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Old 03-29-2007, 07:52 PM   #1
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I need advice on what yarn to use
My favorite sweaters are my two cotton sweaters. They are knit of chunky cotton yarn, and are a very simple design. However, I can't find any more like them, and as they are several years old, they are slightly too small (though part of me is thrilled to know that I own two shirts that have too short of sleeves). The obvious solution: knit some!

I would like some advice on some good chunky/super chunky 100% cotton yarn to use. I'd like to make a couple of sweaters, and try out a couple of different yarns. Thanks in advance for your help!
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Old 03-29-2007, 08:08 PM   #2
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spinnaker from knitpicks is super bulky weights-would make a nice thick sweater, and they also have crayon which they list as dk wieght. both look fluffy soft
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Thank you very much for the suggestions - they do look soft and fluffy. Not QUITE what I'm looking for, unfortunately... normally "soft and fluffy" is pretty much my yarn criteria, but for this project I want something... less fluffy. More like the yarn my grandma uses to make washcloths, only thicker.

However, I'm starting to think I need socks or something out of spinnaker.
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ahhh....
check out http://yarn.com/
they have lots more options for cotton and cotton blends
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Yay, thank you thank you!!! There are several yarns on there which look like exactly what I want.
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