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Old 12-01-2013, 04:02 PM   #1
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Ran out of wool !!!
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Have you ever knitted from a pattern and didn't have enough wool to finish
I am gutted
I am doing a jumper with a large hello kitty on the front
This hasnt happened to me before and been knitting for years: I bought the right amount of wool for the size of jumper I am knitting and used the wool recommended, measured for the tension which is right I got wool off the internet so I now need to order another ball and will have to pay postage again
I am praying they still have the same dye grrrrrrr
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Old 12-01-2013, 07:07 PM   #2
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I've not had that happen, but I always buy extra yarn...usually at least one skein and sometimes two. Even if your gauge is the same we each knit differently so I consider the amount listed as an estimate. I hope you can get more!
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Old 12-01-2013, 07:08 PM   #3
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That happened to me not long ago! I ran out of a colorway, and when I ordered more, it was 'just slightly darker' without as many tonal changes. I had made one cowl, and I thought I could squeak out another one. It was to be a gift, but it was just off enough that I kept it for myself, and am starting something else.
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Old 12-02-2013, 05:42 AM   #4
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The extra ball of yarn or two is a must. It saves so much pain and disappointment. I've sometimes been saved by it. I hope the yarn source has more of your color and dye lot.
One thing you can do if the dye lot is slightly off is to use the new yarn for ribbing (depending on where you are in the pattern) or rip out several of the last rows of the old yarn and alternate yarns every two rows.
Fingers crossed that you find your yarn!
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Old 12-02-2013, 04:29 PM   #5
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Yes !!!!!
The supplier has the wool that I needed with the same dye no :-) :-)
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Yes !!!!!
The supplier has the wool that I needed with the same dye no :-) :-)
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I've not had that happen, but I always buy extra yarn...usually at least one skein and sometimes two. Even if your gauge is the same we each knit differently so I consider the amount listed as an estimate. I hope you can get more!
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I've not had that happen, but I always buy extra yarn...usually at least one skein and sometimes two. Even if your gauge is the same we each knit differently so I consider the amount listed as an estimate. I hope you can get more!
The name of pattern is "LEITZ 47188
And bought it from cheapknits4U
I don't know how to link it though
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I'm just glad you can get more yarn of the same dye lot.
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