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Re: Have you ever used Fun Fur (eyelash yarn)?
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: January 13, 2009 04:08PM

Knitting every row is good. So is stockinette for items that you want to be to be less dense. (Garter's rows are closer together.) But remember that stockinette curls at the sides. This can be an advantage or disadvantage.

I don't understand the Fair-Isle reference as there is no stitch definition with eyelash.

You can use smaller needles but that gauge usually interferes with the structure of the yarn. The rule of thumb is to make a small swatch with any new yarn or to test any new technique. Twenty stitches worked for twenty or thirty rows will tell you more than we can in many paragraphs.

One note: If you drop a stitch using a novelty yarn the error often cannot be seen by looking at the surface of the fabric, but the fabric itself will appear wonky. If you hold the fabric up to a lamp and look through it you can often spot the error right away.

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  Have you ever used Fun Fur (eyelash yarn)? clover04750 01/13/2009 12:14AM
  Re: Have you ever used Fun Fur (eyelash yarn)? craftsman 01/13/2009 09:42AM
  Re: Have you ever used Fun Fur (eyelash yarn)? Mother Hen 01/13/2009 02:11PM
  Re: Have you ever used Fun Fur (eyelash yarn)? Evelyn Stewart 01/27/2009 09:01AM
  Re: Have you ever used Fun Fur (eyelash yarn)? Alex 01/13/2009 04:08PM
  Re: Have you ever used Fun Fur (eyelash yarn)? clover04750 01/13/2009 08:34PM

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