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jtamsn
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Posted - 02/18/2013 :  10:51:39 AM  Show Profile Send jtamsn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I was so surprised to receive a skein of String Theory Caper sock yarn (80% superwash merino,10% cashmere, 10%nylon) for my birthday from my son. He went to one of our LYS's (one I rarely frequent for it's location). The woman in the shop suggested it as a yarn that a knitter wouldn't likely buy for themselves, so he did. I had just looked through one of my knitting magazines (Knit 'n Style spring 2013 issue)and admired a shawlette that I thought I would like to make......this yarn would be perfect!!! Not to mention it's in one of my favorite colors (mauves).
judy

kkknitter
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Posted - 02/18/2013 :  2:36:26 PM  Show Profile Send kkknitter a Private Message  Reply with Quote
What a nice son! Great yarn.

Kristina
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eldergirl
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Posted - 02/18/2013 :  9:32:12 PM  Show Profile Send eldergirl a Private Message  Reply with Quote
A thoughtful (and tasteful) guy your son!

Anna

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donnawatk
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Posted - 02/19/2013 :  04:32:23 AM  Show Profile Send donnawatk a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Thats nice, I call that a gift that keeps on giving. Every time you look at that shawlette you will smile and think of its beginning.Donna
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Grand-moogi
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Australia
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Posted - 02/20/2013 :  07:02:03 AM  Show Profile Send Grand-moogi a Private Message  Reply with Quote
That is really a great gift. It shows a really thoughtful nature. And he will be so pleased to see you knitting it and wearing it.

I knit a hug into every stitch
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