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Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,425
Posted By gardenia
Lindsey, These are historical mysteries you...

Lindsey,

These are historical mysteries you could listen to with kids in the room:

Anne Perry, the Thomas Pitt Series (set in Victorian England -- good mysteries).

Fiona Buckley, Ursula Blanchard...
Forum: General Knitting 06-30-2005, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,358
Posted By gardenia
Amen to that! I think I need to go lie down... ...

Amen to that! I think I need to go lie down... Phew.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By gardenia
Oops, I just noticed your question. The pattern...

Oops, I just noticed your question. The pattern is in a Lana Grossa pattern book, Filati 29 (what does it mean? heck if I know!). I bought it at my LYS for about $10. It is probably available on...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2005, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By gardenia
So how DO you know where to increase? ...

So how DO you know where to increase? :oops:[/quote]
Well, Nuno, I am math-impaired, so this took me ages to figure out! I looked in several books, and many had a section about increasing "evenly...
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,412
Posted By gardenia
Amy, how did you find your naturopath? (sp?) I...

Amy, how did you find your naturopath? (sp?) I have lost 99% of any faith I ever had in mainstream medicine, but I don't know where else to turn. :??

Thanks,

gardenia
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2005, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By gardenia
Vic, it worked perfectly! Well, after the 3rd or...

Vic, it worked perfectly! Well, after the 3rd or 4th try. :rollseyes: The pattern was the most advanced I've tried so far; it didn't say exactly where to increase, just "increase 18 stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-18-2005, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By gardenia
Update: over on the Knitters Review forum, 2...

Update: over on the Knitters Review forum, 2 people suggested doing the increases on the last wrong side (purl) row of the lace pattern, before I switch to the k2p2 ribbing. Makes sense to me, so...
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2005, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,625
Posted By gardenia
Wow, Silver, that's awesome! Just watching that...

Wow, Silver, that's awesome! Just watching that show makes me scared. Just call me CHICKEN! :shock:
Forum: How-to Questions 06-17-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By gardenia
Thanks Ingrid. So, would my increase row be...

Thanks Ingrid. So, would my increase row be plain stockinette stitch? That's the part I don't get.

The directions aren't specific at all. I'll have to run downstairs and get them to post that...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-17-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By gardenia
increasing in pattern stitches??

OK, I'm really confused. I'm knitting a lovely tank top (http://www.knitty-noddy.com/images/stories/knittynoddy/lg-filati29/model36-37-binario-lg.jpg)that has a pretty, simple lace pattern at the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,639
Posted By gardenia
Wow, the fixed shoulder looks great. I feel your...

Wow, the fixed shoulder looks great. I feel your pain about the tank tops. My pink one is still sitting in a heap until I calm down enough to think about it again. Moving on to another. If that...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By gardenia
You might like them. I bought mine for 40% off...

You might like them. I bought mine for 40% off at Michaels. I have to admit that when I opened the package, I thought they looked very cheap and maybe I had made a mistake. However, I love working...
Forum: General Knitting 06-08-2005, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,862
Posted By gardenia
Sadler's a Virginia boy, you know. Just down the...

Sadler's a Virginia boy, you know. Just down the road...well, OK, a couple of hours down the road. 8-) I've been to a truck stop in Emporia that his family apparently owns. It had a life-size...
Forum: General Knitting 06-08-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,862
Posted By gardenia
The Edge? As in WWE's Edge? :??[/quote] I'm...

The Edge? As in WWE's Edge? :??[/quote]

I'm thinking she's a U2 fan, and she means the guitar player. Here he is (http://www.u2.com/gallery/46664Concert/gallery_46664_edge.jpg)in beanie-wearing...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-07-2005, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,781
Posted By gardenia
:rofling:

:rofling:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-06-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 25,732
Posted By gardenia
No, it's not too late! Glad to have you! ...

No, it's not too late! Glad to have you! :waving:
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,862
Posted By gardenia
Definitely Russell Crowe. :inlove:

Definitely Russell Crowe. :inlove:
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2005, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,130
Posted By gardenia
Trying not to hi-jack the post, but I have to...

Trying not to hi-jack the post, but I have to say, yay for the library! :cheering: Of course I'm biased, but it always makes me happy to see how many knitters are getting good use out of their...
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By gardenia
:shock: Wow, do you think that's real???? Geez. ...

:shock: Wow, do you think that's real???? Geez.

:roflhard:
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2005, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,130
Posted By gardenia
I haven't been knitting long enough to have a...

I haven't been knitting long enough to have a favorite designer, but I love the Elsebeth Lavold designs and plan to try some. I don't even remember where I first saw these, but I especially love the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-03-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 25,732
Posted By gardenia
Ooooooo...very pretty, Sarah. :cheering: What...

Ooooooo...very pretty, Sarah. :cheering:

What pattern is it? The yarn is very pretty, too.

I need to get moving...summer will be over before I finish a tank. :frog:
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2005, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,065
Posted By gardenia
Hildie, The gauge given in the pattern (which is...

Hildie,

The gauge given in the pattern (which is Italian) is in the pattern stitch. I have a couple of books that mention stretching the swatch (as Vicki's pattern did), but it is hard to know how...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,065
Posted By gardenia
measure gauge in 2x2 rib?

Hi all,

OK, I'm getting ready to start another tank and I'm confused. How do you measure the gauge swatch if it is knitted in 2x2 rib stitch? That normally gathers in, so do you stretch it out...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-31-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 25,732
Posted By gardenia
Mer and Knitqueen, your tanks look great. ...

Mer and Knitqueen, your tanks look great. :thumbsup:

Nuno, what's up with yours? I'm starting all over. :doh:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-29-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 25,732
Posted By gardenia
Thanks Kelly! We needed that! :cheering: OK,...

Thanks Kelly! We needed that! :cheering:

OK, so I'm starting a new tank (http://www.knitty-noddy.com/images/stories/knittynoddy/lg-filati29/model36-37-binario-lg.jpg) while my other tank is in...
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