Naturally Caron Spa Yarn received
Posted 11 July 2008 - 07:21 AM
I just got my order of Naturally Caron Spa Yarn in soft sunshine (yellow) from Joanne.com today.
I bought this yarn site unseen for this purse: http://www.naturally...a/chakra_1.html which is for my MIL's christmas present.
The yarn is absolutely beautiful, it is very soft and has a really pretty soft sheen to it. The color is perfect, it is a very soft yellow. :clap
I can't wait to start the project now. I'm really glad I finished my doily last night. I have a rule that I can't start a new project until I am done with one.
I will post pics when it is done.
Posted 12 July 2008 - 04:09 PM
Glad you are enjoying your yarn. I have been looking everywhere for a description of this yarn. What weight is it? Is it comparable in weight to Simply Soft? Some of the patterns look like it, others look like it's lighter. Could you help me out?
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Posted 13 July 2008 - 07:10 AM
On the wrapping it says it is a twelve ply cable for superior 3D stitches, shape control and softness. It also has a picture of a skein of yarn with a 3 in the middle of it and says light underneath it. The hook for a crochet hook is listed as 4mm G-6 and the guage for knitting with 4mm needles is 22 stitches by 30 rows for a 4x4 square.
The yarn is very very soft and it quite a bit thinner than a worsted weight yarn, I also have some baby yarn and it is thinner than that. I am guessing that the 3 means it is a 3 ply yarn but am not sure.
I found this on line at Joanne's for $4.00 per skein with free shipping. The pattern only calls for 2 skeins but I bought three just to be safe. It was also advertised this morning at AC Moore for $3.99 per skein. I bought mine online because the closest AC Moore is about 20 miles away and with gas prices it was to expensive to drive there and who can beat free shipping.
Hope this is enough info to answer your question.
Posted 13 July 2008 - 08:59 AM
The pattern is neat! But I had to frog a few times because I got a bit ambitious and thought I didn't need to read some of the directions. Big mistake. LOL.
Can't wait to see yours. I will post a pic when I am done with mine.
Posted 13 July 2008 - 09:07 AM
I don't know how it compares as I have never used Lustersheen. My yarn knowledge is very limited. I wish I could help more. I need to finish the 8 pocket tote from the Lion Brand web site first, then am starting the Chakra. I will post pictures of both when I am done.
Sorry I couldn't be of more help,
Posted 13 July 2008 - 04:47 PM
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