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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: What is your favorite sock yarn? on: November 03, 2006 10:55:19 AM
trekking xxl
meilenweit mega boots
regia patch antik

are my top 3 right now
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Which Nicky Epstein book is most recommended? on: October 13, 2006 07:38:57 PM
The only one I have is the Embellishments one and I love it.
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Ball Winders? on: October 12, 2006 09:00:59 AM
I really want to get a ball winder, but the 2 listed at Joann.com seem to have problems with quality - based on reviews.  I've looked everywhere locally.  For those of you that use them, which ones are the best?  Thanks!
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Best place online to buy Trekking yarn? on: October 04, 2006 11:29:11 AM
I've found it several places.  Looking for places that offer discount codes or free shipping or something.  =)  I've bought it from littleknits before but the shipping is pretty high - $10 - $12.50
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Need help finding a child's sweater pattern on: September 28, 2006 07:47:18 AM
Looking for something worked in the round - preferably a free pattern.  In a size 4/4T.  Unisex or Boy.  I've looked at all my usual haunts and haven't seen anything.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated as I need to crank out a sweater in the next 10 days or so.  =)  Thanks!
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: What to make for someone you don't like very well? on: September 20, 2006 08:09:16 AM
I appreciate all the input and did not take any of it as preachiness.  =)  It has been a long hard road with her and we are just now at a point where we are friendly with each other - and it's not been a one sided bitchiness.  It's a long story that I won't go into here.  But, anyway, I did want to make a nice gesture.  Maybe I'll go with an afghan or something similar that I can give to both of them because my dad appreciates my knitting like no one else for some reason.
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / What to make for someone you don't like very well? on: September 20, 2006 07:03:24 AM
I know it's an odd question, but this year I'm making everyone's (except my children's) christmas presents.  This includes my dad's wife - my stepmummy - of a few years.  She's alright and I don't hate her but I don't particularly like or have anything in common with her. 

So, what would you make for someone like that?  I don't want to make something too labor intensive but I do want to make something that looks like a little thought and time went into it.  She's kinda "rough" if that makes any sense at all.  I wouldn't go so far as to say she's trashy, but she's walking the edge.   Wink
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / A butt-load of yarn and never anything to start a project? on: September 19, 2006 02:30:29 PM
I have a scary stash.  And I don't normally by onesies twosies either.  I have enough of quite a few things to make sweaters.  Problem is, I can never find anything to make.  Is there anyplace online where you can search for patterns by yarn weight or gauge or anything?

For example - I bought some Plymouth Fantasy Naturale with the sole purpose of making a toddler sweater.  Now, I can't find a pattern.  I've looked through tons of my books.  Skimmed dozens of websites....  Any suggestions?

PS - Fantasy Naturale is:
140yds/100gms
18 sts / 4 inches
Size 8 needles
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Felted Kureyon Handbag - First FO Xmas Gift! on: September 19, 2006 02:15:45 PM
I adore that bag! It's very pretty Smiley
As a beginner knitter, I'm glad to say that I haven't gotten bit by the Noro bug yet! Smiley  One day my friend, one day.
LOL, I actually have not been knitting that long.  This was my first time working with Noro and I had gotten 3 lonely sks on sale at my LYS for $6 each so I just had to get them.  I have to say in all honesty that the only thing I enjoyed about working with this yarn was the color.  I cannot imagine wearing it against my skin - it is really rough.  I had to spit-felt it a few times as it just pulled apart while I was working with it.  And, it had on average 2 knots per skein.  So, eh, it's really overrated in my opinion.  But, the colors are to die for.

I'm kinda on a SWTC Karaoke kick and like working with that much better.  It's much softer.
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Felted Kureyon Handbag - First FO Xmas Gift! on: September 19, 2006 02:05:44 PM
oh very nice bag and very nice colorway.. did you use any pattern?
Thank you!  It's the Viva Las Felted Bag found here:  http://craftykt.blogspot.com/2005/11/viva-las-felted-bag-pattern.html

I gave it a mag snap closure instead of a button and like a said knit garter instead of stockinette by accident. 
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