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Forum: The Lounge 06-20-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By punkhippiemom
I sent the whole family to the moon - geuss that...

I sent the whole family to the moon - geuss that takes care of our vacation this year! :roflhard:
This is really cool, btw - and I think your NASA friend will be pleased, the number on the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,547
Posted By punkhippiemom
Call me nuts, but I love SnC... except that it...

Call me nuts, but I love SnC... except that it does pill a bit if you machine wash and dry it a lot - laying flat to dry helps.
I have made wonderful baby blankets with it (nice and heavy, but not...
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By punkhippiemom
:knitting: Well, I have a hat. I ended up just...

:knitting: Well, I have a hat. I ended up just winging it... I think I'm pattern-phobic... they make me go all :zombie:
It's a start. :cheering: I may make a sacque to go with it, or a cardigan......
Forum: The Lounge 06-19-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,699
Posted By punkhippiemom
*snort* Sexy Time ~~~ Have to say this had me...

*snort* Sexy Time ~~~
Have to say this had me :roflhard: :roflhard:

I went to school with a Felicia, and we called her Flea, too - she wasn't really crazy about it due to the popularity of this...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By punkhippiemom
:thumbsup: Oops, never mind - the pattern is in...

:thumbsup: Oops, never mind - the pattern is in "More Big Girl Knits"
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By punkhippiemom
Not me, but how pretty is that?!! Do you have a...

Not me, but how pretty is that?!!
Do you have a link to the pattern?
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By punkhippiemom
I think my favorite knitting reference in popular...

I think my favorite knitting reference in popular culture was in "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Universe" (recent-ish movie version) when the Improbability Drive turned everyone into knitted dolls, and...
Forum: The Lounge 06-18-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,302
Posted By punkhippiemom
I think that probably the most ignorant *er, I...

I think that probably the most ignorant *er, I mean 'goonie'* thing that was said to me was courtesy of my EX boss, and a perfect example of why I quit my job...
I am not graceful. Never have been,...
Forum: The Lounge 06-18-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By punkhippiemom
I am still sad about this - I got a little misty...

I am still sad about this - I got a little misty watching everyone try not to cry on MTP this past Sunday.
It was wonderful in this day and age to watch someone who really was 'fair and balanced'...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By punkhippiemom
That would look yummy in that yarn, but I dislike...

That would look yummy in that yarn, but I dislike the way it wraps ALL the way to the side.... I would have to modify it just a little
:shifty:
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By punkhippiemom
I kind of like the matching set idea, but a...

I kind of like the matching set idea, but a little blankie is someting that can be tucked away for future use, too... I've been waiting to use this yarn for 2 yrs, I'm afraid to start knitting with...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By punkhippiemom
That could work... I've been staying away from...

That could work... I've been staying away from cothes, because I have seen this yarn as a shrug for so long, it *feels* like a girl yarn to me, rather than unisex. But cotton is supposed to be good...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By punkhippiemom
It's between lace and fingering, without the...

It's between lace and fingering, without the nubs, and there's about... uhhh... a lot?
Not enough for a blanket, but enough for a shrug (knitted loosely)... The roll it's on is a paper towel roll......
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 30,727
Posted By punkhippiemom
I wish I could actually get my name for once, but...

I wish I could actually get my name for once, but since Becka got to it frst ;) I had to get creative. I had been mamabear7789 before (someone I used to know called me mamabear while I was expecting...
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By punkhippiemom
:woot: :grphug: :woohoo: :knitting: :yay:...

:woot: :grphug: :woohoo: :knitting: :yay: :happydance:
Yeah, I'm glad to be back, too! In case you couldn't tell ;)
:lovefest:
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By punkhippiemom
Question What can I make for baby with this yarn?

Hi all!!!:muah:
I have been afk (away from knitting, and keyboard) for a while, but I quit my job and a plethora of people are having babies left, right and sideways around me, both of which have led...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By punkhippiemom
I'm so glad that I'm not the only one who gets...

I'm so glad that I'm not the only one who gets frustrated around election time. I have to say, I like the way Australia works. I think everyone should have to vote, I just wish that people would also...
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By punkhippiemom
:thinking: maybe I wrote it down wrong, but I...

:thinking: maybe I wrote it down wrong, but I could have sworn that the commercial I saw was for this (http://dontvote.org/) site...
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2006, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,783
Posted By punkhippiemom
I make stuff for other people and then have to...

I make stuff for other people and then have to resist the urge to keep it for myself... but when I see it being worn and used (sadly, doesn't happen too often :verysad: ) it's an amazingly good...
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By punkhippiemom
Non-Partisan Election Day ranting...

Did everyone vote??
Did everyone make sure that they were informed about the candidates before they voted??

I am a huge believer in it being everyone's civic responsibility to not only vote, but to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-06-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,396
Posted By punkhippiemom
My boys were just asking me to make them Jack...

My boys were just asking me to make them Jack dolls!! :roflhard: I have no idea where they got the idea, but hey, here it is! (and, I may just have to make one for me, too.... :shifty: )
Forum: General Knitting 09-18-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 29,825
Posted By punkhippiemom
:roflhard: :doh: Yeah, this kinda stinks,...

:roflhard: :doh: Yeah, this kinda stinks, doesn't it!
:??
We'll get it figured out...
:figureditout:
Hey, maybe if I organize a get-together, I might actually get to go!!
I'm gonna post all the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-18-2006, 12:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,707
Posted By punkhippiemom
I love that!!! I think my kids each need one...

I love that!!! I think my kids each need one...
Forum: General Knitting 09-09-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,356
Posted By punkhippiemom
:doh: I told my husband that I don't care how...

:doh: I told my husband that I don't care how cheap it is, don't buy me this stuff again... I have been running into knots and tangles and yarn barf galore... plus it seems to be attracting all the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-09-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 29,825
Posted By punkhippiemom
Awwww....morning sickness sucks, but congrats!!!...

Awwww....morning sickness sucks, but congrats!!! anyway!! :happydance:
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