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Forum: General Knitting 05-04-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By RooGirl
So true! My mother-in-law is super great! Once...

So true! My mother-in-law is super great! Once I figure out how to do more complex projects, I'm going to make something special for her!
Forum: General Knitting 05-04-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By RooGirl
Talking I finally figured it out!!

After almost a year of being frustrated because none of my knitting attempts panned out, I can finally do it!!!!!!!

My mother-in-law was visiting and she sat down with me, watched me knit,...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By RooGirl
:knitting: Thanks guys. I'll give it another go...

:knitting: Thanks guys. I'll give it another go and see how it pans out. I'll let you know. Thank you for all of your help!!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By RooGirl
Unfortunately, I unraveled it.. I was just...

Unfortunately, I unraveled it.. I was just watching the video that Amy has up showing how to Purl... I don't think I was doing it correctly.. But, now I'm even more confused.. I might be a hopeless...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By RooGirl
Hmmm.. I'm a fairly new knitter.. maybe I'm not...

Hmmm.. I'm a fairly new knitter.. maybe I'm not purling correctly? Would that do it? I know I'm knitting correctly....
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By RooGirl
It's just a standard knit, purl.

It's just a standard knit, purl.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By RooGirl
Where's the design?!?

Helllllllllp!!!

It seems like every time I try to knit something with a design it never works! For example, I'm knitting the sailboat washcloth and I'm not seeing a sailboat. :hair:

Any...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,665
Posted By RooGirl
Grilled Cheese... Mmmmmmmm. Why is it cheese...

Grilled Cheese... Mmmmmmmm.

Why is it cheese seems to work in any form? :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,052
Posted By RooGirl
I thought the same thing. I read that and...

I thought the same thing. I read that and thought, 'gosh I really hope it was an accident and not someone being a butthead!!'
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,202
Posted By RooGirl
:woohoo: Congratulations -- that's...

:woohoo: Congratulations -- that's amazing![/quote]

thanks jane! :heart: it's a small start, but I really need to lose 45 lbs this year - doctor's orders.
I sense a plateau coming soon tho.
AND, the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,561
Posted By RooGirl
Yeah, that was me.... I've eclipsed myself though...

Yeah, that was me.... I've eclipsed myself though :teehee: I need to buy more because I've realized I didn't get enough of two of the colors for the project I want to do.... Now I have to figure...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,258
Posted By RooGirl
I recently bought Blueberry tea and it's super...

I recently bought Blueberry tea and it's super yummy and wonderful!
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,665
Posted By RooGirl
Still feeling under the weather and all I can...

Still feeling under the weather and all I can think about is how great some extra cheesey mac'n'cheese would taste right now.
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,665
Posted By RooGirl
OT: Favorite Feel-Good Foods

I've been fighting off a cold for about two days now and just sat down with a cup of Blueberry tea and some air-popped popcorn. That got me thinking about comfort food and things that always sound...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-14-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By RooGirl
Thanks! That's what I thought! But you know how...

Thanks! That's what I thought! But you know how it gets once you start to over think things.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-14-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By RooGirl
Perhaps I'm overthinking this...

I'm working on the Reversible Shamrock Dishtowel and on row 33-59 it says" Beginning with Row 27, work pattern rows backwards ending with Row 1"

I understand that you work them 27, 26, 25 etc. But...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By RooGirl
I don't know if Michael's will have the same sale...

I don't know if Michael's will have the same sale in all of their stores or if it varies by regional market.. But, today they had a ton of Lyon Brand yarn for $1 and $2. That triggered the birth of...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By RooGirl
This is how bad I am... I'm going home to...

This is how bad I am... I'm going home to Missouri for 8 days to visit family... I'm thinking about taking two suitcases -and packing them so that I can condense everything down to one- so I can buy...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By RooGirl
You're right, I might be a knitneck!! The worst...

You're right, I might be a knitneck!! The worst part is I keep thinking I should feel guilty for buying so much but I don't!!!! :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By RooGirl
My first stash!!! Eeeek!!!

Ohhhhhh I did a baaaad thing! I went to Michael's for 'one ball of yarn' and I came back with an entire bag of yarn.

So, now that I've started my stash, where are some good places to hide it? ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By RooGirl
that's a really good idea! I may have to try...

that's a really good idea! I may have to try that!
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By RooGirl
If I am using two ends from one skein, I always...

If I am using two ends from one skein, I always unravel it, find my ends, and then rewind it so that my yarn won't knot and tangle.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By RooGirl
It worked!!!!! Thank you all!!!! :muah: ...

It worked!!!!! Thank you all!!!! :muah: :heart: :cheering: :happydance: :hug:
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By RooGirl
I think that may have been the problem!!!! I'm...

I think that may have been the problem!!!! I'm still working on my practice stitches to isolate the issue but that seems to have helped.. maybe I wasn't paying close enough attention to what I was...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By RooGirl
Yes, I'm actually doing the Reversible Shamrock...

Yes, I'm actually doing the Reversible Shamrock Dishtowel from this site. I'm currently trying a few practice stitches to see if I can figure out what I've done wrong..


Any suggestions?
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