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VictoiseC
06-23-2008, 03:17 PM
I want to make the bag below with that recycled silk from Nepal. I just bought a big ball of it at a store for $12 but I just noticed the label doesn't list the yardage.

It's big and heavy as heck but only one ball. Here's the pattern at Knitty.com. How can I tell how much is there? Weigh the ball? at the post office or something??? :think:

http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/PATTunbiased.htm


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VictoiseC
06-24-2008, 11:40 AM
Hm.... nobody know how? Looks like I might have to go down to Seaport Yarn, andrea has a scale and I saw her weigh yarn before...

Debkcs
06-24-2008, 11:59 AM
I went to the site, but it won't come up.

What did you find out?

fibrenut
06-24-2008, 12:58 PM
have you gone to yarndex.com to see if that yarn is listed? It might show the yeild for it as well.

VictoiseC
06-24-2008, 09:45 PM
Oh... yarndex, I'll try it! (have to go to Seaport yarn in person)