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« on: July 31, 2006 04:34:31 AM »

I suck at figuring out yarns to substitute for patterns.

Would Patons Classic Merino be a good substitute for Knitty's Fetching??  I have a ton of it that I got on sale and would LOVE to use it up by making a few Fetching's for Christmas presents.

Here's the link:  http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATTfetching.html

Your help is GREATLY appreciated!

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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2006 06:21:59 AM »

I would think so.  If you have a stash of Classic Merino (which makes me jealous btw) you could try it.  If you like the results, there you go!  Christmas is taken care of! 

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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2006 06:58:00 AM »

Ahhhhhh, just imagine how soft and warm and wonderful these would feel on your hands made from the Classic Merino.

I'd give it a go, cos remember, you can always frog it later!
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2006 04:47:36 AM »

I've used Classic Merino for mittens and they've turned out very nicely.

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