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Old 06-27-2008, 04:51 AM   #1
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HELP Yarn substitute for the CPH
ok I want to use KP's Swish ww yarn but at 110Yards a skein its going to cost me over $100 to make. I want machine wash/dry wool. What else is super soft and suitable and more affordable or is there anything?

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Old 06-27-2008, 10:42 AM   #2
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How many yards to do you need? What yarn are you substituting?

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Old 06-27-2008, 01:15 PM   #3
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I don't think there is anything cheaper than Swish. What size do you need to make? The 60" would be $115 appx so if you need smaller then it would be a lot less.
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:08 PM   #4
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yeah i need to make the 60" as I am twice the women I was 8 years ago.

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Old 06-27-2008, 04:38 PM   #5
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Elann's Superwash at 120 yards per skein is $2.38. For the largest size of the CPH, you'd need just over 15 skeins, so say 16 to be safe. That's $38 plus shipping.

http://www.elann.com/productdisp.asp...erBy=&Count=54

Their bamboo superwash is $2.48 and would need 17 balls for about $42, and their luxury superwash merino would need 15 skeins and come in around $60.
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Just be careful if you use bamboo. It has a very strong drape factor and can look droopy. If you decided to use that yarn use a smaller needle size and adjust accordingly.
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what is the CPH?
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Old 06-27-2008, 09:48 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by candicane View Post
what is the CPH?
CPH = Central Park Hoodie
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