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Old 03-07-2008, 10:04 AM   #1
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Pattern calls for one weight but...
I would like to order my yarn but my pattern calls for Super Bulky yarn but the place I would like to order from doesn't have any I like in that weight. Is it possible to combine two different weights to equal the super bulky? Or two of the same?

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Old 03-07-2008, 10:21 AM   #2
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2 strands of DK or light worsted should about equal a super bulky.
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Old 03-07-2008, 10:53 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by suzeeq View Post
2 strands of DK or light worsted should about equal a super bulky.
How is this determined? By swatching? Wraps per Inch (WPI)? And when you do WPI, what are you wrapping on?
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Yes, any of the above. You can use anything to wrap to determine wpi, a pencil, a needle... just wrap around and measure one inch, then count (the double strands, not the single ones). You can swatch and see if that gets your gauge.
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