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Nuno930
« on: April 29, 2006 12:50:07 PM »

I need to find a sub... but in reading about the yarn I'm not sure how to go about finding one.  It says that Rowan Calmer " This yarn has a tension similar to DK but because of the elasticity in it, is knitted on bigger needles" soooo I am guessing that a DK weight won't do??? Or will it? I are confused.
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mediadiva
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2006 08:04:58 PM »

It's cotton, and cotton stretches. Go to knitpicks and see if they have a 100% cotton yarn in a similar gauge!
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Bethann
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2006 12:36:14 PM »

I think I read somewhere once that TLC Cotton Plus can be an inexpensive sub. for Rowan Calmer. I've never used either though.  Undecided
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jillianb
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2006 07:33:47 AM »

This may be too late for what you're working on, but I would be wary of using 100% cotton as a Calmer sub.  Cotton really isn't all that stretchy, especially compared to Calmer.  Calmer is particularly springy, maybe not quite so much as sock yarn (I'm blanking on the cotton-based sock yarn that I've used most recently), but it's closer to that in concept.
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Nuno930
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2006 08:35:46 AM »

Bless Google! I put in "Calmer yarn sub" and came up with these:

Cascade Fixation

Elann'sEsprit

Heirloom Breeze

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