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Old 01-21-2013, 09:20 PM   #1
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Looking for yarn...?
I found a stunning pullover sweater online, Knitting Pure and Simple.
It's a top down Trapeze Pullover and it seems to have the drape I'm looking for.
It says to buy dk or very light worsted weight... and that the gauge is 18 stitches - 4"
But it also says to use size 8 (US) and size 6 (US) as needle size.
Gauge:
Using the larger needles in st st., 18 sts - 4". This is a loose gauge, but it is necessary for drape.

So, what is your advice. I was looking for dk yarn but the lys where I went to buy the yarn... didn't have the medium blue I was looking for, didn't have any colour in the dk yarn and also advised me to get the yarn that is 22 sts = 4"
I'm really loathe to do this...
What can you advise me?
Thanks for your trouble and your time...
I'm intent on making this sweater from something good, not the poor yarn I've been using up to now that pills itself to death before you even get the sweater finished...
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