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Slytheringrrl
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USA
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Posted - 08/17/2006 :  09:25:48 AM  Show Profile Send Slytheringrrl a Private Message
I am designing a sweater in DK weight Merino, which will be mainly black with a red flame design on the sleeves and a flame motif on the chest. It will be for a ~40" bust at approx. 5.5 sts/inch. So...how many 100g hanks should I order?

Thanks so much.

Slytheringrrl

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Boogie
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Posted - 08/17/2006 :  12:56:58 PM  Show Profile  Visit Boogie's Homepage Send Boogie a Private Message
6 sts to the inch for a 40 inch sweater - I would get 2100 yards of yarn.
How much to get in each of the 2 colors will depend on how much of the sleeve and how much of the chest is in the red flame.

amy
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EliotsSocks
Warming Up

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Posted - 08/24/2006 :  06:57:00 AM  Show Profile Send EliotsSocks a Private Message
Sounds like a cool sweater!

Can't wait to see what the final thing looks like...

I'm a sucker for flame designs!
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