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Old 11-29-2013, 06:33 PM   #1
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Comfy yarn question
Would Comfy Fingering Yarn be good for knitting summer socks? Fiber Content: 75% Pima Cotton, 25% Acrylic.
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Old 11-29-2013, 07:22 PM   #2
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I checked the comments on comfy fingering on Ravelry. The people who have made socks with it like it, but say that there's not a lot of give, and that it can stretch out of shape like most cottons. But everyone says its very soft cotton.
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Thanks. How'd I miss that myself?

Kollage has elastic!
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Now that's really neat!

ETA: I wonder if the elastic in the Kollage makes cables easier with cotton???
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Old 12-01-2013, 02:12 PM   #5
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I would guess that the elastic would make knitting cables easier, just had a thought, though. I wonder if the elastic would wear out, like in some clothing items I own.
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Eventually I expect the elastic would wear out. I don't think cotton socks would wear as long as wool so maybe not that much before the cotton was also somewhat past tense.
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