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PCwombat
08-08-2007, 12:10 AM
So, yesterday (Tuesday) was my birthday, and I got knitting presents!

First, I got yarn for my first sweater. I'm making Wicked in artyarn's supermerino 155. I looovvve the color, and I can't wait to start on the sweater.

And, they surprised me with a swift!!!! Which made me realize how knitting obsessed I am because, when they bring down the long skinny box, the first thing I think is "OMG! I think it's a swift!"

jeanius80
08-08-2007, 12:15 AM
that's a beautiful colorway! :yay: and a swift! lucky girl! happy birthday :)

redheadrachel
08-08-2007, 12:56 AM
Ooh nice! That yarn is going to make such a beautiful sweater!!! :woot:

Jan in CA
08-08-2007, 02:00 AM
Wooo that is pretty!! Happy birthday!

chrislt8
08-08-2007, 09:17 AM
:inlove::inlove::inlove: LOVE the color!

And, oooh, a swift! I have placed some heavy handed hints for a swift & ball winder for my upcoming b'day! How nice!!

marykz
08-08-2007, 09:38 AM
happy birthday and wow that is purty yarn!!

Mamathree
08-08-2007, 10:21 AM
Swift?

PCwombat
08-08-2007, 10:49 AM
Thanks everyone!

Mamathree this is a swift (http://www.yarnatwebsters.com/images/2001/knit-tools/ball-winders1-500.jpg). You put a hank of yarn around it, and then attach the end of the yarn to a ball winder. The swift spins and keeps the hank from tangling as you wind.

Mamathree
08-08-2007, 11:30 AM
Thanks. Learn something new every day. BTW the yarn is beautiful. I hope you will post your finished project for us.