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Forum: General Knitting 03-21-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,766
Posted By Birdy
I'd like to recommend a walking-foot for the...

I'd like to recommend a walking-foot for the sewing machine for any of you that do a lot of sewing to knitting.

The walking foot is great for sewing to knitting because essentially instead of having...
Forum: General Knitting 03-21-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,666
Posted By Birdy
He's doesn't know. I have tried to tell him...

He's doesn't know.

I have tried to tell him stuff in the beginning and he... walked away.

But I can't spend all that much anyways. I'm in charge of the money and I yell at myself alot.

Then...
Forum: General Knitting 03-19-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By Birdy
Kids and Knitting Needles

I have a 5 y/o and a 7 y/o. I know enough to know that if I leave something out, it will be touched.

I have two cats... I know enough that yarn/wool and cats equals cat heaven.

I keep my WIP's and...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By Birdy
Here's to it being perfect this time! ...

Here's to it being perfect this time! :guyknitting:

As for the drugs... sounds a bit like what I had to deal with yesterday and my 5 y/o daughter being drugged for her kidney tests!
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By Birdy
Our local school board removed all swings... And...

Our local school board removed all swings...

And play areas that had the wood replaced 5 years ago are being replaced with even more safe play areas! It gets crazy!

I agree, we are too litigious!
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By Birdy
Urban legend, yes. But it was enough to get the...

Urban legend, yes.

But it was enough to get the ball pit in our local McDonald's closed off permanently.

Now the family that lobbied to get the pit closed are trying to get the entire play...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Birdy
:hug: I understand... This would be me after I...

:hug: I understand...

This would be me after I place an order for more Home schooling stuff! :teehee:

I can usually do pretty good for the first week. Start stalking the mail box the second...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,742
Posted By Birdy
Fire Dragon

Fire Dragon
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,216
Posted By Birdy
This is terrible, I can't remember exactly how it...

This is terrible, I can't remember exactly how it goes, but I got it from Amy's video. So you should be able find it! Even though I continental knit now, I taught them Throw/American.

For my son,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,216
Posted By Birdy
I have to say, I've taught my 7 y/o DS to knit...

I have to say,

I've taught my 7 y/o DS to knit and he is really good. His tension is only a wee bit wonky, and that is because he is afraid to slide the stitches up in case they fall off, so he...
Forum: General Knitting 03-03-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By Birdy
Bias tape is sold at sewing store. Have you ever...

Bias tape is sold at sewing store.

Have you ever seen something like a placemat which has a different coloured ribbon type thing around the outside of it that is sewn over the edge and finishes the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-02-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By Birdy
Very nice! The colour is great!

Very nice!

The colour is great!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-02-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,152
Posted By Birdy
I really like this scarf! And the fringe! Wow! ...

I really like this scarf!

And the fringe! Wow! I don't typically like them... but I think that is because I don't commit to them. I am going to try a real fringe on my next scarf.
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By Birdy
I come at this from a different perspective. DH...

I come at this from a different perspective.

DH and I are University grads. We got married in our 3rd year of University, and despite our every effort to make sure it didn't happen, we had a our...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,528
Posted By Birdy
I used to do what you did, and boy I can fly that...

I used to do what you did, and boy I can fly that way.

But having been shown this website... I was determined to learn Continental because the thought that I could go even faster meant :eyebrow:...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By Birdy
:hug: It is hard. My son would end up sleeping...

:hug: It is hard. My son would end up sleeping with us but it was never intentional.

Try putting a shirt that you have worn (a wee bit smelly is good in this situation :teehee: ) under the fitted...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,911
Posted By Birdy
I really like this idea. I have some placemats...

I really like this idea.

I have some placemats that would do the job really nicely... so thank you very much for posting...
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By Birdy
3 years. Mind you, it took me about 2 years to...

3 years.

Mind you, it took me about 2 years to complete the sweater because of my "perfect" obsession.

And I don't like it.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-27-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By Birdy
I am no expert, but I think the reductions would...

I am no expert, but I think the reductions would be to do the "2 tog" in whatever stitch came next in the K1 P1 or P1 K1 pattern.

for example:

K1, P1, K1, P1, K2 tog, P2 tog, K1, P1, K1, P1

I am...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By Birdy
That's what i was going to say....

That's what i was going to say. :teehee:[/quote]

I'm with them!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,249
Posted By Birdy
I :heart: this pattern! It is very simple in a...

I :heart: this pattern!

It is very simple in a way, and yet so very elegant!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,325
Posted By Birdy
Very pretty! But I can completely see why you...

Very pretty! But I can completely see why you had to be knitting and purling for ages!

:happydance: :happydance: :happydance: I am in awe of your persistance!
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By Birdy
Oh my! Having had some experiences like this I...

Oh my! Having had some experiences like this I just about conked myself out reading about yours!

:!!!:


:hug: :hug: :hug:
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,941
Posted By Birdy
I did the shirt thing too. Another thing that...

I did the shirt thing too.

Another thing that worked with my son was putting a sofa cushion under the head of his crib mattress. We then had to get one of those forms to kind of hold him in place,...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,410
Posted By Birdy
I'd love to know how to go about timing oneself! ...

I'd love to know how to go about timing oneself! I'd find it awkward.

I can average 86 wpm with 100% accuracy on the computer keyboard. Mind you I don't have the greatest Grammer or Spelling :lol:
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