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Old 06-08-2011, 02:57 PM   #1
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I have a pattern calling for Bretton yarn. Is this weight of this yarn similar to worested weight or what type of yarn is a close match?
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Old 06-08-2011, 03:08 PM   #2
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I've never heard of that one. What are you making and what size needles do they suggest?
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Old 06-08-2011, 05:07 PM   #3
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That could be yarn brand, and many brands have different yarn weights. The needle size should be a clue to the weight.
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Old 06-08-2011, 05:33 PM   #4
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There is a yarn from Patternworks called Bretton yarn that is 5-5.5 sts per inch on size 6-7 needles.
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Old 06-08-2011, 06:27 PM   #5
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Thanks for looking that up. Sounds like a heavy dk or light worsted wt.
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