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« Reply #60 on: October 14, 2010 05:26:20 PM »

I think the hardest part will be turning what I've done since I was 10 into instructions...I'm sure there is a "right" way and then there is MY way.  The best part is shopping for all the goodies you wish you had when you first started Smiley
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« Reply #61 on: October 15, 2010 05:33:52 AM »

I think the hardest part will be turning what I've done since I was 10 into instructions...I'm sure there is a "right" way and then there is MY way. 

I have the same problem. I taught myself, so I can't be sure everything I do is correct.
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« Reply #62 on: October 15, 2010 11:20:46 AM »

Ok I have a question, do we have to write our OWN instructions? Because I'm doing a spinning kit and a knitting kit. Spinning is really hard to describe, it's way better to watch a video. And with knitting, I'm self taught and in all honesty, I knit ass backwards LOL I knit continental but purl combination (which i know doesn't make sense at all unless you're familiar with the different styles of knitting). So I would much rather include my favorite how to knitting book and a reference on where to go for free videos/pictures/patterns. If it absolutely must be my own instructions, well, I will do my best is all I can say lol
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« Reply #63 on: October 15, 2010 11:38:25 AM »

Your kit must include directions, but the directions do not need to be written by you. So, including a book would be no problem, but telling them where to find directions online (without including any other directions) would not meet the requirement.
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« Reply #64 on: October 15, 2010 11:48:27 AM »

Ok that clarifies things. I think I will write my own quick instructions with photos for the spinning because I can't find a certain technique that I want to include, and then I will include links to videos.
And I think for the knitting I will include a book and links to websites. Would that be ok?
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« Reply #65 on: October 15, 2010 11:52:16 AM »

Ok that clarifies things. I think I will write my own quick instructions with photos for the spinning because I can't find a certain technique that I want to include, and then I will include links to videos.
And I think for the knitting I will include a book and links to websites. Would that be ok?
That works. You just have to have some sort of written directions, a book or your own quick instructions with photos would take care of it.
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« Reply #66 on: October 15, 2010 02:32:06 PM »

That works. You just have to have some sort of written directions, a book or your own quick instructions with photos would take care of it.
I just wanted to clarify, for everyone, that the directions do not need to be written. They just need to be included. So a link to online directions won't work, but a video burnt to cd would.
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« Reply #67 on: October 15, 2010 03:49:54 PM »

Sent today! I used my camera to video tape myself spinning along with links to videos of others spinning. My techniques are different than most videos you find online, so I went ahead and made my own lol

Now to work on my second kit Grin
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« Reply #68 on: October 16, 2010 02:41:33 PM »

I finally have some time off and have been updating everyone here on craftster. I have collected some items for my kits and can't wait to put it all together Cheesy This is going to be so much fun!
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« Reply #69 on: October 17, 2010 12:58:50 AM »

So excited! I hit my last fiber festival of the season today and picked up a TON of goodies to use in my kits. I'll now be working on gathering it all up together to get them out soon.
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