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Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-28-2007, 06:50 PM
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Posted By michellebreton
OK...I think I'll join in too! I only have one...

OK...I think I'll join in too! I only have one bin full of yarn, but it is overflowing and I really don't have any place else to store anymore. What I would like to work on this year is the...
Forum: General Knitting 12-28-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,197
Posted By michellebreton
My Christmas was a Spinning Christmas. I got an...

My Christmas was a Spinning Christmas. I got an Ashford Traditional on Ebay at the beginning of November so I had all spinning gifts on my list. My MIL had us shopping for ourselves this year, so...
Forum: General Knitting 12-28-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By michellebreton
Would you have enough for a cowl or maybe a small...

Would you have enough for a cowl or maybe a small shawl?

I found this cowl on Knitty:
http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter04/PATTaibhlinn.html

Or this capelet also on...
Forum: General Knitting 12-28-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By michellebreton
I've had the big Vogue Knitting book for years...

I've had the big Vogue Knitting book for years and I absolutely love it. It is a very complete book and I don't think there have been too many technical questions that it hasn't been able to answer,...
Forum: General Knitting 12-28-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,572
Posted By michellebreton
Well, let's see...I always have a mental queue...

Well, let's see...I always have a mental queue that is much longer than the time available! LOL!

Here's what I've got in mind:

1. Finish baby sweater for my SIL's shower on Jan 5

Then......

1....
Forum: General Knitting 12-10-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 63,904
Posted By michellebreton
I'm knittinmichelle. The link would be...

I'm knittinmichelle. The link would be http://www.ravelry.com/people/knittinmichelle (http://www.ravelry.com/people/UserName)
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By michellebreton
That's really cool! Do you have to wait for the...

That's really cool! Do you have to wait for the aformentioned events, or do you get the goods right away?

Michelle
Forum: General Knitting 11-10-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,899
Posted By michellebreton
I've added you to my friends!

I've added you to my friends!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-09-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,603
Posted By michellebreton
Spinning Sock Yarn

Hi everyone! I just got my my Ashford Traditional last week, and I've been spinning for the first time for a week. I've gotten my self down to a pretty consistent sport weight yarn, but I really...
Forum: General Knitting 10-25-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,519
Posted By michellebreton
I guess we were posting at the same time,...

I guess we were posting at the same time, Sheldon! It looks awesome! :cheering:

Michelle
Forum: General Knitting 10-25-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,519
Posted By michellebreton
New KH website!

OK! Am I really the first to see and post about the updated KH? It looks awesome, Sheldon! :cheering::cheering::cheering:

Michelle
Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By michellebreton
Here it is! I happen to have that calendar right...

Here it is! I happen to have that calendar right by my computer :cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,181
Posted By michellebreton
Last year I finally finished a cabled cardigan...

Last year I finally finished a cabled cardigan that I had started in 1994 right before I got married. I finished it, realized that it was too honkin big for me and frogged the whole thing so I could...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-18-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By michellebreton
Thank you, Cyndi! That's perfect. I thought I...

Thank you, Cyndi! That's perfect. I thought I had heard or read somewhere about "spinning" cheap acrylic first to get the feel of the wheel. I've got plenty of that!

Michelle
Forum: Pattern Central 10-17-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,757
Posted By michellebreton
ChrisM318, Thanks! That is perfect! He is...

ChrisM318, Thanks! That is perfect! He is adorable and exactly the kind of thing I had in mind!

I'm thinking teacher gifts, chinese auction, oooh...the possibilites!

Michelle

Edit to add: What...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-17-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,757
Posted By michellebreton
ISO: Christmas decoration patterns

I've been working on knitting the pumpkins from Knitty, and it got me thinking that they would make great Christmas gifts except that fall will be past. Does anybody know of any good Christmas...
Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,873
Posted By michellebreton
Well, don't hold your breath about Ravelry going...

Well, don't hold your breath about Ravelry going out of Beta tomorrow. In one of the forum posts I was reason, Jess specifically stated that everyone already within Ravelry would get fair warning...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-17-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By michellebreton
I've got a wheel....now what?

OK...I don't actually have the wheel YET...I just won the auction last night and I am SO excited:woot::woot::woot:

I won an Ashford Traditional Single Drive, Single Treadle for $147 plus shipping...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-16-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By michellebreton
Hi Meghan, Here is another good website I found...

Hi Meghan,

Here is another good website I found on spindle spinning. I tried it a bit when I first found the website last spring, and I was starting to get it, but I just haven't had the time to...
Forum: General Knitting 10-12-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 36,231
Posted By michellebreton
Madametj, I signed up on August 22, and as of...

Madametj, I signed up on August 22, and as of this morning I've only got 765 ahead of me (maybe today:pray:)

Plus they seem to be speeding up the invites a bit, so I would think that six weeks max...
Forum: General Knitting 10-12-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,088
Posted By michellebreton
I don't think it'll take three months, hob. I...

I don't think it'll take three months, hob.

I got on the waiting list on August 22, and as of this morning there are only 765 ahead of me. I'm hoping to get my invite today...
Forum: General Knitting 10-12-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By michellebreton
Make sure you use the little key to tighten the...

Make sure you use the little key to tighten the cables really well. I have only had my options come loose once or twice and I hadn't tightened them enough in the first place.

Michelle
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-10-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,143
Posted By michellebreton
That's helpful! Thanks! Michelle

That's helpful! Thanks!

Michelle
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-10-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,143
Posted By michellebreton
So say I want to spin a worsted weight 2-ply yarn...

So say I want to spin a worsted weight 2-ply yarn what kind of yield do you get. How much roving do you need say for a scarf or a sweater?

Michelle
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-10-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,172
Posted By michellebreton
Thanks, Iamthewalter! That is a wealth of great...

Thanks, Iamthewalter! That is a wealth of great of information. A single drive, single treadle Ashford Traditional seems to be the most economical option to start with...particularly on the used...
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