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Old 01-29-2009, 03:25 PM   #1
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Angora hats
LOVE making these. After 7 years of having angora rabbits, I've found a use for the waste or "junk" fiber. The orange & blue bumpy yarns in these were dye experiments gone wrong. The blue was pure wool, the orangey was wool/angora. I plied them with a strand of lumpy bumpy white angora from my "junk" fiber bag!! This is stuff I would have thrown out. The yarn is thick and the hats can be made in one evening! Not only that, they sell better than the "good" ones out of prime, smooth angora.

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Old 01-29-2009, 04:08 PM   #2
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So cute! I bet they super soft, too!
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Old 01-29-2009, 05:30 PM   #3
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Yes, very soft & fluffy. Where are the links about the charity hats? These would be good for that.
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Old 01-29-2009, 05:42 PM   #4
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very cute and they just look so soft!
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Old 01-29-2009, 07:52 PM   #5
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Cute hats. It's funny what you said about the "junk" fiber hats selling better than the "nicer" ones. These "use up the mistakes" hats pushed you to be creative and people like them, so that is what counts.
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Old 01-30-2009, 12:41 PM   #6
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they look great!
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:00 PM   #7
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Lumpy bunny hats, very cute! Love the colorways.
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Old 01-30-2009, 10:54 PM   #8
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Oh my...those look so soft!!!
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Old 01-30-2009, 10:55 PM   #9
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Very nice. And resourceful too!
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Beautiful! and they look SO soft!!
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