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help finding yarn

started on project with yarn i bought years ago and now need more and can't find it

it's austermann alpaca lace color 15. anyone know how to search out yarns other than eBay,
internet, and lys?

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Two sided baby blanket

Working from franklins plaid idea, striped blanket in cobasi plus, garter on the bias and then woven plaid on the wrong side. The ends are all tucked into rolled edge

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Beading

So I just got into beading and have a supply question. I am using. 1 mm crochet hook to bead. Having trouble finding beads with large enough holes. I know the bead size I want is 4mm. But how are the holes defined? It seems hit or miss

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Mens fall knitting retreat

This is a cut and paste from ravelry. Not sophisticated enough to figure out the linking, but if you are interested there is a blog section on ravelry to get all the vitals and sign up

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first beaded project

i used Kevat (spring in Finnish, or so i'm told) pattern
qiviuk 56 gr
on size 7
decided to make a st st section in middle both for more structure but also so it wasn't so bead heavy

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guston henley completed

just in time for christmas
US#5
schulana donegal tweed

some alterations on the pattern section, changed the purl to seed stitch and lowered the pattern section to match the arm pattern and fall below instead of right on the nipples

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oh my

somebody designed and knitted these

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Hosta scarf

Finished my scarf on trip to Germany and Austria. Here it hangs in my hosts house

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Brioche stitch

All the examples I see of brioche seem like di weight or heavier. Has anyone ever used finger or lace weight so its airier

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Diagonal striped baby blanket

Had fun with this. It's all stockinet te body with seed border and my new favorite edge, I-cord using a blue ribbon and five stitches

The yarn was Caron merino

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