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Old 01-28-2009, 09:21 PM   #1
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knitting with 2 different yarns
I am a new knitter and want to knit a scarf with two different size/weight yarns. Does anyone have any tips for me??
Thanks so much!
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Old 01-28-2009, 09:33 PM   #2
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Is it just stripes or what? How much different are the weights?
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Is it knitted with both strands together, or alternating?
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Originally Posted by Emmegsmom View Post
I am a new knitter and want to knit a scarf with two different size/weight yarns. Does anyone have any tips for me??
Thanks so much!
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It's quite simple, you just act like you have one yarn. Make sure it doesn't get tangles as you pull it. It's fun and you can be very c reative. Good luck. Judy
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I am making a cabled hoodie with two strands of yarn. I took each ball of yarn and put them in a Ziploc bag separately of course and cut a hole in the side to pull the yarn out. I never get tangled and the sweater back is coming along nicely.
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I am not sure of the weights because the yarns have no sleeves.
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I am just going to use the two strands together and knit away! Thanks for the help though. I will take some pictures and post when it begins to look like something. Thanks to all again!!
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The only concern I'd have is whether or not one of the yarns might bleed when washed. You might test the strands separately to see if this could be a problem. (Unless they are both synthetic or synthetic blends, in which case you shouldn't need to worry about it.)
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