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Old 02-14-2007, 02:55 PM   #1
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Patons Classic Merino and Lion Brand 100% wool solids
These are dyelotted technically, but do you think it really makes a difference?

I'm wanting to start a project in Black and I currently have 1 skein of Patons, but the project will take 2-3. I was going to go ahead and start it and just order a couple more skeins or pick up a couple more skeins in a few days, but I'm sure they won't be the same dyelot. Do you think it will really make a difference.

I also have a project for Lion Brand in Orange that I have 2 skeins of 1 dyelot and 1 of another, that I will run into this on.

What do you think?
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Old 02-14-2007, 03:07 PM   #2
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I have used different dye lots in black in Patons and had no trouble.The orange will look different.
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Old 02-15-2007, 11:35 AM   #3
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With the black you will be ok. With the orange, I wouldn't do it UNLESS it is a felting project. I have found the a slight color difference when you felt isn't noticeable.
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Old 02-15-2007, 02:39 PM   #4
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IMO it's waaaaaayyyy too much work to make something only to find out that the yarn from another dyelot looks different. I'd get all that I need first for the project.
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