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Old 02-19-2006, 06:47 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by nanabug
Thanks for the tips. It sounds like natural fiber content is preferred? I have heard seasoned knitters raving about a yarn called "Encore" in my local shop. It is a blend of 75% acrylic and 25% wool. Is it the wool that makes a difference? Are acrylic yarns always lower quality?
I love Encore. It's a blend, but very soft, lots of colors and easy care. I use it for anything for kids' because of the washability/dryability, and have used it for baby blankets. I even made two fair isle sweaters with the dk weight.
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