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Old 05-25-2006, 04:25 PM   #11
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My DD bought me 2 skeins of HS for christmas (among a basket of other knitting goodies) so I wasn't about to return it or b**ch about it, besides I loved the color. So I made this [/url]<br /> <br /> It was very ...e heard.<br />
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Old 05-30-2006, 03:56 PM   #12
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using homespun
I have used homesoun yarn many times. It is hard at first to use, but after a while you learn to not put too much tension on the working yarn. Makes great shawls and scarfs. Dont recommend doing a fringe on either. It kinda will come out when pulled on. Just thought you should know this so you can at least try to use your two balls
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Old 05-30-2006, 04:54 PM   #13
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I loved Homespun when I 1st started knitting because it was so soft. I made my mil an afghan with it..she loves it! But, I don't really enjoy knitting with it anymore...I'm a smooth yarn kinda girl
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The only thing I would make with it is a bonfire.
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Originally Posted by Jeremy
The only thing I would make with it is a bonfire.
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Old 05-31-2006, 06:30 PM   #16
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The only thing I would make with it is a bonfire.

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Old 06-01-2006, 07:33 AM   #17
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I began knitting about two years ago and I did use some Homespun for easy scarves. :D What I liked about it at the time was that it did NOT show stitches so if there was a less than perfect stitch no one would know. I do think the colors are pretty and I liked the wave in the yarn. But I have moved on from it just as I once used fun fur for scarves and have moved on from that too. I still say if you like it, buy it and use it. :XX: :XX:
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