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« on: May 30, 2005 10:06:31 PM »

I'm just about to start a project with some recycled sari silk.  For some reason or another, I feel cautious about using this yarn.  Is there anything special I should know about knitting with sari silk?  Does it tear easily?

.... I've got first-time jitters!

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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2005 04:47:06 PM »

It can be very thin in places....very very thin. Just watch out for those thread like strands! Its hard to keep a consistant gauge with it as well, and I've heard some of the yarns have junk like twigs still in it (mine was twig free).
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« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2005 04:50:30 PM »

its alright. really stiff to knit with at times.. and definately definately thins out lots in places(i stopped a project because it was so thin it looked silly) but it is gorgeous and for the right project it will be beautiful.......
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