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Chatty Knitter

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Posted - 10/27/2004 :  6:21:49 PM  Show Profile Send kelty3r a Private Message
I just bought nearly 5,000 yards of rayon chenille yarn for a steal! While thats all well and good, I have no patterns for this type of yarn. does anyone have some good patterns that I could try? I'd really appreciate any suggestions.


Miss Saigon rules

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Posted - 10/28/2004 :  07:03:51 AM  Show Profile Send kbshee a Private Message
There's a pattern for a chenille jacket in this month's Knitters (Fall 2004 p. 116). I'm making this now.

Or, you could always make a huge comfy chenille throw/quilt/bedspread.

kim in oregon
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Kelly B
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Posted - 10/28/2004 :  08:53:28 AM  Show Profile Send Kelly B a Private Message
Swatch it first! And wash it, if you plan to do that to your finished object. Find out if it worms at your chosen gauge, before you put a lot of work into it.... I have a chenille sweater that is truly hideous, now that it has been worn and washed. And I knit pretty tightly.
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Posted - 10/28/2004 :  2:30:45 PM  Show Profile Send edelsma a Private Message
Hi Bronwen,

You could do one like this:

Margaret in Waterloo, Ontario
When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine your own self.... Confucius~~~
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