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Destash! December 26, 2006

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Edited: 12/28/06 I’ve updated this. 🙂 I went to JoAnns and got some other stuff instead.

I am pinching pennies to purchase a Sock Machine, so I’m clearing out some stash! 🙂 All items are from a Smoke and Pet FREE home. Prices are listed and do NOT include shipping. Funded PayPal only! Have questions? Just ask!

Sock Yarns: I love sock yarns, I just don’t care for cotton blends. Take
all for $13 or prices listed individually.
Sock Yarns
1. 1 skein Regia Cotton Surf Color (denim blues) 100g 41% Wool, 34%
Cotton, 25%Polyamide $8 (retail $15.50)
2. 1 Skein Regia plus Cotton in Ecru (some was wound to look at it but
most is in the skein, uncut) 50g, 25% Polyamide, 37% Cotton, 38%Wool – $4
(retail $8.50)
3. 1 skein Regia Funny Steps Color 5425 (variegated cream and grey
w/red/blues/greens mixed in) 50g, 41% Wool, 34% Cotton, 25% Polyamide, – $4
(retail $8.50)

Novelty Yarns: My family, bless their pointy heads, got me novelty yarns
this year. I’m not a fan.

1. Moda Dea Fur Ever (6 skeins) 68% Polyester 32% Nylon Eyelash type yarn
with a ladder type yarn. Take all for $15 or $3 each skein (retail $4.96)

Moda Dea Fur Ever Yarns
a. PinkSuasion (nice pink w/bits of color)

b. Black Gem (black with bits of color)

c. Limeade (lime green w/bits of color)

d. Red Hot (bright Red w/bits of color)

e. Blue Heaven (Blue w/bits of color)

f. Aquamarine (aqua w/bits of color)

2. Lion Brand Fun Fur (5 skeins) – 100% Polyester – Eyelash
type yarn. Take all for $5 or $1.50 each skein (retail $3.29)
LB Fun Fur
a. Tangerine

b. Sapphire

c. Red

d. Champagne

e. White (but missing ball band).

3.Bernat Boa (4 skeins) – 100% Polyester. Feathery type yarn.
Take all for $8 or $2.50 each skein (retail $4.49)
Bernat Boa
a. Parrot – beautiful deep purples

b. Cardinal – Deep reds

c. Dove – White

d. Tweedy Bird – Yellow/oranges

4. Patons Twister Chenille with feather yarn – 65% Polyester
35% Acrylic. Take both for $5 or $3 each skein (retail $4.99)
Patons Twister
a. Raspberry Twist

b. Grape Nuts

Addi Needles: I don’t care for Addis. I like my Inox and KnitPicks much
better. 🙂 Prices listed.
Addi Turbo
1. US 5 12″ – $13

2. US 7 12″ – $13

3. US 9 16″ – $12 (I can’t find the plastic sleeve it came in)

Grab “bag” of soaps. Here are some soaps that I made. They are all scented with either Orange or Honey Almond scent. There is 12oz of soap. It’s a mixture of Shea Butter, Honey, and basic soap. Very nice, I just don’t have a use for it and want a CSM really bad. 🙂 Price for all is $6 (that’s $0.50 an ounce!).

Soap grab bag

A ny questions? Email! 🙂

Running out of time December 14, 2006

Posted by cozystitches in Cozy Ramblings.
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I am seriously running out of time!!! Ok, now remember Christmas comes on the SAME EXACT DAY EVERY YEAR! It doesn’t change. So, why do I always find that I’m panicing in December??? Sigh. Ok, here are some progress reports with pics:

First up, the first item DUE. Jamie’s Scarf. It’s due December 22, as Jamie has a dance and has requested to wear it. Me being the ever loving sister said sure. I can bump my Christmas panic knitting up by 3 days…sure. Ok, not that bad, but I’m almost done. All I have left is the grafting of 11 stitches, weaving, washing and blocking. It’s almost done see:

Jamie's Scarf

Next I have Shauna’s socks. Ugh. Ok, I love socks. I love making them. I love my sister. My sister requested KNEE SOCKS! So I have to go up to 14-15″ (depends on teh yarn) . Thankfully she has freakish small feet (she’s short too) so that part didn’t take too long. But then me (genious that I am) added cables so they are taking a little longer than just plain stockinette. The cuffs are 8″ from the bottom of the heel (aka floor) to the top…so only 6-7″ more. Ugh.

Shauna's Socks

I do have a FO!!! I finished DQ’s Raglan. Here’s the pic. Once she opens it on Christmas, I’ll get some working shots. 😀 Specs: Basic Raglan based loosley on this pattern, used LTK’s Custom Dyed Kona yarn and Inox US 6.

Morgan's Raglan

And I realize that htis has Nothing to do with knitting, but my kids are the cutest. 😀 Here’s a couple of pics:

Funny Faces

Zeke and Tree Girls and Tree

Oh, and I’m such a bad swapper, but here’s my Magic Ball Pic…I have another one, but am needing to knit… 😀

Magic Ball Swap

All I want for Christmas… December 5, 2006

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Is all this stuff!!!  LOL!  Acutally, I saw this online here and thought it would be fun… 😀  So, here’s my Knitting Wish list:

In no Particular Order, but broken into categories.

I.  Books!

a.  From THIS site:

1.  Heirloom Knitting

2.  Shetland Hap Shawls

3.  Not a book but deals you get when ordering #1 on my list:  Inox 000 24″ and 16″ needles.

4.  Another pattern from there:  Pink Puzzle Wrap (it’s under Pattern Collection:  Simply Stunning)

b.  Barbara Walker’s 3rd and 4th Treasuries.

II.  Yarn!

a.  Shetland Cobweb Yarn from Here.

b.   Sock yarn from Here.

c.  Shepard Sport weight yarn from Here.  I need roughly 1500yds.   You can order it other places. 😀

III.  Notions!

a.  All from KnitPicks:

1.  Lace Blocking Wires

2.  Chart Keeper

3.  Needle Tips sizes 5 AND 7

IV.  Non Knitting Items!  <gasp>  Yes, there are OTHER things in life.

a.  Anne of Green Gables DVD set…I love this show…there are 3 movies.. 😀

b.  New coffee mug (knitting related would be cool)…

I’ll add more as I think of it… 😀