her....now to find the yarn ;)

AnreeAce
05-29-2006, 10:30 PM
....now to find the yarn ;)

Don't tell me, you're gonna have to go shopping?

You poor thing... :eyebrow:

rebecca
05-30-2006, 01:08 PM
:D :roflhard: :rofling: :roflhard: Yeah, but....I'm not shopping for it until I finish my current WIPs and the Knitting World Cup (http://yarn-monkey.blogspot.com/) project...so I have a lot to do 1st :thumbsup: