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onemorerow
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Posted - 04/14/2008 :  2:19:08 PM  Show Profile Send onemorerow a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I was wondering how Elann's chuinky peruvian wool would felt up? Would it be similiar to doubling worsted weight? I want to make a bag that will hold some heavy stuff and take some wear and tear. I was thinking if the chunky would felt up thicker?

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Posted - 04/15/2008 :  12:21:22 AM  Show Profile Send lizknit a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I used it in a Kitty Pi a few years ago and it felted beautifully and quickly. And yes, I substituted a single strand for a double strand of worsted and the result was thick and firm so it should work well for your bag.

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