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Topic: Organdy Ribbon Dress, Suitable Yarn?  (Read 1364 times)
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MiLady
« on: January 09, 2012 02:03:30 PM »

http://www.hookyarnandneedles.com/oldstuff/node/103

I've found this crochet pattern and adore the style of dress, I'd love to make it, however the pattern calls for a vintage "ribbon yarn" which, having done some research I'm led to believe is similar in texture to a thin seamless organza ribbon, however to buy a suitable quantity of this is going to cost me upwards of 70 and that's online price. What I was wondering is if (ideally) anyone has tried this pattern with any other yarn type material? OR if anyone is an experienced crocheter and could reccommend a type of yarn that would be suitable for the pattern (preferable available in the UK or available to order online to be delivered in the UK) that will cost less than 70.
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Chymaera
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2012 05:25:56 AM »

Ice yarn have ribbons.
http://www.iceyarns.com/ribbon_yarns
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MiLady
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2012 11:24:37 AM »

Oh my god! That's instantly halved my costs! Now just to wait until pay day! Thankyou thankyou thankyou!
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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2012 04:59:11 AM »

no problem  Cheesy
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