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Old 11-20-2012, 03:55 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
Oh! I have a few skeins of Pure Merino, but haven't used it yet. It's one of the few wools that look and feel (to the hand anyway) like I might be able to tolerate it. I should get a few more and attempt a scarf or cowl.
I'm about to start Kaari with Pure Merino. I got it on closeout and I'm very nervous about knitting with it exactly because of that lovely springiness. Regrettably, I'm used to much cheaper yarns and Pure Merino is throwing off my tension!
I don't usually knit more than one small gauge swatch but with this I'm having to knit several because I'm getting different results. It's the first time I've had to be organized and take notes on my gauge swatches.
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