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Old 03-27-2013, 12:14 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by NanaSueR View Post
I have a pattern for a great afghan to knit. The yarn called for has been discontinuted. When I find another similar yarn (super bulky), how do I know how much to buy? Do I go by the number of yards in the skein or weight of the skein?
You should pay more attention to the yardage than the weight of the skein. Whenever I purchase yarn for an afghan pattern, I always get an extra skein, just in case, and many times I have had to use it!

Super bulky should knit up fast! Have fun with it!

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