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Forum: The Lounge 04-20-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,034
Posted By sea-kayaker
Just my experience, but I hated the thing. I had...

Just my experience, but I hated the thing.

I had a shaggy dog (who has now past *sniff*) and every time a cat past by he'd run straight through the invisible fence. And when he was done playing...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-16-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,196
Posted By sea-kayaker
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-16-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By sea-kayaker
We don't drink it either! :) It's only good...

We don't drink it either! :) It's only good for dying!

The only thing that bleeds for me is a wool diaper cover. It doesn't bleed onto his clothes, only the cloth diaper underneath. It's the...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-15-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By sea-kayaker
I love using KA and food coloring! I wonder how...

I love using KA and food coloring!

I wonder how safe Those Country Classic dyes are? Can you use your usual pots and utensils? Or do you have to have pots dedicated to dying? That's what I like...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-14-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By sea-kayaker
WooHoo! Do you have it yet? How do you like...

WooHoo! Do you have it yet? How do you like it?

I have a Symphony and love it to bits!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-14-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,196
Posted By sea-kayaker
Yay! Congrats on your first spindle! I think...

Yay! Congrats on your first spindle! I think all of your questions have been answered but...

I respectfully disagree with this. You can ply with just one single without having to split it in...
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,592
Posted By sea-kayaker
This ...

This (http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categories/travel-and-recreation/air-travel/security_issues_and_baggage)Irish website states that knitting needles are not allowed in the restricted area of...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-26-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By sea-kayaker
I don't think I'll ever have to step foot into a...

I don't think I'll ever have to step foot into a LYS again since I've started spinning! You can make anything you want and dye it however you...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-22-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By sea-kayaker
I can't help you, never spun woolen... I hope...

I can't help you, never spun woolen... I hope someone will be by to help you soon.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-14-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 30,361
Posted By sea-kayaker
I love it! It is gorgeous! I did my first dye...

I love it! It is gorgeous!

I did my first dye job yesterday. I was attempting a 4ply fingering and it ended up too thick so I made a 3 ply fingering instead. So my forth single got Navajo plied...
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2008, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,774
Posted By sea-kayaker
According to this website...

According to this website (http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categories/travel-and-recreation/air-travel/security_issues_and_baggage) knitting needles are not allowed in the restricted area of an...
Forum: The Lounge 03-12-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,575
Posted By sea-kayaker
Yup, all the way back to season 1! It isn't so...

Yup, all the way back to season 1! It isn't so bad watching it on the computer... Our TV isn't widescreen so I get widescreen when watching on the computer. And commercials are limited, 4 30...
Forum: The Lounge 03-11-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,575
Posted By sea-kayaker
At ABC you can stream all the episodes from all...

At ABC you can stream all the episodes from all the seasons! :inlove: I love Survivor too...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-10-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,336
Posted By sea-kayaker
The wheel looks great! I'm happy for you! Have...

The wheel looks great! I'm happy for you! Have fun spinning!

Just like your cat I'd like to sneak into the box of alpaca to play.... :teehee: cloud9 :aww:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-04-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,665
Posted By sea-kayaker
Here is a comparison of folding wheels from the...

Here is a comparison of folding wheels from the Woolery... http://www.woolery.com/Pages/foldingwheels.html
I haven't tried any of them but maybe that link will help you. There is also the Hitchhiker...
Forum: The Lounge 03-03-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By sea-kayaker
Video of close call...

of a Lufthansa flight landing in Germany. I want those pilots to be my pilots on every flight. The pilots are amazing for keeping the plane from crashing! You've got to see the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-03-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By sea-kayaker
I just got a shipment of Online Supersocke yarn...

I just got a shipment of Online Supersocke yarn (starting Xmas presents already). It's reg $14 on sale for $7.50! One ball will do a pair of socks!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-20-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By sea-kayaker
Thanks so much! Those blue tones do look...

Thanks so much! Those blue tones do look gorgeous! That's what I've been eyeing too. So the mill ends I wouldn't need to card or any... I don't have that equipment (yet! ;) ) I could just fluff...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-20-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By sea-kayaker
I'm a proud new owner of a...

Kromski Symphony! She's so pretty! :inlove: And so fun to spin...
Forum: General Knitting 02-01-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,051
Posted By sea-kayaker
I'm working on socks with that yarn (different...

I'm working on socks with that yarn (different colour and the colour is a little washed out in the pictures). Here are some pics of the yarn in stockinette (sole), a scroll pattern (instep) and...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,794
Posted By sea-kayaker
Cotton would cause a lot of wicking and leaking. ...

Cotton would cause a lot of wicking and leaking. Plus wool is antibacterial so it doesn't need to be washed often unless solids get on the soaker. If it is just wet from urine, hang it to dry and...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,794
Posted By sea-kayaker
I haven't knit any soakers but I made some out of...

I haven't knit any soakers but I made some out of wool sweaters from the thrift shop (my pre-knitting days) and DS wore them all summer. Wool is very breathable. And I treat the soakers with...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-28-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,444
Posted By sea-kayaker
I really love this provisional cast on......

I really love this provisional cast on... http://youtube.com/watch?v=lhBIS0AhhQY I'll be using it all the time for toe up socks (easy toe). :heart:
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By sea-kayaker
Yay! Congrats! Our group meets at the library...

Yay! Congrats! Our group meets at the library on Tuesdays and I look forward to Tuesday all week. I love my baby but I love to get away for a couple hours to knit uninterrupted. cloud9
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,155
Posted By sea-kayaker
When knitting 2 socks at the same time I keep the...

When knitting 2 socks at the same time I keep the balls of yarn in the toes (when doing toe up) or in the heel (cuff down) to keep them from tangling with each other and draw the yarn from there. It...
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