This little kit is beautifully put together. I love that it is made in the USA and that so much thought was put into it by Lorna Miser and Denise Needles. The fabric is a nice quality and the colors are gorgeous. I love that they coordinated the cord colors with the fabric colors. The needles tips sizes that are provided cover the most used sizes in knitting. The biggest plus for me is how small it folds up. Easy to drop into a knitting bag or travel bag and go. Never need to make an emergency stop for needles when you decide to pick up the yarn that screams at you in a shop while on a trip in order to cast on that project.
I just finished this shrug last night and it is currently blocking. I made it a bit longer in length since I had extra yarn the 36 size takes 3 hanks of Lorna's Laces Bulky w/ plenty of leftovers. Beautiful, can't wait for cooler weather so I can wear it.
This has got to be the cutest needle holder ever! I received mine today from JBW. The color is beautiful, the pockets are perfect - they are sized differently depending on the size needle they are holding (from left to right, they are smaller to bigger), and the middle pocket dividing the case is perfect for a small needle sizer (my needles don't have the sizes marked on them) and the zippered pocket is just the right size to hold stitch markers.
It can't get much better than this! If you knit socks with DPN's, this is a great case for you to keep everyone in one spot and to throw in your knitting bag to take with you. I highly recommend this item. :)
I received my August '07 edition of Lorna's Laces yesterday in the mail. The colors are so beautiful - I can't wait to start a project with this yummy yarn! Looking forward to the next special edition color.
I love this yarn for felting!! I used it to make the felted clutch out of the book, One Skein written by Leigh Radford. I have spent most of the summer making these clutches to give as Christmas presents but I have to admit that this one made with the Lilac Combo will be a keeper for moi. The color verigation turns out beautiful results and the feel of the yarn is fabulous. I will definitely use this one again. Thanks Laura for the recommendation!
My mom and I both purchased the Denise Needle set after seeing it at the Stitches West convention. We both use our needles religiously and have made a variety of projects on them - afghans, sweaters, scarfs. The flexible cables reduce hand and wrist fatigue and the smooth needle tips work extremely well. I'm usually a bamboo needle user for the smooth feeling and these work just as well. Plus, you save money by getting so many needle sizes in both straight and circular styles. I highly recommend these!!