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tobyjavin
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Posted - 12/28/2005 :  11:41:38 AM  Show Profile Send tobyjavin a Private Message
I was looking at the Joann's Sensations yarn online. It looks like they have several wool/nylon/other fiber blends. I was thinking of getting some for house type socks as I think most were worsted weight.

Has anyone used any of these yarns? Are they very loosely spun?

Rachel

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Posted - 12/28/2005 :  11:57:28 AM  Show Profile  Visit pjkite's Homepage  Send pjkite a Yahoo! Message Send pjkite a Private Message
I used some of their wool novelty yarns for a couple of Christmas things - one felted, one not. The yarn had a nice feel, appears to be standard 60's merino fiber combined with nylon or whatever. The spinning job was actually pretty good. You won't want to use pointy needles, but I had no problems with splitting, for what it's worth.

Pamela Kite
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