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« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2011 06:11:22 PM »

I'm glad you like it, and yay for them delivering it earlier than expected! Smiley I love how the mailman was nice enough to put it in a plastic bag...too funny. Have fun with everything!!!

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« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2011 08:34:49 PM »

Wowzers! What a package! And I want your mailman to trade places with one of mine  Cheesy
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2011 12:57:15 AM »

So many wonderful kits Cheesy

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« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2011 10:19:02 AM »

I received from Bourgeois on Saturday and I have been obsessed with the package since I have opened it, thus the reason for taking so long to post pictures.

She sent a great package, I didn't get a shot of everything together.  But here are the instructions.  It includes a pattern for making a simple hat, an icord, a yarn covered bangle, and instructions with pictures on what the knitting in the round should look like.  But she also threw in a great book on knitting stitches that I can practice now.

Here are the tools she sent, a set of double ended knitting needles,  a bangle, a measuring tape, a darning needle, and circular knitting needles, but where did they go?

They are already in use and working on the hat project!  Told you I was obsessed, I literally had to tear myself away to take pictures.  The red yarn did not photograph well at all, but it's a great color and fiber to work with.  I also learned how to use a stitch marker as well! woot woot.

Here is another great yarn that she sent, a superwash merino.  Such a great color to work with.

My tools came in this great box, it will be useful to keep my knitting stuff seperate from my crochet stuff.

Thank you Bourgeois!  I really appreciate the package you sent me and cannot wait to finish my first project!  Grin


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« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2011 03:49:03 PM »

I'm so happy you like everything!  I had them wind up that tweedy red yarn for you at the LYS because I hoped you'd use it first.   I'm so impressed with how much you've done so far!  I can't wait to see the finished hat.  Too bad its summer, you'll have to wait to really get to wear it.

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« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2011 02:33:15 PM »

These kits are all really nice..i expecially love that blue yarn in the last kit. The applique kit is really neat to..what exactly is WonderUnder? Ive never made appliques either so ive never really heard of it.
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« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2011 04:09:07 PM »

Wonder-under is God's gift to mankind. It is double-sided fusible web, meaning that both sides can be fused to something with an iron. 1 side comes paper-coated so it doesn't stick to the iron when you fuse the first side (it's also handy to draw or trace on). Wonder-under is great for not having your appliques move when sewing.
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2011 09:55:16 AM »

WAAAAAHHH! Another great swap I missed! T-T Have another one in the Summer so I can join please!!!  Wink I would have loved to get each and every kit featured so far!
« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2011 10:05:16 AM »

Some great kits so far!
I really like the look of that superwash merino.
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« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2011 08:10:51 PM »

I received from NotKnit a few days back and have just now been able to post pictures. She sent me a crochet kit - with instructions/patterns for filet crochet and for baby afghans (my baby is 11 weeks old Smiley), some pretty yarn and thread and a teeny hook for the filet crochet.

I'm excited to try filet crochet and to make my little boy a blanket with this yarn.

Thank you NotKnit!

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