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Translate Dutch knitting pattern to English
Hi, Does anyone on here speak/read Dutch? I have a cute bunny sweater pattern I want to make, but it's written in Dut ch. I have tried to google translate, but it comes out jumbled. There are k...
5 years ago 4
 
specialty yarns
Can someone that has crocheted with a specialty yarn give me some tips? I am experienced at crochet, but find this yarn impossible!!! - I bought some 'feathery' or 'fun fur' type yarn and cannot keep...
11 years ago 9
 
Knitting Needles - my favorites
I think I have collected just about every kind of commercial knitting needle that I can find here in the US. I love my bamboo straight needles but I don't really care for the bamboo cable needles --...
13 years ago 10
 
Woolite
For anyone concerned about Woolite because it contains bleach, it does not according to the manufacturer. Quoting from the back of my nearly empty container: "WOOLITE Fabric Wash does not contain...
13 years ago 24
 
Yarn Shops in Munich, Germany
Hi Everyone, My wife is leaving for Munich, Germany today and asked me to find good yarn shops to visit while there. Does anyone have any recommendations? TIA, tmo Oh, I wish I was going with her! I...
14 years ago 7
 
Owl Teacosy pattern in crochet wanted
I'm new here, and am here in desperate need of help. Our family had a teacosy that was crocheted in the shape of an owl, he had two big crocheted circles for eyes, and a very textured body. To cut a...
14 years ago 12
 
Electric sock knitting machines
Hello everyone, My family and I own an alpaca ranch and we need to create end products out of our fibre, I want to make socks! I need help in finding an electric sock knitting machine, I plan on...
14 years ago 3
 
Home from London...
... and nearly 500 messages NOT read!! (I am sure I never will read everyone, so if some of you has asked me about something, please mail me! ;-) (LOOOONG...) We had marwellous weather saturday and...
14 years ago 6
 
Doll clothes
I want to move on to knitting more than just scarves but I'm afraid a full blown sweater would be too big a project for me just yet. So I thought I might start with doll (cabbage patch) clothes...not...
14 years ago 21
 
Aloe infused yarn?
I saw this worsted acrylic downtown that claimed to be good for hands because of the aloe. It only came in 3 very basic colors, but I wonder if there's anything to the aloe being there, or if it's a...
15 years ago 19
 
Indian summer here!
Highest temperature measured ever here (North west coast, Norway)!!! The "normal" is around 8*C (46,4*F) Today nearly 25*C (77*F)!!!! And it is blowing. It is wonderful, but a bit scary too. A little...
15 years ago 30
 
More "lovely" sweater designs
For your viewing pleasure (snerk).... these are almost as bad as the plaid sweater.... started out well, as a cable design, but why ruin it with pottery onthe front???? sweater that hurts my eyes is...
15 years ago 22
 
Best Top Down Raglan Pattern?
I want to do a pullover and wondered if anyone can point me in the direction of a good pattern/book to use. Thanks, Abi You can get a basic pattern for free here: if you're willing to invest $20, I...
15 years ago 9
 
Knitting a flat circle - the math?
I want to knit a flat circle (about 10" across) and not use short rows. I've looked at a couple of dishcloth and doily patterns and am trying to figure out the math used to get it flat. All the ones...
15 years ago 10
 
Used Spinning Plants and Machinery for making YARN
We are pleased to offer you various types of complete ring spinning Plants, Open End Plants, Ring Spinning Frames, Open End Rotor Frames and other Spinning Machinery. All listed machinery and plants...
14 years ago 3
 
Need help with translating this pattern in German
Hi, Came across this beautiful pattern. But since it's in German, it means nothing to me. I live in UK and hence when anyone kindly offers to translate it for me, can you please mention which crochet...
6 years ago 2
 
Crocheted Unchained Circles Vest
I finished a crocheted vest tonight. I made it for my SIL. My daughter is my model. My daughter is believe it or not slightly bigger than my SIL. My SIL is XS and my daughter is S in size. DD has gone...
10 years ago 2
 
Help with Circular Needle Cable Length
Hi, I'm a new member and have been enjoying the information shared. I'm in the Dallas, Texas area and have been knitting for about 4 years. I am self taught but consider myself an intermediate...
12 years ago 4
 
Selling Crochet
Hello, I was just wondering if anyone knew of a great place for me to sell my crochet work? I'm trying to make a little extra cash and I have been working on a couple of afghans and scarves. let me...
14 years ago 5
 
Knitting mate, what they look like.
This is for people that don't know what a knitting mate look like it really does look like a big comb. It works by wraping yarn around the tooths and pulling yarn up with the handle tools. This is...
14 years ago 3