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Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By TEMA
Thanks so much for the info, Jan. I'm going to...

Thanks so much for the info, Jan. I'm going to look up both those that you offered. It would be worth it to me to buy the book, magazine or whatever to get these patterns. I love to make socks and...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By TEMA
No... short and simple but that's the answer to...

No... short and simple but that's the answer to your question... :)
I've already asked him to do so but he's sooo much more comfortable with just the socks on... Gotta love the man!
TEMA
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By TEMA
I'm always giving my acrylic knit sweaters...

I'm always giving my acrylic knit sweaters haircuts. I find that they start to pill quite fast (not that I'm using any good acrylic or anything) but I don't think it will pill forever. If memory...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By TEMA
Hubby's socks....?

I've been knitting my darling husband socks since I learned to knit socks again.
He has really big feet and I sometimes absolutely dread starting another pair for him. It takes me a while to knit...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By TEMA
Thanks

Hi All,
Thanks for all the help; I was feeling totally confused by the whole thing...
What I've done now is I've bot my yarn online from KnitPicks and am now waiting for it's arrival. I will knit a...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By TEMA
I suppose I am worried about using something that...

I suppose I am worried about using something that is not recommended in the pattern and it turning out larger than I need. I have been looking for dk yarn... so far, not much to be seen in either...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By TEMA
WoW! Love them all! Nice work! TEMA:thumbsup:

WoW! Love them all! Nice work!
TEMA:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By TEMA
Those are cute! TEMA:thumbsup:

Those are cute!
TEMA:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,711
Posted By TEMA
Glad you stuck it out, David... well worth...

Glad you stuck it out, David... well worth it.
TEMA:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By TEMA
It's totally beautiful! TEMA :thumbsup:

It's totally beautiful!
TEMA :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By TEMA
But a regular bowl works just as well... I know...

But a regular bowl works just as well... I know because my kitchen shelves are missing 2 bowls right now. They are sedately sitting beside my recliner where I do most of my knitting and they hold my...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By TEMA
Looking for yarn...?

I found a stunning pullover sweater online, Knitting Pure and Simple.
It's a top down Trapeze Pullover and it seems to have the drape I'm looking for.
It says to buy dk or very light worsted...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By TEMA
Nonny..

Hi Nonny,
Thank yu for your imput into this discussion. I will keep this book in mind for another time...
I can't believe how much it cost me to have a book delivered to Canada... :)
TEMA
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By TEMA
GrumpyGramma

I have 5 grandchildren and two step-grandchildren and all but 1 have autism... this boy is a step-grandson.
That's 2 girls and 3 boys with autism.
I'm always looking for things I can do with them....
Forum: General Knitting 12-01-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By TEMA
Thank you!

I tried the books you suggested and they were not quite right but they lead me to other books that were! Hurrah!
I bot a lovely book that includes needles and one skein of yarn and it's full of...
Forum: General Knitting 12-01-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By TEMA
Teenage Grandson....

My teenage grandson is wanting to learn how to knit. He knows how to cast on, bind off, knit and purl but he has never followed a pattern.
I would like to get him a book on how to do basic...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-22-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,006
Posted By TEMA
I love them too and obviously your son does...

I love them too and obviously your son does too...:)
Nice when they can't wait to wear something that you put your heart into... :yay:
TEMA
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-22-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By TEMA
The 'easy' Fair Isle sweater is wonderful......

The 'easy' Fair Isle sweater is wonderful... looks so well knit and the colours are beautiful. The idea of using only a bit of the Fair Isle pattern on a sweater is a really good one and one I think...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By TEMA
Totally agree with everything that's been said...

Totally agree with everything that's been said about this lovely piece so far.
It's just precious and I can see the young lady in question enjoying wearing it so much!
How lucky she is to have such a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-22-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By TEMA
Thank you very much for posting such nice things....

Thank you very much for posting such nice things. I'm so glad you all liked it! Red is not a colour I've knit much of before... but I think that's about to change.
Love the feel of this cowl... so...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-21-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By TEMA
Yarn Bombing is a totally fantastic way to bring...

Yarn Bombing is a totally fantastic way to bring art and knitting to the public eye. Love it all.. can't believe that someone could do all this before anyone even knows it's happened.
Would love to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-21-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By TEMA
Oh gosh, this is beautiful! Love the stunning...

Oh gosh, this is beautiful! Love the stunning blue colour, not to mention the stunning lacy pattern... wonderful!
TEMA:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-21-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By TEMA
I have to admit that the monkey in the commercial...

I have to admit that the monkey in the commercial is awful cute. Love the rainbow colours...
Loved Carmen Banana too... so cute and dashing! :)
TEMA:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-21-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,000
Posted By TEMA
Absolutely love the little heart pockets...! The...

Absolutely love the little heart pockets...!
The sweater is totally adorable... YOur little great granddaughter will be delighted to show it off!
TEMA:knitting:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-21-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,138
Posted By TEMA
Sometimes you just have to take a break from...

Sometimes you just have to take a break from doing large knitted things to doing smaller ones... instant gratification is good for the soul... not to mention the stash! :)
Love the dishcloth and the...
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