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Old 02-13-2008, 08:14 PM   #1
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Worsted vs. Bulky?
If I want to knit something for bulky weight, can I double strand worsted to make it a similar weight?

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Old 02-13-2008, 08:33 PM   #2
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It's definitely worth a swatch.
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You might but it could be too thick - bulky is one step up in weight from worsted. Unless it's thin worsted like Simply soft.
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