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Topic: I got a question to the ones who knitted Swell from Knitty.  (Read 738 times)
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calista
« on: December 13, 2006 01:07:12 AM »

I'm thinking of making Swell as a Christmas gift, and trying to use up some of my stashes. However, I have only about 200yds of a worsted weight yarn in natural cream color.
Do you think I can make the whole thing with 200yds?
(I'm thinking of dying it into 2 different colors.)
Thanks in advance!

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brightlights
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2006 08:47:01 AM »

Are you going to use a contrast colour as well?  I made mine with Cascade 220 and I probably have 20 yds or more of the brown left, and most of the white.
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calista
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2006 10:01:57 AM »

Yes, I was hoping 200 yds to be enough for MC and CC.
I think it would be quite challenging, right?
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brightlights
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2006 11:17:59 AM »

I think you would be cutting it a little close.  But I am totally estimating here, trying to imagine the balls of yarn left at home...
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calista
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2006 12:48:43 PM »

Thanks guys!
Fortunately, I found another ball of the same yarn in my stash.
I'm dying it tonight! Yeay~~
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