Saturday, March 10, 2007

Highlights of 5297/98

KL 5297 is mostly lots of discussions this time about the suggestions of yarn to use for certain patterns.

KL 5298

Lion Brand Microspun is slippery and knitting are having trouble joinin a new yarn.

There is worsted *weight* yarn which knits to about 5 sts/1"
Then there's worsted *spun* yarn, which refers to a yarn whose wool fibers were combed, not carded, before spinning. Heavy worsted *weight* yarn is a reference to the yarn's thickness. Heavy worsted weight yarn generally knits to 4-4.5 sts/1".

It was asked if Knit Picks plans to add a 16" cable to their options set and they do not.

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