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Forum: General Knitting 11-03-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By chillawilla
You need more knitting time.:teehee: You're also...

You need more knitting time.:teehee:

You're also preaching to the choir here. Welcome to the habi..er..hobby.

:knitting::mrgreen:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-03-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By chillawilla
I test drove one of those. Very nice! Good price...

I test drove one of those. Very nice! Good price too, especially with the skeinwinder.

Let us know what you think?:cool:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-03-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,051
Posted By chillawilla
Hi! I live in the Easton, PA area. The closest...

Hi! I live in the Easton, PA area. The closest place I've found so far is the http://www.spinnery.net/index.htm. From Allentown it would be about an hour and a half drive.

It's been a while since...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-23-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By chillawilla
I use the One Shot dyes from ProChemical. Easy to...

I use the One Shot dyes from ProChemical. Easy to use, great directions.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-23-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,635
Posted By chillawilla
I think so, but I spin because I like it not...

I think so, but I spin because I like it not necessarily because it'll save me money on yarn.

I still buy yarn. Lots of it too.:teehee:

When you've bought the fiber, then put in your time,...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-22-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By chillawilla
Really beautiful!:inlove:

Really beautiful!:inlove:
Forum: General Knitting 10-12-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By chillawilla
That's sweet! At least he's trying to contribute....

That's sweet! At least he's trying to contribute. :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,449
Posted By chillawilla
I just got in a couple hours ago. Holy Moly...

I just got in a couple hours ago.

Holy Moly there's a lot to look at!

Look at all the groups..

Where to begin? :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,056
Posted By chillawilla
You signed up on July 22, 2007 You are #19735 on...

You signed up on July 22, 2007
You are #19735 on the list.
8 people are ahead of you in line.cloud9:woot:


And now...

Your invitation was sent on Today. We just sent you a new copy of the email...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,056
Posted By chillawilla
You signed up on July 22, 2007 108 people are...

You signed up on July 22, 2007

108 people are ahead of you in line.:yay::woot::woohoo:

Today is my day!
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 36,419
Posted By chillawilla
:woot: You signed up on July 22, 2007 You are...

:woot:


You signed up on July 22, 2007
You are #19735 on the list.
255 people are ahead of you in line.
17197 people are behind you in line.
52% of the list has been invited so far
Earlier this...
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By chillawilla
If it weren't for knitting I'd need a...

If it weren't for knitting I'd need a prescription.

A BIG prescription.:teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By chillawilla
All the time. I've given up making excuses for...

All the time.

I've given up making excuses for it.
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 36,419
Posted By chillawilla
Oh! At this rate I've only a couple more days to...

Oh! At this rate I've only a couple more days to wait.:cheering:

I hope it's worth it!


You signed up on July 22, 2007
You are #19735 on the list.
1987 people are ahead of you in line.
16318...
Forum: The Lounge 09-23-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,028
Posted By chillawilla
Happy Mabon all! My favorite of all seasons....

Happy Mabon all!

My favorite of all seasons. Now, time to get started on those Samhain plans.:woohoo:
Forum: The Lounge 09-22-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By chillawilla
I knit, I backpack/hike. My headlamp gets used...

I knit, I backpack/hike. My headlamp gets used for both.

This is mine. It rocks out loud when the power goes out. Great for knitting in the car at night too. (As a passenger, of course!...
Forum: The Lounge 09-22-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,876
Posted By chillawilla
Feeling this bad about it is a pretty good sign...

Feeling this bad about it is a pretty good sign you're over and done with being a smoker.

You no longer smoke. Say screw off to the monkey on your back and move on. You can totally do this!

Last...
Forum: General Knitting 09-22-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,660
Posted By chillawilla
Yep. Even in the hospital on the days they were...

Yep. Even in the hospital on the days they were born.:)

Now they are 7 and 4 and so used to seeing me knit they don't notice it anymore. As toddlers they'd want to have their own little balls of...
Forum: General Knitting 09-20-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 36,419
Posted By chillawilla
Wow. They are really flying along now. I can...

Wow. They are really flying along now. I can start looking for my invite at this rate in about a week! :yay::woot:


You signed up on July 22, 2007
You are #19735 on the list.
4520 people are...
Forum: General Knitting 09-20-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By chillawilla
Free speech, we're allowed it here.:teehee: Being...

Free speech, we're allowed it here.:teehee: Being shushed like that is awfully rude.

I can see if the shop owner encouraged the teacher not to discuss items she could not sell, the teacher being...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 09-19-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,213
Posted By chillawilla
Sure is, like jeanius80 said. It's very...

Sure is, like jeanius80 said. It's very desireable for weather exposed outerwear too.

In the grease wool is more difficult to handle. I find it "fights" me more and I struggle with keeping a...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 09-18-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,213
Posted By chillawilla
You'll want to wash the wool first too, before...

You'll want to wash the wool first too, before you card.

Congrats on the sheep and free wheel!:thumbsup:

The cure for breakage is fiber prep and practice.:mrgreen: "Fast hands, slow...
Forum: The Lounge 09-18-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By chillawilla
I too have knit in Denver. It's a Knitter...

I too have knit in Denver. It's a Knitter Friendly place.:cool: The airport is a lovely spot and you can count on making a couple new friends the minute the needles come out.

The wait staff at the...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 09-18-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,834
Posted By chillawilla
My Ashford Traditional is my first and favorite...

My Ashford Traditional is my first and favorite wheel. I've spun almost every kind of fiber on it. I think it's the perfect starter wheel, but with a bias of course.:teehee:

A Kromski Polonaise is...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 09-18-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,160
Posted By chillawilla
Roving is preprocessed "ropes" of fiber that are...

Roving is preprocessed "ropes" of fiber that are essentially ready-to-spin. Like on here: http://yarnsandthreads.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=13

All you need to do is pull off a length,...
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