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Re: [hemlockringkal] Hemlock Ring

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  • anne hols
    There is also a pattern available thru Raverly that the original designer of the Hemlock inspired someone to rework it so that it can be adapted to non-wool
    Message 1 of 14 , Apr 5, 2009
      There is also a pattern available thru Raverly that the original designer of the Hemlock inspired someone to rework it so that it can be adapted to non-wool yarn.  I just typed in Hemlock and followed it from there.


      From: Carol Fessler <carol.fessler@...>
      To: hemlockringkal@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Saturday, April 4, 2009 5:22:49 AM
      Subject: Re: [hemlockringkal] Hemlock Ring

      I used washable wool (Cascade 220 superwash).  It blocked beautifully!

      On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 10:32 AM, Virgi <dredhead94@gmail. com> wrote:

      One of the other members said she used a wool yarn and it worked very well.  I think the animal fiber has the stretch needed to block out properly.

       

      Virgi

      Ravelry ID: virgrich94

      Wonder what did work????

      On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 9:05 PM, Virgi <dredhead94@gmail. com> wrote:

      Hi,

      Depending on what version you are using there may be an error in row 35.  If row 35 on your version reads: 35th rnd: yo, k1, yo, * sl 1, k2tog, psso., yo, k4, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso., (yo, k1) twice; sl 1, k2tog, psso., (k1, yo)twice. Repeat from * around, you need to end with k1 and leave off the last yo, k1, yo. 

      I used 100% acrylic and I was not happy with the results.  It looked ok as I was knitting it but when it came time to block it would not block out into shape properly.  Someone else may have found how to make it work well with acrylic by playing with needles sizes.  I have heard that cotton did not turn out well for someone else.  I hope everything goes perfect for you!

       

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