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KnittyKitty
07-27-2006, 01:28 PM
Hi all,

Has anyone ever used this yarn? (http://store.knitting-warehouse.com/yarn-coats-cotton-plus.html) I went to a store today turned around and saw they had a yarn shelf. Went over to investigate in hopes that it wasn't more acrylic... 99% of the shelf was that stuff but I found that yarn there. It didn't feel too badly - way better than the Red Heart stuff (can't figure out what I would knit with it!) so since its 51% cotton and 49% acrylic I thought it might be worth knitting something with it. The trouble is what do I knit with it if I buy it? :thinking: Any suggestions? I'm about to finish my cardigan (now on the other sleeve) and the yarn for the other lacey tank from my previous posts hasn't arrived yet :( . While I'm at it asking questions (what's new LOL!) I'm going to have some of this yarn (http://secure.elann.com/productdisp.asp?NAME=Austermann+Mayfair&Season=&Company=Austermann&Cat=&ProductType=5&OrderBy=&Count=6) left over after the cardi is done (I'm a loose knitter and I do think I got the gauge wrong... still coming out ok though. I think) What would be a good project for it? Socks do you think?

Thanks in advance for your suggestions!

Lisa

rebecca
07-27-2006, 06:16 PM
Cotton Plus is great for kids' clothes...tanks, all sorts of things. I just knit several tops for my gd with this yarn, it was the 1st time that I used it and I was happy with the results.

As for your leftover yarn, how much do you expect to have?

KnittyKitty
07-27-2006, 07:00 PM
Hi Rebecca!

Thanks for taking the time out to answer me! Thanks for the suggestions on the yarn. As for the Austermann... I'm thinking about 7.5 skeins (50 gram) left over.