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Forum: The Lounge 07-04-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
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US school teacher here.. teaching in a foreign...

US school teacher here.. teaching in a foreign country (Germany) my students are the children of the US military-- and we have very specific computer use guidelines. I'm surprised that she is able...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-20-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Ahhh, he's a cutie! I love the colors you used. ...

Ahhh, he's a cutie! I love the colors you used. Wasn't he a fun knit?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-18-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
No, as much as I would love to give them...

No, as much as I would love to give them monkeys.. (they were on the trip to Bali w/ me last year when we went to the monkey jungle and a couple of monkeys jumped up on me) but, there is no way.....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-17-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
Thanks! I got an email from my friend and she...

Thanks! I got an email from my friend and she loved her green monkey!

Now, I want to make another one-- but, I need to knit a couple of birthday gifts for some June birthdays first.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-17-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
Are you knitting it in the round? I hope so-- it...

Are you knitting it in the round? I hope so-- it will go together faster!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-10-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
No, it's not hard to knit monkeys. The pattern...

No, it's not hard to knit monkeys. The pattern (Mr. Dangly- do a search on the Internet- or if you are in Ravelry.. you can do a pattern search for it there) has directions for knitting him flat.....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-10-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,236
Nice sweater and colors... I have some yarn that...

Nice sweater and colors... I have some yarn that might work for a sweater like this... (looks just like the yarn in your photo- but, of course another brand- since, I bought it overseas.. and there...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-10-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,138
Meet the 'green' monkey aka.. Mr. Dangles

I 'sort of' used the Mr. Dangly pattern -- but, I did make a lot of modifications.. I knit it in the round/etc.

It is for a best friend's birthday.. we're both teachers and have always joked that...
Forum: General Knitting 05-10-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,097
Not at all. I'm an art teacher grades K-5th. I...

Not at all. I'm an art teacher grades K-5th. I teach 700 children per week and each art session is only 40 minutes long. I am constantly walking around teaching/ helping and/or monitoring the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Thanks for responding... It makes me wish I could...

Thanks for responding... It makes me wish I could have been there to see it happen. It looked like everyone was having so much fun.
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Dancing... = smiling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UE3CNu_rtY
Forum: The Lounge 03-26-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
:roflhard: thanks.. and IF I"D ONLY KNOWN.. I...

:roflhard: thanks.. and IF I"D ONLY KNOWN.. I could have parked anywhere I wanted without my little blue 'timer thingy' that you have to put on your dashboard here w/ the time you arrived at the...
Forum: The Lounge 03-26-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,959
Maybe when these things were first introduced to...

Maybe when these things were first introduced to consumers say like 65 years ago? (how old are they anyway?) That they did print all sorts of little ads in newspapers and magazines.. showing how...
Forum: The Lounge 03-26-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,863
I hope you feel better soon--- and do drink lots...

I hope you feel better soon--- and do drink lots of water.. (It can't hurt, right?) :D

Anyway, I have the asthma stuff too ... I'm currently living in a foreign country.. (as an American) so, I...
Forum: The Lounge 03-26-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Finally connected to the Internet again

AND.. have posted a new blog entry.. (I could only type up a few words here and there- no photos of course) at the local public library... for the past several months.

So, it was so nice to finally...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-25-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,919
:roflhard: Hi, I'm an American living/working in...

:roflhard: Hi,
I'm an American living/working in the Bavarian region in Germany. I finally found a wonderful yarn shop in Nuremberg-- about an hour's train ride away. I'm not sure if there is...
Forum: General Knitting 01-07-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Exactly... why I wanted to see if someone could...

Exactly... why I wanted to see if someone could mail it to me ... they are probably 1/2 price now in the stores- but, not if you mail order one.. (and some darn places don't send things to APO...
Forum: The Lounge 01-06-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,522
I'm so sorry-- I had no idea any of this was...

I'm so sorry-- I had no idea any of this was going on-- my home INTERNET isn't working now... grrr so, I've been out of the loop 'internet wise'... My work computer has limitations at best... they...
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Knitting calendar in a box?

Does anyone have this for sale where they live? (I'm sure that they are marked down by now?) In case you don't know, I'm a school teacher (teaching the children of the military) in Germany and we...
Forum: Charity Knitting 12-23-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,947
Does anyone know the actual mailing address that...

Does anyone know the actual mailing address that I can use to mail the hats that I knitted?

Currently, I can only use the public library and you can't download anything on their computers.....
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-29-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 56,262
Yeah... she got my 'one little sock' that I...

Yeah... she got my 'one little sock' that I knitted.. since, I'm sure that I was the APO letter from Germany w/ a sock in it.. However, I'm not a soldier... instead I'm a school teacher teaching...
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2008, 02:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,658
Mason... I think of your truck driving every...

Mason... I think of your truck driving every morning and evening.. when I am behind the German big rigs...

Why? By law they are allowed the top speed of 40mph. (of course, they follow the KPH...
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,658
I think I'll go home and hug my yarn stash... I...

I think I'll go home and hug my yarn stash... I no longer feel guilty for having 'so much yarn.'... (hey, I live overseas.. and many foreign lands haven't had yarn to buy -- or at least NOT in my...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-19-2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 56,262
Yeah.. my 'one' little sock all decked out in a...

Yeah.. my 'one' little sock all decked out in a bow got mailed yesterday.

In case you didn't know, I wanted you all to know.. that I am a teacher on a USA Army Post in Germany... many of my...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-18-2008, 05:02 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 56,262
I'm ready to mail my 'lone' little sock.. and now...

I'm ready to mail my 'lone' little sock.. and now I can't find the address to mail them directly to the person who will be packing them all up to send out.

Can someone send it to me please? Thanks!
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