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Old 11-23-2005, 02:55 PM   #1
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This yarn is going to make me pull my hair out or cut 6 skeins up and burn them. It is splitting and stretching in the wrong place! I have tried large and small needles. Anyone else had such frustrating problems with this yarn
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Old 11-23-2005, 03:47 PM   #2
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I quickly gave up on my microspun project for that very reason.
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Old 11-23-2005, 04:52 PM   #3
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I knit one small project with microspun and vowed NEVER AGAIN

(it's really a shame, because it's soooo soft and the colors are fabulous!)
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Old 11-23-2005, 05:26 PM   #4
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i WILL NEVER buy that crap again - NEVER!!

each skein had multiple knots and breaks - i threw it away - it's worthless
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Old 11-23-2005, 05:30 PM   #5
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uh oh...lol. and i gave some away after i realized i was no longer going to make the pattern i had intended it for.

:( Sorry Dustina!!! I Had no idea!!!!!
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Old 11-23-2005, 05:41 PM   #6
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I've used it for some things...It was the first yarn I bought for a project, though, and I quickly gave up on it then. I don't mind it now, but it's not my favorite.
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Old 11-23-2005, 06:25 PM   #7
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I used it for some socks, and it is pretty irritating at times. It takes a lot of patience...A LOT of patience. Quick knitting isn't possible with it.

If you like the softness or need it for your project, then I think it could be worth the effort. The socks I made are incredibly soft and cozy.

That fact however, just doesn't lower the frustration rating for me. I personally won't knit with it again.
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Old 11-23-2005, 07:51 PM   #8
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I HATED this yarn! I made a baby blanket for a friend of mine with this yarn and hated every minute of it. I worry about the blanket... that it's not holding up or it's looking poorly. I was so let down because it was sooooo soft and pretty!
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Old 11-23-2005, 07:57 PM   #9
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WOW!!!

Well, if y'all are looking for a good substitute, Knitpicks' Shine is just as soft...that's what I made my niece's dress from, and it was nice to work with...
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Old 11-23-2005, 10:36 PM   #10
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I had no idea this yarn was such a pain. I was feeling it yesterday and thinking how soft it was. Glad I didn't get any!
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