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Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 01-12-2008, 11:49 PM
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Posted By mooshie
well seeing as how I've never spun anything yet...

well seeing as how I've never spun anything yet (I got my spindle today, and some yarn and fiber are on their way) I think I'd want a lot more yarn to dye, a ball winder is a great idea! (sorry I...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 01-09-2008, 03:52 PM
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Posted By mooshie
wait! so roving doesn't already have the fibers...

wait! so roving doesn't already have the fibers going all the same direction? I thought it did. now I'm confulsed.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 01-07-2008, 02:15 PM
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Posted By mooshie
newbie spinner - intimidated

I really think I want to try hand spinning and then dyeing and knitting my own yarn. I mean, how cool would it be to be able to tell ppl that my sweater, socks, hat, gloved (or whatever) came to my...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 01-07-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By mooshie
thank you! :) that's really great to know! I of...

thank you! :) that's really great to know! I of course would use the first few skeins myself to be sure I got the desired results, and because...well I am really itching to make socks! :) but it's...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 01-05-2008, 11:05 PM
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Posted By mooshie
ok, I looked around a bit and I'm thinking that...

ok, I looked around a bit and I'm thinking that depending on the yarn I may charge $5-$10 for 200-400yards. does that sound reasonable?

the yarn I found that I'm thinking to start with is 100%...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-04-2008, 07:10 PM
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Posted By mooshie
I was also beginning to wonder if I'm the only...

I was also beginning to wonder if I'm the only knitter on here. nice to meet you all. I'm in Eagle Mountain. too bad we're not all closer to each other, we could get together and knit.

nice to...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 01-04-2008, 03:34 PM
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Views: 1,387
Posted By mooshie
fair price for hand died sock yarn?

so... I've been thinking about dying my own yarn since I often can't find what I want, so I figure I may as well dye my own. and while I'm at it I may as well dye a few more skeins while I'm at it...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By mooshie
I like to use my coupons. I am currently...

I like to use my coupons. I am currently knitting out of my stash so I don't need to buy much unless it's for a project, and then it's only a small purchase. oh, and clearance is great too!
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2007, 04:06 PM
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Posted By mooshie
how's the $1.99 sock yarn from knitpicks?

I'm sooo tempted to order some of the $1.99 sock yarn on knitpicks, but I'm wondering if anyone has used it? this would be for my first pair of socks, and I want them to turn out well.

so, have...
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By mooshie
ok, so here's my update. I did make a washcloth...

ok, so here's my update. I did make a washcloth out of the microspun I picked up. it's very soft. I like working with the yarn. I didn't like the pattern that I chose coupled with the yarn, but it...
Forum: General Knitting 11-27-2007, 10:09 PM
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Posted By mooshie
ooh those would be some SOFT washcloths! maybe I...

ooh those would be some SOFT washcloths! maybe I should try it out with those just to see how I like it? afterall it's sooo soft! it deservs a shot huh?
Forum: General Knitting 11-27-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By mooshie
ever used microfiber yarn? **update on page 2**

a few days ago I saw microspun from lion brand yarn at JoAnn's, and it was SOOOOO soft! I imagine I'd love wearing anything made out of it. have any of you ever worked with this yarn? would it be...
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