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26 September 2007



mmmm, that's a beautiful duck-egg blue. i hear the bamboo is really soft, but have yet to try it (it's in the queue, but i dunno when it's turn will be). i keep wondering how the recovery is with a bamboo fabric.


Wow, that swatch looks great - hard to believe it's been through anything at all. Love the color, too.


Agreed. Worth knowing.


Looks great. It's the segue to....what?


Good to know, as I have a bag of the stuff awaiting pick up the yarn store... Now...what to make? That color is gorgeous!


Once again, I'm calling on your guinea pig qualities (i.e. -- you got there while I was still contemplating): was the bamboo hard on your hands? Plant fibers generally hurt like hell to knit (for me, at least) and I've been leery of bamboo, even though it feels so lovely and soft and all. Of course, with the wool blend, that might mitigate that. Do you have problems with cotton (for comparison)? Did you notice any problems with bamboo?

I do love that colour.

Tsock Tsarina

Love a good durable swatch.

Love a good bamboo yarn, too. Haven't tried any 100% yet (though I have lace fantasies based on some of the lovely shiny ones I've seen...), but my latest sock is a 40/40/20 bamboo/wool/nylon blend, and it's pretty heavenly stuff.

So this is going to be... what?


Held up very well indeed. I think that "throw it in the bottom of your purse" test is a keeper.


I <3 the Wool BamBoo. That's what I used to make that Bird Blanket. It was really nice to work with. You're going to love the way it works up.

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