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burnsie9999 04-20-2006 09:27 AM

Opal Sock Yarn
 
Does anyone know what weight (finger or dk?) Opal Sock yarn is? :thinking:

cheesiesmom 04-20-2006 09:34 AM

www.countryvariety.com

The store at this site specializes in Opal yarn. I'm sure she could help. I think different varieties of opal come in different weights. The skeins I have all seem to be fingering (sock) weight.

BTW don't hang around her site very long, it could be lethal to your credit card.

Gladys in Michigan on a day when I understand why we live up here in the north. Bee-yoo-tiful.

RachelJean 04-20-2006 09:38 AM

I believe it's fingering weight.... 7 stitches per inch on U.S. size 1 or 2 needles.

burnsie9999 04-20-2006 09:45 AM

Thank you so much.. You answered my question.

kemp 04-20-2006 10:03 AM

Most of Opal is fingering weight, but they do have 6 ply that is same fiber content but gauged for 3-5 size needles.

rebecca 04-20-2006 11:05 AM

:D I've not used the sport wt., I love the fingering wt Opal yarn, as a matter of fact I will be getting some GORGEOUS solid pink Opal yarn from DIVA KNITTING soon :D


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