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Old 03-14-2006, 04:40 PM   #1
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Yarn Substitution?
I really like the three-quarter sleeve top that appears on page 38 of the spring/summer 2006 issue of KnitSimple magazine. It's the one listed with the "explore options" caption.

It calls for Contrasto yarn, which is made by Skacel. According to Yarndex, this is a flat, woven silk/nylon blend, heavy worsted weight yarn. Unfortunately, I'd need 31 balls of yarn for the pattern, and at an MSRP of $9.95/ball, it's a little pricey.

I'd really appreciate suggestions concerning a substitute yarn for this one! I was thinking of using multiple strands of worsted weight yarn, but I don't want it to be too heavy.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-15-2006, 08:38 PM   #2
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Would this work?
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I think I could make that work. Thanks!
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You know Ingrid, the strangest thing just happened! About 10 minutes after I posted my response, I went to the Elann site and saw this! I think it might work as well!
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