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Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
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As both a chemo patient (2008) and a hat maker,...

As both a chemo patient (2008) and a hat maker, think soft and something you would be willing to wear yourself.

My hats were crocheted, so I don't have any patterns to refer to as far as knitting. ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-23-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By LifeIsGood
One of my dishcloths is done in stockinette (done...

One of my dishcloths is done in stockinette (done while trying to learn tension). Its actually quite soft and pliable. I could imagine it in a summer tank top.
Forum: General Knitting 02-23-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By LifeIsGood
That is what I use it for. You could also do...

That is what I use it for. You could also do potholders, hot pads, face cloths or coasters.
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By LifeIsGood
Very pretty!

Very pretty!
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By LifeIsGood
Generally, I believe non-peak time starts at 9:00...

Generally, I believe non-peak time starts at 9:00 pm through 6:00 am. Then of course weekends are also non-peak times.

I haven't really had bad customer service from Verizon yet I really dislike...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By LifeIsGood
What a special man you have there! I think that...

What a special man you have there! I think that is awesome!

My own wonderful DH, while he is talented enough to make needles for me, he hasn't gone that far yet. However, he is the first to...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,485
Posted By LifeIsGood
Exactly! I was taking a knitting class today and...

Exactly!

I was taking a knitting class today and posed the issue of flying with needles and the instructor suggested taking a stamped envelope, in the event that they won't let you through with your...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,485
Posted By LifeIsGood
Interesting because this is the offical word from...

Interesting because this is the offical word from the TSA. (http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/assistant/editorial_1252.shtm)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,714
Posted By LifeIsGood
I'm just learning how to work with the circulars...

I'm just learning how to work with the circulars myself. Perhaps this video will help a little.

http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/advanced-techniques
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,556
Posted By LifeIsGood
Long-tail is all I know.

Long-tail is all I know.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By LifeIsGood
So good to know that my 24" & 36" inch size 13's...

So good to know that my 24" & 36" inch size 13's won't go to waste. I also have a 29" size 7. Now I know I can keep them knowing they will get use....eventually :happydance:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By LifeIsGood
Thanks everyone! I got some of my "junk" yarn...

Thanks everyone! I got some of my "junk" yarn out and started learning on my 7's. Took me a couple of times to figure out that I needed to turn the piece around after I CO in order to complete the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By LifeIsGood
Question Thanks! I watched a few videos and based on some...

Thanks!

I watched a few videos and based on some things said in the videos I am curious as far as what length I would expect to use most often? I believe the video I watched on KH suggested that...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By LifeIsGood
Question New knitter getting ready to take on circs

I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this post but here goes...

Iíve been teaching myself to knit since December. So far a couple of scarfs, a hat and a tote bag have been done. Iíve decided...
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By LifeIsGood
So now I know that I can't knit and watch...

So now I know that I can't knit and watch football. I messed up somewhere and don't know enough about how to backtrack. Darn it. I've pulled out 10 rows and hope that I've got all my loops set...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By LifeIsGood
Me, me, me! I'm working on a tote bag at the...

Me, me, me! I'm working on a tote bag at the moment. I was knitting yesterday during the NASCAR race and had to keep putting my needles down so I didn't stab myself during some nailbiting parts of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,838
Posted By LifeIsGood
I haven't knit with this yarn yet. But as a new...

I haven't knit with this yarn yet. But as a new crocheter, I had the hardest time with this yarn, yet I made several projects with it because I loved the feel of it. I've kind of procrastinated...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By LifeIsGood
I'm a new knitter as well. I've started out...

I'm a new knitter as well. I've started out making a couple of dishcloths. The dishes don't care that there are mistakes ;) I have done a scarf and hat from a kit that were very simple. I'm now...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By LifeIsGood
Having gone through chemo last year and been the...

Having gone through chemo last year and been the recipients of some...ummm...ridiculous looking hats, I decided at that moment to learn how to crochet and make hats that women could wear in public...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By LifeIsGood
Thanks everyone! You've all been a great help to...

Thanks everyone! You've all been a great help to this newbie. :muah:
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By LifeIsGood
Thanks Jan. It is two colors, two rows for each...

Thanks Jan. It is two colors, two rows for each color alternating. So lots of ends to weave in, on the same side. Which is why I'm thinking it is too much "extra" yarn on one side and therefore...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By LifeIsGood
Jan - thanks for your post. I guess as a...

Jan - thanks for your post. I guess as a beginner I find that some "easy" patterns assume more knowledge than they should. I'm not trying anything difficult. This is a simple, boring scarf. I...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By LifeIsGood
Jan - I don't think your link posted. Would you...

Jan - I don't think your link posted. Would you mind reposting?
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By LifeIsGood
I get that, but I didn't realize the name of the...

I get that, but I didn't realize the name of the stitch would change just because you turned your work over. Remember, I'm new. If my last stitch was purl, I turn over...then I expect to P in purl....
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,265
Posted By LifeIsGood
LOL Jan...yeah..but my last stitch was a purl. ...

LOL Jan...yeah..but my last stitch was a purl. In my mind, just because I turned it over, it doesn't change the last stitch. But I guess it does.
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