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Old 10-11-2007, 04:14 PM   #11
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Old 10-12-2007, 05:41 AM   #12
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What is Homespun?
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Old 10-12-2007, 07:17 AM   #13
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It's a yarn by Lion Brand. It's a super soft, squishy yarn that feels great, but when knitting with it, it splits like the dickens and is almost impossible to work with on anything smaller than a size 9. It also can't be blocked and loses it's shape easily due to it's softness.
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Old 10-12-2007, 09:10 AM   #14
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Soft and squishy...hmmm...shame I can't buy a massive tub full to sleep on...now that would be a nice bed for a knitter...
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Old 10-12-2007, 11:13 AM   #15
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Hi guys!

First of all, I'll fully admit to having a bit of a sarcastic sense of humor. Sarcastic, not malicious. Since the thread took an overly serious turn, I'll follow suit.

Obviously, there are people who appreciate Homespun. If not, Lion Brand would have ceased production of that line a long time ago.

I posted the screen cap in jest, knowing the many long discussions we have had here questioning the value of this product as well as recounting our personal experiences with it. Notice, I said it. It. As in Homespun.

For reference see threads in the General Discussion forum such as;
http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showthread.php?t=51657
http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showthread.php?t=60880
http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showthread.php?t=62701

I thought it ironic that Homespun was portrayed as having only one fan. Tongue in cheek, I saved the image and posted it here.

My most sincere apologies to anyone who took this personally.

Now, all serious tones aside... Noooo I better not go there.

Thanks to all who saw the joke for what it was.
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Old 10-12-2007, 04:46 PM   #16
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I love homespun and I thought it was very funny. I'm allergic to animal fibers so when I want something soft and cushey it's my "go to" yarn. AND.. it IS a big pita to work with.
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Old 10-13-2007, 10:27 AM   #17
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Hi Chel ,

It did not offend me . I knew it was in jest and even if it was not . We are all entitled to our opinion. While some may disagree others will agree.That is all part of life in general.

I am sure Homespun love the publicity nonetheless
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Old 10-13-2007, 11:44 AM   #18
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Well the homespun group is up to 19 members now.

But the Fun Fur Anonymous group has only 9 members since July 21st.
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Old 10-13-2007, 05:37 PM   #19
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Well the homespun group is up to 19 members now.

But the Fun Fur Anonymous group has only 9 members since July 21st.
Gotta join the fun fur one!
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Old 10-14-2007, 05:15 PM   #20
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Gotta join the fun fur one!
me too! By the way, Chel, I thought the homespun thing was really funny.
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