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Old 12-25-2006, 09:38 PM   #1
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What'd you get for Christmas??
A while ago someone asked what was on people's knitting Christmas wish lists. Now it's time to see who lucked out and how. My DH gave me KP Options, plus the 40 "" cable, the Knitting Stitch Bible, the Knitters Book of Finishing Techniques, and 2 skeins each of ArtYarns Ultramerino yarn. Unfortunately, my DS and DDIL gave me the same 2 books. Needless to say, I am one happy camper-make that one happy knitter!
Hope you all had a very merry Christmas too.
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Old 12-25-2006, 09:59 PM   #2
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I got The Knitters Bible by Claire Crompton, the KnitPicks Options Set, a new sewing machine, and Easy Afghans for Knitters. I got 5 balls of a blue bulky yarn, 3 1 lb. skeins of merino, and that does it for knitting stuff.
Really Like the Options.
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Old 12-25-2006, 10:11 PM   #3
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I didn't get a lot of knitting stuff...a nice knitting tote that will be perfect for sitting next to the chair with bigger projects...some fun fur and a knifty knitter. Yeah I will probably never use those two but I do love the thought considering that i didn't put anything knitting on my list this year!
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Old 12-25-2006, 10:34 PM   #4
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I got Options!!! I am so excited! And I got some DPNs. So now I have no excuse to try knitting my first pair of socks. I'm scared and excited about that all at once. Now I just need some sock yarn.
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Old 12-25-2006, 11:07 PM   #5
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I got all kinds of knitting goodies--

-KP Options with extra sz 13 tips
-Noro and Cascade yarn
- Nicky Epstein's Knitted Flowers book
- Vogue Knitting shawls book
- Modular Knitting book
- Victorian lace today book

My birthday is in a week- now I just need laceweight yarn

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Old 12-25-2006, 11:26 PM   #6
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Merry Christmas!

I got three knitting books: Barbara Walker's Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns, Knit Two Together, and Knitting for Peace.

ETA: I also got the S&B page a day calander.
May Peace Prevail on Earth.

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Old 12-26-2006, 01:16 AM   #7
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My Hubby gave me a gift certificate for my LYS as did my MIL so total of $150

My MIL also gave me the pattern for Fiber Trends poncho which has the button up collar and the yarn to go with(basically a kit, I already have the needles)

Oh my Husband also gave me the Knitting Pattern A Day calendar.

Can't wait to finish my projects and go shopping for more!!!
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Old 12-26-2006, 06:05 AM   #8
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cd's - sarah vaughn, lucinda williams, bob dylan sleater kinney, and wynona carr (1950's gospel singer who is amazing!)

knitters book of handy sweater patterns
sensational knitted socks
220 aran stitches
knitting around - e. zimmerman (!)
drugs are nice - lisa crystal carver

swift from joanns (which is missing the middle metal joins... has anyone ordered this from joanns and had this happen?)
the spindolyn
royal ball winder

im so excited!
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Old 12-26-2006, 08:16 AM   #9
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Simply Beatiful Sweaters
Knit Fix
The Twisted Sister Sock Workbook
The Magic Loop
Book from Limey on the beautiful mountains in the UK--Lakeland Views
A knitting Glossary BY Elizabeth Zimmerman
Knittihg Workshop BY Elizabeth Zimmerman
How to Knit Two Socks At The Same Time
Some great circular needles from Limey
there are metal and have a metal cable THEY are WONDERFUL
best circular I have ever used

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Old 12-26-2006, 09:51 AM   #10
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I didn't get anything knitting related ... guess my DH thinks I have enough already. However, I did get a nice diamond bracelet.
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