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......................... Oregon 14226 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting *Momlette*:" <blockquote><b>Quoting TheCoopersKnitWitch:</b>" I was going to suggest it too but ... [snip!] ... what I want done fast enough but I'm also going to start working on a couple things of my own because I miss making things :)"


Oh ok. I didn't hear back from you so I wasn't sure if you decided to do it yourself or if you found someone else.

Juliette 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Olive Branch, MS, United States 3015 posts
12th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting TheCoopersKnitWitch:</b>" Even the vanna's choice is a bit rough to me."</blockquote>




I will definatly.check out the ones you mentioned I have to make a few baby blankets after Christmas.

......................... Oregon 14226 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting Juliette:" <blockquote><b>Quoting TheCoopersKnitWitch:</b>" Even the vanna's choice is a bit ... [snip!] ... me."</blockquote> I will definatly.check out the ones you mentioned I have to make a few baby blankets after Christmas."


The vannas choice is good. It's not like it's bad. But for newborns and that kind of market, I obviously use the ones I mentioned for that.



It also helps if after a few washes if the yarn softens up, and I don't get that lucky with vanna's choice. And the one I knitted was zig zagged cables and it was thick and scratchy and the kids hated it.

user banned Due January 20; 33 kids; North Carolina 14662 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting TheCoopersKnitWitch:" The vannas choice is good. It's not like it's bad. But for newborns and that kind of market, I obviously ... [snip!] ... lucky with vanna's choice. And the one I knitted was zig zagged cables and it was thick and scratchy and the kids hated it."


I think I only ever got 1 skein of Vanna's Choice. Closest to the color I wanted/needed. Never again.
For babes I do like the Bernat Baby or the Caron's Simply Soft. Heck, even for me sometimes I do the Caron's. But usually I stick with the Red Heart. Even after a few washes, yes it softens but I also found it keeps its shape and hold better.

Juliette 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Olive Branch, MS, United States 3015 posts
12th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Pirate Hooker {BAMW}:</b>" I think I only ever got 1 skein of Vanna's Choice. Closest to the color I wanted/needed. Never again. ... [snip!] ... I stick with the Red Heart. Even after a few washes, yes it softens but I also found it keeps its shape and hold better."</blockquote>




I usually use red heart. Or what my mamaw gives me. Lol. I'm new to buying yarn but not new to crochet lol. Thank y'all. No more vannad choice for me.

user banned Due January 20; 33 kids; North Carolina 14662 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting Juliette:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Pirate Hooker {BAMW}:</b>" I think I only ever got 1 skein ... [snip!] ... Or what my mamaw gives me. Lol. I'm new to buying yarn but not new to crochet lol. Thank y'all. No more vannad choice for me."


I have to stop buying yarn! I have so much in odds-n-ends its ridiculous. I just started knitting a mish mosh blanket to use up my stash

......................... Oregon 14226 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting Pirate Hooker {BAMW}:" I have to stop buying yarn! I have so much in odds-n-ends its ridiculous. I just started knitting a mish mosh blanket to use up my stash"


I have a huge bin and it's getting ridiculous. My husband hates it!

user banned Due January 20; 33 kids; North Carolina 14662 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting TheCoopersKnitWitch:" I have a huge bin and it's getting ridiculous. My husband hates it!"


I *have* to buy some more since I will be making a set for a mama on here, and I have no colors needed. But 'fortunately' DH isn't here to see the stash get bigger. lol

......................... Oregon 14226 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting Pirate Hooker {BAMW}:" I *have* to buy some more since I will be making a set for a mama on here, and I have no colors needed. But 'fortunately' DH isn't here to see the stash get bigger. lol"



Mine all goes fairly quickly. But to keep up with the demands since I work primarily on custom orders, it gets large quite quickly.



I have to get back to work too. I have 2 rudolph hats to make!

Juliette 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Olive Branch, MS, United States 3015 posts
12th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Pirate Hooker {BAMW}:</b>" I have to stop buying yarn! I have so much in odds-n-ends its ridiculous. I just started knitting a mish mosh blanket to use up my stash"</blockquote>




I have quite a bit in storage (500 miles away) lol. I can't wait.till we buy.a house so I can have a craft room for all my stuff. I'm going to get a bookshelf for all my yarn ribbon and what nots. Hubby hates me buying yarn. I have to start selling stuff again so I can buy.more lol.

......................... Oregon 14226 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting Juliette:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Pirate Hooker {BAMW}:</b>" I have to stop buying yarn! I have ... [snip!] ... for all my yarn ribbon and what nots. Hubby hates me buying yarn. I have to start selling stuff again so I can buy.more lol."


I have tote I got from Walmart. It has 2 big bins and one little one on top.



It's overflowing.



My husband hates it.



I also sew cloth diapers. That is overflowing in the front room. I swear my husband hates me sometimes.

Juliette 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Olive Branch, MS, United States 3015 posts
12th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting TheCoopersKnitWitch:</b>" I have tote I got from Walmart. It has 2 big bins and one little one on top. It's overflowing. My ... [snip!] ... My husband hates it. I also sew cloth diapers. That is overflowing in the front room. I swear my husband hates me sometimes."</blockquote>




Haha. My husband says "all you do is crochet." I think.he is jealous. Lol.

Momlette~29weeks Due December 25; 2 kids; Ohio 25470 posts
12th Nov '12

Is there a specific crochet/knitting thread? It would be nice to have one to pop in and ask questions and maybe share our projects?! What do you ladies think??

user banned Ohio 4193 posts
12th Nov '12
Quoting *Momlette*:" Is there a specific crochet/knitting thread? It would be nice to have one to pop in and ask questions and maybe share our projects?! What do you ladies think??"


I think that's a great idea! I see questions about it all the time, but never noticed if there was a thread for it.

Juliette 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Olive Branch, MS, United States 3015 posts
12th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting *Momlette*:</b>" Is there a specific crochet/knitting thread? It would be nice to have one to pop in and ask questions and maybe share our projects?! What do you ladies think??"</blockquote>




There should be!!!