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Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By quirky
Just my personal opinion - I really hate acrylic...

Just my personal opinion - I really hate acrylic yarn for socks. Synthetics don't absorb moisture and my feet end up smelling yuck by the end of the day.
For a worsted weight that is not too...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-21-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,994
Posted By quirky
This is a great way to work up a gift stash. Lets...

This is a great way to work up a gift stash.
Lets see - 7 neices and nephews, 1 child, 1 husband, 2 parent sets, 4 sibling/spouse sets. I count 21 people not including a pair or two for me. 2 pair...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By quirky
Thank you! Nothing is better than a clear answer...

Thank you! Nothing is better than a clear answer :)
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-21-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 29,326
Posted By quirky
I would walk all day if I could knit and walk at...

I would walk all day if I could knit and walk at the same time.
:knitting:
I might have to seriously attempt this one! Oh the weight I could loose and the socks I could have if I could walk and...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By quirky
Help with chart please!

Help with chart please!
I am a lefty and I am attempting a lacey design for the first time. Smart girl that I am I decided to swatch it first. (yay me)
To work the chart I have reversed it but for...
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By quirky
Help with chart please!

I moved this thread to the help category.
One should never post before coffee :)
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-07-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,029
Posted By quirky
Carolinared -I am happy to send you some dog...

Carolinared -I am happy to send you some dog fluff for your spindle. Its not really like yak at all. It is a lot more like angora rabbit. Soft and slick. Almost too soft to spin well. Every...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-04-2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,181
Posted By quirky
Thanks all :D Actually the color was a mistake. ...

Thanks all :D

Actually the color was a mistake. I used dylon dyes in purple from walmart. I did not want to felt the yarn using their "stir often" technique. So I put the dye mix with the yarn in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-03-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,181
Posted By quirky
Handspun hat

It has been quite a while since I posted here. I have been busy learning to spin! I have yet to become a good knitter. But I wanted to share a photo of my very first handspun, hand dyed and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-28-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,803
Posted By quirky
Lovely stocking! I say hang it up by the fire...

Lovely stocking!

I say hang it up by the fire with care and demand Santa fill it with goodies! I imagine a whole sweaters worth of yarn will fit in there :D
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-24-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,743
Posted By quirky
Let him make it - you can do research while he...

Let him make it - you can do research while he turns wood!
And if you decide you dont want to spin, you will have all the right stuff to encourage your dh to do it for himself!
And yes there are...
Forum: General Knitting 04-20-2006, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,873
Posted By quirky
I am not sure how to put my ideas into a...

I am not sure how to put my ideas into a statement. But I am always amazed that in the US we are so removed from the roots of all things, through pre-packaged media, that we find the chores of third...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-20-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,034
Posted By quirky
Personally I think that spindle is too light for...

Personally I think that spindle is too light for a beginner. Its really ment for silk or cotton. I am assuming you want to spin wool (wool is easier to start with)

Try this link -...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-19-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,572
Posted By quirky
I DID get the fricke. I think it was a good...

I DID get the fricke. I think it was a good choice :D
The minstrel had already sold by the time I decided to go ahead with it! :roflhard:
Forum: General Knitting 04-15-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,330
Posted By quirky
Years ago I saw some french chef going over the...

Years ago I saw some french chef going over the egg issue. He used a thin needle and poked a hole in the big end of the egg. The reason was to let the air escape from the pocket. He said the air...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-13-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By quirky
Thats quite nice ladies :D :heart: I was...

Thats quite nice ladies :D :heart:

I was looking for a no brainer pattern to try my own handspun on. That is just the ticket! Thanks!
Forum: Pattern Central 04-12-2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By quirky
sleeve to sleeve sweater pattern

Does anyone know of any free side to side (sleeve to sleeve) sweater patterns for grownups? I see a lot for tots - but not many for big people!
Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,362
Posted By quirky
I love it!

I love it!
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By quirky
I am really suprized that circs arent considered...

I am really suprized that circs arent considered a problem. Not to be morbid but they would make a really good garote.
Hm...also might be a good weapon in a mystery novel.
The villan could be a...
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,561
Posted By quirky
Good for you! Its good to do something spur of...

Good for you! Its good to do something spur of the moment.
But you really must post pics :D

As for all you 50 something talking about greys - I started going grey at 23. :shock:
And at 38 i...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-10-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,868
Posted By quirky
There is lots of good info out there. You might...

There is lots of good info out there.
You might look for a yarn / fiber shop in your area. Many carry handspindles and roving.

Ebay also has a lot of good spindles and roving. But do an internet...
Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,814
Posted By quirky
I am bummed - I could not get any of the...

I am bummed - I could not get any of the catagories to open. :doh:

Ill try again though, that site is perfect for a little mom and kid surf time :lol:
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 935
Posted By quirky
Suggest a yarn

I just found out I am to be an auntie! So of course I have to start a project RIGHT AWAY. After all the kid will be born in early December, omg dont you know that is like tomarrow??? :rofling:...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,421
Posted By quirky
I will not look at that site, I will not look at...

I will not look at that site, I will not look at that site, I will not.... :roflhard:
Forum: Pattern Central 04-07-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,376
Posted By quirky
Oh I love that fishie blanket. I just found out I...

Oh I love that fishie blanket.
I just found out I am to be an aunt too! This will be a perfect gift for the young'un (i just love that word lol) and let me use up my stash of simply soft. I think...
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