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Topic: Yarn for a frou frou?  (Read 1055 times)
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« on: January 30, 2008 04:46:46 PM »

Hey i was wondering for those of you who have made the Frou Frou or even if you know about yarn what yarn would you recomend for one? a cheaper yar that i could probally get at a store like michaels. i have been dying to make one just am not sure what warn to use... i really like the yarn that the original designer of the pattern Suz_Anne  made it in in the orange-ish

« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2008 04:06:25 PM »

Basically, any worsted/heavy worsted weight yarn (18 stitches/4 in. on the label).  But note that the pattern uses a yarn that weighs very little in relation to the yardage.  I made one version with heavy worsted acrylic (label 18 stitches, but more like 16/17 in real life), and it felt like a coat more than a sweater.  I started another with Lion Brand Woolease, that's much lighter than most inexpensive yarns. 

You can also check the finished Frou Frous on Craftster to see what everyone used.  Good luck!

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