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North Adams, Massachusetts
1 Posts
  Friday October 27 6:35:38 PM PST
I have color # 10 and it is wonderful! Very soft and the colors are beautiful. Try it!

Fresno, California
5 Posts
  Friday March 16 3:33:36 PM PST
I loved working with this yarn as the Jojoba and Aloe Vera made my hands so soft. My socks turned out beautiful, but I would recommend using something smaller than the recommended #4 needle. This produced a stretchy sock that is a bit rough on the sole. Great for wearing around the house, though.

Eugene, Oregon
1 Posts
  Wednesday May 16 3:13:39 PM PST
I just got through a pair of socks in the colorway "Wood," and they're gorgeous. This is wonderful sock yarn -- my favorite so far. However, I'm working with a ball of color #01 ("Laub") and it is ugly ugly ugly. The stripes don't look at all like the picture, so I wonder if I just happened upon a weird ball. The yarn's lovely and soft, but holy moly are these going to be some ugly socks...

Columbia, Maryland
2 Posts
  Tuesday June 12 7:53:51 PM PST
I think I used color #3 (gras) for a pair of tabi socks for a nature-loving friend who lives in sandals. The stripes were great; the earthy patches took a little getting used to, but I was pleased enough that I can't wait to knit another pair. I love knitting with the jojoba and aloe treated yarn and I'll bet they feel great on the feet!

Columbia, Maryland
2 Posts
  Tuesday June 12 7:55:22 PM PST
I forgot...I think I used a size 2(US) needle and was very pleased.

Kennebunk, Maine
1 Posts
  Friday March 21 11:40:00 AM PST
I initially loved this yarn, really fun and soft to work with, but halfway through was a knot where the yarn had been tied together with a new piece and it completely threw off the striping (so my two socks didn't match). Then, when looking for the color in the remainder of the yarn so that I could tie on at the same point as where I was in the color sequence, the sequencing was backwards - so I had to cut the yarn, rewind the entire remainder of the skein, then find my spot in the sequence before I could continue with my second sock. Disappointing for a first quality fairly expensive sock yarn.

Colfax,, Wisconsin
1 Posts
  Saturday March 22 8:49:45 PM PST
Looking for yarn # 62 in pink. Love the sweater posted in Creative Knitting, P. 62, May, 2008 issue. How can I get it? Cherry's Cottage Garden

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