All Reviews Written by "Grammie Char"

Rowan - Big Wool Colour
Pretty cowl 4 out of 5
Quick and easy yarn to work with. Love the color.
By Grammie Char on Mar 26, 2015 6 out of 10 found this review helpful
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Knitter's Pride - Dreamz Interchangeable Chunky Set
Great quality 5 out of 5
I love this set of needles. Pieces fit together well. The wood is smooth but not too slippery. Knitters Pride makes excellent quality needles. I also have the set with sizes 4 and up in the Carbonz as well as a set of Carbonz DPN. Very satisfied with all.
By Grammie Char on Mar 26, 2015 6 out of 13 found this review helpful
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Bar-Maids - Lo-Lo Body Bar
Love the fragrance 5 out of 5
Gave these to some fellow committee members. They liked the fragrance and the bar. What I like about all the fragrances is that they smell wonderful but are subtle.
By Grammie Char on Dec 31, 2012 3 out of 10 found this review helpful
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Bar-Maids - Lo-Lo Body Bar
Love Lo-Lo Bars 5 out of 5
Bought the Plain Jane for my husband to keep in the car. His hands become dry with the winter weather. He frequently travels to cold, dry areas so this is perfect.
By Grammie Char on Dec 31, 2012 9 out of 19 found this review helpful
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Bar-Maids - Lo-Lo To-Go
Love Lo-Lo Bars 5 out of 5
Bought the Plain Jane for my husband to keep in the car. His hands become dry with the winter weather. He frequently travels to cold, dry areas so this is perfect.
By Grammie Char on Nov 09, 2012 0 out of 6 found this review helpful
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Bar-Maids - Lo-Lo To-Go
Best there is!! 5 out of 5
Love the fragrance but the best thing is the way it works. My hands were so dry being up in dry mountain air. Used this several times during the day. My skin just soaked it up leaving my hands well moisturized without a residue to get on clothes or knitting! I'm buying some as gifts.
By Grammie Char on Nov 08, 2012 3 out of 6 found this review helpful
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Knitting Fever - Flounce Metallic
Flounce yarn ruffle scarf 4 out of 5
Just finished my second scarf with the Flounce red and black yarn. Knitted on size 10 US needles with stitches spaced about every 3/4" - 1", seven cast on stitches. Looks fabulous and ruffles fall nicely. Fully opened the tape of yarn about a yard before knitting and kept doing this the whole skein. First scarf knit on size 7 US needles with spacing the same and nine cast on stitches. The scarf looks too wide and ruffles do not fall nicely.
By Grammie Char on Mar 28, 2012 3 out of 3 found this review helpful
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Crystal Palace - Panda Cotton
So nice to work with 5 out of 5
The feel of this yarn is such a pleasure.  It is smooth, knits quickly.  I'm using it for socks.  Just be careful of splitting the yarn.  Love that this has bamboo and cotton.
By Grammie Char on Jun 15, 2009 No comments on this review yet.
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Lantern Moon - Blonde Wood Sox Stix
An alternative to the Blue Sky 5 out of 5
I purchased these needles because they wood is a light color and I am making black socks.  The 6" length is perfect, the yarn moves along the needles very nicely.  These needles are a huge improvement to bamboo or other wood needles and definitely worth the price.  If there is a negative it is the little bag the needles are packaged in.  It is very cute but not at all protective for the fine needles.  I may just put them in the Blue Sky metal case that my other DPN are in.
By Grammie Char on Jun 15, 2009 2 out of 2 found this review helpful
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Blue Sky Alpacas - Wooden Double Points
Wonderful to work with 5 out of 5
I have always preferred bamboo needles previously for my sock knitting.  Well, after knitting quite a few socks and deciding this is one of my favorite things to make, it was time to have some really good needles so I purchased a set of size "0".  The Blue Sky Double Pointed Needles are wonderful.  The yarn slides very nicely and the needles are sturdy.  The 6" length is my preference for socks.  A great plus is the little metal case they come in for storage.  A negative......one of my needles broke while in my project bag.  Some kind of pressure must have been put on it.  Definitely a risk with size "0".  And the needles only come in dark wood which makes working on dark yarn a big challenge. But I love these needles.
By Grammie Char on Jun 15, 2009 4 out of 4 found this review helpful
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