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Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-03-2007, 01:25 AM
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I'm just west of Toowoomba, Dee. Any help? Bit...

I'm just west of Toowoomba, Dee. Any help? Bit warm for knitting, it's 33 here today.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 09-23-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
I won't be using Lincraft sock wool again, it's...

I won't be using Lincraft sock wool again, it's on a par with Patonyle 4 ply - splits very easily and is 'fluffy' . Not sure how it will wash, if it is anything like the Patonyle...:frog:

i've done...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 08-30-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
Apparently there is a store in Cooma which sells...

Apparently there is a store in Cooma which sells Opal for $15.9 rather than the $21 - $23 elsewhere; limited range though I'm told, but then at that price I wouldn't be too fussy.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 08-17-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
Sock Wool

Went to Lincraft whilst I was in town on Wednesday to see if the had any dpn's (got 3 pair) and found they also had 4 ply sock wool in both solid and 'multi' colours. It was $12.99 for a 100 gm...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-17-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,941
Posted By Jumbuck
Garter stitch is knit on evry row - gives you...

Garter stitch is knit on evry row - gives you ridges on both sides. Slip stitch is just that. You slip the stitch insted of knitting it. Psso means slip a stitch, knit the next stitch, then take...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 08-06-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
Hi Rae, Try 4mm (the old size 8) and 8 ply...

Hi Rae,

Try 4mm (the old size 8) and 8 ply wool/yarn. It's thick enough to see what you are doing, and is ideal for a beginner. In the dim dark ages, because my tension was too tight, I kept...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 08-02-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
Spotlight and Lincraft are the only two shops...

Spotlight and Lincraft are the only two shops where I've found 100% wool in Toowoomba, and I haven't been to Lincraft for about 3 years. Since I'd had the Patonyle for a couple of years, I'd say it...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 08-02-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
I'm using the Merino 4 ply from The Knittery at...

I'm using the Merino 4 ply from The Knittery at the moment and it is lovely and soft. Will definitely be ordering more. Think I must have got the last skein of "See Breeze" because it's now out of...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-30-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
Smile Hi Susan. Well it didn't take the 14 days I...

Hi Susan. Well it didn't take the 14 days I expected going on Aust Post's past performance, or the 8 days quoted - the package arrived today! :) Was posted last Wed., so that makes 6 days...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-28-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Jumbuck
Hi Eddie, I have a childs glove pattern knitted...

Hi Eddie,

I have a childs glove pattern knitted on two needles - Very easy. Any help?

Helen.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-28-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
Thanks Susan, I'll check back tomorrow - bit late...

Thanks Susan, I'll check back tomorrow - bit late now. :-)

I've bought from

http://www.theknittery.com/
at East Doncaster, Vic.


http://www.sarahdurrant.com/
at Kilmore, Vic.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-28-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jumbuck
Toowoomba, Qld?

Anyone in the Toowoomba Qld area of Australia?
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7,425
Views: 1,418,573
Posted By Jumbuck
Thanks Jeremy. I've joined the Aussie thread of...

Thanks Jeremy. I've joined the Aussie thread of the forum so will have to wait and see.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-26-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,753
Posted By Jumbuck
Smile Qld Knitters?

I live just west of Toowoomba and wondered if there were any knitters or knitting groups in the Toowoomba area?

Helen.
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7,425
Views: 1,418,573
Posted By Jumbuck
Another Aussie Knitter

Hi, I'm Helen,I'm 65 and live in SE Qld. I've been knitting since I was 7 and have recently started knitting socks. With winters that go down as far as minus 10 my feet need all the warmth they...
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