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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: toronto cityscape earflap beanie (reversible) *edit-- better photos on page 3* on: January 05, 2008 08:47:19 PM
As a Torontonian-in-spirit (I'm in Niagara, but I have family in TO), I would LOVE a hat like that. Nice work, lookagnome! (Also, awesome username lol)
2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Crochet/Amigurumi Hippo on: November 24, 2007 09:09:33 AM
Oh, okay - nevermind me then! It's lovely! Cheesy
3  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Crochet/Amigurumi Hippo on: November 24, 2007 08:54:09 AM
I think your hippo thing is lovely! A word of warning, though - if it's for a newborn, you might want to replace the button eyes with embroidery; bit of a choking hazard. Unless you meant it as a display piece - if so, then never mind me!
4  Halloween / Halloween Decor and Parties / My Hallowe'en Masterpiece! on: October 30, 2007 08:38:15 PM
So, I was watching Martha Stewart last week, and she and a guest carved Celtic knots on 'funkins'-fake pumpkins. Now, I live in an apartment, so a real pumpkin isn't very practical for me. So I went on down to my local Michaels and picked one up and set to work. Two days, a plethora of tools (including, but not limited to, a regular pumpkin carving knife, a motorized pumpkin carving knife, and a dremel tool), and some glue (unfortunate accidents) later, I have the coolest thing I've ever made.

Here it is unlit, a little rough looking, but still cool:

And lit with an eerie light (actually my iPod with the backlight's brightness turned all of the way up):

SO HAPPY WITH IT. I think this is going to start a post Hallowe'en fake-food carving extravaganza!
5  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Darn Superwash Sock Yarn on: October 13, 2007 10:38:22 PM
Oooh, that sounds like it would work! Thanks for replying-I'll let you know how it went when I test it out!
6  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Darn Superwash Sock Yarn on: October 09, 2007 07:51:06 AM
(I was advised to move this here from the knitting board-hopefully someone can help. Cheesy)

Okay, I have a question. I just came across http://kneek.wordpress.com/2007/07/01/holey-heels/ <---this tutorial about darning knitted socks with roving. Great idea! I think to myself. One of my pairs has started to wear through already.

Buut...I don't have any roving. I do, however, have yarn leftover from knitting the socks in the first place. So, this brings us to my question.

Will superwash sock yarn needlefelt? I would try this myself but I'm in the process of moving and therefore all of my needlefelting stuff is packed away.

Thanks in advance! Cheesy
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Rinoa Heartilly, duster and armwarmers. on: October 08, 2007 07:47:47 PM
O.M.G. That is awesome. I've been thinking about re-doing some of my cosplay pieces in knitting lately as well. (bootcovers and armwarmers and the like)

As for the wings, have you considered duplicate stitch? I wouldn't trust paint on knitting-especially because ribbing stretches so much.
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Who are you on Ravelry? on: September 30, 2007 02:48:54 PM

I believe in being consistent. Cheesy
9  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Wisp from Knitty on: August 11, 2007 03:29:12 PM
Naw, we're just all working on it at once. Smiley
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: I know it's early, but what are your plans for knit Christmas gifts? Share here! on: August 08, 2007 07:10:24 AM
I hope to knit socks for my husband and something for my 2 sisters and my mother. I'm moving to Iceland in a few weeks so my husband can do his Master's Degree, so I'm going to have a LOT of free time to knit - like, the entire next year. I'm hoping to get most of the gifts in the mail on time-if my husband's is late, he won't mind, because he is dying for another pair of hand-knitted socks (I just finished a pair for him last week).
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