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willowmom 06-07-2005 12:49 PM

The Knitting Experience/Melville Pattern
Gosh, one you guys start coming to this site, do you ever stop? Is it just me, I visit compulsively throughout the day.

Well, here we go.

Does anyone have Sally Melville's The Knit Stitch book handy? I'm about to make a yarn purchase and I don't remember what to use for that georgeous black sweater. i think it's called the Illusion, or something like that.

Here's what I'm looking at, will this work?

Austermann Playa
Fibre Content: 72% Nylon Microfibre/ 28% Nylon
Made In: Italy
Care: Machine Wash Gentle/ Dry Flat
Gauge: 9-13 st/4 inches 10-12 mm (US 15-17)
Yardage: 60 m (65 yards)
Size: 50g (1.75 oz) ball
Price: $4.48 USD

willowmom 06-07-2005 12:51 PM

My bad!

I pasted the wrong description. I mean to ask about this yarn. I also meant to ask how many yards I'd need.

Fibre Content: 100% Combed, Mercerized, Double Gassed Cotton
Made In: India
Care: Machine Wash Cold, Gentle/ Dry Flat
Gauge: 24-26 st/4 inches 3.25 - 3.5 mm (US 3-4)
Yardage: 127 m (138 yards)
Size: 50g (1.75 oz) ball

ekgheiy 06-15-2005 08:33 PM

Bump :)

I've been meaning to buy this book!! It's still not in my collection yet though :oops:

kmmcall 06-20-2005 09:08 PM

Willow's Mom,
I have this book...Is it the Opaque sweater that you are knitting?
If so the pattern used 10 skeins for medium size - using Classic Elite Imagine in color #9213. This is a lovely sweater...let us know how easy it was to knit...good luck!

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