SKEPTICAL KNITTERS & CRAFTERS

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SKEPTICAL KNITTERS & CRAFTERS

Group of crafty folk, (especially knitters) who are free to think and craft for themselves. Those who create "outside the box" strongly encouraged!

Website: http://atheistnexus.org/group/skepticalknitterscrafters
Members: 42
Latest Activity: Aug 18, 2013

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Introductions (post here)

Started by Rational Human Being. Last reply by panlyra451 Aug 1, 2012. 14 Replies

What are you working on? (Projects)

Started by Rational Human Being. Last reply by Paula W Apr 21, 2012. 12 Replies

Any advice for working with plarn?

Started by Merelen Mar 20, 2011. 0 Replies

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Comment by Bobbi Cadence on May 7, 2013 at 9:58pm

Hi there! I am new to Atheistnexus, and I am not online much.

I am also on FB, Ravelry, and I have a wordpress-blog.

I do not consider myself a "weak" Atheist simply because I am NOT 100% Sure that God-Gods-Goddess Exist or not. I simply say I don't know, but I live my life according to the "natural laws" of this planet, NOT the bible written thousands of years ago when people "knew" the earth was flat.

Comment by Jonel Burge on October 26, 2012 at 3:08am

Been knitting again. My sister's baby will be here in about 2 months so I'm finishing off the last baby blanket I'm making for her, and then going to make her birthday/christmas present, then going to knit baby sweaters/cardigans up until Christmas/Most of Winter.

Comment by Sarah Walton on April 17, 2012 at 8:32pm

I bought an unfinished vintage My Little Pony sun catcher off Etsy that I want to finish. I have to get to get some of those melting plastic pellets; just have to remember on a day off to go get them! I'm also trying to find pictures of the sun catcher to see what colors they used.

Comment by K on April 17, 2012 at 7:48pm

I've just picked up some lovely malabrigo to try my first pair of socks.

My husband bought me the toe -up two at a time socks book, and I'm finally feeling up to trying.

I'm also in the middle of a hat...but can't build enough desire to finish it now that it's warm out. ;o)

Comment by Steph S. on April 17, 2012 at 5:58pm

What projects are you all working on right now?

Comment by The Big Blue Frog on February 3, 2011 at 1:31pm
I don't know if this counts as "crafty" but I'm a graphic designer and I've created some designs for t-shirts that I'm selling through Cafe Press. Link available upon request.
Comment by Susan Wittner on March 7, 2010 at 9:05am
knitpicks comes with either the metal ( which I have) or the wooden ( which I have purchased a few tips)
I have never had the cable come undone- I did have one break at the join- the company replaced it quickly- and i was able to use superglue in the meantime. So out of all the cables, and almost 2 years now, thats been it, as far as cables.
I did have a wooden tip come loose from its metal base ( apparently insufficient glue was used during assembly, twice- it was annoying, once I did drop stitiches- but again quick service replaced them ( and superglue repaired the one that broke) It hasnt happened since.
They never just come undone- something that happened with the DEnise when I tried it.
Comment by K on March 6, 2010 at 9:15pm
Is the knitpicks options the ones with the multicolored wooden needles?
Comment by K on March 6, 2010 at 9:14pm
I've heard mixed reviews about knitpicks...some folks say that the cable can come undone...leaving the cable end free and work sliding off. But, lots of people don't seem to have the issue, and the company is supposed to have great service.

The Addis are expensive, but they have that click join that's supposed to stay connected better....that's a lot of cash, though, and they don't come with a #5.

Have you seen or tried the Denise, or CA, or Hiya Hiya?
Comment by Susan Wittner on March 6, 2010 at 8:46pm
I have the knitpicks options, and like them a lot!
they are flexible, and for the most part have held up well. One cable didnt, but they replaced them.
Addi turbo has a set now, and I like addis- they may be more expensive though.
 

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