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1/12/2010 11:06:23 AM
Eunicia
Eunicia
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Hi,
Im currently expecting a baby girl and decided to make a few outfits for her. I bought some pattern books (Dale of Norway) and they all ask for Baby Dale Ull yarn, which is a 100% Pure Merino Superwash Fingering Weight Wool. The needle sizes it asks for is 2mm to 2.5 mm.
What yarn is similar on here?
Thank you.
1/12/2010 12:47:30 PM
Alice Trueman
Alice Trueman
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I would suggest looking at the fingering weight yarn. All of the sock yarns (including the Regia under baby weight) will give you a very dependable, machine wash/dry yarn. The Elann undyed merino sock yarn is good to knit with as it comes and great fun to dye. In natural dyes: stinging nettles will give you a light green, cochineal pinks through burgundy and crimson, tumeric a hearty yellow (don`t use too much or you`ll have a strident yellow). The little pots of dye Elann sells are excellent - good clear colours and mixable.
The Baby Ull knits at 32st = 4" which is a very small gauge,and painstaking, 28 - 30 st will give you some drape and not drive you crazy!
Alice
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1/13/2010 7:50:32 AM
Amy QOY
Amy QOY
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The Cantata comes in fabulous colors, is fingering weight and machine washable. It is extremely soft.
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