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Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,272
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Question About Vintage Mary Maxim Sweaters

Hi Everyone!

I have recently purchased a vintage Mary Maxim sweater pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 06-15-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Thanks to all of you! I will email my friend the...

Thanks to all of you!

I will email my friend the link to this page so she can read the replies. They say you learn something new every day, I sure did!

I've never worked with circulars or...
Forum: General Knitting 06-13-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By MainelyKnitting
What kind of needle is this?

I hope someone can help me and my friend.

She is not a knitter, but when wanting to learn, she looked thru her things and found a set of size 8's that belonged to her grandmother. She sent me a...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Thank you! Thank you! You're my hero!!! :hug:

Thank you! Thank you! You're my hero!!! :hug:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By MainelyKnitting
? about 5 Hour Baby Sweater

I've been working on the 5 Hour Baby Sweater, but I'm unsure of what they want me to do in a certain row. I'm sure it's just something silly I'm not catching, but in Row 14 it says to "k4, *M1,K4. ...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-20-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,802
Posted By MainelyKnitting
I can see why they're popular, I think they're...

I can see why they're popular, I think they're gorgeous!

Angie, I noticed that you live in N.B. I can see N.B from my little part of northern Maine, lol! Hello, neighbor! :waving:
Forum: Pattern Central 03-20-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,802
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Question Prairie Boots - Have You Made Them?

I am looking for knitters who have made these Prairie Boots (http://cocoknits.com/knit/garments/accessories/prairieboots.html).

A friend wants me to make her some but when I quickly scanned through...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-03-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By MainelyKnitting
They're all wonderful! Awesome! :woohoo: I...

They're all wonderful! Awesome! :woohoo:

I knit a lot for my grandchildren and this year I have two new grandbabies to knit for! :happydance: I really have to do those converse!
Forum: Pattern Central 11-08-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By MainelyKnitting
I think these are the ones you're looking for. ...

I think these are the ones you're looking for. They don't have to be done in checks or stripes, but in my experience using two colors and "crossing over" the yarns in the back helps to make them...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-30-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By MainelyKnitting
This pattern...

This pattern (http://knittingczar.blogspot.com/2008/10/disappearing-finger-mittens.html) is on my to-knit list. I am thinking they would be a fairly good starter pattern, since I've made gloves and...
Forum: The Lounge 09-20-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Thanks to all of you for writing - I've been...

Thanks to all of you for writing - I've been reading the replies, but the past few days I have been in horrific pain. I had to see the doctor on Thursday and any time I go out I end up like this. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-18-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Yes, it means to knit one round without...

Yes, it means to knit one round without decreasing - or - "one round even" as I've seen it commonly called.

Any sock or mitten patterns I've ever made call for this "one round even" in between...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-17-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,429
Posted By MainelyKnitting
:woohoo: :woohoo: Susan, You did an awesome...

:woohoo: :woohoo:

Susan,

You did an awesome job on those -they're wonderful!!! I really like that variegated yarn you used on those two hats, too! I am slow at hats for some reason, lol. I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-15-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,491
Posted By MainelyKnitting
I am hoping they do like the colorful, ha ha! ...

I am hoping they do like the colorful, ha ha! Like I said earlier, at first I felt cheap just using scraps, but when I showed the mittens to a few children, they seemed to really like them so I...
Forum: The Lounge 09-15-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Thanks so much for sharing your experiences. I'm...

Thanks so much for sharing your experiences. I'm sorry to hear about your pain. I wish I could have replied sooner, but my pain level has been horrible since yesterday. I have days like this all...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By MainelyKnitting
What is the pattern for? Is it a free pattern...

What is the pattern for? Is it a free pattern online?
Forum: The Lounge 09-14-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Everyone can call me "Maine", "Mainely" or "MK",...

Everyone can call me "Maine", "Mainely" or "MK", whatever is more comfortable for you. I kinda like "Mainely", lol! :teehee: See, I had a bad experience on the 'net once using my real name, so now...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-14-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,491
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Thanks! I'm sure yours look great too! I really...

Thanks!

I'm sure yours look great too! I really felt bad (more like "cheap") at first just using up the scraps, but it was kinda fun to work with all the colors to try to come up with combinations...
Forum: The Lounge 09-14-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Oh, please don't feel badly - I bet you probably...

Oh, please don't feel badly - I bet you probably deal with or have had things in your life that I never have - remember, we all have things to deal with, it just may be in another way.

I am glad I...
Forum: The Lounge 09-14-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Thanks! Well, I do try - although I didn't...

Thanks! Well, I do try - although I didn't always have this attitude and I do have my days where it drives me crazy. But it's those times that I really try to find something different to do... a...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-14-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,491
Posted By MainelyKnitting
When I joined the KAL, I was going to donate all...

When I joined the KAL, I was going to donate all of the mittens to the local battered women's shelter. Then, my daughter asked me about donating some to my granddaughter's Head Start class and I...
Forum: The Lounge 09-14-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Wow, 5 back surgeries!! :help: That must have...

Wow, 5 back surgeries!! :help: That must have been tough. I can't have any surgeries now other than if it's a life or death situation, since any surgeries (even dental) that I've had in the past...
Forum: Crochet! 09-13-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,828
Posted By MainelyKnitting
I have some serious ongoing pain issues and my...

I have some serious ongoing pain issues and my experience has been that knitting is much easier for me than crocheting is.

I used to only crochet, but I picked up knitting a little over ten years...
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Thanks for your kind words, Puddinpop! :hug:...

Thanks for your kind words, Puddinpop! :hug:

I've actually had pain issues for over ten years now, so in a way I'm used to pain, it's the 'not getting out of the house' part that I'm not used to,...
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By MainelyKnitting
Anyone else disabled/bedridden?

I spend the majority of my time in bed (knitting, of course! lol) and was wondering if there were any others who were in the same type of situation? I barely leave home, since any kind of traveling...
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