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Re: [knitswap] Digging Deeper in the Stash - Kaffe Fasset Mossy Stone Kit, Lavold items, some interesting give aways

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  • moosie
    Janet I tried emailing you are my emails coming through? I want mossy stones desperately. I¹ve been emailing since about 1 hour after you posted was it to
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 7, 2009
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      Janet I tried emailing you are my emails coming through? I want mossy stones
      desperately. I¹ve been emailing since about 1 hour after you posted was it
      to late? I am not sure if a spam filter is stopping my emails?
      Thank you,
      Jo


      On 7/6/09 5:15 PM, "Artcom" <jarthur@...> wrote:

      > Hi swappers - so many people have written for items I could not provide as
      > they were already promised that I've gone back into "the room" to dig a little
      > deeper and go to the next level - items are as new or new condition except if
      > noted otherwise - non-smoking home in Ontario Canada. I cannot take PayPal,
      > only money orders or cheques please.
      >
      > I'm happy to give more details or send scans if you'd like. If you are
      > writing to claim an item, please write with your full mailing address so I can
      > quickly get you a mail quote the day after your request. Write to
      > jarthur@... or iknitnspin@... Happy hunting! Jan
      >
      > ********************
      > KAFFE FASSETT ROWAN KIT -
      > Mossy Stone Jacket (original yarns from way back in Rowan history - book #2 I
      > believe)
      > Includes the pattern, a colour photo - NOTE: scented (from cedar/moth ball
      > storage). This came to me as a trade - breaks my heart that these "scents"
      > affect my breathing and I can not attempt to work on this design. I did roll
      > many of the skeins into centre-pull balls only because I just love to do that.
      > NO buttons
      > There is no retail price on this - it is a true vintage "find" but I do not
      > want to list it on eBay and get into bidding wars - I traded for an item of
      > similar value and will be happy with my trade value recovered.
      > Asking $175
      > All of these yarns are long discontinued - finished size is 48 1/2", length
      > 25"
      > Yarns include:
      > Rowanspun, Grainy Silks, Designer D.Ks, Silk Stones, and Lt. Wt. DKs - 18
      > different yarn colours, 22 skeins in all.
      >
      > ********************
      > ELSEBETH LAVOLD YARNS
      >
      > Elsebeth Lavold COTTON PATINE x 10 balls
      > http://www.yarndex.com/yarn.cfm?yarn_id=2282 (called willow but to me appears
      > more like the colour "honey" on my monitor
      > Col. 11, Dyelot 30, 100% Combed Cotton, 50 gm = 110 m
      > Retail $59.50 ($5.95 per ball), Asking $29
      >
      > Elsebeth Lavold HEMPATHY x 10 balls
      > http://www.yarndex.com/yarn.cfm?yarn_id=3796
      > Col. 022, Dyelot 16 (could be an 18?) Brown
      > 34% Hemp, 41% Cotton, 25% Modal, 50 gm = 140 m
      > Retail $69.50 ($6.95 per ball), Asking $35
      >
      > Elsebeth Lavold SILKY WOOL x 11
      > http://www.yarndex.com/yarn.cfm?yarn_id=2286
      > (they call it warm red but I'd say it appears more orange)
      > Col. 34m Lot 384, Burgundy
      > 65% Wool, 35% Silk, 50 gm = 175 m
      > Retail $87.45 ($7.95 per skein), Asking $43.50
      >
      > Elsebeth Lavold SILKY TWEED x 15
      > http://www.yarndex.com/yarn.cfm?yarn_id=2283
      > Col.15, Lot 301
      > 40% Silk, 30% Cotton, 20% Merino Extra Fine, 10% Viscose, 50 gm = 120 m
      > Retail $119.25 (7.95 per skein), Asking $59
      >
      > NOTE:
      > I will also soon be listing my entire collection of Elsebeth Lavold books -
      > all in new condition, most collected for the sake of collecting (I admit to
      > being a compulsive stasher).
      >
      > I have the original hardcover, and the softcover series from 1 through to and
      > including 15. As I cannot see well to knit these projects or read these
      > books, it is silly to continue to collect them. I will be posting the
      > complete collection as a unit at 60% off retail price and they are in
      > gift-giving condition.
      >
      > ************
      > MISCL. WOOL YARNS
      >
      > a) Briggs & Little Heritage - Khaki
      > 13 original skeins - I've wound four into centre-pull balls and a ribbing was
      > begun and tinked from one of these
      > Retail $69, Asking $30
      >
      > b) Fleece Artist BFL 2/8 - fine hand-dyed yarn, 250 gm skeins - Mermaid x 2
      > Intended to knit "Tempest" from 2008 Knitty.com
      > http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEspring08/PATTtempest.html as a solid or a
      > Stonington Shawl.
      >
      > http://www.colorsongyarn.com/yarns/fleece_artist/blue_face_leicester/2_8.htm
      >
      > Paid $74, asking $41
      >
      >
      >
      > c) Opal Handpaint "Autumn" x 100 gm skeins
      >
      > http://trisknits.vox.com/library/photo/6a00d4142936ea3c7f00fad69a96340005.html
      >
      > Retail $21, Asking $10 each
      >
      >
      > d) RELISTED
      > Priscilla Gibson-Roberts Design "Caspian Sea Socks" - discontinued original
      > yarns
      >
      > http://www.knittingdaily.com/media/p/14009.aspx
      >
      > Internet pattern from Knittingdaily - included in the bundle
      >
      > Pattern calls for the now-discontinued Dale of Norway Tiur, 60% mohair/40%
      > wool, wine x 2, and single balls of pink, gold and dark teal. I purchased an
      > additional wine to create a larger sock should the need arise
      >
      > Paid $40, asking $25
      >
      >
      >
      > e) Nordic Mitten Kit - Beth Brown-Reinsel
      >
      > http://www.knittingtraditions.com/p_socks.htm
      >
      > http://www.patternworks.com/productdetail/897.htm
      >
      > Includes Knitting Traditions publication and required Brown Sheep Nature Spun
      > Sport Weight Yarns x 8 (50 gm) balls
      >
      > Retail $40, asking $20
      >
      >
      >
      > ********************
      >
      > NEEDLES
      >
      >
      >
      > Knit Picks Harmony Wood - Circulars - never out of package
      >
      > http://www.knitpicks.com/Options+Harmony+Wood+Fixed+Circular+Knitting+Needles_
      > NDKPFixedCabWD.html
      >
      > 3 mm x 16"
      >
      > 3 mm x 24"
      >
      > 3 mm x 32"
      >
      > 3.25 mmx 24"
      >
      > 3.25 mm x 32"
      >
      > Retail $6 each, Asking $4 each or take them all for $15
      >
      >
      > ************
      > QUEEN ANNE'S LACE PATTERN COLLECTION
      > Retail @ $10 per pattern (in plastic)
      > http://queenanneslaceknitting.com/
      > Retail $120, Selling all 12 for $40
      > or individual patterns for $6 each
      > Includes:
      > Diamond Cluster Wrap - crochet
      > Elemental Scarves 1, and 2
      > Forest Scarves 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
      > Mountain Solace Scarf or Stole
      > Poetic Scarves II
      > Queen of the Earth Scarf and Stole
      > Urban Solace Scarf or Stole
      >
      > ************
      > TO GIVE AWAY for postage costs only
      >
      > A) Cleckheaton worsted spun wool - I knit this into a cardigan and disliked
      > the fit of the item - immediately ripped it back and reskeined it - steamed
      > the skeins and rewound into centre pull balls. I have 12 buttons in a
      > pewter-type with moose design, shank style - 15 x 50 gm balls, 10 smaller
      > balls which works out to approx. 18-20 when purchased - this is the softest
      > Australian wool I've used and shows stitch definition wonderfully - would make
      > a beautiful sweater - enough to knit a men's 50" cardigan if using only
      > knit/purl type patterns or a single cable - I paid over $100 and I'd love
      > someone to use this yarn
      > Pay Postage Only
      >
      > B) Peer Gynt Bundle - a mix of leftover project yarns:
      > Col. 17 x 7 of one dyelot
      > Col. 17 x 3 another dyelot
      > Col. 17 x 1 yet another dyelot
      > 1002 x 1
      > 664 x 1
      > These are all cream
      > Also - 1052 Grey tweed with fleck throughout - discontinued yarn x 2 skeins
      > Pay Postage Only
      >
      > C) Quebecoise - cream - 2 rolled into centre-pull balls, 4 full skeins -
      > there appears a slight slubbing on a couple of the skeins, possible a mishap
      > in mill spinning - only affects a tiny bit of the yarn - more of an oatmeal
      > colour but I believe this is a true natural unbleached cream.
      > Pay Postage Only
      >
      > D) Meg Swansen's Faroe Island Sweater - another work in progress that
      > (because I've knit this many times before and want to spend what time I have
      > left knitting, working on a new challenge
      > I have purchased the required Bartlettyarn, size is the largest size - I am
      > 3/4 way through the body, armhole steeks set, there is an extra skein here of
      > cream as well as I worry always about running out - either finish this sweater
      > or choose to rip it back and use the lovely natural colours of Bartlettyarn,
      > this is the unbleached 2 ply Sheepwool, I had at least 7 skeins cream, 4 of
      > pale grey and 2 of black sheep - it is pricey - but I will not finish it and
      > I'd love someone to take it and use the yarn, even in the tinked state - to
      > knit something special.
      > Pay Postage Only
      >
      > E) KNITTING FOR GOOD! - sc, Betsy Greer - read through once - want to pass
      > it along for postage costs only
      >
      > F) MANOS GROUPING (all new)
      > Retail $36 - pay postage only
      > Includes
      > a) Manos "Geometry", Afghan/Throw book
      > http://store.nobleknits.com/madelurgeafp.html
      > b) Button Ups, 15 Easy Pieces, Kimono Jacket
      > http://rosiesyarncellar.com/products/manospatterns.shtml
      > c) Cotton Collection 3, Cotton Stria
      > http://www.knitwitts.com/item/Design_Source_Cotton_Collection_3/3616/c114
      >
      > G) MAGAZINES - buy any other item and get as many VKs as you'd like for
      > free
      > Vogue Knitting, Winter '02
      >
      > Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer '09
      >
      > Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer '02
      >
      > (subscription sticker on the front)
      >
      > Vogue Knitting, Winter '01/'02
      >
      > Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer '01
      >
      > (subscription sticker on the front)
      >
      >
      >
      > H) Style at Large, C. Rasmussen Noble - sc - Retail $28 - free for postage
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      >
      > I) Musings, Memories, Matrimony and more..., Carol Anderson
      >
      > (Cottage Creations founder), sc - Retail $16 - free for postage
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      > Janet Arthur
      >
      > Goderich, Ontario
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      > Canada
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