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Forum: Charity Knitting 12-11-2009, 01:00 AM
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Hi all.. Just checking in to let you know I've...

Hi all.. Just checking in to let you know I've sent "Lovely" on its way to Missyjoon. Here's a pic for...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-27-2009, 10:40 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Bah. I took a closer look at what I'd done and...

Bah. I took a closer look at what I'd done and couldn't see where the pattern was coming out at all. It turned out I was knitting it wrong! For the Left Twist I was putting the needle into the...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-27-2009, 12:29 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
What a nice note! :grphug: I need some...

What a nice note! :grphug:

I need some advice.

This pattern I'm trying to use (http://www.knittingonthenet.com/stitches/doublelattice.htm) is turning out kind of hole-y. ...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-26-2009, 01:16 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Good news! We have received "lovely!" Bad...

Good news! We have received "lovely!"

Bad news! In a fit of enthusiasm (and also in an effort to finish early so my daughter can have a little extra time on her part of it) I started on it. I...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2009, 04:28 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
I would rather do a whole sock out of Kitchener...

I would rather do a whole sock out of Kitchener than sew in the loose ends! Who knows why??

Anyway. I had two revelations that set me on the proper path for Kitchener. YMMV.

1. The instructions...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-17-2009, 11:44 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Welcome home lucky!! :happydance: For me? ...

Welcome home lucky!! :happydance:


For me? Par for the course. I'd be surprised if I WASN'T replaced. :cool:


Maybe not the best description. But... slippery feeling.. in a goopy kind of...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-13-2009, 05:00 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Cute kitty julie! Well if I had ever brought...

Cute kitty julie!


Well if I had ever brought five friends home for dinner on 24 hours notice, I would have taken whatever my mom offered to fix. :eyebrow:

At any rate. I am about 1/2 inch away...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-08-2009, 05:20 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Nice sock, Julie.. I hope you find your...

Nice sock, Julie.. I hope you find your kitty!

As I type this we're waiting for a friend to drop off her Cockatiel. We often bird-sit for each other on vacations since their bird and one of ours...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-06-2009, 10:46 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
They're supposed to be gray ... I hope it's the...

They're supposed to be gray ... I hope it's the combination of camera + computer + monitor and not my eyes! :cool: The pattern is "Braided Cable with Garter Rib" from Sensational Socks by Charlene...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-06-2009, 12:17 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Haven't I been threatening to post pics?? Well,...

Haven't I been threatening to post pics?? Well, here we are.

I finished this one back in umm.. I forget. March I think? This is the Online...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-05-2009, 05:47 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
I'd recommend finding the model # of your washer...

I'd recommend finding the model # of your washer (you may need to hunt around a little bit, but there's usually a metal plate or something with that information on it in back) and google for it. ...
Forum: General Knitting 08-04-2009, 05:05 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
I have never seen or tried them, but Brother...

I have never seen or tried them, but Brother makes a label tape that you can iron on. It works with their P-Touch label printers. You can buy the printers for $15 on up to a couple hundred...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-04-2009, 04:09 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
I'll check it out.. though not really knee socks...

I'll check it out.. though not really knee socks so much as mid-calf. The socks I've knitted (as well as most store-bought ones) hit right at the bottom of my calf, and they just seem doomed to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-01-2009, 12:42 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
I once got a test back with a rather obvious food...

I once got a test back with a rather obvious food stain on it. When I mentioned it, the professor apologized & said he'd been grading while eating dinner at a restaurant down the street from campus....
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-31-2009, 10:32 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
All the blankets look great! I'm glad you liked...

All the blankets look great!

I'm glad you liked the border... I used this biscuit edging (http://www.halfknits.com/biscuit-edge-pattern.htm).
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-06-2009, 11:23 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
We're off to the beach for a few days! I was...

We're off to the beach for a few days! I was determined to finish It's A Boy and mail it off before we left, if it killed me. And, here it is, on it's way to...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-10-2009, 10:36 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Confused about purl descreases (p2tog, ssp, etc.)

I'm doing calf decreases for a pair of cabled socks. The decreases will be in the purl panel between the cables. But I'm confused about which decrease to use on which side to get the decreases in...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-09-2009, 04:31 PM
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Views: 162,469
Posted By SteveDallas
I hope everybody is well! I haven't been...

I hope everybody is well! I haven't been checking in here very much lately. But I just wanted to let you know that I did receive "It's A Boy" a few days back. I'll be starting the last section &...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-25-2009, 01:56 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Calf shaping for socks

With four pairs of socks under my belt (or shoes?) I'm now mostly comfortable with the basic process. The one problem Iím having is that they have a tendency to sag a bit. Iíve been reading some...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-27-2009, 01:21 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Chris, maybe we'd better rethink our strategy...

Chris, maybe we'd better rethink our strategy (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1156853/Ninety-fast-lane-Pensioner-mobility-scooter-takes-wrong-turn-busy-dual-carriageway.html) . . . .

I am...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-25-2009, 05:22 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Yaaay Lieke! "I don't understand why you're...

Yaaay Lieke!


"I don't understand why you're going through so many replacement wheels... this is the third set this month. And the batteries usually last longer than this too . . ."
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-21-2009, 12:55 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Yayyy for the blanket delivery!!! (I'm not...

Yayyy for the blanket delivery!!! (I'm not posting much at the moment, but I'm still here.)
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-21-2009, 12:52 AM
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Posted By SteveDallas
Well I've been MIA for quite a while.... I have...

Well I've been MIA for quite a while.... I have been floating around a bit!


Sorta kinda... I like the idea behind it. But I haven't gotten myself in gear to get really into it. I do have a...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-20-2009, 01:18 PM
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Views: 162,469
Posted By SteveDallas
Thank you.... I just noticed my blown up piece...

Thank you.... I just noticed my blown up piece shows a part where I did an extra scallop in "violation" of the pattern. I'll try not to lose sleep over it. :teehee:
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-19-2009, 11:21 PM
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Posted By SteveDallas
I'm done with Preemie Pastel rainbow and it's...

I'm done with Preemie Pastel rainbow and it's ready to go to Spikey. I figured since all the colors of the rainbow combine to make white... I should do the border in white. I used this pattern...
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