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Old 12-04-2010, 01:20 AM   #3
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I generally recommend a worsted weight, smooth yarn and size US 8 or 9 needles. A soft inexpensive yarn is fine to learn on. Acrylic or a blend is fine to learn on. Cotton isn't easy even for advanced knitters although there are some people that like knitting with it.

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