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Forum: General Knitting 10-11-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,933
Posted By redheadrachel
It used to be KH all the time, all day long. Now...

It used to be KH all the time, all day long. Now it's Ravelry all the time. I really should do a better job of utilizing both, but I think I am a Rav girl... it's just really cool.

It's kinda like...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By redheadrachel
Aww thanks!!! It feels nice to be missed :) And...

Aww thanks!!! It feels nice to be missed :)

And thanks, Jan - helpful as always!
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By redheadrachel
Yardage approximation

Any good websites with yarn approximations? I wanna make a women's large sweater out of fingering weight...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 09-18-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,688
Posted By redheadrachel
Bottom whorl spindle vids

Hey everyone! I just got my roving and my first drop spindle, a bottom whorl. Which videos are the best to help me out? I'm trying to spin but it's not really working out...
Forum: Crochet! 09-14-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,264
Posted By redheadrachel
Last Name Filet Crochet Wall Hanging

Hey everyone! I am interested in making a filet crochet wall hanging for my brother and his fiancee that features our last name. I am an experienced knitter and a moderately experienced crocheter, so...
Forum: General Knitting 09-02-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,894
Posted By redheadrachel
Sock with no heel?!?!

Hey everyone! I won a bid for an Etsy Alchemy request (woohoo!) and they sent me yarn and the pattern so I can knit them their socks. I'm confused about the pattern though, as it's unlike any sock...
Forum: General Knitting 08-05-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,626
Posted By redheadrachel
I only knit my socks with metal needles. But I...

I only knit my socks with metal needles. But I don't knit them with long dpns, 6 or 7 inches is my limit.
Forum: General Knitting 08-05-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By redheadrachel
I had originally thought cotton, but do you think...

I had originally thought cotton, but do you think it will still absorb? Maybe because it's a cotton/wool blend it'll work? Also, I don't want HEAVY socks, but do you think something like a DK weight...
Forum: General Knitting 08-04-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By redheadrachel
Yarn for workout socks

What's the best yarn to make socks I can work out in?
Forum: General Knitting 08-04-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By redheadrachel
Yeah, four or five inches for me, as well.

Yeah, four or five inches for me, as well.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 08-01-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,793
Posted By redheadrachel
Is top or bottom whirl better to start out?

Is top or bottom whirl better to start out?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-31-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By redheadrachel
I was so excited that two people responded, and...

I was so excited that two people responded, and one was a spammer :(
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-31-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,478
Posted By redheadrachel
Seriously! First thing I thought when I saw them...

Seriously! First thing I thought when I saw them was - Ohhh, so THAT'S what all the fuss is about! lol Wollmeise is guh-oooorgeous!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-31-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,835
Posted By redheadrachel
Ahhh, they're beautiful! I absolutely love the...

Ahhh, they're beautiful! I absolutely love the Monkey sock pattern - it's kind of the only way I like variegated yarn :) Awesome job!!! I never thought abuot knittng the purls, but I kinda like it!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-31-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By redheadrachel
FO: Crimson Cabled Sock on ETSY

Hey everyone! I just put my first pair of socks up on Etsy! :) I'm very excited about putting stuff on Etsy, so I guess we'll see what happens! My second pair should be ready by tonight, but might...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-31-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,478
Posted By redheadrachel
Gooooorgeous yarn! :) Love it - awesome job!

Gooooorgeous yarn! :) Love it - awesome job!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 07-26-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,793
Posted By redheadrachel
Good first drop spindle

Hey everyone :) What would be a good first drop spindle? It needs to be not too expensive and very user friendly. Any ideas?
And do you think it would be worth it to get a learn to spin on a spindle...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 07-25-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By redheadrachel
I TOTALLY agree about the colorfastness. That's...

I TOTALLY agree about the colorfastness. That's noe of my big priorities :) Thanks!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 07-24-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By redheadrachel
Getting started in dyeing

Hey everyone! I'm really interested in starting dyeing my own yarn, especially to sell on Etsy. So, what does one need to get started, in terms of supplies? Where do you buy the yarn to dye? Any...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,242
Posted By redheadrachel
Yeah I made myself sock blockers out of wire coat...

Yeah I made myself sock blockers out of wire coat hangers and I like them pretty well. I TOTALLY want the wooden ones, but I never thought they could mold.
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,416
Posted By redheadrachel
I didn't think that the name Yarn Harlot was...

I didn't think that the name Yarn Harlot was clever or not clever - I didn't realize it was supposed to be a play on words (and still don't...?!)
I'm just a little amused by it. *shrug*
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,384
Posted By redheadrachel
Yes, I did accept her compliment for what it was....

Yes, I did accept her compliment for what it was. Just... it is shocking how people really don't realize... ya know?!
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,416
Posted By redheadrachel
I don't really like Stitch 'n B-, but Yarn Harlot...

I don't really like Stitch 'n B-, but Yarn Harlot is fine for me. And yarn porn is the BEST :) lol I love that name, though I'm not sure why! It's cute :)
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,384
Posted By redheadrachel
A frustrating compliment

One of my friends was looking at my Knitting album on MySpace and gave me this compliment regarding my Central Park Hoodie - Wow Rachel, that looks so great! You could probably sell something like...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By redheadrachel
Lace Pattern Copyright Question

Hi everyone. I have one specific question about copyright, and that's it. This isn't meant to turn into a big long discussion on copyright laws and knitting ethics, I'm just wondering about the...
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