Many people, especially myself, dislike knitting with Lion Brand Homespun. It just doesn't seem to have any body to it. I, personally, don't like the way it splits and how it feels on my hands.
Check into other bulky yarns --Plymouth Encore has a bulky that's nice to work with. I'm sure there are others, as well.
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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