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Old 11-13-2007, 08:12 PM   #11
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The cap will be wonderful, I'm sure.

I'm not overly fond of Homespun, either, but it does knit up soft. Something about the drape of it bothers me when I try to make things that are supposed to be shaped. Usually just switch to another yarn.
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:34 AM   #12
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Homespun is just way too splitty and twisty to be fun to work with. It doesn't slide through the fingers well at all.

Basically the stuff just sux to work with as far as I am concerned.
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Old 11-14-2007, 08:28 AM   #13
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Well, it looks great! I love the texture, and the colors are so pretty. I'm sorry it hasn't been fun to work with, but I'm sure she'll appreciate all your effort.
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Old 11-14-2007, 12:14 PM   #14
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I've used homespun once and it happens to be that same exact color! It was for a scarf so it was no biggie. I can see how shaping would be difficult with it!

Great job! Can't wait to see when its done!
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Looks good Mason
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Right now I'm making a scarf for my grandma with Homespun, the same color as yours actually. And it drove me crazy, but I only have a foot to go so I keep telling myself to keep going. If it wasn't so cozy and the colors so nice, I would've given up. I'm thinking about making myself one after I'm done with hers, because it's the first yarn that doesn't drive my neck crazy that I've worked with and it's so snuggly that it sort of makes up for how annoying it is.
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Old 11-14-2007, 01:40 PM   #17
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Looks terrific Mason.

I am sure your friend will love it. Hang in there! I am making a baby blanket right now out of some icky yarn as far as knitting with it, but it has to be soft and washable... I think non-knitters aren't as into wool as knitters are anyway. I always thought "eew, itchy" of wool before. Now I think, mmm, nice to knit with.
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I don't know about the yarn, 'cause I never even saw it IRL, but the cap is looking good so far. Go Mason
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