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Old 01-07-2008, 07:41 PM   #1
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Substitute Yarn for Filatura di Crosa 501
Hi! I would like to make teh Flowerpower hat from the fall issue of It said it was made with Filatura di Crosa 501 yarn (100% superwash Merino wool). There are lots of colors needed (6 in all!) --and I can't seem to find a resource for this yarn. I did find Swish DK from --and it seems like it might be a good substitute. I'm rather new to this knitting -and am never sure about substitues. So I was wondering if anyone could tell me a resource for the Filatura di Crosa 501 or a suitable substitute. Thank you so much!
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Old 01-07-2008, 07:52 PM   #2
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This should be basically the same as the Filatura di Crosa 501. According to Yarndex that yarn is DK weight and so is this yarn at Knitpicks.
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