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Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-15-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By ReneeKnits
:heart: :heart: :heart: socks...

:heart: :heart: :heart: socks...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-04-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By ReneeKnits
I still have not started mine yet...

I still have not started mine yet javascript:emoticon(':pout:')

I did do a gauge swatch and at this gauge it has to count for something!

DD's Wicked is almost finished and I've been working on...
Forum: General Knitting 04-20-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By ReneeKnits
Smores cupcakes!!! I gotta try that next...

Smores cupcakes!!! I gotta try that next time!

Dieting is no fun...I've been trying to diet for over a month and *did* lose 10 lbs but no more progress. :pout: So I think I'll make a batch of...
Forum: General Knitting 04-20-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By ReneeKnits
These are my 2 favorite recipes ever, although...

These are my 2 favorite recipes ever, although they are not knitted. I use the baking and cooling times to knit. The cupcakes are wonderful with home-made buttercream frosting or if you make a...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-18-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By ReneeKnits
Margaret - don't be afraid of color. Color is...

Margaret - don't be afraid of color. Color is your friend. That's my motto anyway!

Yarn came yesterday from Purl but my arm is still aching alot so I'm just staring at it and dreaming of being...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-17-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By ReneeKnits
Just checked the tracking # and my yarn should...

Just checked the tracking # and my yarn should arrive today!!!! :cheering:

Only bad thing is I knit like a crazy person yesterday to finish a pair of socks for Ms J and my arm aches too much to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-14-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,215
Posted By ReneeKnits
Hey Jill! Haven't posted ina while and just...

Hey Jill! Haven't posted ina while and just wanted to say hi and ask if you've made any progress on Beauty lately? Me, not so much. :pout:

It is still sitting beside my bed and I do look over at...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-13-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,165
Views: 189,555
Posted By ReneeKnits
Saturday is almost here...literallly hours away...

Saturday is almost here...literallly hours away and I'm sooooo excited!!! :happydance: :cheering: :happydance:

Also, I'm driving my minivan and have a small carpool going with 3 - 4 seats left if...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-12-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By ReneeKnits
I think the heavier gauge knit one size down...

I think the heavier gauge knit one size down should work - I've done that before and it turned out well. Top downs are great for being off-gauge since you can try them on as you go!

Glad y'all are...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-12-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By ReneeKnits
I'm in Margaret! Purl sent an email yesterday...

I'm in Margaret! Purl sent an email yesterday that the yarn had shipped so maybe by Monday I'll be winding and gauge swatching!!!!

:happydance: New project!!! Yipee! :happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By ReneeKnits
I have not made the Linda poncho bit I did make a...

I have not made the Linda poncho bit I did make a Suede poncho a few years ago. I really like the yarn and the poncho but my DD liked it more so now it's in her closet.

Berroco Suede has a...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-10-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By ReneeKnits
Knitting Pure and Simple makes 2 great sock...

Knitting Pure and Simple makes 2 great sock patterns - one for kids and one for adults. I like them for a simple, easy, no-fuss sock pattern.
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,807
Posted By ReneeKnits
Nope, never. But, I haven't made many socks so...

Nope, never. But, I haven't made many socks so maybe I've just been lucky.

I do make gauge swatches for everything else I knit though.
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By ReneeKnits
I know this is boring...but how about a throw? ...

I know this is boring...but how about a throw? You could make it all green or make squares and add other colors of the Thick and Quick.

If you have another dog you could make a dog bed (I think...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-10-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By ReneeKnits
If you do a long-tail cast-on you can see which...

If you do a long-tail cast-on you can see which side your "tail" is on. First row your tail is on the right side of your work so if you are looking at your work and the tail is on the right then you...
Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By ReneeKnits
They stink! Don't waist your money. I've owned...

They stink! Don't waist your money.

I've owned alot of these since they were what the LYS used to sell and then I tried other needles and eventually replaced all the stinking Crystal Palace...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By ReneeKnits
I look at my cast-on edge to try to find it and...

I look at my cast-on edge to try to find it and then sometimes I just cheat and "decide" which one is the right side. :teehee:

Then I put a locking marker on that side so I can at least stay...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-02-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,215
Posted By ReneeKnits
Ireland sounds like it was fun. And I've heard...

Ireland sounds like it was fun. And I've heard before that finding knitting shops/yarn in Europe can be difficult.

Recycling the yarn sounds like a good idea but I think I'd have to gulp a glass...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-02-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,215
Posted By ReneeKnits
I'm trying very hard to not be a total Beauty...

I'm trying very hard to not be a total Beauty drop-out...I knit a few more rows yesterday but I'm still not finished with the back :verysad:

How's it going with your Beauty? For me, I think I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,746
Posted By ReneeKnits
Oh KK you are really the best! :muah: ...

Oh KK you are really the best! :muah: :heart: :heart: :heart:
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By ReneeKnits
I've lightly machine dried them and there was a...

I've lightly machine dried them and there was a little shrinkage in the length of the garment so if you plan on machine drying then I think you should plan for this. Maybe do a gauge swatch and then...
Forum: General Knitting 03-25-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By ReneeKnits
I'm a huge fan of all the Thaki Cotton Classic...

I'm a huge fan of all the Thaki Cotton Classic yarns - the colors are great, knits nicely (and I tend to hate working with cotton) wears well and holds up for a long time. I've made lots of kids...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-23-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,177
Posted By ReneeKnits
I finished the summer capelet on the plane to FL...

I finished the summer capelet on the plane to FL yesterday! Just in time too - she put it on with her tank as soon as we got here because the restaurant was a little over air conditioned.

We...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-21-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,177
Posted By ReneeKnits
Do you have a link to the pinwheel sleeveless...

Do you have a link to the pinwheel sleeveless one?

I started the capelet for my DD - she's 12 and thought it was just the cutest thing ever. I am holding 3 strands together to get the gauge. One...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-19-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,177
Posted By ReneeKnits
I'm in! I printed the pattern out a few weeks...

I'm in! I printed the pattern out a few weeks ago but have not had the motivation to start. Now I've got it.

What are the variations you have seen out there. My little brain just isn't very...
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