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Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,436
Posted By mrslevite
Last week, DH went into a yarn and fiber shop...

Last week, DH went into a yarn and fiber shop with me and thought I had totally lost control. Little does he know how well I maintained my control. :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By mrslevite
thanks for posting these links. That is really...

thanks for posting these links. That is really interesting.
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,238
Posted By mrslevite
I used size 2 (I think 2.75 mm) for my trekking...

I used size 2 (I think 2.75 mm) for my trekking yarn socks and it worked well. But I think I might have been happier with the 1's - which I don't have yet.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-19-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By mrslevite
It's beautiful! I love that blue. :D

It's beautiful! I love that blue. :D
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-19-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,279
Posted By mrslevite
Thanks! That's fantastic! I'm working on a silk...

Thanks! That's fantastic! I'm working on a silk sweater now. I have it all unravelled and most of it reskeined and trying to decide whether or not to dye it and if I do, what color. :)
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By mrslevite
Big hugs to you!:hug: :hug: :hug: I know...

Big hugs to you!:hug: :hug: :hug:

I know sometimes it's hard to go to events like and I'm so glad you did. :yay:

Keep Knitting! :knitting:
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,930
Posted By mrslevite
I just added you as my friend, too! :mrgreen:...

I just added you as my friend, too! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-08-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,546
Posted By mrslevite
Perfect timing! I was just reading about this...

Perfect timing! I was just reading about this yesterday. It sounds fascinating. And since we have an abundance of mulberry leaves here, I have a good idea of what I'll be doing next spring....
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-08-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By mrslevite
Just wanted let all the Delaware knitters know...

Just wanted let all the Delaware knitters know about the Sit 'n Knit planned for this Saturday (Nov. 10) in Smyrna. Here's the information I got from lindalu on Ravelry:



The first meeting of the...
Forum: General Knitting 10-29-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,730
Posted By mrslevite
LOL! I want to go trick or treating with you!...

LOL! I want to go trick or treating with you! :mrgreen:
Forum: General Knitting 10-29-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By mrslevite
Wow! That leaves me almost speechless! I...

Wow! That leaves me almost speechless! I really, really, really want to be able to do that!
Forum: General Knitting 10-29-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By mrslevite
Fantastic! I just added you to my friends. I'm...

Fantastic! I just added you to my friends.

I'm mrslevite there, too. And I love having friends. It's so neat to click on a profile and see what my friends have been up to. :)
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-29-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,806
Posted By mrslevite
Oh, I was just there looking around and there are...

Oh, I was just there looking around and there are some great prices on the dyes! You order through Amazon and the prices for the Jacquard dyes are the lowest I've seen so far.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-29-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,651
Posted By mrslevite
Well, I don't spin on wheel - yet! I spindle...

Well, I don't spin on wheel - yet! I spindle spin. But my theory is, if all those other people can learn to spin, I certainly can, too. People all of the world, from every walk of life have been...
Forum: General Knitting 10-25-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,525
Posted By mrslevite
Very interesting thread. I've been avoiding it...

Very interesting thread. I've been avoiding it all week, but gave in this morning and have enjoyed the read. Love the poncho, too!

I grew up in the Deep South where Cotton is King and wool was...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-24-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,397
Posted By mrslevite
Thanks for all the tips and information. I have...

Thanks for all the tips and information. I have heard of the Jacquard dyes and will probably start with those. Paradise Fibers, from whom I've ordered fiber from, sells those and others. One of...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-24-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,651
Posted By mrslevite
Your question has already been well answered by...

Your question has already been well answered by other spinners. But I wanted to add my perspective.

For me, spinning (I only have a drop spindle now) is very much financially worth it. It slows me...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-22-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,397
Posted By mrslevite
What Brand Of 'Real' Dye Do You Use?

I have dyed with Wilton and the color "broke" - Royal Blue became Royal Blue and Purple. It worked this time, but I've read that some colors aren't so attractive when they break. I'm thinking about...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,068
Posted By mrslevite
I happy that your neighbor wanted it. My...

I happy that your neighbor wanted it. My suggestion was going to be a black plastic trash bag taken directly to your trash can. I can tolerate a lot of things, but the smelly part would have done...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By mrslevite
Here's a link with a pic and explanation. ...

Here's a link with a pic and explanation. ...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By mrslevite
LOL!!! I know exactly what you mean! I knew...

LOL!!! I know exactly what you mean! I knew about podcasts before I picked up my needles again. But after reading on a couple of forums about some of the knitting podcasts, I had to check them...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By mrslevite
That is awesome! Yesterday my DH made me a niddy...

That is awesome! Yesterday my DH made me a niddy noddy. Those gifts are really the bestest!:mrgreen:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-21-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By mrslevite
Congratulations! :mrgreen:

Congratulations! :mrgreen:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-21-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By mrslevite
Wow! I hate for every response to be "Love the...

Wow! I hate for every response to be "Love the colors!", but . . . "I love the colors!" :D
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-21-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By mrslevite
Love those bright sunny colors! :)

Love those bright sunny colors! :)
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