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by LadyPenelope
Tue Feb 28, 2006 1:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Knitted stockings
Replies: 15
Views: 2577

That's where things are easier for handspinners as you can spin differently for the parts that take more wear - worsted, or true worsted rather than semi- and maybe even some more plies. I've got handspun socks I've worn for years that have silk knitted in with the wool on heels and toes. Handspinne...
by LadyPenelope
Sat Feb 25, 2006 10:12 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Which way do you hand sew?
Replies: 47
Views: 9056

Left to right, but I can do either. Ambidextrous, mainly right handed but taught by left hander. All I can remember about sewing in primary school: teachers screaming at you if you did it 'wrong'. All I remember of secondary school 'needlework' was the teacher was having an affair with one of the wo...