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Renocat
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Posted - 08/15/2005 :  1:29:39 PM  Show Profile  Visit Renocat's Homepage Send Renocat a Private Message
I got home today and had a little surprise waiting in the mailbox for me...my order of Panache yarn from Knit PicksOhh happy day.

If it didn't have a label on it I would swear it is Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Chunky! It is very soft and has a subtle sheen to it. I plan to use it to make the saxon Braid scarf from Knitting on the edge for my MIL for christmas.

I had promised myself I would only have one project on the needles at a time but I think I have to break that promise. I am off to do a pattern repeat of the scarf to see how it is going to look

Oh, and shipping time was good too. I know there was another thread about slow shipping from KP but mine was shipped out on 8/9 and got here today 8/15. Not bad for free shipping and a weekend in the middle.

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orangina
Seriously Hooked

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Posted - 08/15/2005 :  1:42:43 PM  Show Profile Send orangina a Private Message
How fun! I ordered a load of color cards the day they were first offered, so am looking forward to seeing these yarns in person!!

"Window shopping in the general sense did not interest Miss Marple, but she had a splendid time rounding up knitting patterns, new varieties of knitting wool, and suchlike delights."
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Gelliott
Seriously Hooked

USA
911 Posts

Posted - 08/15/2005 :  1:53:16 PM  Show Profile Send Gelliott a Private Message
I got my KP color cards yesterday and couldn't stop browsing through them, planning projects. I bought all of the cards offered, since the price was very reasonable. I like that the variegated yarn samples are given as little knitted swatches rather than just strands.

Gelliott
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blr2449
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USA
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Posted - 08/15/2005 :  3:14:39 PM  Show Profile  Visit blr2449's Homepage  Send blr2449 a Yahoo! Message Send blr2449 a Private Message
I don't think I've ever seen color cards with swatches rather than strands! I guess I'll have to order them.

Please post your opinions on the Panache.

Barb [Knittin' like crazy in Kalamazoo]
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mands1229
Chatty Knitter

USA
216 Posts

Posted - 08/15/2005 :  3:45:12 PM  Show Profile  Visit mands1229's Homepage  Send mands1229 a Yahoo! Message Send mands1229 a Private Message
Were all the available colors included on the color cards? I called to make sure and they couldn't tell me. :(

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honeybee33
Warming Up

USA
74 Posts

Posted - 09/19/2005 :  2:19:28 PM  Show Profile  Visit honeybee33's Homepage Send honeybee33 a Private Message
I've swatched with KP Panache and I have to tell you, it's *divine.* I'm planning up aaaaaalll kinds of delicious projects with it! It's very-very soft, but has some bulk to it, so there's great stitch definition and really nice body to the fabric.

~ hb33 ~
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tejer
Gabber Extraordinaire

USA
410 Posts

Posted - 09/25/2005 :  8:02:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit tejer's Homepage Send tejer a Private Message
Mine came in the mail last week and I can't stop rubbing it against my cheek. It is wonderful.

Kristi

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