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100% All-Virgin Wool Sports Yarn -- 250 yards in 2-oz skeins -- 4 ply
By 1950, Casa-Laine now 'proudly' bears the coveted Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. As one would expect, the price is slowly inching up.
Photo from VintageYarnWikiThe yarn was also featured in full-page advertisements in a number of needlework magazines into the early 1960's. (I'm sure I'll find more when I start working my way through the magazine collection and will add them). This yarn, no-doubt, was also featured in a number of pattern books by both Fleishers and Bear Brand.
And, sales and the newspaper promotions continued on into 1968. And then, it was all over; for the next two years the only references to Casa-Laine are discounted and clearance sales to deplete the remaining shop inventories and completely disappeared by 1970.
The Casa-Laine brand had a good and long life ... 1949 to 1968. It was a good solid product and I'm sure there are many interesting patterns out there, there are deserving of a knit .... There are, of course, several in the shop, should you care to browse.
For a substitute, a nice 4-ply Sports Yarn that meets the gauge of your pattern should do it ... you might want to consider a fingering or sweater and sock yarn, as well.
Ok, back to work. Thanks for dropping by.
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