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cast-on for laceweight shawl
Hi all, I am finally starting one of my NYCO projects, a mohair laceweight shawl. The yarn arrived last week from Ram Wools (thanks for the rec, Shelagh ;) ) and I started it by casting on using the...
15 years ago 4
 
Potholder/Oven mitt: Fiber of choice?
Good Morning all, I'm going to delve into the designing of a pot holder and was wondering if there is a difference in what fiber is used. I would prefer to make it in cotton, but not sure how it would...
15 years ago 10
 
Knit Wool Outerwear
I've been thinking about knitting a coat or jacket, but I'm a little worried about how well it would stand up to wet weather. I'm sure that if I felted it it would be quite weather-resistant, but if I...
15 years ago 3
 
Martha's poncho....LOL
Here we were discussing Martha's windfall, and maybe seen by some of us as an oppertunity to make some money, on the poncho she was wearing when she came out of prison, by promising to make the...
15 years ago 1
 
The Obsessive Knitter....
OMGosh! Is everyone coveting EZ's new book as much as I am??? The price is a bit prohibitive... I'm seriously considering asking Meg if there's a bulk discount if a bunch of us ordered it.... anybody...
15 years ago 17
 
Opera Gloves
I was perusing the site Jenn mentioned for the Moon Garden cardigan and found they have and Opera Gloves pattern free on the site. This is the link directly to the gloves. I seem to remember a...
15 years ago 2
 
Re: Moon Garden Cardigan
Hi Jenn, That sweater is beautiful and I agree with Katherine, it wouldn't be that hard to do. I've done a lot of Mary Maxim and I looked at their other patterns on the site and if you can follow a...
15 years ago 6
 
OT: Belated birthday wishes for Petra
Hi Petra, Yesterday slipped right on by, but I do want to wish you a very happy belated birthday and hope you have many, many more. Hugs, Nora Hope you had a great day, Petra. Katherine I hope you had...
15 years ago 2
 
OT: Birthday wishes for Sarah Grace
Hi Sarah Grace, I haven't seen you in a while, but do want to wish you a very happy birthday and hope you have many, many more. Hugs, Nora Have a great day, Sarah Grace. Katherine Have a great...
15 years ago 4
 
tiny needles and wrist pain
I guess I have worn out my right wrist with this tiny knitting and going to let it go a day before returning. I have knit on these size 2 every day for months and I think it has actually made my wrist...
15 years ago 3
 
NYCO
Is it too late to sign up for the NYCO? If not, please sign me up...and then I'll report on what I am making. Janise On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 23:22:13 GMT, "Janise" wrote: Janise It's never to late to sign...
15 years ago 3
 
birthdays, anniversaries
Did I miss any while on holidays? If so, please accept my congrats! Not any of ours! Amira is a year old today, though! Regards, Ranee Happy birthday to AMira! Katherine Happy birthday Amira!
15 years ago 3
 
OT: Birthday wishes for Stella
Hi Stella, I just wanted to wish you a very happy birthday and hope you have many, many more. Hugs, Nora Belated wishes coming from me, too, Stella! Happy Birthday, albeit late! Hugs, Noreen Happy...
15 years ago 3
 
How to create bulletproof clothes ???
I'm a secret agent and I must fight an evil villain who wants to conquer the Earth.But I need bulletproof clothes and the government has no money for making them. How can I create them myself ? Every...
15 years ago 13
 
Martha Stewart's Poncho
Hi: Did anyone see the grey poncho that Martha Stewart was wearing when released from prison? It looked crocheted with a scalloped edge and appeared to be made out of chenille yarn. The pattern looks...
15 years ago 46