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Old 09-25-2007, 11:02 AM   #11
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I would be so mad if I paid a lot for yarn and ended up with this! I'm so glad I posted this to see that other people have had problems with this type of thing. It reallys irks me!
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:05 AM   #12
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From what I've read on here, knots happen in skeins of all price ranges, cheap and expensive. So, it's annoying, but it may happen.
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:20 AM   #13
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I haven't had it happen with SS either, or Lion Jiffy, but I've heard of it with more expensive yarn as well. It doesn't matter how much the yarn costs, sometimes you just get knotted yarn.
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:23 AM   #14
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I just ran across this same problem in my SWTC Karaoke. Which is 50% WOOL, so I don't quite understand why they don't just felt the ends together, which is what I do when I untie the knots...
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Old 09-25-2007, 11:39 AM   #15
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Whoa, that's gotta suck. I've never had the color swap happen, but I've had ties in my yarn. They never bothered me though because the ties were very tight, so the ties never got in the way. They blended in the work just as if I changed yarns.
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Old 09-25-2007, 01:47 PM   #16
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I run into knots once in a while and I use a fairly wide price range of yarns. I just cut out the knot and treat it like I'm joining another skein. Luckily, though, the yarn knotted on is pretty much the same as the old stuff.
I think more than one knot in a skein or more than one dye lot is unacceptable. You should totally write to Caron and let them know what happened.
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Old 09-25-2007, 03:02 PM   #17
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Thanks so much for everybody's feedback on this. I was just a little disappointed that I had two colors, the knot didn't really bother me. Anyway, I did as some of you suggested and wrote to Caron. I'll update if I hear anything back!
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Old 09-25-2007, 03:40 PM   #18
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I had a knot in Lion Microspun, e-mailed them, and promptly received a new ball of yarn in the mail.
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Old 09-25-2007, 04:03 PM   #19
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I would definitely contact the company you purchased the yarn from. It doesn't cost you anything to send them an email, and you may be surprised by what you get in return. I often contact companies when I am not 100% satisfied with a product I have purchased. I nearly always receive some sort of compensation, coupons, a replacement item, a refund check, you just never know. Even if they just tell you that you have to deal with those issues from their yarn, at least then you'll know if you want to continue purchasing the yarn in question.

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Old 09-25-2007, 09:08 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Arielluria View Post
I've used Caron a few times, never had this problem. Used it for the scarf on my avatar

Your doggy is so cute in that picture and with the scraf wrapped around her/his head it makes me think of a little ole lady for some reason.
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