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 800 to 1200 Yards
 Need suggestions for Soft Lux
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amazing grace
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Posted - 01/26/2008 :  5:41:44 PM  Show Profile Send amazing grace a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I have about 900 yards of amethyst colored "Soft Lux" by RYC. The project I started with it did not work well in Soft Lux, so I frogged it.

Any suggestions of what to knit with this yarn?

Thanks,
Grace

Gloria B
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Posted - 02/23/2008 :  10:12:37 PM  Show Profile Send Gloria B a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I don't know by this late date if you've already figured it out for yourself. But the first thing that jumped into my head when I read your post tonight is a shell, cap-sleeve or short-sleeve sweater to wear under a cardigan or alone.

What you make would depend on how much yarn you would need for each thing. I'd do the cap or short-sleeve sweater seamlessly on circular needles, knitting the body first, from the neck, then dividing the remaining yarn in half and knitting the sleeves down until I ran out of yarn.

I don't know if that would work for you. I haven't worked with this particular yarn, and that might be what exactly what you frogged!

Gloria B

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NastiJ
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Posted - 02/24/2008 :  09:55:56 AM  Show Profile Send NastiJ a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by amazing grace

I have about 900 yards of amethyst colored "Soft Lux" by RYC. The project I started with it did not work well in Soft Lux, so I frogged it.


If you are on Ravelry, you can search for this ysrn and find projects others have done with it - right now, it shows 111 projects for Rowan RYC Soft Lux. There are scarves, shawls, hats, mitts, sweaters, stockings, boleros, and more.

Nancy J.

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