[Ansteorra-textiles] snood manufacture
cternus at texas.net
Tue Mar 16 16:11:05 PST 2004
You can also use sprang to make hairnets...
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From: "Jessica" <patchworkgirl at cooke.net>
To: <ansteorra-textiles at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra-textiles] roll call
> I would love to learn to knit a snood... really what I'd like is just the
shape that I'd need (would a round lacy circle with a means of tightening it
work?) and I've got plenty of sources for lace patterns that I could use...
probably would cast on a small number of stitches, join into a circle and
work round and round, increasing and yarn-overing until I get what I need...
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> On 03/15/2004 at 10:23 PM KRISTINE KEENEY wrote:
> > I started crochet to make snoods - I could see no
> >reason to pay the hu-normous prices charged at Ren
> >Faires and such just to keep my hair together. That
> >taught me how to go around in circles. I'm *really*
> >good at going in circles!
> > Then I started to make scarves - long skinny
> >rectangles. Ok. I got good at rectangles. Really,
> >really LONG rectangles.
> > A friend challenged me to make a crocheted wrap -
> >basically a big rectangle with a slit up the middle
> >for poncho-like style. (I know, there's a name for
> >them but can't remember it right now...) I've finished
> >the first big rectangle, then couldn't keep the
> >tension for the second and gave up.
> > The doc now wants me to do at least three rows of
> >crochet a day to build up the strength in my hands.
> >Now I have a decent therapy that's fun to do! No more
> > My goal is to one day be able to play with TWO
> >needles instead of just one... and learn to spin, and
> >play with a loom, and.....
> > As for 'finding' more fiber? My mother brought back
> >some pretty roving and spun stuff from a fiber fest in
> >Colorado and some nifty things from Guatamala. It's so
> >nice to have family that understands....
> > Thanks for the words of support. I don't feel like
> >I'm a noodge anymore.
> > Best thoughts,
> > Kristine (Cassandra)
> >> Hi Cassandra:
> >> I'm glad you let us know what you're doing... I
> >> enjoy making squares. Most
> >> of what I knit are squares. THe sweater is the
> >> first thing I've knit that
> >> wasn't square or rectangular.... Actually the
> >> sweater is sorta squareish.
> >> Seriously.. Everything I knit is square. I'm
> >> totally envious of people who
> >> actually knit. (like Audette when she isn't falling
> >> on the floor.) I make
> >> lots of squares.
> >> As for your fiber.... the only thing to do is get
> >> more then no one will see
> >> that you don't have a shelf under it. (grin).
> >> Regards,
> >> Clare
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