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Forum: General Knitting 08-07-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,998
Posted By suecq
I don't enjoy magic loop either. I do not like...

I don't enjoy magic loop either. I do not like the constant pulling of the the cable to get it in position. I prefer double points because you just keep knitting. I find the Harmony DP needles work...
Forum: General Knitting 01-02-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By suecq
[quote=N0obKnitter;1337290]I have Addiclicks and...

[quote=N0obKnitter;1337290]I have Addiclicks and KP NP. I vastly prefer the Addiclicks and use them 99% of the time.

That said, I knit with cotton a fair amount and lately, I'm finding things a...
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,007
Posted By suecq
The nice thing about Ravelry is it can be...

The nice thing about Ravelry is it can be whatever you want it to be. Some use it for the forums. There must be a forum on every subject possible and if there isn't you can start one. Some use it for...
Forum: General Knitting 07-04-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,870
Posted By suecq
Enjoed the article. Thanks for posting it.

Enjoed the article. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By suecq
You need to use the couponcode ZEPHYR11 to get...

You need to use the couponcode ZEPHYR11 to get the discount.
Forum: General Knitting 04-25-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,769
Posted By suecq
I use a debit card and order online about twice a...

I use a debit card and order online about twice a month. I order from Knitpicks, Webbs, Yarnmarket and elann. I have had only a few minor problems (wrong yarn sent)and they have always been resolved...
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,440
Posted By suecq
I have had the KP Harmony needles since they...

I have had the KP Harmony needles since they first came out. I love them. I have had no problems with the tips or cables coming apart but understand that some people do. People also have problems...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,728
Posted By suecq
[quote=cacunn;1317716]Hiya Hiya and Boye...

[quote=cacunn;1317716]Hiya Hiya and Boye Needlemasters are the only interchangable sets that I know of that go as small as US size 2. I have both and like the needles on both but the cable on the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,536
Posted By suecq
I get yarn from both Knitpicks and Elann and have...

I get yarn from both Knitpicks and Elann and have been pleased with both companies. Elann's shipping is quite costly, while Knitpicks is minimal and free if you order totals $50 or more. However,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,082
Posted By suecq
I agree, and normally would not pay that much for...

I agree, and normally would not pay that much for yarn. One item was for a very special young lady for a special occassion and the other someone asked me to make and paid for the yarn.
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,082
Posted By suecq
The Blue Heron yarn has 550 yards per skein. That...

The Blue Heron yarn has 550 yards per skein. That is a fairly generous amount. It comes out to $.08 per yard. I like to compare the cost per yard of different yarns so I can estimate how much time I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,130
Posted By suecq
I invested in the Knitpicks clear plastic bags...

I invested in the Knitpicks clear plastic bags with zipper closures. I have a small one for my notions like tape measure, pencil, paper, small scissors, stitch markers, etc. a large on for all of my...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By suecq
I heard tha Irish Spring soap keeps that musty...

I heard tha Irish Spring soap keeps that musty odor away and deters moths. Now if only I cared for the fragrance of Irish Spring.
Forum: The Lounge 06-25-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,881
Posted By suecq
I think the big difference in the ereaders is the...

I think the big difference in the ereaders is the screen. The backlighting is good to read at night, but some people (like me) get a headache from staring at a backlit screen too long. After being on...
Forum: General Knitting 06-22-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,391
Posted By suecq
Knitpicks has fixed circulars in the 16" sizes,...

Knitpicks has fixed circulars in the 16" sizes, they have had them for some time. The tips are shorter of course.
Forum: General Knitting 04-16-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By suecq
That's fantastic.

That's fantastic.
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,368
Posted By suecq
I learned to knit when I was 5 years old. Last...

I learned to knit when I was 5 years old. Last summer I taught a 9 year old girl with ADD. It was remarkable. She would sit wioth me for extended periods of time and knit. This is a child who is...
Forum: General Knitting 10-19-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By suecq
I've used 100% bamboo and really liked working...

I've used 100% bamboo and really liked working with it. I was surprised at how heavy (weight wise) the finished sweater was. I made a simple feather and fan pattern and always get compliments when...
Forum: General Knitting 10-12-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By suecq
If your google medieval knitting you will get a...

If your google medieval knitting you will get a few thousand hits.
Forum: General Knitting 09-17-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,870
Posted By suecq
I usually have 3-5 projects at any one time. 1...

I usually have 3-5 projects at any one time. 1 sock, 1or 2 shawls and 1 or 2 sweaters. Funny, I find myself finishing them all within a week of each other. Then I start all new projects. I don't...
Forum: General Knitting 08-31-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By suecq
I have the Knit Picks yarn meter. I can set it...

I have the Knit Picks yarn meter. I can set it up between the ball winder and swift to measure the yarn as I wind it. It is not only useful for dividing a skein in half, but I use it to measure how...
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,353
Posted By suecq
Wow, that is incredible! It just goes to show how...

Wow, that is incredible! It just goes to show how the mind can play tricks on you (me.)

Thanks for taking the time and trouble to reweigh them. Good idea using 2 tips.
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,353
Posted By suecq
Interesting. After reading the results of your...

Interesting. After reading the results of your weighing the different needles I used both the Harmony and Acrylic tips on the same piece. I was using Rowan Calmer (a cotton blend) and size 7...
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,885
Posted By suecq
If you add a set of small double point needles...

If you add a set of small double point needles you will be set. Knitpicks has a set of dp needles on sale for just under $30. It has 6 sizes with 6 needles in each size. They use the metric ans US...
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,353
Posted By suecq
My Zephyr set arrived on Friday and I have used...

My Zephyr set arrived on Friday and I have used them on several different projects. I agree with everything Yvonne said.

I used size 4 on a lace (wool) project. The needles and yarn were so light...
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