Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-15-2005, 04:59 AM   #1
Kaylee Chenille
Ribbing the Cuff
Kaylee Chenille's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Western Washington
Posts: 51
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Send a message via Yahoo to Kaylee Chenille
Changing yarn type/brand?
I'm trying to find a poncho to make for my mom and the ones I see I like (and can do) are on the Lion Brand Yarn website so (of course) the yarns they tell you to use are their yarns.

For yarns like their Wool-Ease Chunky (to make this poncho) If I use the same type of yarn is it ok to change the brand and such?
And would that hold true for most yarns?
Kaylee Chenille is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 12-15-2005, 08:16 AM   #2
Turning the Heel
kayeknit's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 531
Thanks: 97
Thanked 29 Times in 21 Posts
I would say that it's perfectly okay to use a different brand of the same type of yarn. I've never had any problems doing so. :XX:
Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. (1 Thessalonians 5:15-18)

Only a life lived for others is worth living.
- Albert Einstein
kayeknit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2005, 08:16 AM   #3
Grafting the Toe
brendajos's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Going through your no attention over here
Posts: 6,256
Thanks: 29
Thanked 194 Times in 120 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to brendajos
yup yup....just make sure your gauge matches and you should be okay.
brendajos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2005, 08:49 AM   #4
Mod Squad
Ingrid's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,585
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,254 Times in 1,845 Posts
I agree. As long as you use yarn of comparable weight, it's fine.
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Favorite wooden straight needles? Brand and type of wood. boo1 General Knitting 16 11-06-2007 06:51 PM
Brand new knitter--help w/ changing color Stacey How-to Questions 2 06-23-2007 08:09 PM
What type of Yarn are you.... newbieknit General Knitting 44 02-13-2006 08:56 PM
What type of yarn...? Curlykat How-to Questions 4 11-14-2005 12:26 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:04 AM.