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#1 carevun

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:44 AM

I'm looking for a bunch of homespun baby yarn, and am flexable on color, but need 5 different colors.

#2 HappyOldCro

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 03:35 PM

If you don't get any, (I don't have it), did you check the Lion Brand web-site? When they discontinue a yarn they often post what substitute yarns you can use to replace it...

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#3 mattenylou

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:18 PM

Are you making clothing or another item that you don't have to end up with an exact size? It's often easy to substitute yarn, depending on the project you're planning.

Their discontinued homespun baby was a category 5, chunky weight yarn that was made up in "baby" colors. I think you might be able to find another bulky yarn to use that is close to the gauge and type you need. If it's a baby blanket and it's a few inches off that won't really matter as long as you've bought enough yarn to complete it.

If you poke around in the Herrshner's site, you can compare their suggested gauges to your pattern's gauge. Make sure you pay close attention to the yardage to insure you have enough yarn, I'd order a bit extra, just in case.
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Posted 09 May 2012 - 12:45 AM

Carevun , have you checked E-bay?

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