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Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 08:01 PM
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Posted By shore--alpaca
Psst! (if you feel like cheating...) great site for socks:

If you feel like cheating a bit. ;) This is a GREAT site to buy all sort of cute/ unique socks from ;) I just ordered a couple pairs of these (in delft and seafoam and hunter ;)...) :) ...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By shore--alpaca
Yeah I was looking for lace weight. Do you think...

Yeah I was looking for lace weight. Do you think I could sub. fingering weight for lace weight in a lacey scarf? :) Thanks! :)
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By shore--alpaca
Where to get lace-weight cashmere yarn???? I'm having---

I'm having the hardest time finding lace-weight cashmere yarn. Any sources? Anyone know who's selling any? Elann has fingering weight cashmere yarn. Could I substitute it in a lacey scarf pattern?...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By shore--alpaca
Are the resin better becca? :)

Are the resin better becca? :)
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By shore--alpaca
;) If I had the patience too, lol I'd love to...

;) If I had the patience too, lol I'd love to knit piles of cute socks like hers. :) I tend to rather knit things (like scarves and stuff) that aren't "hidden". ;)
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By shore--alpaca
Well.... I figured I could TRY some plastic...

Well.... I figured I could TRY some plastic types. I figure? some brands/ types are better than others?

I was thinking of trying these pony...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By shore--alpaca
Thanks Kemp! ;) I'm thinking plastic would be a...

Thanks Kemp! ;) I'm thinking plastic would be a good fit for me as I want something faster than the wood/ bamboo I've been using but HATE the click etc. of aluminum / metal needles. Any other...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By shore--alpaca
What about plastic/ plastic type needles???? :) ----

What are your favorite/ plastic/ plastic type needles? What/ which are the best? I hate the ones that are sort of "bendy". I'd like ones that are really hard/ firm plastic with a really smooth/ fast/...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,509
Posted By shore--alpaca
So... what's the best way to help smooth your...

So... what's the best way to help smooth your homemade wooden needles? (after sanding)? wax? or? is there a sealant that's great? :)
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By shore--alpaca
Hmmmm..... really? Lemme google dying tips. ;)

Hmmmm..... really? Lemme google dying tips. ;)
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By shore--alpaca
Forum: How-to Questions 09-25-2006, 09:32 PM
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Views: 1,771
Posted By shore--alpaca
It's definitely knitted. It is from an English...

It's definitely knitted. It is from an English knit-wear designer (much expensive! lol) ....... I thought maybe yarn was wrapped around stitches? or???? maybe the colored parts were embroidered on...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By shore--alpaca
How would you create these bumpy stitches???? ----

How would you create these bumpy stitches? Is there's a particular stitch/ technique/ and/or way to do this???? Thanks! :)
Forum: Pattern Central 09-23-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,491
Posted By shore--alpaca
Ahhh...... I googled the bubble stitch and that...

Ahhh...... I googled the bubble stitch and that seems about right. ;) I think I'll use that one....... thanks! :)
Forum: Pattern Central 09-23-2006, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By shore--alpaca
It's definitely knitted..... you're right maybe...

It's definitely knitted..... you're right maybe mohair? Maybe a felted mohair? I've done a bit of intarsia/ fair isle work. ;) I think? I could do this. (though lots of color changing! ..... :)...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-23-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By shore--alpaca
Thanks! (I'll google dropping etc. and see if I...

Thanks! (I'll google dropping etc. and see if I get a lead. ;) ........)
Forum: Pattern Central 09-23-2006, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,491
Posted By shore--alpaca
Anybody have/ know of a very puffy/bump knit stitch? ----

Any patterns for a very puffy/ bump knit stich???? Shrugging shoulders I'd like something with like big puffs, (not like the moss stitch)..... I've tried a whole project in just bobbles but its...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2006, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,098
Posted By shore--alpaca
Anybody have/ know of a very puffy/bump knit stitch? ----

Any patterns for a very puffy/ bump knit stich???? :shrug: I'd like something with like big puffs, (not like the moss stitch)..... I've tried a whole project in just bobbles but its hard..... the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2006, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,347
Posted By shore--alpaca
Hmmm. I'll look there. ;) The closest I found was...

Hmmm. I'll look there. ;) The closest I found was on Etsy but it's undyed so I'll have to figure out? (kool aid??? :) ) how to dye it! :)
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2006, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,509
Posted By shore--alpaca
p.s. dip needles in carnauba wax (wipe off...

p.s. dip needles in carnauba wax (wipe off thoroughly!) really helps smooth them. ;)
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2006, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,853
Posted By shore--alpaca
Hmmmm. ;) Sounds like the roving knit would be...

Hmmmm. ;) Sounds like the roving knit would be extra fluffy? :) Show us how this project turns out. ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,747
Posted By shore--alpaca
Ah okay. ;) I didn't even think of a "swatch"...

Ah okay. ;) I didn't even think of a "swatch" test. :) p.s. you're supposed to type it "true dat'" smock. ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 09-21-2006, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,747
Posted By shore--alpaca
lol does this make sense? :) or is the wording...

lol does this make sense? :) or is the wording confusing???? :)
Forum: General Knitting 09-21-2006, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By shore--alpaca
So it's really safe to cool hand wash? p.s. I...

So it's really safe to cool hand wash?
p.s. I did a search on alpaca care and got lots of links on how to care for the animals! tee hee. :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 09-21-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By shore--alpaca
How to you care for/ wash alpaca items???? :) ----

I've been taking all of mine to the dry cleaners for fear of ruining them! lol. CAN you wash them? I know you can't wash wool so I wasn't sure???? :)
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