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Gramma Joe
« on: September 25, 2009 09:25:08 PM »

If a pattern reads "use RH SS" it is referring to Red Heart Super Saver? Right?  It would not mean RH super sport, would it?
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2009 06:10:18 AM »

Chances are it's referring to the Super Saver -- the most common cheap yarn. What is the pattern? Can you tell from the picture? The hook size should clue you in, I think.
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« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2009 04:06:40 PM »

Thanks homebunnyj.  The pattern is the Triangle Stroller Blankie on Crochetville.   I went back and checked what hook the designer used (6.00)  So it must be the worsted weight.  I used 4.00 as I am a very loose crocheter.  However, with one additional colour sequence left to be done, I thought it already might be large enough and started second guessing myself.  Now I think I will just keep going and see. 
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« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2009 07:48:35 AM »

from my experience with crochetville most of them use and love red heart Super saver. However if the pattern uses a yarn that is worsted weight (like red heart) you can use any worsted weight yarn you like. the possibilities are endless!
I want to say I've seen a few patterns with the abbreviation that you mentioned and it typically means red heart super saver.

Also keep in mind that's a forum too and you can ask there. Smiley Not that we don't want you here but they're pretty friendly too. Smiley
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