A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 305,021
Currently Running With Scissors:
587 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Posts
Pages: [1]
1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Vegan Yarns, Especially Thinner Yarns. Linen. Questions. on: October 25, 2008 04:12:16 PM
Teresa,

I have been knitting for over 30 years, and I *love* wool and other natural/animal fibers. I've been a vegetarian for 12 years and recently I've been seriously contemplating becoming vegan. Having to give up my love of wool, etc. has been more challenging than some of the other changes.

Anyway, in answer to your question, I think that you'll just have to do some experimenting with fibers. Linen, while it feels a bit crisp on the skein, gets softer each time you wash it. I will also be experimenting with some of these non-animal fiber yarns because I know that I must stop using wool, but it will be a process. If your LYS is not helpful, I'd try traveling to other nearby shops and ask local knitters for recommendations.

Best wishes,

Evelyn
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: A Bag a Month Craftalong? on: January 05, 2007 05:48:58 PM
Finished Bags number one. I made it using McCall's M4884 using decorator fabric remnants:

http://www.nubianweb.com/Tapestry%20Bag1.jpg


3  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: A Bag a Month Craftalong? on: January 03, 2007 08:15:06 AM
Count me in! I'm already in two bag swaps, so that only leaves ten more bags to go. . .

 Roll Eyes
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Curl Hair with Hair Straightener Iron
How to Add Volume and Bounce to Hair
Bespoke Labs T3 Tourmaline Featherweight Dryer Review
FHI Heat Technique Ceramic Ion Styling Iron Review
Karmin G3 Salon Pro Hair Straightener Review
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Thrifty Dog Bed
October 29, 2014 Featured Projects
Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.