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Old 01-29-2007, 04:20 PM   #1
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I'm making a sweater in a light blue color using this yarn. I love it!

Now, when it comes to most of the other Red Heart yarns, yuck! They're so stiff and rough. Just terrible if you ask me. I can't make anything with that stuff.
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Old 01-29-2007, 04:39 PM   #2
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Ohh I love the RH soft yarn too! Gorgeous colors, and so nice.
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Old 01-29-2007, 04:47 PM   #3
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I like it too. I wonder what the technological advance was that allowed this soft acrylic...and why they still make the scratchy stuff! Maybe the scratchy stuff wears longer? I guess I would rather wear out my afghan than have my afghan wear ME out, lol.
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Old 01-29-2007, 05:02 PM   #4
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It's like Caron's Simply Soft and Bernat's Satin. I like all 3 yarns. I'm currently finishing a throw in RHS in Grass Green. It's not my favorite color but then the throw is not for me and everyone says the color is lovely. The yarn is very soft.

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Old 01-29-2007, 06:24 PM   #5
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My stepmom made me an afghan for my birthday out of it! It's incredibly soft!

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Old 01-29-2007, 07:42 PM   #6
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Good tip! I have two small kids and that would be perfect for knitting stuff for them! Wool can be too scratchy for them.
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Old 01-29-2007, 08:51 PM   #7
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I'm making a blue sweater in the same yarn! Mine is more of a smokey blue tho.

I looooove it. The best part is the yardage. This sweater normally calls for 10-15 balls. I am about 1/3 the way and not yet done my 2nd ball. woo!

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Old 01-29-2007, 09:08 PM   #8
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Where are y'all finding Red Heart Soft? I want to try it!

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Old 01-29-2007, 09:10 PM   #9
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I have two skeins of it in a kinda country blue I'm planning to use to make a matching hat and scarf.

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Old 01-29-2007, 09:12 PM   #10
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Hate to admit definitely gives away my age....

But...30 years ago...I purchased some wonderful acrylic cream yarn at K-Mart...knit up 4 afghans...the Fisherman type...with cables and bobbles, etc...and to this day...those afghans are still alive and holdin' their own!

Only problem is: I don't have one of the afghans at MY HOUSE anymore. As our children grew up and married and left home...they all took one...and those blankets are now on the back of the sofas in their TV rooms.

That is a fond memory of my front of the Tube...under one afghan blankie each!

I had to go out and get another one for myself! Didn't knit it...bought it at a closeout sale at my LYS...composed of 12-12" big squares made with different colors of Manos del Uruguay Wool! Love it!
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