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Old 11-19-2006, 09:48 PM   #5
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Thanked 2,254 Times in 1,845 Posts is where I've gotten mine. It's a fingering weight wool, made for traditional Fair Isle sweaters. Several books that I have use it.

I've also made Fair Isles out of dk and I love them. I wanted to make a pattern that called for the fingering weight and I just made a smaller size. Much to my amazement, it fits.

I don't see why using the colors of the tweed as accents wouldn't be a good idea. I like it, actually.
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