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Posted - 12/29/2005 :  08:06:24 AM  Show Profile Send d2vge a Private Message
I want to make a hooded, zippered sweater pattern that uses Rowan Cork, which has been does anyone know of a good substitute? It's a bulky weight wool/nylon blend - I think the gauge is around 14 sts per inch or so.

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Posted - 12/29/2005 :  09:36:12 AM  Show Profile  Visit Stacey14's Homepage Send Stacey14 a Private Message
(is it the Bless pattern by any chance? I'm looking to do that one also!) has some that are in that gauge range. Webs ( also still has come cork in a nice light caramel color.

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Posted - 12/30/2005 :  1:36:04 PM  Show Profile  Visit tejer's Homepage Send tejer a Private Message
or you could get some Rowan cork from Jeanette's Rare yarns on ebay. She has some fabulous deals on it now. Go to eBay and do a search for Rowan cork and you will find it. This yarn is great, so I would say use it if you can. Anything that is bulky would be a good substitute though. Try knitpicks or if you want something less pricey.

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Posted - 01/01/2006 :  4:05:36 PM  Show Profile Send rfknits a Private Message
I'm going to sub Rowan Cork with Jaeger Chamonix, which is also discontinued. I think you can buy them on Ebay for cheap right now! Go shop!!

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