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Forum: The Lounge 07-19-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,803
Posted By Phaedra
It is most certainly acceptable. Just think of...

It is most certainly acceptable. Just think of your possibilities!
The socks, hats, double-knit scarfs and blankets (depending on the width of your loom).
You could combine "traditonal" sticks with...
Forum: The Lounge 10-26-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By Phaedra
I'm seriously thinking about obtaining a...

I'm seriously thinking about obtaining a Wii;:think:
The companies are getting wise; I can see this expanding:
"Umph, naw, don't need that......I pretty much like what I got already.......why would...
Forum: The Lounge 10-23-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By Phaedra
Nintendo's yarn based game - Kirby's Epic Yarn

While searching for games for my son (ok, me) I came across this: http://kirbykirbykirby.com

And while it not necessarily knitting, I've never come across any game focusing on yarn (or needlework)...
Forum: General Knitting 05-30-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,908
Posted By Phaedra
What about sock yarn that has elastic in it? Like...

What about sock yarn that has elastic in it? Like KnitPicks Risata? It could be made for paperbacks.
I really like this idea; I work next a library and borrow all the time. This could cover up some...
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,184
Posted By Phaedra
Hi---today I can't access knitty.com at all --...

Hi---today I can't access knitty.com at all -- and I want (read need) the Citron shawl pattern; been in a rut and finally have the desire again to knit and now I can't get to the pattern. :wall:...
Forum: General Knitting 03-05-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,731
Posted By Phaedra
I'm left handed; and knit English -- that's...

I'm left handed; and knit English -- that's throwing, right? LOL
I learned how to knit years ago from library books, after I had purchased a sweater kit (it looked so good on the cover). So I don't...
Forum: General Knitting 03-05-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By Phaedra
What is amusing (to me) is that the Yarn Harlot...

What is amusing (to me) is that the Yarn Harlot originally came up with the idea four years ago, as an event to take place during the Winter Olympics. I believe it blossomed afterwards, with groups...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Phaedra
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Phaedra
Exclamation Bogus? ForumAdmin email warning of virus alert?

Hi---I just received an email notifying me of a private messege here.
It starts off Dear(s) and list me and 4 other people.
A virus alert was noticed on your computer.
We highly recommend you to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-16-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Phaedra
Thank you everyone! I very much enjoy...

Thank you everyone! I very much enjoy lurking/posting here; and sharing my little bit of projects with you.
This baby gift is just as much for the grandmother-to-be as it is for the baby. And yes, I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-15-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Phaedra
This is the "killed" blanket, in a more true...

This is the "killed" blanket, in a more true shade of color. The only way I can explain the softness and drape that occured is to compare it to bamboo yarn. And seeing it come out of the wash with...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-15-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Phaedra
FO - Alphabet Blanket

This is to be a gift for an ex co-worker's first grandchild due in March. Once I knew of the upcoming arrival, I searched and collected many patterns until I found Debbie Bliss' Alphabet Blanket...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,168
Posted By Phaedra
Are you picking up and knitting an extra stitch...

Are you picking up and knitting an extra stitch near the corner of the gusset (on both sides)? The next round you would decrease to return to the original number of sttitches. Or try knitting the...
Forum: The Lounge 11-11-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,822
Posted By Phaedra
Or how about baked spaghetti squash with parm...

Or how about baked spaghetti squash with parm cheese?
Or brussel sprouts (buy frozen) that have been steamed or sauteed (yummy) with butter or olive oil spread? Do you eat butter?
Forum: The Lounge 11-11-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,822
Posted By Phaedra
How about roasted or sauteed leeks? Maybe cooked...

How about roasted or sauteed leeks? Maybe cooked in olive oil with some garlic and mushrooms? I've even mixed that into brown rice that I had cooked in vegetable broth instead of water.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 11-02-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 889
Posted By Phaedra
Wish to trade: no longer available

Sorry, a use came up for the skein.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-25-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,127
Posted By Phaedra
It's so beautiful! I've also made one and plan to...

It's so beautiful! I've also made one and plan to do another.
Wonderful job!
Forum: General Knitting 09-05-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By Phaedra
You are such a dear! I've been trying to figure...

You are such a dear! I've been trying to figure out how to make a knitted cover for my cell phone and just "discovered" the double knitting method while looking at baby blanket patterns. THANK...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,574
Posted By Phaedra
Thank you; I really just winged it. The "bumps"...

Thank you; I really just winged it. The "bumps" (rolls) give me assurance of grip; I was looking ahead to when I would be using this with gloves this winter.
First, I ended up using just one 16-inch...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-28-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,574
Posted By Phaedra
I would like to say I'd use a reusable,...

I would like to say I'd use a reusable, non-disposible cup; but I wouldn't be telling the truth.

Do have to say I get a great kick out of using the sleeve; and the quirky looks I get at the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-16-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,574
Posted By Phaedra
Coffee cup sleeve

The grocery store where I would get my morning cup of coffee, changed the cup type to the cheap plain cardboard (and didn't offer those cardboard sleeves). I couldn't stand the heat! So I used the...
Forum: The Lounge 08-16-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By Phaedra
I'm so sorry for your loss. Your interest in...

I'm so sorry for your loss. Your interest in knitting (and other things) will return when you are ready. Please keep in touch here (whether it's lurking or posting).
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-28-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,244
Posted By Phaedra
Wonderful! Just lovely!

Wonderful! Just lovely!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-29-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By Phaedra
:teehee: They're for a size men's US 10; since...

:teehee: They're for a size men's US 10; since the ribbing is very stretchy (and the first pair was too big) I sized them down from 80 to 68 stitches. I wear a wm's 9.5 and they're a little roomy on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-28-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By Phaedra
FO - Garter Rib Socks II (AKA don't do this again)

This is the 2nd pair of socks for my uncle in NY; but this time he wanted reinforced yellow toes and heels. Well, I didn't get it right. It was fine until I washed them; now I have red socks with...
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