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Old 12-19-2006, 04:16 PM   #1
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Super Chunky Yarn
Anyone know of a comparable yarn to Biggy Print by Rowan? I'm looking for a super, super chunky yarn to make a scarf and am looking for something that might be a bit cheaper in price.

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Old 12-19-2006, 04:47 PM   #2
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I have found that Red Heart makes a super chunky yarn called Bright & Lofty--works up very quickly on big needles and a makes a cool looking scarf (I made several as quick gifts-great colors and washable.) Yes, its a manmade fiber and a bit squeaky but its very fast working.
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Old 12-19-2006, 05:00 PM   #3
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Maybe something from brown sheep burly spun, the have a bulky yarn that runs about the same price as rowan but the burly spun has about an extra hundred yards. Hope it helps.
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Old 12-19-2006, 05:41 PM   #4
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Plymouth Encore Mega has a listed gauge of 2 sts to the inch on 15s. It's big!
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Old 12-19-2006, 08:47 PM   #5
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Don't overlook the possibility of double stranding.

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Old 12-20-2006, 10:45 AM   #6
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Webs has some colors on sale for $5.99.

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