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Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 02-25-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By borealowl
Unhappy Thanks Jan. I saw those but it has to be the same...

Thanks Jan. I saw those but it has to be the same color. I am making a hap shawl and am doing the lace edging. Had bought a bag of 10 on etsy and thought it corresponded to recommended yarn but it...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 02-24-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By borealowl
Patons Moorland DK

Has anybody got one skein of discontinued Patons Moorland DK in color 6504, chocolate brown they would be willing to part with? The dye lot is 3301 but I'd be happy to just get the color to finish a...
Forum: The Lounge 01-16-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,810
Posted By borealowl
Haven't figured out how to click on the "thanks"...

Haven't figured out how to click on the "thanks" but thanks for all the replies. I have both communicated with cousin through email and via phone about other things. Not another mention from her or...
Forum: The Lounge 01-14-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,810
Posted By borealowl
Right now I am knitting furiously on a baby...

Right now I am knitting furiously on a baby blanket for a cousin's daughter due in February. But I am seriously thinking of giving it to Project Linus ( I have made blankets for them in the past)....
Forum: General Knitting 12-08-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,364
Posted By borealowl
Smile Yes, layering is the key. I have different...

Yes, layering is the key. I have different gloves, mittens, etc. for different conditions and activities. The gloves I wore in the midwest are like spring gloves here in Alaska. What I wear to drive...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-07-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,652
Posted By borealowl
Yes, I can generally agree with you on that - I...

Yes, I can generally agree with you on that - I hate velcro too but it worked out well on a kindle cover I just made. The hot water bottle cover just had a flap and no buttonholes but keeps coming...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-07-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,652
Posted By borealowl
Yes, I am in Fairbanks, in the interior, one of...

Yes, I am in Fairbanks, in the interior, one of the coldest spots here. Where are you in Canada? I have made several trips up and down the AK hwy. and love it there.
Yes, my friends live in cold...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-06-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,394
Posted By borealowl
Smile Patons Yarn has a cabled sweater dress pattern in...

Patons Yarn has a cabled sweater dress pattern in one of their booklets I believe. But I have also seen it on their website at patonsyarns.com made in Patons Classic Wool, worsted wt. You can...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-05-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,652
Posted By borealowl
Smile I just finished my second cozy a couple days ago ...

I just finished my second cozy a couple days ago - hoot water bottle cozy, on my Ravelry page. The first one had a flap in the back which keeps coming open and I plan to put velcro on that one. With...
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,364
Posted By borealowl
Smile I have made a pair of mittens entirely done in...

I have made a pair of mittens entirely done in Swedish twined knitting (Tvaandsstickning) from a pattern I got from Taos yarn, although I used a different worsted wt. yarn. They are very warm. Also I...
Forum: The Lounge 12-01-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,691
Posted By borealowl
Smile I love my Kindle too, which I received a few...

I love my Kindle too, which I received a few months ago as a gift. But I still enjoy buying books and going to the library. Amazon has some authors' books at .99 or 1.99 but then their next books at...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-23-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By borealowl
Smile I have made several rugs from Red Heart, both...

I have made several rugs from Red Heart, both single and double strand. They wear well.
Forum: The Lounge 04-09-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,284
Posted By borealowl
Smile I wear contact lenses and have bifocal glasses to...

I wear contact lenses and have bifocal glasses to wear when not wearing the contacts. Tried the bifocal contacts and could never get used to them so I just use the dimestore readers over my regular...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-09-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By borealowl
Smile Very nice - I like the Crocs too!

Very nice - I like the Crocs too!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By borealowl
I just finished this shawl and was a little...

I just finished this shawl and was a little confused too. The k5 sts on row 2 is when the markers should have been put in. Also a VERY IMPORTANT tip for when you get to the feather and fan section -...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-17-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,629
Posted By borealowl
Smile Your clogs are really great and they are on my...

Your clogs are really great and they are on my long to-do list. Like the baby blanket too. I just knitted an emerald green double strand afghan in this pattern and donated it to Project...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-17-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,802
Posted By borealowl
Smile This sweater is absolutely beautiful and the...

This sweater is absolutely beautiful and the perfect color for you.:thumbsup:
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-14-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,491
Posted By borealowl
Smile What a coincidence. I just printed off this...

What a coincidence. I just printed off this pattern too and I think the website said the yarn was discontinued. I will check the link above. If I can't find it, I wonder what yarn would be...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-14-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Posted By borealowl
Yes your shawl is absolutely beautiful - I love...

Yes your shawl is absolutely beautiful - I love feather and fan too and have done a few things with it in the last year. Got some Araucania Nature Wool on sale recently in bright red to make a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-14-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,545
Posted By borealowl
Smile Very pretty!

Very pretty!
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,387
Posted By borealowl
I use all of the above and also enjoy Simply...

I use all of the above and also enjoy Simply Knitting. It is an English magazine and comes with a free gift every month, like needles and other notions. Have made several things from it. I buy it at...
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,772
Posted By borealowl
Smile I get obsessed with afghans for awhile and then I...

I get obsessed with afghans for awhile and then I get extremely tired of them when I seem to be progressing slowly and take a break to do something else. I am making one right now in a basket weave...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-02-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,457
Posted By borealowl
There is a good pattern for a unisex vest, the...

There is a good pattern for a unisex vest, the artisan's vest, in The Green Mountain Spinnery Book, that I made recently. You could possibly convert it or make your own pattern somehow since the...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-02-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By borealowl
Smile Check out Elizabeth Zimmerman's Knitter's...

Check out Elizabeth Zimmerman's Knitter's Almanac, page 95.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-19-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,462
Posted By borealowl
Smile The coat is just beautiful and it looks wonderful...

The coat is just beautiful and it looks wonderful on you. Wish it were mine.
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