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I found it!! Elicia-type yarn (lacy ruffle, remember?)
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Apr 7, 2011 16:30:14   #
Claire
 
I am soooo excited!

My friend from this forum, Rebecca, just emailed me a website and pattern that has yarn just like the Australian Lincraft Elicia yarn (the subject surfaced in another thread)!!

http://www.universalyarn.com/quality_color.php?quality=265

And if you youtube How to Knit Elicia Yarn, you will see exactly how to knit this Universal Yarns Marina yarn. It's identical. Easy patterns right on the yarn page.

Rebecca and I are ecstatic! I ordered two balls to start, and one I will knit for Rebecca to thank her for the lovely yarn she gave me when we met in person, and also to thank her for this FIND!!!! Wow! Can't wait until it comes!!!!!!!

OMG!
 
Apr 7, 2011 16:52:23   #
Claire
 
Claire wrote:
I am soooo excited!

My friend from this forum, Rebecca, just emailed me a website and pattern that has yarn just like the Australian Lincraft Elicia yarn (the subject surfaced in another thread)!!

http://www.universalyarn.com/quality_color.php?quality=265

And if you youtube How to Knit Elicia Yarn, you will see exactly how to knit this Universal Yarns Marina yarn. It's identical. Easy patterns right on the yarn page.

Rebecca and I are ecstatic! I ordered two balls to start, and one I will knit for Rebecca to thank her for the lovely yarn she gave me when we met in person, and also to thank her for this FIND!!!! Wow! Can't wait until it comes!!!!!!!

OMG!
I am soooo excited! br br My friend from this for... (show quote)


Now Rebecca is tapping her toes, waiting for her scarf, and I just ordered the yarn!!! Nah, no, she's not! She is a doll, and I'm so grateful that she let me know she FOUND IT!!
Apr 7, 2011 17:39:22   #
MaryE.
 
Oh my, that yarn is spectacular! I shall get some (had an 8th grade English teacher explain that "shall" is more emphatic than "will", so I shall). The problem is which color to select which means several so I can decide the disposition of them later. Thanks for sharing the yarn and the link.
Apr 7, 2011 17:42:12   #
Claire
 
MaryE. wrote:
Oh my, that yarn is spectacular! I shall get some (had an 8th grade English teacher explain that "shall" is more emphatic than "will", so I shall). The problem is which color to select which means several so I can decide the disposition of them later. Thanks for sharing the yarn and the link.



Mary, I thought of YOU immediately!!!! <jumping up and down>
Apr 7, 2011 18:59:40   #
MaryE.
 
Your were so right. That's exactly what I did. That is really interesting yarn. Lion Brand has a ruffle yarn that the Universal yarn reminds me of, and I've seen another ruffle type yarn at the yarn shop, but this is a whole new level. I think Universal has done something really different.
Apr 7, 2011 19:48:24   #
Claire
 
Rozzetti also makes "flounce" which is another ruffle yarn.
 
Apr 7, 2011 20:57:53   #
MaryE.
 
Claire, I passed along the link to my sister-in-law and her reaction was the same as mine. She located a yarn shop close to where she lives that is supposed to stock the yarn. It was too late for her to go today but she's headed there tomorrow. Tomorrow is going to be yarn shop day for me too; I am hoping they have it. If not, I'm sure I'll find something interesting.
Apr 8, 2011 07:21:59   #
Claire
 
Mmmm, lovely! I wish I could just TOUCH yarn. I have to order online because I live in a very rural area, with no yarn shop or craft store nearby - especially since I work full time.

I have been lusting for this type of yarn for a long time, can't wait to get it! Let me know if you get it!
Apr 8, 2011 15:41:36   #
yona (a regular here)
 
I am knitting w/FLOUNCE now & just have to bind off & tack stitches. Will post finished product as soon as I'm done within the next day or possibly today.
Apr 8, 2011 15:43:19   #
Claire
 
yona wrote:
I am knitting w/FLOUNCE now & just have to bind off & tack stitches. Will post finished product as soon as I'm done within the next day or possibly today.


Looking forward to that, Yona! I've got Flounce on my Wish List now. I have spent wayyy toooo much money on tons of Marina yarn in the last 24 hours! :)
Apr 8, 2011 22:46:05   #
yona (a regular here)
 
I just posted my flounce scarf in 'pictures' - if u don't find it there, I'll post it again here.
 
Apr 9, 2011 08:14:08   #
Claire
 
Yona, it's just gorgeous! Love it! You did a beautiful job!
Apr 9, 2011 14:28:47   #
yona (a regular here)
 
Thank you Claire.
Apr 12, 2011 13:06:21   #
Barb R
 
Elicia yarn -
I was fortunate to have a fellow knitter (purseanna) from KP e-mail me the info on Sunday to let me know about Universal yarn. I would like to put in my two cents and say that while the YouTube video is good, the video put out by Elicia Yarn is much much better. Better view of exactly what to do!!
http://youtu.be/s_XCW7ssadA
Apr 12, 2011 13:13:16   #
Claire
 
Yes, I just received the Rozetti Marina yarn,a nd am in the middle of my first gorgeous scarf (just like the Elicia yarn).

I bought a LOT of this yarn in all colors - they are selling out fast. All over. There are several sites that sell it.

It knits very quickly, and is very beautiful. A bit clumsy to do at first, but a little practice and it's good.

I cant' do a pic of mine since I want to give the first one to Rebecca, my KP friend, and I don't want her to see it before she gets it in the mail (probably early next week). She is the one who found the Universal Yarn site with similar yarn to Elicia, and I was tickled to pieces! It is so funky, and you know me with funky! :)
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