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Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By sakura-panda
You could knit a sampler afghan. When I learned...

You could knit a sampler afghan. When I learned to knit, my teacher told me that when she first learned, she bought a book with sample stitches and made squares of each stitch for practice, that she...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-08-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
I've started a new snuggle, but for the most...

I've started a new snuggle, but for the most part, it's just sitting there. I look at it now and then and think I should finish it -- it has about two inches completed. :blush: I took it with me to...
Forum: The Lounge 06-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,407
Posted By sakura-panda
I'm reading that one too! I'm enjoying it very...

I'm reading that one too! I'm enjoying it very much so far. I'm also listening to Drums of Autumn (book 4) in the car but they are far enough apart (and I've read it enough times) that it isn't...
Forum: Charity Knitting 06-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
Yay! I'll start! :knitting: I've lost my...

Yay! I'll start! :knitting:

I've lost my donation tracking spreadsheet; I think I have it on one of my cloud storage sites, but I can't access them from work anymore and can't check to see who has...
Forum: Charity Knitting 06-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
How is everyone doing? Are we ready to start a...

How is everyone doing? Are we ready to start a round of signups for a new blanket? :knitting:
Forum: The Lounge 06-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,407
Posted By sakura-panda
I don't carry one book around; I leave books in...

I don't carry one book around; I leave books in the places I'm most likely to be reading. :blush:

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Forum: Charity Knitting 05-29-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
UPDATE! I am still sitting on Muddy Paws but...

UPDATE!




I am still sitting on Muddy Paws but it should be in the mail tomorrow. :blush:
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-27-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
"Muddy Paws" is ready to go out....

"Muddy Paws" is ready to go out. :)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3717/14096775918_43a1439afa.jpg
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
I bought a skein of yarn yesterday and have...

I bought a skein of yarn yesterday and have paired it up with one out of my stash (I use these blankets as an excuse to buy yarn. :teehee: ) I only have a few rows done; my method of finding the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By sakura-panda
I was at the store yesterday and picked out the...

I was at the store yesterday and picked out the satin binding to use; they weren't on sale and I didn't have a coupon, so I didn't get any, but I was curious about colors.

Mostly, I was picking...
Forum: General Knitting 05-20-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By sakura-panda
Blocking and adding a garter-stitch border sound...

Blocking and adding a garter-stitch border sound like good ideas -- then I can use whatever pattern on the blanket and still have an even and consistent edge to sew on. Thanks!
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By sakura-panda
Knitted Blanket with Satin Edge

I am looking for advice about making a blanket with a satin binding.

All of my children have a version of this blanket; they were bought at JCPenney and were made by Bright Future (which I think...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
Update: No-Name: 1. Janis / Woofens 2. Mary Ann...

Update:

No-Name:
1. Janis / Woofens
2. Mary Ann / salmonmac
3. Katie / satura-panda <-- currently knitting :knitting:
4. Kari / kdodge8
5. Susan / susauehl
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-19-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
I received the TBN ("To Be Named") snuggle this...

I received the TBN ("To Be Named") snuggle this weekend and I can't wait to work on it! It's so pretty! I have a couple of ideas for what color I'm going to use, and when I figure it out, I'll go...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
I sent you a PM. Welcome! :waving: We have one...

I sent you a PM. Welcome! :waving:

We have one blanket going around at the moment that is nearly complete (and three that are MIA :pout:); signups for the next blanket should be starting soon (most...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
Awesome! Glad to have you back. :waving: Mary...

Awesome! Glad to have you back. :waving:

Mary Ann offered to knit two sections on the blanket we have going around -- maybe she can knit just one section and send the blanket to you for the next...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-06-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
Sorry, I haven't been around much. Let's get...

Sorry, I haven't been around much.

Let's get our list of interested knitters. :)

Janis
Susan
Mary Ann
Katie (me :))

Thanks for sticking with us! :thumbsup:
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-24-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
I don't know what has happened to Sunrise Snuggie...

I don't know what has happened to Sunrise Snuggie and Patriotic Pets; I have both PM'd and emailed and not gotten any responses back. It looks like Pumpkin Patch is with Patriotic Pets -- although I...
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By sakura-panda
I used to save all the extra buttons that come...

I used to save all the extra buttons that come with shirts and clothes when you buy them new, but the one time I went looking for an extra button for one of those shirts, I couldn't find it. :doh:...
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,967
Posted By sakura-panda
I'm at work and don't have any recent photos of...

I'm at work and don't have any recent photos of my dog (just one from when he was less than a year old and he really doesn't look anything like that now) but I can share a couple of photos of my...
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,967
Posted By sakura-panda
We recycle our peanut butter jars (that is, we...

We recycle our peanut butter jars (that is, we don't reuse them and basically toss them out) and I'm big on rinsing them out first. It never occurred to me to ask the dog for help! :roflhard:...
Forum: General Knitting 03-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By sakura-panda
Bernat Handicrafter is my favorite "kitchen...

Bernat Handicrafter is my favorite "kitchen cotton" too. :thumbsup: (Although I don't make a lot of dishcloths. I want to, but I don't make more than I need and they seem to last a long time.)
Forum: Pattern Central 03-21-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By sakura-panda
I saw this blanket (in pink) on a stroller when I...

I saw this blanket (in pink) on a stroller when I was out the other day and thought it looked really nice! I want to make one too and was going to suggest it. :) (I have the book it is in and it...
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-12-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,872
Posted By sakura-panda
I have not had any response to PMs or emails. I...

I have not had any response to PMs or emails. I don't know what has happened to them. :pout: :sad:
Forum: The Lounge 03-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By sakura-panda
Did you get it to work? I went into your profile...

Did you get it to work? I went into your profile and I saw your picture (it's very nice!)

Or are you trying to get your picture to show up in the forums? That one is the avatar.

Here are mine:...
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