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Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 02-12-2008, 01:29 AM
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Posted By cando
Artyarns Regal Silk

I have 2 lovely skeins of 100% silk in color 104 (Teal blue-Green) that I have to part with. They are labeled "Royal Silk" as that was the name of the yarn earlier. Each skein has about 163 yds and...
Forum: The Lounge 12-24-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By cando
I made 2 kinds of sweets to give to friends and...

I made 2 kinds of sweets to give to friends and neighbors. Boxed it in candy boxes to gift.

Melomakarona - This is a greek christmas spice cookie soaked in...
Forum: The Lounge 12-19-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By cando
I used to be in one of the programs too for a few...

I used to be in one of the programs too for a few months. Their coffee is excellent but expensive. The coffee machine that came with the program is going strong 3 yrs now. I had some problems with my...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-29-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By cando
That's what I was trying to find my way out of...

That's what I was trying to find my way out of *sigh*

I've been cabling for now with a thick yarn needle (works just as well as a cable needle or dpn but better because it is shorter), but it is...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By cando
Cabling without a cable needle

Hi!

I'm making Silver's Palindrome in 100% sport weight alpaca yarn.

Since it is an 8st cable, does anybody have any tips for cabling slightly hairy alpaca stitches without a cable needle?

Thanks!
Forum: The Lounge 11-27-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,314
Posted By cando
That's exactly what the weather is like right...

That's exactly what the weather is like right now, here in our Colorado town! Winter sun is so beautiful. :)

I grew up in a tropical country by the coast, so hot humid days and a solid 3-4 months of...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-11-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,787
Posted By cando
Congrats! I just finished my first sweater a...

Congrats! I just finished my first sweater a couple of weeks ago and ran into the exact same question.
To do the 3 needle bind off you would need to rip the cast off and use the live stitches on the...
Forum: The Lounge 11-09-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,540
Posted By cando
Hahaha, amen to that! I don't mind the occasional...

Hahaha, amen to that! I don't mind the occasional smiley or two, even use a few myself since it appears people understand faster with them than with plain words. But I do find some of those overly...
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By cando
Well, my take on something like that is stop,...

Well, my take on something like that is stop, frog, find a different pattern and try again. Knitting is supposed to be about enjoying it and the only time I would soldier on is if I was kniting the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,192
Posted By cando
LOL I wish I could help, but the stuff I bought...

LOL I wish I could help, but the stuff I bought for a scarf and hat was knit up last winter and the rest of the skeins I sold on KH couple months ago (color was not what I expected).
It's a nice...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,192
Posted By cando
Ditto the Malabrigo. Luckily I just bought enough...

Ditto the Malabrigo. Luckily I just bought enough for a scarf and hat. I've found most soft single ply wool is a bit fuzzy. I just got some from 100purewool and I can't say I'm crazy about it. The...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,887
Posted By cando
It's not a tragedy that some people don't...

It's not a tragedy that some people don't appreciate hand-made gifts - it's their taste, but it is a tragedy that they don't know how to gracefully accept it all the same.

I've been knitting about a...
Forum: General Knitting 11-02-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By cando
IK Winter 2007

Got it yesterday :yay:
There are a few cool patterns and some interesting articles. I adore the red cardi on the cover, citrus yoke pullover, the celtic tote, and the ivy league vest.
What do you...
Forum: General Knitting 11-02-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By cando
I think a little history is a good idea too. You...

I think a little history is a good idea too. You don't need to be interested in knitting to enjoy it. There's some interesting fair isle history in the Alice Starmore book, you can check the book out...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-26-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,092
Posted By cando
What a wonderful history the afghan has. It's...

What a wonderful history the afghan has. It's gorgeous and I love the fleece backing idea!
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,814
Posted By cando
Hey that's so awesome! That book has some cute...

Hey that's so awesome! That book has some cute patterns. Hope we'll be able to see you online someplace. Have a good time!
Forum: General Knitting 10-19-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By cando
It is gorgeous, isn't it? I've been petting it...

It is gorgeous, isn't it? I've been petting it everytime I go by.
Yep, I do have a specific project in mind for it. I'm taking a beginning weaving class with them next week and this will become a...
Forum: General Knitting 10-19-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,861
Posted By cando
It's quite alright with me, Jeanie. You don't...

It's quite alright with me, Jeanie. You don't have to reorder it or anything of that sort. It's still yarn, and a beautiful one at that :)
I already paypal'd you yesterday so don't worry about the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-19-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,128
Posted By cando
Thank you! I used this free pattern from Knitty ...

Thank you! I used this free pattern from Knitty - Soleil (http://www.knitty.com/issuespring05/PATTsoleil.html)
It's a really good top for warm weather. Hope you have fun knitting it!
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,861
Posted By cando
Oh wow, all that yarn :inlove:...

Oh wow, all that yarn :inlove: :inlove:




Hmm... would it be possible to contact Leah and ask her if anything can be done? I'm not against the 1ply as such but I've used it before and haven't liked...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-18-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,128
Posted By cando
Thank you everyone for your kind comments. This...

Thank you everyone for your kind comments. This is the first garment I've finished. First time knitting bottom up too. I knit another cotton top (top down raglan) before this one but it needs another...
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By cando
LYS sale

One of my LYS is having a 3-day fall sale and had 40% off on their house dyed yarn. It's 50% wool 50% silk and comes in a huge 565 yds skein. And it's really soft. Lookie what I brought home!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-17-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,128
Posted By cando
FO: Soleil

Finished at last! Knit this for my sis as a birthday present. She just called and reported that it's a perfect fit! :happydance:

I knit the M size with slightly smaller gauge hoping to get a size...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-26-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 138,591
Posted By cando
Here are the images themselves,...

Here are the images themselves,...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-26-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 138,591
Posted By cando
I have to admit.. with a name like Pocari Sweat...

I have to admit.. with a name like Pocari Sweat I'm going to have to try it one of these days. I wanted to get you a couple more but that was the last bottle in the store (a quaint little oriental...
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