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Forum: The Lounge 09-11-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,224
Posted By karendawn
I got my invite yesterday, so I spent a good...

I got my invite yesterday, so I spent a good chunk of the evening getting everything set up! I'm so excited!
Forum: The Lounge 09-09-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,224
Posted By karendawn
I'm almost there!! * You signed up on June...

I'm almost there!!

* You signed up on June 28, 2007
* You are #11439 on the list.
* 66 people are ahead of you in line.
* 20066 people are behind you in line.
* 36% of the list...
Forum: The Lounge 09-08-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,139
Posted By karendawn
I was in London a few years back and will...

I was in London a few years back and will definitely find ways to get there again, and again, and again. I love it!

We did do a lot of the tourist-y things. The Tower of London was a must, as well...
Forum: The Lounge 09-07-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By karendawn
I very much second the Anne Bishop recommendation!

I very much second the Anne Bishop recommendation!
Forum: The Lounge 09-04-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By karendawn
Although the protagonist is young, the books are...

Although the protagonist is young, the books are not young adult. It's been a while since I've read the first book (and although I have the second, I haven't had a chance to read it yet), and I don't...
Forum: The Lounge 09-03-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By karendawn
The Liveship books take place in a different...

The Liveship books take place in a different section of the world of the Farseer and Tawny Man books. Although I love Fitz and the Fool, I also really like the Liveship books (if not as much as...
Forum: The Lounge 09-02-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By karendawn
Have you read Robin Hobb? She has a set of three...

Have you read Robin Hobb? She has a set of three trilogies that all go together (and are fantastic) and then another trilogy that is completely separate (and good, but not great).

Farseer
1....
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-26-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
Here's the latest update on my Quidditch sweater:...

Here's the latest update on my Quidditch sweater: one sleeve finished (well, it's still flat; I haven't seamed it yet), to go along with the front and back that I posted about a while ago. Now just...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-24-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By karendawn
PMed you about the Malabrigo

PMed you about the Malabrigo
Forum: The Lounge 08-21-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,231
Posted By karendawn
Birth control pills. Before I took them, my...

Birth control pills. Before I took them, my cramps were extremely painful (not able to get out of bed at least one day of each cycle). But only the kind I'm currently taking works for me - I've tried...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-21-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,911
Posted By karendawn
Just sent you an email.

Just sent you an email.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-20-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
Thank you. :) I put aside the sweater to work on...

Thank you. :)

I put aside the sweater to work on the scarf (I wanted to get it to her by DragonCon, which is at the end of this month). But I'm halfway through the first sleeve and plan to get back...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-19-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
Ravenclaw Scarf

A friend on another forum I frequent showed some pictures of the Harry Potter Festival she went to in honor of the release of the 7th book. She was dressed as a Ravenclaw and had entered a contest...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-16-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
Fantastic scarf. I think the border really makes...

Fantastic scarf. I think the border really makes it all come together - great idea (and glad that it helped the curling issue)!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-13-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
Great job, jillliv! :heart:

Great job, jillliv! :heart:
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,941
Posted By karendawn
If you're interested in audiobooks, I highly...

If you're interested in audiobooks, I highly recommend Audible (http://www.audible.com) - for $19.95 a month, I get two audiobooks and they have a very large selection (I checked and both Good Wives...
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,212
Posted By karendawn
After reading this thread, I ordered one last...

After reading this thread, I ordered one last night. Thanks for posting - I had never heard of this before.
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,941
Posted By karendawn
Now I'm reading The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins...

Now I'm reading The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins - an urban fantasy, which is pretty good so far.
Forum: The Lounge 08-05-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,941
Posted By karendawn
I'm working on Renegade's Magic by Robin Hobb...

I'm working on Renegade's Magic by Robin Hobb (it's not out in the US yet - I ordered it from amazon.co.uk as Hobb is one of my favorite authors and I didn't want to wait for the book).

I read a...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-05-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By karendawn
I don't have the yarn you need, but I have had...

I don't have the yarn you need, but I have had success in the past ordering from KP and requesting a specific dye lot, so you might try that if no one else has been able to help you. (I added it to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-01-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
I guess when I asked about how many balls of...

I guess when I asked about how many balls of yarn, I should have been specific about what yarn I'm using. *grin* I'm using Cascade 220 superwash (so it has 220 yards per ball - the pattern calls for...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-01-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
Still working on the sweater, but I've also...

Still working on the sweater, but I've also started a Ravenclaw scarf as a surprise for a friend. I'm making the POA style and in the Charmed Knits book it is knit flat in a 1x1 ribbing. I finished...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-29-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
At the release party I went to, someone wore Mrs....

At the release party I went to, someone wore Mrs. Weasley's sweater from Charmed Knits. It looked amazing (her mother made it for her) and she won the overall costume contest (She did look very much...
Forum: The Lounge 07-28-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,646
Posted By karendawn
Thanks for the link - I had thought about the...

Thanks for the link - I had thought about the Lost names myself, so it's neat to see that others have had the same idea.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-28-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 90,655
Posted By karendawn
I love seeing everyone else's projects. It helps...

I love seeing everyone else's projects. It helps keep me motivated to working on my own. And that's just what I've been doing.

I just completed the back side of my Quidditch sweater, so now the...
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