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hellokitty165
10-30-2006, 05:15 PM
Hi ...

Any milwaukee, Wisconsin knitters here ? Please respond ... :waving: :waving:

nikic
10-30-2006, 05:39 PM
Hi!

I am in Milwaukee!

Niki

hellokitty165
10-30-2006, 07:01 PM
Hi!

I am in Milwaukee!

Niki

Hi Niki,

I am Jasmine from Oak Creek .... :waving: :waving: ...maybe we can arrange a knitting meet-up....

nikic
10-30-2006, 09:27 PM
Sure!

There are some Stitch and Bitches that I know of. Not sure if you'd be interested in that or something else? :shrug:

Loop Yarn Shop (www.loopyarnshop.com) is having one on 11/15. I haven't gone but really wanted to check it out. I think she said they even have wine and snacks! It's from 5-7.

Another idea is Kro-Sha (www.kro-sha.com). I'm not sure when their open knits are, but I think it's every Wednesday.

I don't know of any others that would be close to you though.

Hope to hear from you soon!

hellokitty165
10-30-2006, 10:08 PM
Sure!

There are some Stitch and Bitches that I know of. Not sure if you'd be interested in that or something else? :shrug:

Loop Yarn Shop (www.loopyarnshop.com) is having one on 11/15. I haven't gone but really wanted to check it out. I think she said they even have wine and snacks! It's from 5-7.

Another idea is Kro-Sha (www.kro-sha.com). I'm not sure when their open knits are, but I think it's every Wednesday.

I don't know of any others that would be close to you though.

Hope to hear from you soon!

Where are you located ??? i went to the loop yarn shop b4 and never attend their meeting yet... did you knit at home or you have your own knitting gang ???

nikic
10-31-2006, 10:22 AM
Where are you located ??? i went to the loop yarn shop b4 and never attend their meeting yet... did you knit at home or you have your own knitting gang ???

I live in Wauwatosa. I don't have a knitting gang. I wish I did! I started with my friend but she developed a tendon problem in her wrist and had to quit. I guess it's pretty bad.

I've never been to the Loop one, but I did go to the Kro-Sha one a while ago.

hellokitty165
10-31-2006, 10:38 AM
Hi Nikic,

sorry about your g/friend's wrist... i got carpal tunnel and still knitting...taking it easy though... maybe we can be knitting buddy... we can correspond here and maybe meet next time when we got a chance...what do you think ??? Are you a housewife with kids or do you work full-time ??? i am married and no kids...and i am a full time housewife...let me know what you think ...no pressure though

Jasmine

nikic
10-31-2006, 05:12 PM
Hi Nikic,

sorry about your g/friend's wrist... i got carpal tunnel and still knitting...taking it easy though... maybe we can be knitting buddy... we can correspond here and maybe meet next time when we got a chance...what do you think ??? Are you a housewife with kids or do you work full-time ??? i am married and no kids...and i am a full time housewife...let me know what you think ...no pressure though

Jasmine

That sounds like fun!

I work full time (9-5) and don't have kids. I just got married last month.

I'm free on nights and weekends.

hellokitty165
10-31-2006, 05:46 PM
Hi Niki,

Congratulations on your wedding :cheering: :balloons: :present: :woot:

which stores did u go to ? i had been to Rhuma, the yarn house in elm grove, loop store , ...

i m currently knitting this with size 10 cotton yarn at row 51

http://aww.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=26738

are you working on something now ???

nikic
11-01-2006, 11:13 AM
Thank you!

That shawl is stunning! :shock: Do you do a lot of lace knitting? Is it for a gift or for yourself? It is so pretty.

I'm working on a few things right now... socks, Clapotis, French Market Bag, Voodoo Wristwarmers, and Branching Out.

As far as stores go, I've been to Loop and Knit Wit in Bayview, Kro-sha, and one in Cedarburg but I can't remember the name.

Do you have a blog? How long have you been knitting?

Niki

hellokitty165
11-01-2006, 11:23 AM
good morning Niki !

I have not decide yet to keep it myself or as a gift... will have to see after blocking....

Boy, you are busy !!!!! branching out and french market bag ...i almost wanted to knit them ...but my list is like toilet paper long... that is why i never have a blog...it would be no time to knit.... :doh:

you should visit the yarn house...alot of stuff in a small house... people there are nice too...hmmm i had been knitting and crochet since 18... extensive knitting start when i m 21 onwards.. did you see the Vogue holiday knitting magazine yet....alot of stuff i want to knit !!!!

you should sign what for Joann fabric coupons i got mine 40% discount all the time... i use that to buy magazine (if there is one that caught my eye) and alot of knitting gear... that is a lot of savings !!! how about pick one project that we can work on ??? anything in mind let me know...have a great day

Jasmine

nikic
11-01-2006, 12:46 PM
That's a great idea! Do you have any projects in mind? I have a skein of Kid Silk Haze if you want to do something with lace.

Thanks for the tip about Joann's. I would have never thought to do that. Vogue Knitting is great this year. I especially like that white Christmas stocking but it looks so complicated.

So the Yarn House, according to Mapquest, is only 2 miles away from where I work! I had no idea I was so close to a yarn store. You made my day! :woot:

hellokitty165
11-01-2006, 06:38 PM
That's a great idea! Do you have any projects in mind? I have a skein of Kid Silk Haze if you want to do something with lace.

Thanks for the tip about Joann's. I would have never thought to do that. Vogue Knitting is great this year. I especially like that white Christmas stocking but it looks so complicated.

So the Yarn House, according to Mapquest, is only 2 miles away from where I work! I had no idea I was so close to a yarn store. You made my day! :woot:

Hi Niki,

Ha ha ... you are close to the yarn house !!! :cheering: :happydance: :clink:

yes must sign up with Joanns... they will send you 40% coupon twice a month... yah ...

ya let's knit something lacy ..... i am waiting for knitpicks yarn to arrive tomorrow.... i bought alpaca yarn ...i cannot wait... did you know about knitpicks ??? www.knitpicks.com got the best needles in the world... and cheap yarn too!!! free shipping when you purchase $40.... i love to knit a shawl... are you game to knit with me... it will be delightful to knit along with you...

How about this shawl ????

http://www.canadianliving.com/CanadianLiving/client/en/Crafts/DetailNews.asp?idNews=3849&pg=5&idSM=307

You can pick some that you like to knit ... i am game .... give me your suggestion ....

have a great day

nikic
11-02-2006, 10:43 AM
Good Morning,

I love Knitpicks! What alpaca did you get? I just got their needles and love them.

That's a beautiful shawl! I'm not sure if I could do something like that. I've only been knitting about 6 months. The only lace I've done is Branching Out and I'm struggling with that! :help:

Would you be interested in something like these? Or would they be boring for you?
Sweet Somethings (http://www.interweave.com/knit/projects/gloves.asp) There are some cute, lace wraps and shawls there. Another idea would be Cozy? (http://www.interweave.com/knit/projects/gloves.asp)

Talk to you soon!
Niki

hellokitty165
11-02-2006, 12:06 PM
Good Morning Niki,

We can knit along when you are comfortable... or when you finished some of your projects... I will be going to Singapore Nov 05 (see my parents) then to Maldives (for holidays) and will be back on dec 08... so we got plenty of time to start the knit-along together....

you got to show me your work...here is some of my work

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19387&highlight=

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18723&highlight=

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18710&highlight=

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17718&highlight=

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17721&highlight=

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17500&highlight=

Oh boy hopefully i wont crash the pc .... fully loaded !!!

we can continue to search the pattern and we can decide when to start the knit-along....i do not want to scare you off.... haha ... let me know what you think...have a great day and dun forget to check yarn house out ... I bought alpaca cloud (100% baby alpaca) very fine and it soft to knit lace....i m getting more needles when i come home in dec...got too many all hanging on my current projects !!!

i love their cables...so soft and bendable... i would like to try the magic loop one of these days... it seem fun... okie ...will talk to you soon

love, Jasmine

nikic
11-02-2006, 04:23 PM
Your work is beautiful! You are very talented! I will have send you a link to some of my projects.

Have you knit with the Alpaca cloud yet? I have one skein but haven't tried it yet. What are you planning to make with it?

Your trip sounds like so much fun! Is Singapore where you're originally from? It must be so nice to go someplace warm, too. Especially since it's snowing today! :grrr: Have you been to Maldives before? It looks like heaven! We'll have to get together when you get back for sure.

Your idea of a lacy shawl is wonderful. Maybe we could start off with something a bit simpler and then move on to something more advanced for the next project? What do you think?

Tonight I'm taking a intro beading class with a friend. I'm hoping I can get out of work early enough to visit that yarn shop.

Have a good night!

hellokitty165
11-03-2006, 10:46 AM
Hi Niki,

Thank you for your compliment :oops: ...it took me many years of research and hard work to figure all those stitches out... internet is the best learner ..

I am unwinding the yarn right now into the ball ...i am using them to knit my next lacy shawl ...cos they are feather weight and warm...so it nice to make them into lacy shawl or bigger scarf

Yes i was born in Singapore ...yup every nice there sunny every day ha ha yup snow abit yesterday... i cannot wait to get out of these weather ...my skin is so dry and cracked this weather sure use alot of lotion and cream ..;) Maldives is my first visit ... it going to be a fantastic trip for us ... laying in the sun and relax for my husband ....and knitting in the sun for me :cheering:

Sure.. we can do that ... we can start with easy lace then move up and up for the complicated ones... alway tell yourself if someone can write the pattern and knit it...so can we !

Oh beading class sounds fun ! One of these days i would like to do beading knitting... it would be so classy on lace project too....

yes we could meet up and knit together ... i cannot wait !!! maybe we can start a knit along buddies .. what do you think ?

i am so glad that i found you as my knitting buddy..and we are so close to each other . :happydance:

you had a good day at work and have fun in your beading class...yes go to the yarn house :thumbsup: :woot:

love, Jasmine
Have a good night![/quote]

nikic
11-03-2006, 03:54 PM
I sent you a PM!

hapagirl
11-06-2006, 06:21 PM
Milwaukee rox!! I'm in Brookfield :)

hellokitty165
12-01-2006, 02:51 AM
Milwaukee rox!! I'm in Brookfield :)

Hi Hapagirl..

How are you ... what project u r working on ???

Hildegard_von_Knittin
12-01-2006, 12:43 PM
You know, we might have to have a merger meeting with the WI and IL people sometime.....

Ellen Johnson
12-13-2006, 10:49 PM
Hi, I live in New Berlin and I'm starting up a craft group in January. It will meet every Thursday 6:30 to 8pm at Panera, 15040 Greenfield Ave.

yeakeyk
01-04-2007, 01:08 PM
Hello, I am a new knitter in Milwaukee! I fell in love! I am working on my first sockeete stich dog sweater! Nice to see Milwaukee on the site! :muah:

want_2_learn_2_knit
02-24-2007, 10:27 PM
I am from Waukesha. I am just learning how to knit right now.

Nicole

sinistral_needler
09-02-2007, 09:57 PM
Hello fellow WI'ers. It is nice to see that there have been some people on here that have been in my neck of the woods, Appleton.

efooey
09-02-2007, 10:24 PM
Hey! I'm in mke too!

Any good yarn shops on the south side? I'm so bummed about the loop moving and would like to find a nice shop on this side of town!

E

KathleenG
09-11-2007, 01:53 PM
Hi,
i'm also in Mke. Don't know of any shops in Mke. There used to be one on KK in Bay View, but it closed.
Kathleen

emmaknits
11-07-2007, 02:52 PM
:) Hello!
I'm in Kenosha, at Carthage college.There is a hobby lobby here (well, technically it's racine I guess!)and they have a pretty nice selection of yarn, not too expensive...perfect for a fairly low budget!