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Old 11-07-2011, 09:36 AM   #1
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yarn conversion
I have many patterns that are quite old (I mean 1960s) and would like to know if there is a conversion chart from old yarns such as Columbia-Minerva, Spinnerin, Wintuk, etc. to newer yarns so I may still use some of these patterns. Haven't knitted in years but am now retired an enjoying again this wonderful hobby. Thank you for your help.
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Old 11-07-2011, 10:18 AM   #2
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Here's a site that has charts for vintage yarns; they're classed as light, medium and heavy and give the yardage. That way you can sub a similar weight and will know how much it needs of the old ones you have.
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