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Forum: General Knitting 05-06-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By TEMA
Hi Jan, I've been knitting away on the baby...

Hi Jan,
I've been knitting away on the baby sweater and not a bit of trouble. I upped the size of the needle from 4mm to 4.5mm and that did the trick!
I'm so happy; it's been praying on my mind that...
Forum: General Knitting 05-05-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By TEMA
Oh... good to know, Jan! I think you are onto...

Oh... good to know, Jan! I think you are onto something. I'm going to try a bigger needle. I was thinking the yarn was too tight on the needle...
I'm going to go back and try again with a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-05-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By TEMA
These are so darned cute! Not sure I want to use...

These are so darned cute! Not sure I want to use them... but I probably would... :) Love the little faces!
TEMA :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 05-05-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By TEMA
Happy Mother's Day to you all! My Mom passed...

Happy Mother's Day to you all! My Mom passed away about April 29th, 2013... still miss her so much!
I'll be making my own Mother's Day this year! :)
TEMA
Forum: General Knitting 05-05-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By TEMA
Trouble with my Addi's

I've had my Addi's for a while now and love them - use them for everything... but now, for some reason, they are splitting on me.
I'm knitting a little sweater for my great niece/nephew soon to be...
Forum: The Lounge 03-24-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,885
Posted By TEMA
I usually knit in the frontroom, comfy in my...

I usually knit in the frontroom, comfy in my recliner, the yarn in a bowl beside my chair and the television on. I'm learning a lot about hockey, baseball, curling, football, etc... hubby loves...
Forum: Crochet! 03-24-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By TEMA
Ugh! A problem with the sleeve

One sleeve is done... no problems... but the second sleeve - good grief!
My problem is that I cannot seem to understand where the edge of the thing is.
The pattern calls for me to hdc across with...
Forum: Crochet! 03-18-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By TEMA
I think Jan is absolutely correct - go to a yarn...

I think Jan is absolutely correct - go to a yarn store. For sure they might know of someone that is an expert crocheter that could help with this. Such a lovely afghan !
In my knitting group, we...
Forum: Crochet! 03-18-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By TEMA
working the sleeves - raglan

Everything else is crocheted and now I'm on the sleeves....
I intend to make the sleeve about 5" long before I start to shape the raglan.
There is a certain amount of shaping that goes on before the...
Forum: Crochet! 03-10-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By TEMA
Update...

I've now completed two fronts for this jacket. I'm working on a new back as I found I had not made the first one I did, big enough! Not sure where my head was.... :??
Now the fronts are 13" long...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By TEMA
Oh, I love it... not done any work she says...

Oh, I love it... not done any work she says since... but... then she says 'but' a couple of pairs of socks, a washcloth and inches to 3 (count 'em), 3 sweaters...
I say... knitters are amazing,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By TEMA
What I really love about knitting...

Who knew that knitting could be such a social event? I take my knitting with me wherever I go... but especially love to take it to appointments that I know are going to mean a long wait... like at...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By TEMA
Hi, I enjoyed your solution to the problem. You...

Hi,
I enjoyed your solution to the problem. You are lucky the little one stayed asleep once out of the car... still, all that yarn, maybe the little 'un just felt warm! :)
Happy Knitting!
TEMA...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By TEMA
Hi NancyAnne, I like the colours you have chosen...

Hi NancyAnne,
I like the colours you have chosen for your first baby blanket and I think the size of each square is great as you can just multiply your 8" squares by any # you like to get the size...
Forum: Crochet! 03-04-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By TEMA
Half double crochet decrease...?

I'm now doing the arm holes in my rt front.
I've already done the back completely and had no trouble but for some reason, I cannot make it work for the front.
Here's what the pattern says:
Shape...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By TEMA
That's a great sweater! I can't believe it's...

That's a great sweater! I can't believe it's your first one; you did such a great job!
I've knit lots of sweaters and I don't think mine have ever turned out that good. I love the colour and the...
Forum: Crochet! 02-27-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By TEMA
Thanks for the encouragement, Salmonmac. I plan...

Thanks for the encouragement, Salmonmac.
I plan on starting this week... maybe even today! :)
TEMA:thumbsup:
Forum: The Lounge 02-23-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,885
Posted By TEMA
I knit watching sports on t.v. Hubby is really...

I knit watching sports on t.v. Hubby is really into sports, you see. I know way more about football than I ever wanted to but it doesn't stop there.
Tennis, golf even, soccer, baseball,...
Forum: The Lounge 02-23-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By TEMA
Well,, that's a new one on me... cocoa...

Well,, that's a new one on me... cocoa potatoes... How does it work?
Are you putting them in the oven with cocoa on the outside of the skin, or is the skin gone and the cocoa is right on the potato...
Forum: The Lounge 02-23-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,045
Posted By TEMA
When I'm not knitting, or crocheting (a new...

When I'm not knitting, or crocheting (a new thing), I like to practise drawing faces. I draw the faces in simplistic form so that I can trace them onto fabric and embroider them. I only started...
Forum: Crochet! 02-23-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By TEMA
Thank you so much, Salmonmac, for giving me all...

Thank you so much, Salmonmac, for giving me all these places to look. I've been at it a long time but I think I have finally found something I can work with.
At the very least, it will show me how...
Forum: Crochet! 02-23-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By TEMA
Thank you for the compliment, Salmonmac... No...

Thank you for the compliment, Salmonmac... No notes but I don't think it was very hard.
I crocheted two squares and two rectangles. The front and back were the squares and the rectangles were the...
Forum: Crochet! 02-23-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By TEMA
Crochet sweater coat...

I have in my mind that I could crochet a sweater coat that is simple, long, with a separately crocheted wide trim that comes around as the collar and continues on to the bottom of the coat, at the...
Forum: Crochet! 02-23-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By TEMA
I had to crop my picture and this is all I got......

I had to crop my picture and this is all I got... groan...!
Will try for the other half now.... :)
TEMA:???:
Forum: Crochet! 02-23-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By TEMA
Photo

Okay, so I still don't know what I'm doing to put in pics but I got this one... hee hee!
TEMA:thumbsup:
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