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Old 02-03-2006, 02:25 AM   #1
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Yarn Suggestions?
i want to make this pattern:

in black with pink as the trim

any suggestions for which yarn to use?

i can't find one i like
why, yes, i DO need more yarn!
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Old 02-03-2006, 11:35 AM   #2
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I'll write this quick before I get balls of knotted wool thrown at me for mentioning it... but the best luck I've had with a smooth bulky is Bernat Softee Chunky. It's 100% acrylic, but it's really soft. Also, I'm doing the Skacel pinwheel sweater out of Sirdar Denim chunky, and I know it comes in a bulky weight as well.
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Old 02-03-2006, 01:40 PM   #3
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<ducking the flying wool> :rofling: I will also vote for softee chunkey -- I've used it for mittens and hats, and it is very soft and inexpensive, and very easy to knit with (no splitting, etc...)
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