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have you knitted with silk yarn?

Started by Carol Riley in Have a cuppa. Last reply by Suzanne Campbell on Saturday. 6 Replies

Hi, I am looking for advice. Recently, I purchased two skeins of KFI Silk yarn. 100% mulberry silk in Aqua blue No. 106.  It is lovely. Now I don't know what to do with it. I was thinking a slouchy knitted hat but I don't know if silk yarn has any…Continue

Tags: mulberry, KFI, yarn, silk

Has Anyone Elso Come Across Embroidery In Literature?

Started by Cathy Pratt in Have a cuppa. Last reply by Suzanne Campbell on Saturday. 7 Replies

When I'm not embroidering, I am a bit of a fantasy fiction nerd.  As an example, I have read the Lord of The Rings trilogy more times than I can truthfully count.  In the final book there are two paragraphs dedicated to describing in detail a…Continue

Tags: fiction, literature, embroidery

Introduce yourself

Started by sharonb in For new hands. Last reply by Julie Cartwright Aug 21. 253 Replies

Hi all I thought I would start this group and see if people were interested in joining. If you are here leave a message to introduce your self. Tell us what your fiber interests are tooI will also test the image function and leave some eye candyContinue

When is it rude to stich when you have guests?

Started by Lynn Marsland in Have a cuppa. Last reply by Annette Garcia Aug 8. 5 Replies

I frequently have overnight guests. Many of my friends and faimly do not stich. When they visit we chat,visit local sites, eat, play games and then usually people start watching television or reading in the evening. It is all very informal.…Continue

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How do you determine value for sale?

Started by Lee Anne Rose in General topics. Last reply by Kathe Enright Jul 30. 9 Replies

I have entered my piece Secrets and Eyes for consideration in the Arts in Craft Media exhibition at the Burchfield Penny Art Museum. One of the questions on the application was the value. I have no idea how to determine this. Material costs are low…Continue

Knotted Lace Flowers

Started by Noelle Ferry in General topics. Last reply by Annette Garcia Jul 8. 2 Replies

Within an email that I received this morning was article about knotted lace flowers and a link to this Elena Dickson book on Amazon. I found the flowers on the cover to be quite interesting and would like to work them.…Continue

Sharing other peoples photos without permission

Started by Connie Kusevskis in General topics. Last reply by Jakica Tancabelic Jul 5. 31 Replies

I don't know how everyone else feels about people sharing you photos without permission. When I post photos here on stitchinfingers I expect them to stay here for every one to view, and not to pass them on to Facebook. Unfortunately someone has…Continue

Jemima Puddle Duck

Started by Helen van Zyl in Looking for a pattern.... Last reply by Sr. Leah Bannon Jul 1. 4 Replies

 Hallo   all,  I am trying to find a knitting pattern for Jemima,  in the 50's there apparently was one in the English Womans Weekly. My mother knitted me  one, she had a yellow hat and red shawl, I lost  my duck eons ago, and am still trying to…Continue

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