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Old 01-26-2008, 10:23 PM   #1
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What Yarn should I use?
Hi everyone, I am wanting to make this felted basket the pattern calls for 1000 yards of worsted weight pure/new wool OR 1000 yards of bulky weight yarn. I am new to this picking out yarn business. I really like Noro kureyon could I use that? If not could someone tell me what type-brand or whatever I can use and where I can buy it online. I am so glad I have all of you as my lifeline to knitting! Thanks
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Old 01-26-2008, 11:49 PM   #2
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If Noro Kureyon is worsted it should work fine. Any 100% wool (or nearly 100%) wool should work. Just make sure it's not superwash or it won't felt because it's been treated.
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Noro Kureyon is very nice stuff for felting. They have some great colorways available. LittleKnits.com has a great selection of the Noro for $5.95 a skein.

Cascade 200 is great and felts well. Knit Picks Wool of the Andes is also great for felting.

Really, you can use any 100% wool as long as it's not washable wool.
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