Sea Tangles is knit with a yarn like that (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer08/PATTseatangles.html
). It's on my list to knit, although I'm using cotton thread and not the metal stuff because I have allergies to metal. Steel is less of a problem, but seems to suck moisture from my skin.
recent FOs: Shedir cap, Bricks of Atlantis, Pirates Hat, Citrine Socklets, Teddy bears, 1 entrelac sock
OTN: scraps blanket, Shedir for Teenie, Ice Serpent Hat
NIL: Qiviuk tam re-visited; weatherproof gloves; sweaters
My knitting blog: http://emilai333.wordpress.com/