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Old 03-13-2008, 06:06 PM   #1
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Anyone Used The Patons Canadiana
I see that some of the colors I need are no longer offered with the Merino Wool and my grandson wouldn't like the scratchiness. Anyone used the Canadiana? How is the softness with that?
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Old 03-13-2008, 06:07 PM   #2
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I've used it and found it to be really soft. I love working with it and I normally have problems working with acrylic yarns.
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Old 03-13-2008, 06:26 PM   #3
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I used it for a wine bag and it felt nice! It was pretty soft, a nice basic acrylic. Nothing special but it was good.
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Old 03-13-2008, 06:32 PM   #4
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With a name like Canadiana, how can it NOT be good???
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Old 03-13-2008, 07:44 PM   #5
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I've used it and liked it! I made a scarf set for my grandson out of it and loved the way it turned out.
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Congrats on the soon to be born babe. It sounds like you have a pretty good layette going.
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I have a whole brood of the stuff. Seems to me without knitting it up that it is softer than regular acrilyc. I might not make a sweater from it, but hats and such seem like they would turn out just fine
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Canadiana works up great - currently using it for a Cancer Awareness afghan for my son - there are softer yarns, but this will stand up better.
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