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Old 02-14-2008, 09:58 PM   #11
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I wonder if a blend of wool with something strong like nylon would hold up better for "work" mitts? It used to be pretty standard to make sock yarn with a little nylon to make it stronger. Just a thought.
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Old 02-15-2008, 11:09 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Crycket View Post
I guess the first question would be what size of yarn are you seeking...

I love to do gloves in a sock yarn, and getting a superwash wool does take some abuse.
whoa, sock yarn? cool.
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