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Forum: General Knitting 04-22-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By lauraknits
How totally interesting! It's amazing how many...

How totally interesting! It's amazing how many ways there are to knit. Every time I think I know (of) them all, there is more!
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By lauraknits
roving is actually fiber for spinning, not yarn. ...

roving is actually fiber for spinning, not yarn. If it is thin (called pencil roving) then you COULD knit with it on quite big needles, but the intention is that it be used for spinning. Interested...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-25-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By lauraknits
Thanks for your comments! I feel sure the hand...

Thanks for your comments! I feel sure the hand spindling would have gone much better if I had had a better spindle. Mine wouldn't keep spinning for very long at all.

Julie, thanks. I did wash my...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-24-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By lauraknits
My First Yarn, and some questions

Hi all! I have been knitting regularly for a year or so and have been wanting to spin. I got a Louet drop spindle starter kit but never got too far with it. I got frustrated.

My lovely DH just took...
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By lauraknits
I'm guessing you could buy one of those binder...

I'm guessing you could buy one of those binder cases used from someone. I've seen a lot of people complain about them.

Myself, I love them! I even bought myself an extra one with some of the...
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,542
Posted By lauraknits
Wow! It's hard to believe there actually could...

Wow! It's hard to believe there actually could BE fiber so expensive! I think I'll stick to the old cheap-o, cashmere, for my luxury fiber needs!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-22-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,047
Posted By lauraknits
Beautiful job as always! You shame me, I haven't...

Beautiful job as always! You shame me, I haven't touched mine since I commented on yours on ravelry!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-22-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,346
Posted By lauraknits
This is gorgeous! You did a beautiful job with...

This is gorgeous! You did a beautiful job with the dying and knitting.
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,798
Posted By lauraknits
I have a set of lantern moon sock stix and one...

I have a set of lantern moon sock stix and one broke on the first set of socks I made with them. And I am a loose knitter! It was picking up the gusset that did it. I haven't tried to get a...
Forum: General Knitting 12-09-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By lauraknits
What about Regia? Regia has their stretch, with...

What about Regia? Regia has their stretch, with nylon, or Regia Silk which I think is superwash merino and silk. There are a bunch of different sock yarns that are superwash merino combined with...
Forum: General Knitting 11-28-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,010
Posted By lauraknits
I think I have about 6!

I think I have about 6!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-19-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By lauraknits
Beautiful job! I love that pattern too!

Beautiful job! I love that pattern too!
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By lauraknits
I have a front loader with a handwash/wool cycle....

I have a front loader with a handwash/wool cycle. It is an LG machine. I wash my hand-washable socks in it on that cycle with some Soak all the time and then toss them on top of the dryer to dry,...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,721
Posted By lauraknits
happy birthday Amy!!!

happy birthday Amy!!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-10-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By lauraknits
Nice work on the stranded knitting! Love it!

Nice work on the stranded knitting! Love it!
Forum: General Knitting 11-09-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By lauraknits
That's totally cute! This is good, it never...

That's totally cute! This is good, it never hurts to generate good will among taxi drivers!
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,173
Posted By lauraknits
Noro Silk Garden. I bought some after hearing...

Noro Silk Garden. I bought some after hearing rave reviews about the colors. Mine are ok but I am not terribly moved. It is rough to the touch and has lots of veggie matter!
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,783
Posted By lauraknits
I'd buy one! I'd love a bag made by Silver! ...

I'd buy one! I'd love a bag made by Silver! Yours is beautiful!
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By lauraknits
I agree it is the best thing! I think I am...

I agree it is the best thing! I think I am avoiding superwash yarns now just so I don't have to weave in ends!!
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,820
Posted By lauraknits
I love charts! I will not do a complicated...

I love charts! I will not do a complicated pattern that's not charted. Trying to read through line by line and not miss anything drives me nuts.

I have a cute pattern for a tank top by Louet...
Forum: General Knitting 10-30-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By lauraknits
I tried to shorten one to 16. The needle tips...

I tried to shorten one to 16. The needle tips are too long to work with such a short cord. I could barely knit, it was not comfortable, and I could not purl. I made one 18 that was a little...
Forum: General Knitting 10-28-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,038
Posted By lauraknits
Brilliant!!!

Brilliant!!!
Forum: General Knitting 10-28-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By lauraknits
Yep. Great for felting, not soft, not good for...

Yep. Great for felting, not soft, not good for garments. Paton's Merino is not bad for a sweater (not next to skin though). It pills less and is softer though not really soft. KP swish is nice and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-27-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,650
Posted By lauraknits
so cute!!

so cute!!
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,792
Posted By lauraknits
Hey, I have totally been where you are. ...

Hey, I have totally been where you are. Sometimes, knitting relieves stress. Other times, it seems to crystallize the frustration we are already feeling and brings it to a head. I have finally...
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