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Old 04-28-2010, 10:41 PM   #1
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new AbFab Throw Kit - by who?
I was in a LYS on the other coast and they had what I thought were Colinette AbFab kits, but they were by another manufacturer and I can't remember who. The employee told me that the designer from Colinette switched companies so now this other company was doing them too but I can't find. :( Anyone know?

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Old 04-29-2010, 12:59 AM   #2
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Is this it?
http://www.colinette.com/search.php?...endation=39351
http://www.jimmybeanswool.com/knitti...usThrowKit.asp
http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Other..._Kit-5619.html

Holy cow..they must be knit with spun gold.
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:25 AM   #3
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No, it looked EXACTLY like the Colinette but was another company, the designer from Colinette left I guess and brought the AbFab concept with them, from what I understood.
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Old 04-29-2010, 08:39 AM   #4
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I'm so saddened by your post. I was expecting it to be a throw with Edina Monsoon and Patsi Stone done in intarsia on it.
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I'm so saddened by your post. I was expecting it to be a throw with Edina Monsoon and Patsi Stone done in intarsia on it.
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Originally Posted by boyforpele13 View Post
No, it looked EXACTLY like the Colinette but was another company, the designer from Colinette left I guess and brought the AbFab concept with them, from what I understood.
But if you want the pattern it's still available...I'm not sure what the problem is here then..
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Old 04-29-2010, 11:58 AM   #7
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He wanted the Colinette yarn...?
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He wanted the Colinette yarn...?
I think the third link at least uses that yarn with the pattern.
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Old 04-29-2010, 02:01 PM   #9
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there were two reasons i wanted to know, one because I was excited about it and wanted to share it with everyone (but forgot LOL) and the other that I hoped I could get it a little less expensive than the Colinette since I've long coveted them.

It was driving me nuts so I called and now I remember why I was so excited. It's Schaefer!!!

http://www.schaeferyarn.com/yrn_throwkits.html
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I'm so saddened by your post. I was expecting it to be a throw with Edina Monsoon and Patsi Stone done in intarsia on it.
I'm sorry, sweetie darling!
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