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Forum: General Knitting 12-28-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,549
Posted By iwfinley
I have a son who recently learned to knit (he's...

I have a son who recently learned to knit (he's 9), but a couple years ago I bought a knifty knitter loom set and both he and his younger brother (now 7) were able to use them. I agree with the...
Forum: The Lounge 12-27-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,409
Posted By iwfinley
good luck, you are in my thoughts. . . . . ....

good luck, you are in my thoughts. . . . . . .:muah:
Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,570
Posted By iwfinley
I was lucky when our dog passed away that she...

I was lucky when our dog passed away that she just went naturally, in her sleep at home, but I understand about the medical issues -- she was diabetic and had thryoid problems so I was doing insulin...
Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,570
Posted By iwfinley
Dot -- so sorry to hear about your dachshund. I...

Dot -- so sorry to hear about your dachshund. I just got a dog last year after losing one we loved dearly in 2004, it took a while for me to be ready to have another one. I just wanted to offer my...
Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,570
Posted By iwfinley
What Do You Want to Knit Now that the Holidays Are Over?

I don't know about anyone else, but now that Christmas (or whatever winter holiday you celebrate, I don't want to exclude anyone!!) is over, what do you want to knit? Are you knitting for yourself...
Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,195
Posted By iwfinley
Nothing actually knitting related, even though I...

Nothing actually knitting related, even though I had the KnitPicks sets on my lists, BUT got a new iPod that I can listen to (or watch, it's Nano with video) and I've already downloaded some knitting...
Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By iwfinley
$200 for a booklet????? Wow, that is truly...

$200 for a booklet????? Wow, that is truly amazing! I could buy a lot of yarn with $200 and find info on patterns online. . .
Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By iwfinley
If you don't have any in your hands, you might...

If you don't have any in your hands, you might want to purchase them soon. I heard they didn't make tons of those and in some areas they are sold out. . . . .
Forum: The Lounge 12-01-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,551
Posted By iwfinley
Don't get it cut too short or you'll end up...

Don't get it cut too short or you'll end up feeling like your hair exploded. I had long hair (almost waist length) and got it cut up to my shoulders and I forgot how fluffy my curly hair can get! ...
Forum: The Lounge 12-01-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,077
Posted By iwfinley
Congratulations -- are you naming her Emily...

Congratulations -- are you naming her Emily Elizabeth after the girl in the Clifford the Big Red Dog Book series???
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,886
Posted By iwfinley
I recently taught my 9 year old son to knit and...

I recently taught my 9 year old son to knit and he's still working on the knit stitch -- I showed him the purl stitch but he wants to be fully comfortable with the knit stitch first. So I sit down...
Forum: The Lounge 11-27-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By iwfinley
I would also recommend the idea of cleaning it...

I would also recommend the idea of cleaning it well with the orange stuff or Murphy's. Leave the drawers out of the dresser for a few days, prefererably somewhere in a warm, sunny spot. After that...
Forum: General Knitting 11-27-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By iwfinley
First off, I love the videos here. . . . they've...

First off, I love the videos here. . . . they've really helped me. For a book, I like the Knitter's Companion by Interweave Press. It's bound on a ring so you can flip the pages over and lay them...
Forum: General Knitting 11-27-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By iwfinley
Trying to finish my son's Harry Potter Gryffindor...

Trying to finish my son's Harry Potter Gryffindor scarf & hat set. Then, onto a throw for my husband in Ohio State colors. Also want to try some cell phone cozies. . . . .
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,437
Posted By iwfinley
I just finished a baby blanket using a thick yarn...

I just finished a baby blanket using a thick yarn and I used a "basket" stitch pattern. The pattern I used was on the Lion Brand website called "Glamour - Baby's First Blanket" It turned out well...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,013
Posted By iwfinley
First of all, I read the book "The Secret" by...

First of all, I read the book "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne and highly recommend it to anyone!!! The reason I mention it is the basic principle is the power of positive thinking. Don't think about...
Forum: The Lounge 11-14-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,829
Posted By iwfinley
Absolutely positvely no way. BUT my DH does...

Absolutely positvely no way. BUT my DH does every year. On Thanksgiving Day he plots his route and gets up very early (we live quite a way from Columbus where any decent shopping is other than...
Forum: The Lounge 11-14-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By iwfinley
I have not travelled alone since I got married,...

I have not travelled alone since I got married, but when I was single in my 20's travelled alone a lot. Now that I have my DH, 3 stepsons and 2 of my our sons, travelling alone sounds wonderful. It...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,771
Posted By iwfinley
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY -- You have given the world a...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY -- You have given the world a wonderful gift with this website, thank you so much! I hope that you have had a wonderful day!!!!!!! :cheering: :cool:
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By iwfinley
My husband bought me a book last year called...

My husband bought me a book last year called "Posh Pooches" and it's filled with patterns for dogs. It came in a set with a pair of bamboo needles, as well.
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,307
Posted By iwfinley
Just FYI, this week JoAnn (at least herei n Ohio)...

Just FYI, this week JoAnn (at least herei n Ohio) has their Clover bamboo needles on sale for 30% off, plus their ad had a 10% your total purchase coupon which was good for sale and regular price...
Forum: General Knitting 11-10-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By iwfinley
That is excellent!! I just taught my 9 year old...

That is excellent!! I just taught my 9 year old son to knit and we're going to knit together while we watch Ohio State Football later this afternoon. It's neat when you can share something so fun...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 11-10-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,184
Posted By iwfinley
msmelody -- I have not forgotten you -- just had...

msmelody -- I have not forgotten you -- just had a couple of crazy busy days with the boys and have not yet gone to PO!!!! I have a box that is stuffed full, and will put it in my car to go with me...
Forum: General Knitting 11-09-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By iwfinley
Oh my goodness -- what an adventure. If you'd...

Oh my goodness -- what an adventure. If you'd been in my house my dog and cat would have been trying to play in the tangled yarn. I cannot leave any yarn accessible in any way to the two of them --...
Forum: The Lounge 11-09-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By iwfinley
I wholeheartedly agree you should NOT go the...

I wholeheartedly agree you should NOT go the pull-up route -- I took my boys to the store and let them select their own new "big boy" underwear. A weekend is a great time to start, especially if you...
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