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Forum: How-to Questions 12-11-2007, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,306
Posted By chiricahuagal
thanks! since I am using patterned sock yarn, I...

thanks!

since I am using patterned sock yarn, I have to unwind the ball to find the pattern to make it match, I guess.... hmmm...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-11-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,306
Posted By chiricahuagal
Knitting the thumb on fingerless mittens

I'm working on this fingerless mitten pattern:

http://scarlettknits.livejournal.com/1315.html

and I am trying to figure out where / how / what - on the thumb gusset, which is now on scrap yarn -...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,328
Posted By chiricahuagal
Me too! but the only time I've been able to knit...

Me too! but the only time I've been able to knit easily has been for an email client (when there were no emails), not a phone client. For my phone client, when it's slow I surf here!

While knitting,...
Forum: The Lounge 10-21-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,849
Posted By chiricahuagal
how about The Quiet Man, John Wayne and Maureen...

how about The Quiet Man, John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara?
Forum: The Lounge 10-18-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 14,281
Posted By chiricahuagal
I've suddenly developed two major reading-related...

I've suddenly developed two major reading-related addictions: historical romance and audio books. I can't get enough.

On my Regular Reading, I just finished the first in the Lymond Chronicles series...
Forum: The Lounge 10-18-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By chiricahuagal
Seems like I've read that one dream theory is...

Seems like I've read that one dream theory is this: everyone in your dream represents YOU - something about you. So maybe, if you write the dream down and think about it, there is something in...
Forum: The Lounge 10-08-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,105
Posted By chiricahuagal
a smart man would...! good luck, you're on the...

a smart man would...! good luck, you're on the right track here.
Forum: The Lounge 10-08-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162
Posted By chiricahuagal
try Tums with calcium - I know someone who...

try Tums with calcium - I know someone who swears by this. My husband also does this and it seems to work for him too.
Forum: The Lounge 09-27-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By chiricahuagal
Swoooooon. (fanning self, and panting)

Swoooooon. (fanning self, and panting)
Forum: The Lounge 09-24-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By chiricahuagal
I have had this issue twice - and had never used...

I have had this issue twice - and had never used either card online. In fact, I had not even used either card AT ALL, ANYWHERE, in over 2 years - and I had the physical cards with me, actually locked...
Forum: The Lounge 09-22-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By chiricahuagal
This may be an extreme, but our house is on...

This may be an extreme, but our house is on solar, so we don't have power outages when the grid goes down. Just something to think about... but it may be overkill just for avoiding knitting in the...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 09-09-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,033
Posted By chiricahuagal
Ahh, you haven't found The Squirrel's Nest on...

Ahh, you haven't found The Squirrel's Nest on Camino Principal, off Highway 92! You should go there. It's primarily a quilting shop but she has sock knitting on Wednesdays, a selection of yarn and...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,626
Posted By chiricahuagal
or...???? :roflhard: sorry couldn't help myself

or...????

:roflhard:

sorry couldn't help myself
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,869
Posted By chiricahuagal
yes - I love Amy Tan's books and I won't spoil it...

yes - I love Amy Tan's books and I won't spoil it by commenting......... but there is a twist that I just loved.
Forum: The Lounge 08-05-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,869
Posted By chiricahuagal
Just finished my 2nd read through of the 6...

Just finished my 2nd read through of the 6 Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon, read Lord John and Private Matter too, just started my 2nd listen-through of Outlander (ok I'm obsessed) but LOVED...
Forum: The Lounge 08-01-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By chiricahuagal
The Soap Dish is the soapmaking forum equivalent...

The Soap Dish is the soapmaking forum equivalent (in my opinion!) to the Knitting Help forum for knitters - lots of great folks who help with soapmaking questions/ideas/etc. (and a rip-roaring OT...
Forum: General Knitting 07-29-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By chiricahuagal
You could knit one color across as one strip in...

You could knit one color across as one strip in which case, cast on 37 + 38 + whatever, and knit top down, 1 color stripe. Or for each stripe, put all the states that cast on 37 in one red/white...
Forum: The Lounge 07-29-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By chiricahuagal
The Soap Dish

ok, I'm starting to recognize some folks here from the Soap Dish Forum (where I am mparmer but haven't posted in a really long time, but am a long time forum member!).

Own up - who else is a soaper...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2007, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By chiricahuagal
Thank you both for explaining it!! I see how that...

Thank you both for explaining it!! I see how that works - so with the right needle ( size 8 ) 1 ball of Wick would probably make 1 regular sock.

So, usually "sock" yarn is more like fingering weight...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By chiricahuagal
socks and needles and maybe dumb question

I am tackling socks, thanks to Silver's tutorial. First I did one - just one sock - with some scrap yarn, just to figure it out. Feeling pretty smug about making a sock, I bought some Wick yarn...
Forum: The Lounge 07-15-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By chiricahuagal
A few years back I made some quick cash selling...

A few years back I made some quick cash selling books through Amazon.com - if you have any books in great condition that you can sell, it's really, really easy, and - this is absolutely true - I sold...
Forum: The Lounge 07-15-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,832
Posted By chiricahuagal
Of course I don't know you and you don't know me...

Of course I don't know you and you don't know me at all, so my opinion may not be necessary, and I say do whatever you like - but I personally find nose piercing and tongue piercing undesirable. Or I...
Forum: The Lounge 07-01-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By chiricahuagal
ok - (please don't judge me) - when we moved here...

ok - (please don't judge me) - when we moved here 3 years ago, I refused to register to vote so I would not get jury duty. My DH did register to vote - and he has not been called, and I have. Go...
Forum: The Lounge 07-01-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By chiricahuagal
extremely cool

extremely cool
Forum: The Lounge 06-28-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By chiricahuagal
Ah. I lived in Houston 28 years. Hurricanes-...

Ah. I lived in Houston 28 years. Hurricanes- arrggg.

I solved the problem by moving to Arizona - and wouldn't you know, 2 Pacific hurricanes drenched us the first year here!! But we didn't have full...
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