Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-23-2010, 05:47 PM   #1
N0obKnitter
Working the Gusset
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Colorado, USA
Posts: 1,134
Thanks: 1,136
Thanked 144 Times in 127 Posts
Amish-made hair pins
http://www.plainlydressed.com/veils-accessories.html

Scroll down the webpage...those hair pins are AWESOME for long hair etc. They work great and made in USA! Only $3 per a pkg of 12! I've been using them for years - I just bought 2 more pkgs (lost some from moving, needed to replace them...)



ps: I'm a Pagan/sorta Wiccan...I don't mind their religion...
__________________
[Spock]I have always been, and always shall be, your friend.[/Spock]
""
N0obKnitter is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to N0obKnitter For This Useful Post:
Debbie (08-23-2010)
Old 08-23-2010, 06:09 PM   #2
suzeeq
Knit On!
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montana
Posts: 27,765
Thanks: 160
Thanked 6,451 Times in 6,035 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to suzeeq
Hmmm, interesting. I let my hair grow in the summer so I can wear it up. What length do you buy?
__________________
sue- knitting heretic

suzeeq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2010, 06:21 PM   #3
N0obKnitter
Working the Gusset
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Colorado, USA
Posts: 1,134
Thanks: 1,136
Thanked 144 Times in 127 Posts
They come in one length, I'm gonna guesstimate 2" long. I just put my hair up with my two remaining amish pins...my hair is past "armpit" length. I love that they are "invisible" in your hair, very light, very comfortable etc. I have and have tried many hair toys including hair sticks (some from France, even) wooden hair forks, Good Days hair pins etc ad nauseam. These are my favourite and ironically, one of the cheapest!
__________________
[Spock]I have always been, and always shall be, your friend.[/Spock]
""
N0obKnitter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2010, 07:03 PM   #4
suzeeq
Knit On!
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montana
Posts: 27,765
Thanks: 160
Thanked 6,451 Times in 6,035 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to suzeeq
No, they come in 4 lengths it says. Look at the pull down menu - 1 5/8, 2, 2 and 3. I'd probably go with 2 or 3; my hair is about midback and when I use plastic ones I only need a couple to keep it up.
__________________
sue- knitting heretic

suzeeq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2010, 08:57 PM   #5
N0obKnitter
Working the Gusset
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Colorado, USA
Posts: 1,134
Thanks: 1,136
Thanked 144 Times in 127 Posts
DOH! lol
__________________
[Spock]I have always been, and always shall be, your friend.[/Spock]
""
N0obKnitter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2010, 12:13 AM   #6
suzeeq
Knit On!
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montana
Posts: 27,765
Thanks: 160
Thanked 6,451 Times in 6,035 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to suzeeq
Don't worry, just blame it on your hormones...
__________________
sue- knitting heretic

suzeeq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2010, 10:28 AM   #7
Sunshine's Mom
Turning the Heel
 
Sunshine's Mom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Clifton Park, NY
Posts: 819
Thanks: 214
Thanked 279 Times in 242 Posts
I'm confused by the Amish having a website.
Sunshine's Mom is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Sunshine's Mom For This Useful Post:
JLonier (08-27-2010), N0obKnitter (08-24-2010)
Old 08-24-2010, 10:45 AM   #8
N0obKnitter
Working the Gusset
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Colorado, USA
Posts: 1,134
Thanks: 1,136
Thanked 144 Times in 127 Posts
lol yeah, maybe they're mennonites or different Amishes? Hrm.

btw, I also love France Luxe http://www.franceluxe.com/ their products are well-made (not cheap though.)
http://www.ficcare.com/Collections.aspx?catId=1 these are kind of the Cadillacs of the hair toy world, I was on a group order once to get one but the person running it took our $ and ran (I got refunded by Visa) I am still sad I never got my Ficcare. God, those things are $.
__________________
[Spock]I have always been, and always shall be, your friend.[/Spock]
""
N0obKnitter is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to N0obKnitter For This Useful Post:
Debbie (08-25-2010)
Old 08-24-2010, 12:20 PM   #9
cftwo
Working the Gusset
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: PA
Posts: 1,043
Thanks: 32
Thanked 308 Times in 289 Posts
Originally Posted by Sunshine's Mom View Post
I'm confused by the Amish having a website.
Different bishops and different Amish orders have different lines they can or cannot cross. If they don't technically own the site, it is often approved technology. Their primary intentions are to keep their lives simple and to keep the focus on the family. If you're interested, I strongly recommend this book http://www.amazon.com/Amish-Paradox-...2666665&sr=1-1 I had lived around the Amish for years, but this book helped me understand them.
cftwo is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to cftwo For This Useful Post:
Crycket (08-29-2010), Sunshine's Mom (08-24-2010)
Old 08-25-2010, 08:02 AM   #10
Debbie
Working the Gusset
 
Debbie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,250
Thanks: 175
Thanked 232 Times in 197 Posts
Where have I been ... I never knew there were so many "hair thingys" available ... and I have long hair that always has a "thingy" of some sort in it !!!
__________________
Debbie

I am DebbieKnits on Ravelery
Debbie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My dh made me some scarf pins! Quiltlady General Knitting 5 02-23-2009 05:56 PM
How Should I Wear My Hair to My Graduation / UPDATE - Cap and Gown Picture with Straight Hair auburnchick The Lounge 33 06-26-2008 08:59 AM
Do the Amish knit? raederle General Knitting 13 08-22-2007 11:00 PM
Spinners needed for Amish Memory Shawl Project earthchick Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 3 10-11-2006 04:25 PM
Spinners needed for Amish Memory Shawl Project earthchick General Knitting 4 10-11-2006 05:45 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:02 PM.