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Looking for alpaca yarn by Joan Erickson
Hi all, I know several of you are knitters/crocheters, so thought I'd try here. Several years ago I purchased some yarn. I finally found a pattern to use with it and have found I need more than what I got. I contacted the company and they replied they discontinued this line of yarn several...
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May 8th 14 08:42 PM
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Knitting - BBC Radio 4 by Bruce
BBC Radio 4 on Wednesday 23 April. "In A Gripping Yarn, Jane Garvey explores the world of knitting. It's a lot more exciting and dynamic than the simple 'knit one, purl one' sweater would have you believe!" http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0418p75. -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK
April 24th 14 07:24 PM
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Peter Ashe stocking--should I go for it? by [email protected]
Are you an experienced stitcher? You can use great fibers, lots of stitches and I have used beads. You will love Peter Ashe's work more and more with time! His work is classic!! I have 2 different stockings, a nutcracker ( finished 19 years ago) and now Santa. Timeless heirlooms! Go for...
April 17th 14 03:38 AM
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How Can You Tell An Antique from A Copy? by Monica Ferris
If someone brought to you a dirty, stained piece of linen in a broken frame and you saw it was a sampler dated 1882, how could you tell it was actually a copy? I'm thinking it was stitched on uneven-count linen with silk floss. This is to be a minor plot point in the mystery novel I'm writing. ...
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April 13th 14 11:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Where to find 32-count linen by Danny Breidenbach
Apparently, Kansas City is a needlework wasteland. What's a good online store where I can find 32-count linen, antique white, 17.25 x 20.5 inches or larger? Thanks! --Danny
April 8th 14 03:48 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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frogging. .. cut from the front or back? by Danny Breidenbach
My perfectionist streak in my wouldn't accept stitching back over an area I'd stitched. I would veeeeeeery carefully snip a few places on the front and frog away. I like to "unstitch" as much as I can to minimize cutting. That's how I would do it. "Different strokes for different folks" is a...
April 3rd 14 02:37 PM
by Danny Breidenbach Go to last post
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re-birth of a designer? by LesaLesa
Its been festering for some time now, but it, finally happened. I've broken into my stash after its safe storage for many years. Oh I knew about the lovely linens and silks and beads. The other day, I moved a box in the basement and to my wondrous surprise was a boxful of shiney mill-hill crystal...
April 3rd 14 05:10 AM
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Eva Rosenstand Kit - Color Descriptions - Help by Leslie Frates
I need some expert advice and I'm hoping someone on this group can help me out. I am having a great deal of trouble with the floss color descriptions in an old Eva Rosenstand Kit. It is Article #13-330, a bellpull with kittens. The kit came from an estate sale and had never been opened or...
April 3rd 14 05:06 AM
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Celestial Dragon -- how much floss by Danny Breidenbach
Hi. I'm getting my ducks in a row to undertake TW's Celestial Dragon. Does anyone have any idea how much floss I'll need -- I'll be working it on 28 count, just like the directions state. I'm particularly concerned about the metallics, since I'll likely have to order. And I don't remember seeing a...
April 3rd 14 02:10 AM
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Working with metallic threads by Danny Breidenbach
Hi, I will be embarking upon a Celtic Dragon pattern in the next couple of months. Any great new tips for working with metallic floss? New brands that are easier to work with but still perform well? Any other random thoughts that might be useful for me? Thanks! --Danny
March 28th 14 01:01 AM
by Fran Go to last post
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Happy Dance by Karen C
A friend's parents are having their 60th anniversary this year. I didn't have enough time to make something really spectacular, but when I opened my Cross Stitch Gold magazine last month, there was a lovely filigree heart that was a quick stitch. Then I made it even quicker by using a pink...
March 27th 14 08:33 PM
by Joan Erickson Go to last post
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Guess who's b-d is today? by Joan Erickson
Everyone join in! Happy birthday tooo yoooouuuu, Happy biiiirthdaaaay toooo yoooouuu, Happy biiiiiiiiiirthdaaaaaaaay deeeeaaaaar Shhheeeeeeeeennnnaaaaa, Happy biiiiiiiiiiirthdaaaaaaaaaaay tooooooo yoooooooooouuuuuuuuuuu! And many mooooooooore!
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March 27th 14 12:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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DMC floss changes by KT in Mich[_2_]
Just saw on Scarlet Quince site that changes are coming to DMC floss in the US. These are the changes: discontinued first, substitute second. 504 to 3813 731 to 732 776 to 3326 781 to 782 306 to 3760 971 to 740 3773 to 407
March 26th 14 12:03 PM
by Nancy Spera Go to last post
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Check off list for Weeks floss (and others, SS Crescent)? by ridgely
Looking for lists of over dyed thread so I can keep track of which ones I have? --
March 22nd 14 12:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Short Eared Owl chart? by Liz from Humbug[_2_]
Enough is enough! After making a few attempts to chart the photos I found of Hawaiian Short Eared Owls, I found a Pegasus/Stephanie Hedgepath "Great Gray Owl" that I'll use, switching out the grays/black for tans/browns and adjusting as necessary. I also found some beautiful Ice Blue 32 cnt Lugana...
March 19th 14 08:07 PM
by Belinda Alene Go to last post
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Visual representation of a tatted insertion pattern by Leah Virsik
Hello, Would anyone be so kind as to draw a picture of what these tatting instructions look like? Tatted Insertion Blue and ecru knitting cotton, No. 40 was used for this. Tie the ends of two colors with ecru, make clover leaf by 4 doubles (4 ds.) picot (p.) 3 ds., p. 2 ds., p. 2ds., p. 3 ds., p....
March 11th 14 05:39 PM
by Leah Virsik Go to last post
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Stitcher's World magazine, Jan 2001 by [email protected]
Need the 6th part of Exotic Garden Rug found in the Stitcher's World magazine dated Jan 2001. Can anyone help me with that? Thanks, Deb
March 8th 14 01:01 PM
by Rich[_3_] Go to last post
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The Race Begins by Karen C
Yay! Got my peacock kit from African Folklore Embroidery, so I can start stitching on it in hopes of getting it done in time to submit it to the exhibition next month. Still haven't decided whether to insert the jewels in the tail jewel-side-out or mirror-side-out (so they look like shisha...
March 7th 14 01:00 AM
by Karen C Go to last post
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de-stashing by busystitchin
well, it's technically not MY de-stashing, but a member of my congregation. I was given a collection of charts, floss, etc., and there are several angel charts by MarBek, similar to this collection on Ebay (not all the same charts, but some of them, and same...
March 5th 14 02:07 AM
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Just Nan Lady scarlets secret garden by [email protected]
On Monday, February 24, 2014 11:22:15 PM UTC+1, Joan Erickson wrote: On 2/24/2014 9:51 AM, wrote: Hello, i am from The Netherlands and looking for JN Lade Scarlets secret garden. Does anyone know where i can buy one? I really really really like to have one. greetz...
February 28th 14 02:52 PM
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