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Topic: It's my birthday! And I got 3 skeins of Cascade "Jazz" yarn! What to make?  (Read 577 times)
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tignor
« on: May 16, 2009 11:32:05 AM »

From my sister!

Not much, only 55 yards a skein, so it's scarf time. But I've never made anything with yarn like this before--it alternates thick and thin.
http://www.cascadeyarns.com/cascade-jazz.asp

Garter stitch? Or Stockinette? Or a rib stitch? Ideas? I'm not a hat person, and I searched for patterns specifically for this yarn and came up with nothing. Thanks for any help you can offer!
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soozeq
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2009 02:16:44 PM »

Maybe stockinette, it'll show off the colors bettern than garter or rib. If you use a huge needle with it, say 17 or 19, it may not curl too much. Or if you knit the first and 2nd row, then purled the 3rd to start the stockinette, that helps it from curling much.
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angelwings219
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009 07:25:23 AM »

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY
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aecharjay
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2009 07:57:45 PM »

I've seen this knitted with a thick and thin yarn and it was very even in thickness, but still interesting from the thick and thinness... It looked really cool but when I tried to do it my self it ended up very bumpy and not at smooth as I would have liked. I think it might have something to do with the number of stitches that you cast on. Any who, here's the link-

http://www.loopknits.com/2007/12/11/herringbone-neck-warmer/
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common_man
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2009 12:35:36 AM »

you could finger knit yourself a wild scarf with pom poms in about ten minutes! I've finger knit with yarn that alternatives thickness and it turned out great!

http://www.wikihow.com/Finger-Knit


something like this - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=20195545 or do a few and plait them together?

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