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« on: October 16, 2007 05:27:45 PM »

So...while at Hobby Lobby tonight I was looking at cotton yarns for dishcloths/washcloths. I noticed the Senso and I thought it would make nice washcloths since it felt nice and soft, so I bought I couple balls. Then I came home and noticed that it was crochet thread. Silly me, not reading all of the labels  Roll Eyes

Now..would this be suitable to knit with, or would I be better off to just take it back and exchange it?
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2007 05:32:51 PM »

Crochet is just a suggestion - if you want to knit with it, then knit with it! Truly, all threads can be used as either knit or crochet - it is just a matter of needle size.
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2007 05:35:41 PM »

Yay!

I'll probably just have to do some swatches to get an idea of what size needles I need to use and what adjustments I should make to the patterns.  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2007 09:45:04 PM »

Since you're making dishcloths, I wouldn't swatch it! I would just pick a needle size that gave a good sized stitch - not too loose and not too tight. and then knit to your heart's delight!
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2007 10:24:48 AM »

That yarn does feel nice, doesn't it?  I think I remember it coming in pretty colors, too.  You'll have to let us know how it works for wash/dish cloths. 
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