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Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 81
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Posted By slgn
I haven't bought from them yet but WEBS...

I haven't bought from them yet but WEBS (http://www.yarn.com) is having an end of yaer sale and the prices look pretty decent. Only a select list is discounted and it mostly seems like bulky weight...
Forum: General Knitting 12-18-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By slgn
What everyone else said... how would the...

What everyone else said...

how would the recipient know unless you tell them? I'm guessing most knitted-gift recipients are non-knitters...

and as a knitter and a recycle-concious person I would...
Forum: General Knitting 12-14-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By slgn
Wow. That's amazing. But really I shouldn't be...

Wow. That's amazing. But really I shouldn't be too surprised... crafters have big hearts after all. They should take as much as they can get and have multiple auctions to make college funds for...
Forum: General Knitting 12-12-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,700
Posted By slgn
I don't have a scale (but I'm thinking of getting...

I don't have a scale (but I'm thinking of getting one so I'm glad you posted this question). But determining how much yarn is in an ounce/lb. is a two-fold issue.

You will want a scale and...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By slgn
thanks for posting this. It was a big story here...

thanks for posting this. It was a big story here in Seattle too. I don't know them personally but I am just heartbroken for the family. What I can't get over is James died not knowing that his...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,865
Posted By slgn
I've been trying to get into pilates too. I...

I've been trying to get into pilates too. I haven't yet found a video/dvd I would suggest (they've gathered some dust while I went out to yoga class etc. :oops: ) BUT I wanted to suggest that you...
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,338
Posted By slgn
well it sux that the money is frozen - it should...

well it sux that the money is frozen - it should be returned earlier but the shop being closed down probably gums up the works as they say. She'll get refunded though and can still buy the real...
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,338
Posted By slgn
Oh good... a pain in the rear but at least you...

Oh good... a pain in the rear but at least you get your money back soon.
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,338
Posted By slgn
I get This Design is No Longer...

I get This Design is No Longer Available[/quote]That's because it was copyright infringement.

Leah of Craftster made this design a year ago (one with knitting needles and one with scissors). I...
Forum: General Knitting 11-28-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,369
Posted By slgn
awesome! :happydance:

awesome! :happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By slgn
OMG no I haven't heard of it <looking it up> that...

OMG no I haven't heard of it <looking it up> that is hi-larious! It doesn't come out until Dec. 30th. Anyone work in books who's seen a galley?


ETA: I am going straight to my public library...
Forum: General Knitting 11-03-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By slgn
I gave in... could not resist... Must. Have....

I gave in... could not resist...

Must. Have. Panache.

KH should have a emoticon throwing cash around/away (not that the purchase won't be worth it)
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-01-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,177
Posted By slgn
Pixywhispers - I do interlibrary loan (but for a...

Pixywhispers - I do interlibrary loan (but for a hospital library, not public). A knitting library worker... who would'a seen that coming? :teehee: YEP!
click on the link to find the branch...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-31-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,177
Posted By slgn
Some (most?) of us have found it through our...

Some (most?) of us have found it through our public library. If yours doesn't own a copy (mine didn't) you can request they borrow it - the service is called Interlibrary Loan.

I'm not sure where...
Forum: General Knitting 10-31-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By slgn
I've been wanting to buy some Panache but I don't...

I've been wanting to buy some Panache but I don't have any forthcoming projects to use it in... so I keep telling myself to resist. Of course I could (as someone on another thread mentioned) just...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-31-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 68,589
Posted By slgn
I saw this link/ad in the holiday VogueKnitting. ...

I saw this link/ad in the holiday VogueKnitting. There is a pdf of 15 different scarf patterns available at Knitpicks. I think if you search their free patterns you get a link for each individual...
Forum: General Knitting 10-31-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By slgn
KP sale yarns

Knitpicks has reduced a few of their yarns:

Decadence (http://www.knitpicks.com/yarns/itemid_5420138/yarn_display) normally $6.99 now $5.99

Ambrosia...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-27-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,177
Posted By slgn
well I finally ordered a skein of KP Shine (sport...

well I finally ordered a skein of KP Shine (sport weight) to do some samples/swatching because I have no idea how much yarn I will need to order for real. So in about two weeks I'll be able to play...
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2006, 01:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,616
Posted By slgn
:teehee: I feel like I'm a CallMeSusan clone (my...

:teehee: I feel like I'm a CallMeSusan clone (my name is Susan too but I go by Sue)

1. What new knitting skill or trick have you learned lately?
ssk with a lace pattern I've started

2. Which...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By slgn
Re: Gifting non-knitters

Pretty everything you mentioned validates my experiences. The last year I've been heavily into knitting after a multi-year absence. I decided this time around that I would rarely knit gifts for...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By slgn
Yep that's SLGN, you got it right! :thumbsup:...

Yep that's SLGN, you got it right! :thumbsup: It's my initials and confuses most folks. I have made about 3-4 Jayne hats... all for giveaway (some media packs to local journalists when Serenity came...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By slgn
This is what I used from KnitPicks - Wool of the...

This is what I used from KnitPicks - Wool of the Andes

3 skeins tan
2 fern
2 hyacinth (used about 1-1/2)
2 chestnut (used 1-1/3)
2 mist
2 daffodil (used 1-1/3)
2 ire ore (used 1-2/3)
and I haven't...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2006, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By slgn
the doctorwhoscarf.com site has many, many...

the doctorwhoscarf.com site has many, many pictures, a pattern guide for each version (but be careful one pattern I used shows every row and the chart assumes two rows - one garter up and one garter...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,694
Posted By slgn
I just made one of these (S12 version)! Although...

I just made one of these (S12 version)! Although I haven't woven in the ends yet or added the fringe but that bloody body is done!

You want to go to doctorwhoscarf.com...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By slgn
feministmama says she got a new catalog in the...

feministmama says she got a new catalog in the mail tonight. So maybe those will have more accurate pics.
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