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Old 09-18-2006, 01:40 AM   #1
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Hourglass sweater
from Last Minute Knitted Gifts. The pattern calls for Cash Iroha but I want to use my mmmmmmmalabrigo. Do y'all think this is a good substitute? Or will it go horribly wrong?
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Old 09-18-2006, 11:40 AM   #2
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How can you go horribly wrong with MMMMMMmmmmmmalibrigo?
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Old 09-18-2006, 03:34 PM   #3
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I think that sounds like a great substitution. Hourglass seems to work in lots of different yarns, and I think it would be especially beautiful in malabrigo.

(I am resisting the temptation to make mine out of that now.... thanks for the idea!)
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Old 09-18-2006, 05:55 PM   #4
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Sorry for my ignorance is Last Minute Knitted Gifts a book?


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Originally Posted by fluffypechey
Sorry for my ignorance is Last Minute Knitted Gifts a book?


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yeah. it was HUGE when it first came out and its still in hardcover, full price. It has lots of really cute stuff in there. THey do have it at libraries now too.
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Whats the betting they dont have it over here UK?


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That's what amazon.com is for. Try their used books section. Great deals.
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OH, femi...it will be so yummy
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Originally Posted by CarmenIbanez
That's what amazon.com is for. Try their used books section. Great deals.
I didnt even think of Amazon its this Spiral Scarf its doing my head in hundreds and hundreds of stitches


Thanks for reminding me.

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