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Forum: The Lounge 09-22-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By Yarn Doc
I have multiple headlamps from my hiking and...

I have multiple headlamps from my hiking and backpacking days. They're perfect for knitting! My local SnB meets at this really dark cafe, and the eye strain was incredible. Everyone thought it was...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,488
Posted By Yarn Doc
I can vouch for the Knitting Zone - their...

I can vouch for the Knitting Zone - their customer service is excellent and they ship quickly.

I feel your pain...Foxy Knits sucks. :(
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By Yarn Doc
I used to use the regular long-tail CO, until I...

I used to use the regular long-tail CO, until I saw the light of the Twisted German. I know what you means about it still being tight, and nothing helped, not casting on over two needles, etc.

Go...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-11-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,126
Posted By Yarn Doc
Here's (http://wendyknits.net/knit/feather.htm)...

Here's (http://wendyknits.net/knit/feather.htm) one of the first lace patterns that I ever did - I made it out of Paton's Classic Wool. It's an easy pattern to follow - it's a garter stitch pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 09-11-2007, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By Yarn Doc
I'm also looking a bulky alpaca - in a charcoal...

I'm also looking a bulky alpaca - in a charcoal gray. The Misti and Plymouth are like big fluffy clouds. There's also Frog Tree Alpaca, which is really nice and made by a women's collective, in...
Forum: General Knitting 09-06-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Yarn Doc
Let's see.. Non-knitting: This American Life...

Let's see..

Non-knitting:
This American Life (love it!)

Knitting:
Cast On
Stash and Burn (this is quickly becoming my new favorite!)
Knit Picks (although I think the lady's delivery is really weird...
Forum: General Knitting 09-06-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By Yarn Doc
Whoa. Almost TWENTY thousand people behind you...

Whoa. Almost TWENTY thousand people behind you in line? That's the size of small city. Or medium sized city!
Forum: General Knitting 09-06-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,488
Posted By Yarn Doc
Yeah, I got diddly also. I wrote her a nasty...

Yeah, I got diddly also. I wrote her a nasty email, and she wrote back that such a color never existed and that it was put up in error, and that somehow I had been excluded from the emails that she...
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,058
Posted By Yarn Doc
:woot::woot::woot::woot::woot: :woohoo: :yay: ...

:woot::woot::woot::woot::woot:
:woohoo:

:yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay:

cloud9
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Yarn Doc
You could use sport weight yarn. Both Louet Gems...

You could use sport weight yarn. Both Louet Gems Opal (http://www.thesweetsheep.com/xcart/home.php?cat=141) (solids) and Claudia's Hand-Painted Sportweight are beautiful!

Lorna's Laces also...
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Yarn Doc
I thought of another one: Shelridge Farms Soft...

I thought of another one: Shelridge Farms Soft Touch Ultra (http://www.shelridge.com/yarns.php?z=z1) Fingering. SO yummy soft. They're a Canadian company, so also more difficult to get in the US. ...
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,266
Posted By Yarn Doc
The Sheep Shed Studio is awesome! Sometimes they...

The Sheep Shed Studio is awesome! Sometimes they have different colors too, you just have to keep checking back.

Also, I have these 4 skeins up for sale on Ravelry, but I can offer them to you if...
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,058
Posted By Yarn Doc
jeanius, I'll split it with you!!! My friend has...

jeanius, I'll split it with you!!! My friend has not gotten back to me yet, and I want yarn!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-04-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,255
Posted By Yarn Doc
Yowza! Those socks...I hope you're going to...

Yowza! Those socks...I hope you're going to write up that pattern! I would totally buy that...

Now knitting it is a different story.
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,058
Posted By Yarn Doc
Oooooo....let me ask my friend if she wants to...

Oooooo....let me ask my friend if she wants to split a shipment with me!
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Yarn Doc
My FAVORITE sock yarn is Blue Moon Fiber Arts...

My FAVORITE sock yarn is Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight. It is by far the softest stretchiest stuff I've used, and the colors are gorgeous. It's hard to come by because they're a...
Forum: General Knitting 09-03-2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,058
Posted By Yarn Doc
Is the sock weight superwash? <crossing...

Is the sock weight superwash? <crossing fingers>
Forum: Pattern Central 09-01-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,143
Posted By Yarn Doc
Thanks! Even though the 2nd one went a lot...

Thanks! Even though the 2nd one went a lot faster, I really didn't feel like finishing it! I was so tired of cables and twisted stitches by then!

What about this one...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-31-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,143
Posted By Yarn Doc
Did you mean this one: Basic Cabled Sock...

Did you mean this one: Basic Cabled Sock (http://brainylady.blogspot.com/sockpattern.htm)

Cookie's BFF pattern looks like this: BFF....
Forum: General Knitting 08-09-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,785
Posted By Yarn Doc
I love this tip! I did it to my SKS, More SKS,...

I love this tip! I did it to my SKS, More SKS, Knitting w/o Tears. The Twisted Sisters book is a great idea too - I hadn't thought of that one!
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-09-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,395
Posted By Yarn Doc
OOoo..I call the Jo Sharp silk road! yummy! And...

OOoo..I call the Jo Sharp silk road! yummy! And the green - what is the fiber?
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-09-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By Yarn Doc
PM'ed you too re: alpaca laceweight!

PM'ed you too re: alpaca laceweight!
Forum: Pattern Central 08-08-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,442
Posted By Yarn Doc
I made a Chicago Bears hat for The Useless...

I made a Chicago Bears hat for The Useless Ex-Boyfriend last year since he is a die-hard season-ticket-holding fan. I used Lion Brand Wool in Midnight Blue and Pumpkin:
...
Forum: General Knitting 08-07-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By Yarn Doc
Definitely Lorna's. Yummy yummy...I can't think...

Definitely Lorna's. Yummy yummy...I can't think of any other superwash that compares.
Forum: General Knitting 08-07-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Yarn Doc
I made my first sweater (the Hourglass sweater...

I made my first sweater (the Hourglass sweater from LMKG) in Malabrigo. I LOVED working w/ it - so soft! Not a cardigan though.
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