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Old 04-01-2009, 01:12 AM   #1
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April Shower Cap - AKA "April Fools Cap"
I'm doing the April KH knit-along this month, because I need some test knitters!

A yarn company in my area has asked me to try out a new yarn they have manufactured. It's not available to the public yet, because it's a brand new thing. Supposedly, it's waterproof. They say that the yarn just sheds water away. I find that hard to believe, but I'm willing to try it out.

They have asked me to find test knitters to help with the final yarn consumer testing. So, here's where you come in!

Just let me know if you want to be a test knitter, and I'll send you a skein of the yarn to try out. I'll even include a pattern for the shower cap I designed last night. (I figure that a shower cap will be the best way to test how waterproof this yarn really is.)

The yarn is easy to knit with, cushy and soft, and feels kinda like plastic. I wonder if they used recycled materials?

Here's a photo of the cap I made last night. I've decided to use the gauge swatch as a scrubber! I've also included a photo of me wearing the cap. As you can see....the cap stretches out a lot when I wear it on my head.
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Old 04-01-2009, 01:16 AM   #2
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Old 04-01-2009, 06:22 AM   #3
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Old 04-01-2009, 08:14 AM   #4
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I would love to participate, if you're willing to ship to Canada (if not, I understand though!). I love that bright yellow!
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Old 04-01-2009, 08:23 AM   #5
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count me in, maybe I'll actually get this month's KAL finished being a test knit...I'm still working on the March KAL
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Old 04-02-2009, 05:49 PM   #6
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Is it too late to join. If not I would like to help out with this. If you need my addy just let me know but you should have it from the baby blankets.
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Old 04-01-2009, 08:26 AM   #7
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I'd love to do this! Sounds like an interesting experiment.
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If you want to ship to Canada I'll test knit the cap for you! Sounds like fun to me.
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Old 04-02-2009, 03:02 PM   #10
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How funny! I'm 33 and I seriously can't remember ever falling for an April Fool's joke! But hey, you cheated and posted before the first!

I can tell I'll have to keep my eye on you!

Thanks for the laugh. It's been kinda of a cruddy day around here and that totally made me smile!

I thought waterproof yarn was kinda strange, but I've seen clothes that were "waterproof" so I thought hey, I guess it could happen.
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