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GinnyG
04-01-2008, 04:53 PM
I love this yarn, the way it knits and the way it feels.

Has anyone ever used it? I am well into a vest and thinking that it is running a bit big and wondering if, since it is mostly cotton, it will shrink when washed.

Anyone know?

mwhite
04-01-2008, 07:12 PM
I've used it and love it but just made a pair of slipper socks out of it so don't know about the shrinkage. Love the way it feels!

G J
04-02-2008, 12:09 AM
LOVE LOVE LOVE this yarn! No shrinkage, but hand washed!

GinnyG
04-02-2008, 05:15 AM
Thanks! I was actually hoping it WOULD shrink if I washed and dried it. But I went ahead and frogged two weeks worth of knitting, when it came off the needles it was even bigger than I thought althoug when I measured my gauge it was spot on so I dropped down to the next size and am using a size smaller needle.

G J
04-02-2008, 08:22 PM
It's too late now, but next time, before frogging, try knitting a swatch, measuring it carefully, and then washing, blocking and drying it to see how much you can get it to shrink. Sorry you had to frog!