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Old 10-02-2011, 07:11 AM   #1
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Hi can anyone suggest an alternative for King Cole's Wave. It's been discontinued and I cant find enough to buy online. Thanks

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Old 10-02-2011, 10:33 AM   #2
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What weight is it, or what size needles and gauge does it have?
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:47 AM   #3
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According to Ravelry it's a bulky yarn that uses 16 st over 4 inches, US 10 (6-7mm) needles.
http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library...olid-and-multi

It looks a little like Lion Brand Homespun. The gauge, weight and needle size are also similar so that may work.
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But don't knit Homespun with a 10, use an 11, it's easier to work with on larger needles.
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Old 10-02-2011, 05:33 PM   #5
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Cascade 128 Superwash or Crystal Palace "Iceland" might also work; they're bulky weight and quite soft. I have each of them OTN right now.

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Thanks everyone for your input. I've found some yarn that is 30% wool and 70% acrylic. which is the same as Waves. The tension and needles are not a match but the pattern I'm using is easy to work out.
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