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Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-30-2008, 01:51 PM
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Views: 94,277
Posted By Lousli
I've opened up a small Etsy shop with hand dyed...

I've opened up a small Etsy shop with hand dyed yarn and spinning fiber. Please come and have a look!


http://www.lesleyluu.etsy.com
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 07-03-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By Lousli
I know, I'm having picture issues! Let me try to...

I know, I'm having picture issues! Let me try to edit the links.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 07-03-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By Lousli
Iím really,really open to offers of lower price...

Iím really,really open to offers of lower price or trades.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 07-03-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By Lousli
Anyone ISO cheap but dirty fleece?

I have a medium wool fleece, I think a Suffolk X that I got pretty cheap. It turns out to be too much prep for me to handle. It doesn’t seem to have lots of vm, but I tried washing it several times...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-30-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Lousli
I've seen fiber sold by the ouce, but often it is...

I've seen fiber sold by the ouce, but often it is sold in 4, 8 or 16 ounce quantities, or in bulk like the whole fleece.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-28-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Lousli
Wow that is beautiful! How much are you going to...

Wow that is beautiful! How much are you going to ask for it? I may be able to buy a small amount!

I would try Ravelry as a place to sell it. In addition to it being a great...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-27-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,375
Posted By Lousli
It is all scoured. I didn't flick the Cormo lamb...

It is all scoured. I didn't flick the Cormo lamb before washing(now I know for next time!), and the tips of that still have a bit of dirt that combs out easily.


The Rambouillet is really clean,...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-26-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,375
Posted By Lousli
Scoured wool for sale Cormo and Rambouillet

I recently bought 3 fleeces, and with another one that is around 8 pounds on the way here, I have to make a little space.

I can part with up to 16 ounces each of washed Cormo lambís fleece, or...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-20-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By Lousli
I think you'd probably want to comb rather than...

I think you'd probably want to comb rather than card a fiber as long and lustrous as mohair. When you comb you keep the fibers parallel which makes them stronger and shinier, but when you card you...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 06-19-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 764
Posted By Lousli
Silky Wool, Karaoke, Debbie Bliss, and a few more (UPDATE)

If you are one Ravelry, you can see my trade page here:
http://www.ravelry.com/people/Lesleyluu/stash/trade

UPDATE:
Please feel free to make an offer on prices, to split up lots, etc. I need to...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-10-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,728
Posted By Lousli
It has a different flyer, with a gear on it, and...

It has a different flyer, with a gear on it, and then different bobbins, which, as mullerslanefarm says, engage with the flyer. It comes with one bobbin to start with. I bought one for my Rose,...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-09-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By Lousli
Thank you! That makes a lot more sense!:aww:

Thank you! That makes a lot more sense!:aww:
Forum: How-to Questions 06-09-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Lousli
Thanks! I contacted the designer and she told me...

Thanks! I contacted the designer and she told me she'd look it over. She found the error and sent me a new copy of the pattern!
Forum: Pattern Central 06-09-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By Lousli
Question about this lace pattern

Sorry, I know I was just asking for help with a different pattern, but I finally gave up and started something new. It is going very well. The only part I don't understand is that when I finish the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Lousli
But after I pass it over, do I drop it off the...

But after I pass it over, do I drop it off the needle? Like when you are binding off, you pass one stitch over the next and then drop it off. I assumed that's what I was supposed to do, but could I...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Lousli
Tearing my hair out trying to knit lace, help?

I can't put too much of the pattern here because I paid for it, but the section that is giving me trouble is this:

Row 3: k3, yo, k3, yo, k-b, k2tog, yo, k-b, k3, k-b, yo, ssk, k-b, yo, sl...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 06-06-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By Lousli
Bumping because I edited...:aww:

Bumping because I edited...:aww:
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-20-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By Lousli
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-11-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By Lousli
ISO wool combs

I would prefer trade, but do have some paypal too. Will trade yarn, roving, washed but unprocessed cormo fleece (white) or rambouillet lamb's fleece (silver/gray).

As far as yarn goes I have a few...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-24-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 740
Posted By Lousli
ISO "Color in Spinning"

Iím looking for Color in Knitting in good used condition. Iíd love to do this as a trade or barter for some yarns or roving. I donít have some of my things photographed but I can give you some idea...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-21-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By Lousli
Tips on spinning woolen?

I think I've pretty much stuck to worsted since I got my wheel and now I'd like to branch out. I'd really love a spinning tutorial like the knitting ones on knittinghelp.com but websites, photos, or...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-14-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,932
Posted By Lousli
I tried to prepare some fleeces once (I got 4...

I tried to prepare some fleeces once (I got 4 Romney fleeces, really dirty and full of vm) and swore I'd never do it again. However I was recently tempted by a lamb's fleece that is a pretty color...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-14-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By Lousli
Thanks, but I'm trying to find a used one so I...

Thanks, but I'm trying to find a used one so I can save a little money. I know they are hard to find used because people seem to love them so much, but I thought I'd try. :aww:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-04-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,446
Posted By Lousli
I would first make sure your wheel is balanced...

I would first make sure your wheel is balanced and working properly and that you have something with good back support. Hopefully that will help with the back pain.

In terms of consistency, it is...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-02-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,089
Posted By Lousli
ISO Majacraft Rose Woolee Winder

I'm ISO a gently used Woolee Winder for my Rose. I know this isn't a FS forum, but I thought that more spinners would see it here.
Thanks!
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