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mare-nitt
10-13-2007, 09:37 AM
The pattern says it used Homespun, what type of yarn is that?

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1055/1243225980_d76d293f3b.jpg?v=0

Brandy_m
10-13-2007, 09:44 AM
its acrylic. By Lion Brand. I like it. It works up fast.

Ingrid
10-13-2007, 09:49 AM
I dislike it. A lot. :shrug:

Good thing there are a zillion kinds of yarns!

mare-nitt
10-13-2007, 10:09 AM
8 oz thick & think handspun 2-ply (oops, not homespun)

That is what the pattern states for the yarn. I was hoping it would be like the Noro Silk Garden stuff.

I like the sweater and the pattern of the yarn, now if I can figure out how to make it bigger, the pattern only lists a size medium.

Ingrid
10-13-2007, 10:17 AM
Silk Garden isn't very thick and thin--just a bit.

Look for yarn that has the same gauge listed as the handspun (thank goodness not homespun :teehee:) as a place to get started.

www.yarndex.com is a good place to search.

suzeeq
10-13-2007, 10:28 AM
I was thinking it might be handspun stuff, not a brandname.