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Jan 21, 2017 19:17:05   #
bigtimeyarnie wrote:
You can see what the thread is about before you open it. If it doesn't interest you, don't read it..........easy enough!


That doesn't answer the question.
 
Jan 21, 2017 19:02:09   #
Why is there so much politics in Main lately? I'm not even going to bother to report it anymore. The Ostrich doesn't seem to care.
Jan 21, 2017 18:04:41   #
I really like them in the double points. They don't roll away when you put them down! I have some Kollage and some Knitter's Pride, both wood and metal. The wood ones from Knitter's Pride are a little too sticky for me. The Kollage are my favorite. I just tried to order some Kollage dpns in size 1.5 from the Kollage Needle Shop's website. They're out of stock until at least next month. :(
Jan 20, 2017 17:44:15   #
marilyngf wrote:
PayPal is quite safe and they stand behind you in purchases and sales. If you are concerned, open a separate bank account and only use it for PayPal transactions.


That's what I did. I won't purchase anything yarny unless the seller uses Paypal.
Jan 20, 2017 17:39:32   #
My kitty wears the pink hat for all women, everywhere.
Jan 19, 2017 19:22:01   #
blessedinMO wrote:
It gets a lot better if you care to learn. If you totally dismiss magic loop from your knitting tools, you are doing yourself a great disservice.


Not really. There is nothing that can be done with magic loop that can't be done some other way...
 
Jan 19, 2017 13:08:18   #
Drops used to make their Fabel yarn in worsted weight but I can't seem to find that anymore. Briggs & Little Tuffy is a good WW sock yarn but hard to find in the states. I found West Yorkshire Spinners Aire Valley DK. I got it at Wool Warehouse. Not WW but close. I wish Knit Picks would bring back their Stroll sport weight, which was really more of a DK.
Jan 19, 2017 11:05:17   #
My Hazel Knits yarn (Sharny Pants ) should be here tomorrow!! I have no idea when I'll get to knitting it but I can't wait to pet it.
Jan 19, 2017 07:45:30   #
Only regular priced yarn is discounted. If the yarn you've got in your cart was already on sale, it doesn't count. I don't think it applies to tools (needles) and I'm not sure about books. You would see the discount in your cart before you checkout so if it's not there, the discount doesn't apply.
Jan 18, 2017 19:59:57   #
I will agree with those that say try one at a time for now. These are your first socks, you're new to smaller needles, and I don't know if you're also new to magic loop. Juggling the yarn as well is frustrating. If I were to try all those new things at once, I'd have no socks. ;)
Jan 18, 2017 18:10:18   #
I would not use yarn photos from someone else without permission. If the person complains, Ravelry will take them down. I've asked some of the bigger yarn sources (Webs, Jimmy Beans, Knit Picks) if it's ok to use their photos on Ravelry and they said it was fine as long as I purchased the yarn there. I right-click on the photo and choose "Save Image As", then upload that image to Ravelry.
 
Jan 18, 2017 17:39:47   #
Runner Girl wrote:
Yes, I saw those projects on Ravelry, but I noticed that not all those 623 projects were made with this type of yarn. So, I was a bit confused. I figured since this yarn has polyamide, it would be fine for socks but not sure.


If it had some elastic in it maybe ... I would think both the silk and cotton would stretch out and become saggy rather quickly, especially with the high silk content.
Jan 18, 2017 17:27:00   #
I wouldn't. I checked on Ravelry and out of 623 projects with that yarn, not one was socks. A few people did baby booties. I saw mostly sweaters and tops.
Jan 18, 2017 11:58:57   #
John's old lady wrote:
Speaking of yarn. Since I started making socks again, I needed a treat for my next pair. Bought this at LYS. Usually don't spend quite this much for sock yarn, but it looked like Spring to me.


Gorgeous! Alegria is on my wish list.
Jan 17, 2017 20:27:53   #
BBatten17 wrote:
Yes, it is, and thank you!


Happy Happy Birthday!!!
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