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Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By erikalee
I've been a little bummed about my knitting...

I've been a little bummed about my knitting lately too. But I think it's just because my friend wants me to knit her a scarf and a poncho and she picked the most horrendous, obnoxious yarn ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By erikalee
Awesome! Thanks, Boo. :)

Awesome! Thanks, Boo. :)
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,913
Posted By erikalee
It looks like it's always about the 2nd week of...

It looks like it's always about the 2nd week of June. I'll keep my eyes peeled for one here in Jax.
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,365
Posted By erikalee
That's too adorable! :heart:

That's too adorable! :heart:
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By erikalee
The Michael's closest to my house is having a...

The Michael's closest to my house is having a sale on Patons Shetland Tweeds, but they are 2/$8 hehe.

I was looking on Ravelry for patterns that would be good for it and I was thinking of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By erikalee
I normally read patterns all the way through a...

I normally read patterns all the way through a few times before I start knitting, but since I am in the beginning stages of my knitting journey and I have no clue what the pattern is talking about,...
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By erikalee
I had to learn DPNs because I was too impatient...

I had to learn DPNs because I was too impatient to wait on a project til I could get another circular (I bought the DPNs to use as cable needles and I love them for that).

It's not as hard as I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,736
Posted By erikalee
Hmm, I'm not sure really. I knit off and on all...

Hmm, I'm not sure really. I knit off and on all day, I guess. Sitting in front of the TV, no matter what time it is, or what's on, I'm knitting. And I take my knitting with me everywhere if it's a...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By erikalee
She's doing a great job. Tell her we all said...

She's doing a great job. Tell her we all said so. :)
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,098
Posted By erikalee
They both knit the same, as far as I can tell,...

They both knit the same, as far as I can tell, but for me the cake is easier to roll. There is less turning and twisting involved in rolling the cake since you're really just going back and forth...
Forum: General Knitting 02-02-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,098
Posted By erikalee
Thanks for all the positive feedback, guys! I'm...

Thanks for all the positive feedback, guys! I'm just glad I was able to share something useful and give back to all of those that have helped me out on my knitting journey. hehe

Happy Winding!
Forum: General Knitting 02-02-2008, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,098
Posted By erikalee
Me rolling Yarn Cake on Youtube!

The link to where I learned to roll yarn using only your thumb has gone dead. And I searched on youtube and didn't find one, so I decided to make my own and upload it.

This will be my very first...
Forum: General Knitting 02-01-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By erikalee
I wind mine...

I wind mine (http://www.flickr.com/photos/74025768@N00/2230738049/in/set-72157603751028280/) by hand also, so not sure about the winder. I found a site online that explains center-pull balls using...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,839
Posted By erikalee
I've wondered that myself, Carrie. I'm looking...

I've wondered that myself, Carrie. I'm looking forward to an answer.
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By erikalee
What's the brand and name of the yarn and I'll...

What's the brand and name of the yarn and I'll look it up on Ravelry and see if I can come up with a list of ideas.
Forum: Pattern Central 01-24-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 25,117
Posted By erikalee
I happened to click on the links while my 3 year...

I happened to click on the links while my 3 year old son was in here. He said to me, in his Furbie language, "Uh huh. I need that. Knit one for me."

I have to say I am impressed that he...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7,425
Views: 1,418,688
Posted By erikalee
Having a crazy busy chaotic life is the perfect...

Having a crazy busy chaotic life is the perfect time to pick up knitting. You said it yourself, it's relaxing and enjoyable. I think we all find it a fantastic way to wind down.

I think it's great...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By erikalee
I'm new at this so I don't know much, but I...

I'm new at this so I don't know much, but I remember reading somewhere that someone was making an afghan that looked similar to yours and was doing strips instead of squares and just changing the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,114
Posted By erikalee
I've been taking my knitting with me nearly...

I've been taking my knitting with me nearly everywhere I go since the day I learned! I bought this plastic skein holder with a handle and I clipped a carabiner clip to it and my belt loop and off I...
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By erikalee
Awesome! Great job, Aliann!! My mother has 2...

Awesome! Great job, Aliann!! My mother has 2 little sheds full of craft junk (I mean stuff) that she's been "organizing" for years. I know how great it must feel to have it done, and to have your...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 64,149
Posted By erikalee
I've been on a couple days, slowly adding stuff. ...

I've been on a couple days, slowly adding stuff. I haven't gotten around to navigating much of the site or the people, but I did join the KH group (http://www.ravelry.com/groups/knitting-help)!

I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,420
Posted By erikalee
Talking I got my invite today! Took 11 days, not so bad....

I got my invite today! Took 11 days, not so bad. My handle is erikalee . Where do you get the little Ravelry linky box that so many of you have on your sigs here?

I found 2 more LYS in my area...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,293
Posted By erikalee
I do the same thing McKnitty does. I have some...

I do the same thing McKnitty does. I have some left over purple yarn from my first scarf, so I just decided I was going to make a strip and figure out how to knit1, purl1 and cable. Lots of...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By erikalee
Question Binding off some, not all...

I am making a "Halfa", it's a half of a sweater, from the 2008 Knitting Calendar.

The directions say:

Back & Front:
1. Cast on 60 stitches.
2. Work in desired pattern (I chose K1,P1) for 8'' or...
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,527
Posted By erikalee
Found you! You signed up on January 7, 2008 You...

Found you!
You signed up on January 7, 2008
You are #82096 on the list.
2523 people are ahead of you in line.
3893 people are behind you in line.
91% of the list has been invited so far.


/sigh...
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