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Jan 11, 2017 14:19:53   #
TeriAnne
 
Hi Everyone

I want to crochet a pattern requiring super bulky yarn which is a number 6 weight. I would like to get rid of some of my worsted stash which is a number 4 weight. Can I just use 2 strands?
 
Jan 11, 2017 14:24:32   #
chickkie
 
I think you will need 3 strands of ww to attain super bulky, but do a swatch to be sure.
Jan 11, 2017 14:35:58   #
knit4ES (a regular here)
 
Here's something someone posted recently about combining 2 or 3 strands and the results -- it is a PDF that has been scanned for malware, etc and should be safe
As someone else said... do a gauge swatch....

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Jan 12, 2017 08:04:08   #
TeriAnne
 
Thank you so much ....very helpful....I just want to get rid of some yarn without buying more if I don't have to ....
 
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