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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / what to make with sari silk yarn on: January 07, 2008 02:00:32 PM
i just won 3 skeins of sari silk yarn on ebay.here are the particulars:

1/3 kilogram - 11.7 ounces - approx 240 yards)
Each Skein is 100 grams

How the Yarn is Made: Our yarn is the made from the same silk used to make the colorful Saris worn by many women in South Asia. When Saris are made on a mill, the ends of the silk fabric are trimmed off.  To keep this beautiful silk from going to waste, the fibers from the trimmed ends are handspun spun into recycled silk yarn. This cottage spinning industry benefits women's development groups, helping them generate additional income. 
Worsted Weight
Suggested needle size: US 8 - 10,    Metric 5 - 6 mm,    UK/Canada 6 - 4
Gauge: 12 - 16 stitches per 10 cm (3 - 4 stitches per inch


so what should i knit?i thought of making a baby sweater---but there's not enough and i think it is probably too delicate.so i was thinking something for me....any suggestions???
2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / 10 things swap on: May 29, 2005 08:38:46 AM
here are the things elwood sent







everything was great. i had to stop my girls from taking half the package!!!!
yay elwood
3  KNITTING / Projects from the Stitch 'N B**ch Books by Debbie Stoller / umbilical cord hat on: March 03, 2005 12:11:49 PM
i made this in about three hours....it came out really cute.I made it for a co-workers baby---and got two more orders after i showed it to people.

 
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / my first sweater on: February 26, 2005 09:04:35 AM

i made this for my 7 yo daughter--it's from a lion brand pattern--but i made it with no name yarn

this is the pattern

http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/lionbrand/index.fcgi?page=http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/kkctq-sweatshirt.html
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