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Forum: General Knitting 08-31-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By countingsheep
My solution to this problem might not work for...

My solution to this problem might not work for everyone. DH has large feet and I did run out of yarn - I had split the skein in half by weight - right near the toes. I simply used the same yarn in...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-15-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 184,070
Posted By countingsheep
I made socks out of Hempathy which is a Lavold...

I made socks out of Hempathy which is a Lavold yarn - hemp/cotton blend. It's a bit splitty when you knit with it but... :heart: it is so lovely after being washed! DH adores the socks and...
Forum: General Knitting 08-12-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 39,192
Posted By countingsheep
Um... I don't think that they practice "catch and...

Um... I don't think that they practice "catch and release" with yarn. :wink:

The pictures ( :pout: few that there are) and just wonderful ( :pout: if only there were more) and it sounds like...
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,959
Posted By countingsheep
:cheering: I can come play! :cheering: So...

:cheering: I can come play! :cheering:

So Thrs 3rd @ 4:30? Is there parking or is it "grab what you can find"? :oops: It's been a while since I've been to that area.

I am most excited and...
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,959
Posted By countingsheep
:oops: As soon as DH gets home and I can talk...

:oops: As soon as DH gets home and I can talk with him, I will be able to say yes or no. I just need to make sure he's in town but I'm fairly certain it will be no problem. :oo: This is an open...
Forum: General Knitting 07-19-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,044
Posted By countingsheep
:shock: That is just so wrong. :verysad: In...

:shock: That is just so wrong. :verysad: In my pre-kid days I spent a great deal of time in that area and just love it.

I told my DH about the new store and he said, "So when are you going...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,044
Posted By countingsheep
:shock: Oh my! Many, many thanks for the info...

:shock: Oh my! Many, many thanks for the info about a new LYS! :happydance: I had been sticking to Whole 9 Yards as I just love that shop but... I am always open to new stores! ;) I'm up in...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,389
Posted By countingsheep
You might want to check out the Land 'O Lakes web...

You might want to check out the Land 'O Lakes web site. I have used SO many of their recipes and have never, ever had one turn out bad. Honestly, my stuff looks just like the photos and that NEVER...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By countingsheep
My DH does a great deal of e-bay stuff and has...

My DH does a great deal of e-bay stuff and has met some wonderful people. I think that most people are honest but, as with any industry, there are people doing things that are shady. I will...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By countingsheep
Stolen yarn in metro Atlanta

I was watching the news this evening and was surprised by a story about yarn. Seeing the story I was both horrified and quite angry.

Apparently, 2 women in metro Atlanta have been arrested for...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By countingsheep
:shock: Confession time: I just purchased 10...

:shock: Confession time: I just purchased 10 balls of Hempathy today. 8 in Turquoise which is actually a bit muted and very pretty and 2 in Desert Sand.

It's sooooo nice and I'll let you know how...
Forum: General Knitting 05-15-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,125
Posted By countingsheep
:shock: Thanks for the heads up on that. I...

:shock: Thanks for the heads up on that. I have kinda avoided LB after the whole "Homespun fiasco" where the yarn changed colors in the middle of a skein. I'm not a snob but when it happens 3x...
Forum: General Knitting 05-14-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,617
Posted By countingsheep
:cheering: :cheering: Congrats on that Wide...

:cheering: :cheering: Congrats on that Wide Glide! And you are just too awesome wanting to knit something for DH and his new toy!

DH rides a Heritage Springer and I ride a V-Rod and it's been the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-14-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,617
Posted By countingsheep
:oops: Now I cannot imagine that any of you are...

:oops: Now I cannot imagine that any of you are going to "mass produce" any of your knitted items so it's probably not an issue but...

Harley Davidson Motor Co. plays hardball with their logo and...
Forum: General Knitting 05-14-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By countingsheep
:oo: Not to stick up for the USPS too much or...

:oo: Not to stick up for the USPS too much or anything but... we actually have one of the best postal services in the world and the most affordable.

We have relatives overseas and ship things to...
Forum: General Knitting 05-13-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,708
Posted By countingsheep
Good advice on the "don't stretch it"! Keep that...

Good advice on the "don't stretch it"! Keep that firmly in mind because you will want to pull it the way you would non-elastic yarn. Don't do this!

It is a very tiny % elastic but that little...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-13-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 37,133
Posted By countingsheep
:thinking: You probably have to have a "bust" to...

:thinking: You probably have to have a "bust" to need to include bust darts into your pattern, right? :oops: Yeah, I won't be asking about that one anyway so... Hey! If you use darts will it...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-12-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 37,133
Posted By countingsheep
:oops: I'm sorry to be rude and I know, I really...

:oops: I'm sorry to be rude and I know, I really do KNOW that Hildie is probably swamped with end of the school year stuff but...

Is anyone still working on this? I was kinda into it and actually...
Forum: General Knitting 05-12-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By countingsheep
Funny seeing you here! ;) Do you remember the...

Funny seeing you here! ;)

Do you remember the sock photo that I posted using the Tristan yarn? Well, I used this pattern:

www.knitlist.com/97gift/menssocks.html

I modified it making the 2x2...
Forum: General Knitting 05-11-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,628
Posted By countingsheep
:oops: When the kids automatically tell anyone...

:oops: When the kids automatically tell anyone who calls to "hang on while she finishes this row". :shock:

When your kids point out that "mom, there's a yarn store right across the street. You...
Forum: General Knitting 05-10-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,004
Posted By countingsheep
Let's see if I've got this.... You go to the LYS...

Let's see if I've got this....

You go to the LYS for SEX. You can also do some fiberbating and have a yarn-gasm... if you can meet the right yarn. And a WIP is very different from a wHip and FO...
Forum: General Knitting 05-09-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By countingsheep
:oops: Right, like you've never gropped the...

:oops: Right, like you've never gropped the yarn! Not much better than wandering around the LYS and getting to cop a feel of the good stuff! :eyebrow:
Forum: General Knitting 05-09-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By countingsheep
:happydance: I had a "grope" session with this...

:happydance: I had a "grope" session with this yarn. :inlove: :inlove: It's as awesome as you imagine. I, unfortunately, could not purchase any as that was the day I went nuts with Egyptian...
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2006, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By countingsheep
I had this problem and for me it was the "fuse" -...

I had this problem and for me it was the "fuse" - actually the breaker now. I went to HDepo and got a new one (big enough amps) and replaced the old one. Nothing to it and took care of the problem....
Forum: General Knitting 05-04-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,069
Posted By countingsheep
I am by no stretch of the imagination an expert...

I am by no stretch of the imagination an expert so I'm not sure I should actually be answering you! :oops: Having said that... I am currently working with an absolutely fabulous yarn! It's...
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