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Aug 9, 2019 16:26:23   #
I just looked up details for a 3 ply yarn .
50grams = 1.7637 yards
230metres per ball or 251.531 yards
3 mm needles or between 2 and 3 USA size
Tension 32 sts and 40 rows should produce a 10x10 cm square but really tension is not so important with a shawl.
 
Aug 9, 2019 16:15:51   #
I assure you that 3 ply is finer than fingering .I do test knitting for an American lady and use 4 ply sometimes to replace fingering but I think the 4 ply is slightly thicker than fingering .The 3 ply I used recently has 3 strands of yarn twisted together whereas the 4 ply has 4 strands .
This lady I test knit for commented that different makes of yarn can have varying lengths per 50gram skein /ball .
Aug 9, 2019 16:10:41   #
Check what stitch is used and leave the bead off .It may be k,p ,or some other stitch.I have done quite a lot of beaded work but not always put the bead on the stitch.
Aug 9, 2019 15:26:39   #
3 ply is finer than fingering .7 oz is similar to 200grams ,as near as you can get .I use a conversion site to change weight or length.Are you able to get any Patons yarn in your area .I actually prefer Sirdar but tend to go with man made for baby items as the laundering is so easy .
Other yarn makes available in the U.K. which you may be able to get are James Brett ,Robin ,Peter Pan .
Please send a private message if you think I can help you with this .I am making baby stuff for a neighbour and have found there are very few colours available in 3 ply .
Aug 9, 2019 08:52:56   #
I know none of this thieving is good but it is good to know it happens regardless of where you live.Cars,motorbikes ,bikes and anything of value is taken here .
Aug 6, 2019 07:26:54   #
Thank you for the download ,which worked for me ,and it is now printed .
 
Aug 6, 2019 07:20:02   #
Becca wrote:
Lacy blankets not recommended for babies. Fingers and toes can get caught in holes. Blankets not advised for babies till older. Make hats and booties. Raining on your parade.

This has been said very many times but I have never seen any story about this being the case .Thousands of babies have been wrapped in lacy blankets , over the years , and I think this will continue .
Aug 4, 2019 06:50:37   #
I am sending you a Private message .
Jul 30, 2019 05:56:30   #
Beautiful in Rainy City so all dead heading done in readiness for our forecast bad weather.
Jul 30, 2019 05:54:47   #
The second brought back memories .I would hope to listen to the news but my children would always decide to make a noise at that time .
Jul 24, 2019 05:23:25   #
It showed the recent popular designs for me.
 
Jul 24, 2019 05:21:23   #
Sorry about your stroke .What help would you like ?
Jul 19, 2019 16:53:47   #
I think Ravelry is a good resource BUT some of the designers are closing their Ravelry accounts so you will not be able to check anything if they do that .
Jul 19, 2019 16:53:11   #
I think Ravelry is a good resource BUT some of the designers are closing their Ravelry accounts so you will not be able to check anything if they do that .
Jul 15, 2019 17:54:03   #
k1p1granny wrote:
My feelings would have been hurt also but on the other hand cabins are not always sound proof. I would rather have strangers next door to me rather than friends.

Totally agree with your statement . If the neighbours annoy you it is better that they are not friends who you are travelling with .Cabins eight doors away is near enough I assure you.
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