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Topic: Beautiful yarn - but I don't know what to do with it!  (Read 841 times)
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« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2009 01:53:51 PM »

Do a gauge swatch. It's very important with the calorimetry.
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« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2009 02:02:44 PM »

When I find really beautiful yarn like that, I like to do really simple fingerless gloves in either stockinette or 2x2 ribbing so that it shows off the colors of the yarn. To make fingerless gloves, I just knit a long tube on dpn's and add a thumbhole at the end. It's a simple, wearable way to show off some really special yarn.
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« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2009 07:05:37 AM »

Was thinking of doing it with the one on the left, the creamy coloured wool. Do you think it will work ok?

I think it'd look great.  Smiley
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