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Forum: General Knitting 07-05-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Liliyarn
see the sig

see the sig
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 07-01-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,941
Posted By Liliyarn
An easy way for you since you'd be starting from...

An easy way for you since you'd be starting from scratch is to visit www.vipfibers.com (http://www.vipfibers.com). They make the yarn for you. Very reasonable too. The do not blend it with anything....
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 07-01-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,398
Posted By Liliyarn
I love the chocolate & purple. Good combo. And...

I love the chocolate & purple. Good combo.
And I'm way behind on posting photos...
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3111/2628689658_dbc11d101d.jpg
Gunnisters Man's Pouch knit from the Jacob yarn I...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-20-2008, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By Liliyarn
I got my thread at Wal-Mart. =-) A nice warm gold...

I got my thread at Wal-Mart. =-) A nice warm gold & bronze metallic, 200 yd sewing thread on a spool. Will see how it spins.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-18-2008, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By Liliyarn
Congrats on a string of good luck on the wheel....

Congrats on a string of good luck on the wheel.
I'm spinning some funky blended fibers right now and I plan on plying it with metallic thread. The singles are about worsted weight and I don't wish...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-13-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,398
Posted By Liliyarn
I ditto mullerslanefarm. I have Deb Deluxe and...

I ditto mullerslanefarm. I have Deb Deluxe and love it! I have a burnishing brush but also have a drum brush which helps make a more compact batt.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-12-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,398
Posted By Liliyarn
Handspinners' Show & Tell

There's a thread for dying, but I want to also see the spinning side of creating yarn (in one place). Show us your fleece, roving, batts, slivers, top, first hand spun, latest & greatest hand spun,...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-09-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,046
Posted By Liliyarn
Everyone, you're very kind. It's all simple...

Everyone, you're very kind. It's all simple spinning, but I am very happy with the outcomes.

Oooo, if you're impressed with this, then you'll love what I'm spinning now *evil grin*

Photos...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-28-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,165
Posted By Liliyarn
I'll make an attempt here to be helpful, but it's...

I'll make an attempt here to be helpful, but it's difficult for me when I can't see what is going on...
When I have issues with my wheel, I start from square one.
Scotch tension very loose. No take...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-14-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,057
Posted By Liliyarn
I spin cat and dog fur on semi-regular basis....

I spin cat and dog fur on semi-regular basis. First cat/dog fur is extremly warm and it will shed from the yarn. So, I doubt you'd want to make a wearable item out of 100% dog fur.
I make coin...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-14-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By Liliyarn
First, lovely fleece. Great Hubby. In Sheeps...

First, lovely fleece. Great Hubby.

In Sheeps Clothing by Fourner, says it takes dyes well and spinners find the fiber most suitable for outer wear & rugs. Normally, this means it doesn't spin up...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-14-2008, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,204
Posted By Liliyarn
I saw it on your blog. As long as everything...

I saw it on your blog. As long as everything works, she'll clean up and be wonderful. Just from the picture though she just needs a little TLC like you said. Keep us posted.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-13-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,046
Posted By Liliyarn
Spun Object: Jacob & Purple Wool

I'vef inally finished plying the purple wool, well 6 ounces of 10 ounces are plied.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2203/2482244586_41136c613a_o.jpg
4 more ounces to go.
100% Wool Roving
20 WPI...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-01-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,314
Posted By Liliyarn
And none of you are going to Maryland Sheep &...

And none of you are going to Maryland Sheep & Wool festival????

Hard to believe. I'm in SC and driving to it this weekend.....
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-21-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 943
Posted By Liliyarn
MD Sheep & Wool Festival

Anyone else going?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-24-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By Liliyarn
Scarves, beads, hand spun, oh my

A beaded lace project that actually flew off my needles. Used Alpaca lace weight to make this scarf. Most projects linger as WIPs, but this one held my interest.
...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-24-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,357
Posted By Liliyarn
Nifty hat!

Nifty hat!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-09-2008, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,898
Posted By Liliyarn
easy to spin, soft enough to wear next to skin....

easy to spin, soft enough to wear next to skin.
I'd spin it again myself....
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-01-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 29,180
Posted By Liliyarn
Checking in: The doctor & nutritionist suggested...

Checking in:
The doctor & nutritionist suggested for me a low calorie diet since I don't have that much to lose. Not much help there, but they did give me some good tips.
Also since I had chemo she...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-21-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 29,180
Posted By Liliyarn
I haven't checked in lately, but still doing...

I haven't checked in lately, but still doing everything the way I should be (or at least I think so). No more weight lost.
I'm fairly desperate here. Been plugging away and no significant changes....
Forum: General Knitting 02-02-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,167
Posted By Liliyarn
Well, I can speak from experience that while you...

Well, I can speak from experience that while you may train him...mine has his own obession and completely neglects everything. So it can be "un" trained too. But yes, set standards.

This is the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-31-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 29,180
Posted By Liliyarn
I can't recall if I've posted these or not so...

I can't recall if I've posted these or not so forgive me for being lazy and not checking...
Red Vintage Velvet - horrible picture, but I'm not a photographer...
And my Embossed Leaves Socks
I haven't...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-29-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 29,180
Posted By Liliyarn
Thanks everyone. I am not dependant on the scale...

Thanks everyone. I am not dependant on the scale or I would have given up a month ago. It'd just be nice for the scale to reflect the too big for me pants now. Not even one itty, bitty pound shed....
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-29-2008, 05:05 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 29,180
Posted By Liliyarn
Weigh in: Still 0 lbs lost (why break that...

Weigh in: Still 0 lbs lost (why break that streak?) Something really has to give on this eventually! Two months and no more weight has come off....

The Good: I'm now doing the couch to 3k training...
Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 64,701
Posted By Liliyarn
liliyarn on rav too. I'm addicted to the patterns...

liliyarn on rav too. I'm addicted to the patterns and queing. Added most of my stash, except wool and cotton. Have WIPs/ FOs up. I scan the forums too for info. On the KH group, but haven't posted...
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