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Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-30-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Leah22b
If your still having problems getting it to...

If your still having problems getting it to stick, Tie a small loop in the end and put your roving etc through the loop and spin onto its self. That works for me when I'm having problems. When your...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-20-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,346
Posted By Leah22b
:cheering: :cheering: Congratulations! I have an...

:cheering: :cheering: Congratulations!
I have an Ashford Traditional as well and just love it.

Happy Spinning!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-20-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By Leah22b
I've been saving my dogs fur for a while as well,...

I've been saving my dogs fur for a while as well, but I haven't gotten up the nerve to spin it yet. One of these days I will. In the mean time I've collected some information from previous years for...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-20-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,864
Posted By Leah22b
Earth Guild in Asheville. ...

Earth Guild in Asheville. http://www.earthguild.com/products/dyes/dyemord.htm

You might be able to find better pricing, if you search the web. Google Mordants.
Good luck!
Leah
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-08-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 30,372
Posted By Leah22b
I don't usually like snow storms, but that is...

I don't usually like snow storms, but that is just beautiful. I love the touch of blues. Great job.:drool: :inlove:
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-07-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By Leah22b
Scraps are great for making a new yarn. You can...

Scraps are great for making a new yarn. You can even use scraps from old cloth. Like old dresses, blankets, etc... Plastic bags, just about anything can be spun into new yarns.
This site has...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-19-2007, 05:32 PM
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Views: 153,915
Posted By Leah22b
I have that everyone received package#1 and that...

I have that everyone received package#1 and that only 2 had not received Package#2
Oznog27
Charmy
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-19-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,670
Posted By Leah22b
This link also has some good ideas and info about...

This link also has some good ideas and info about Ashford Wheels.

http://www.straw.com/cpy/wisdom/trad_old.html
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-19-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By Leah22b
Thanks! I've really enjoyed spinning it and Its...

Thanks! I've really enjoyed spinning it and Its really soft. Each fiber has its unique feel and texture that makes the over all yarn awesome. I didn't split my fiber supply very equal so the...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-16-2007, 12:33 PM
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Views: 1,041
Posted By Leah22b
SAFF long and Short Class

I soooooooooo loved this class it was awesome and I learned soooooooo much! :woot: :woohoo: :happydance:
I've finally finished my yarn from the class.
Many first among them my 1st lace weight yarn...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-16-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Leah22b
I tend to have that same problem. Lately when I...

I tend to have that same problem. Lately when I break the yarn or I lose the end I twist it back when I pull it back out. I've found when it gets away from you it untwists and by adding a little...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-16-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,670
Posted By Leah22b
I also have an Ashford (Traditional). The last...

I also have an Ashford (Traditional). The last few days its been really hard to treadle. Last night I finally figured out what was wrong. The bolt that connects the wheel to the treadle was...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-14-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,796
Posted By Leah22b
:woohoo: :cheering: Congrats! Yup you'll def....

:woohoo: :cheering: Congrats! Yup you'll def. need a wheel.... (I'm an enabler:teehee: ) They are so much fun and you will be in Ashford territory....lol Maybe you can have one shipped home.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-07-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,495
Posted By Leah22b
Nice pic's. I didn't even get to the barn this...

Nice pic's. I didn't even get to the barn this year. It's probably just as well. I always have a hard time not takeing one home....lol

I finally got pictures of my goodies off the camera.....Lets...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-31-2007, 09:47 AM
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Views: 195,258
Posted By Leah22b
Sorry but this swap was actually over back in...

Sorry but this swap was actually over back in February.

Sandy... They were great! No problems at all. Thanks! I love the vintage yarn! I'll have to find something really nice to make with it....
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-30-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 195,258
Posted By Leah22b
I must have ghosts again. I posted on here...

I must have ghosts again. I posted on here yesterday, and now its gone and another post I put up is doubled...:?? Strange... oh well. I'll post again.

:woohoo: :woot: I got my socks from Sandy. ...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-29-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,495
Posted By Leah22b
:oops: I'm sad to say I don't have any pictures...

:oops: I'm sad to say I don't have any pictures for you from SAFF as I took my camera, but was so mesmerised by everything I forgot to take it out :doh: and snap any pictures...lol I will how ever...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-29-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,495
Posted By Leah22b
Yup can you immagine every color out there and...

Yup can you immagine every color out there and then some in one place there were so many choices and colors it took me 2 days to decide on a yarn and 1/2 of that was trying to decide on the color. I...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-26-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By Leah22b
I also recommend Ashford. I've spun on several...

I also recommend Ashford. I've spun on several different kinds, but only own the Ashford Traditional. It's easy to learn on, has several different accessories so the wheel can grow with your...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-26-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,495
Posted By Leah22b
Oh I sooooooooo can't wait! I wish I could leave...

Oh I sooooooooo can't wait! I wish I could leave work right now and speed over and see whats happening today! Oh well... Tom. will have to do!

Sandi Thanks for the list. I packed my stuff up...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-17-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,495
Posted By Leah22b
:woot::woohoo::woot: Yeah... only 9 more days! ...

:woot::woohoo::woot: Yeah... only 9 more days!

:gah::tap: so close yet so fare...lol

I'm going to try to make breakfast.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-12-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,495
Posted By Leah22b
Woohoo :woohoo::woot: Thats a great idea! My...

Woohoo :woohoo::woot: Thats a great idea! My feet are still doing the happy dance. Even more reason to be :tap::nails: for 14 more days!

Ahhhhhhhhh I have to wait 14 more days...lol :hug:Thanks...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-11-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,053
Posted By Leah22b
I vote for the traditional as well. Its a...

I vote for the traditional as well. Its a beautiful wheel and there are so many parts to change it as you grow in skill and experiance. I love my Traditional wheel. Just be carefull when buying on...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-11-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,136
Posted By Leah22b
Blaise the best way is to check for a local...

Blaise the best way is to check for a local store, guild or for a fiber festival near you so you can try out some different spindles and wheels. Spinning is one of those things that just has to be...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-11-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,796
Posted By Leah22b
Congrats! What beautiful yarn :happydance: Great...

Congrats! What beautiful yarn :happydance: Great job!
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