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« Reply #30 on: February 21, 2009 06:44:13 PM »

yes, glass wool... probably pretty pokey.  maybe a tad scratchy(read bleeding) when worn.  At least thats my guess.  you wouldn't need to make it wearable though.  You could make a curtain, or tapestry of some sort?  But if you do try it post a pic.  maybe wear leather gloves while doing it?  to protect your hands?   But I bet it is somewhat doable!

The stuff we used was REALLY soft and I brushed it against my face no problem.  I even took a small bit of it and added twist to see what it would look like.  It would potentially act like silk or other long-stapled smooth fibers. 
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« Reply #31 on: February 22, 2009 07:13:40 AM »

really?  hrm  I'm thinking you should do it!!!
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« Reply #32 on: February 22, 2009 09:32:07 AM »

The only problem is that it comes by the pound, and it costs around $100/lb.
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« Reply #33 on: February 22, 2009 04:05:05 PM »

omg thats expensive!  maybe on the list if you win the lotery then? Wink  i'd do it to if I won the lotery!!
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« Reply #34 on: April 18, 2009 06:39:03 PM »

Hey everyone,

I just want to let you all know that I posted pictures of the first sock in the first post finally!  Enjoy Smiley

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« Reply #35 on: May 15, 2009 03:55:28 PM »

Wow, I don't think anyone would believe it was dog hair unless you said something! Really cool texture to the yarn!
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« Reply #37 on: January 13, 2010 05:41:20 PM »

Dude gratz!!!
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« Reply #38 on: January 13, 2010 06:36:48 PM »

A best-of?!  Wow, thanks!!   Shocked Grin Shocked
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« Reply #39 on: January 17, 2010 10:14:05 AM »

thats amazing! ive never seen such a thing, although im told that here in estonia (back in the day) they used to make them too
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