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Forum: General Knitting 04-19-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By Songbirdy
yes, transfer the stitches by pulling the cable...

yes, transfer the stitches by pulling the cable so that the working sts for the heel flap are on the same needle. Later on you can redistribute the stitches once on the leg. The reason you have...
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By Songbirdy
yes these are light stitch markers, and not too...

yes these are light stitch markers, and not too long either. Over the last 3 years I've been gifted with some real beauties and made some of my own. I've had a chance to try out loads of styles and...
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By Songbirdy
Cool I'm happy for my friend :)

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3396/3432970430_9c510fa63c.jpg

Okay, aren't these fun?

On day I was at my LYS for a sit n' knit. And they liked my stitch markers, some gifted to me by some one...
Forum: General Knitting 03-25-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,629
Posted By Songbirdy
I'm lucky to live in a city where there are at...

I'm lucky to live in a city where there are at least 4 places to buy yarn, two would be considered LYS.

The one... she is militant... you use her yarn, her needles, and you pay to go there to...
Forum: The Lounge 03-22-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,531
Posted By Songbirdy
:sad: Oh how horrible! You have my prayers and...

:sad: Oh how horrible! You have my prayers and thoughts! :hug:
Forum: The Lounge 03-20-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By Songbirdy
I would explain that I was busy, and be perfectly...

I would explain that I was busy, and be perfectly clear that you can be busy and be at home. There is no reason why you have to explain to her how being at home knitting is not to be considered...
Forum: The Lounge 03-20-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Songbirdy
The least you can do is keep the options open...

The least you can do is keep the options open until you have to make a choice. In otherwords, entertain the thought, like you said, see what they have to offer, consider what your partner has to say...
Forum: The Lounge 03-19-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By Songbirdy
[snipped quote down] I just wanted to make a...

[snipped quote down]

I just wanted to make a small comment on this bit... I'm no theologian and so you can take this however you'd like but as far as I understand 'this' the good news is that it...
Forum: The Lounge 03-19-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By Songbirdy
:hug: Hang in there! God's got things in motion...

:hug: Hang in there!

God's got things in motion that you can't see, hear, or imagine. I prayed the same request for over 3 years. I seriously thought the same as you and worse.

But then, through...
Forum: The Lounge 03-18-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By Songbirdy
:hug: My husband has a cousin who contracted this...

:hug: My husband has a cousin who contracted this disease when she was in grade one. The doctors put in shunts, aggressively treated the virus, and took all measures to save her life.

She is now 19...
Forum: The Lounge 03-14-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Songbirdy
:hug: Very true what you say about how other's...

:hug: Very true what you say about how other's would be grateful to be in your shoes and it is something I often say to myself to try and get up the courage to face my day with a smile.

Prayers that...
Forum: The Lounge 03-10-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,683
Posted By Songbirdy
Yes, the theme of this thread has twisted :aww:...

Yes, the theme of this thread has twisted :aww: perhaps some of the reason the internet can be so frustrating. I've had that happen to some things that I had posted in a home-schooling forum. ...
Forum: The Lounge 03-10-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,683
Posted By Songbirdy
Well, I farmed the meat chickens for my uncle and...

Well, I farmed the meat chickens for my uncle and he had several other farms. He has the kind of barn that I believe is the kind you mentioned. [My family is big into poultry, my husband's family...
Forum: The Lounge 03-10-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By Songbirdy
I've thought of scrapbooking my knitting too. ...

I've thought of scrapbooking my knitting too. Right now, Ravelry does a good job... and the benefit is that you get Knitters who look at it and leave nice comments.

I'm worried about a RL...
Forum: The Lounge 03-10-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,683
Posted By Songbirdy
Demonica, I'm not making a comment on your post,...

Demonica,

I'm not making a comment on your post, but I will tell you something based on my experience. I spent 7 years in what is considered "factory farming" here in Ontario.

I personally think...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Songbirdy
And understand we do! Yay! I've been dying for...

And understand we do!

Yay!


I've been dying for a set of fixed sock size KP's... I've got the DPN's which I love and use but as I mentioned elsewhere, I actually enjoy using both methods of sock...
Forum: The Lounge 03-09-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Songbirdy
That is so beautiful! And there is just...

That is so beautiful! And there is just something to a good day's hard work :thumbsup:

I love the flower pictures too :)
Forum: The Lounge 03-09-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Songbirdy
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: The Lounge 03-09-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,683
Posted By Songbirdy
In regards to the ear notches on sheep in flocks...

In regards to the ear notches on sheep in flocks where some have tags... the unfortunate thing is sometimes the tags get caught. Sometimes by other sheep, sometimes on the fence, and sometimes just...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,262
Posted By Songbirdy
The other thing is to give yourself time. There...

The other thing is to give yourself time. There might just be a point when you can just zip along. With me, it came a good three years after I really "got into" knitting. I was initially taught to...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Songbirdy
I, too, love having this place in my knitting...

I, too, love having this place in my knitting arsenal!

There have been times when this place kept a project from incineration. :)
Forum: The Lounge 03-06-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,878
Posted By Songbirdy
I tend to find that the first 'upset' and the...

I tend to find that the first 'upset' and the information comes flooding back :teehee:
Forum: The Lounge 03-06-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Songbirdy
oh! :hug:

oh! :hug:
Forum: The Lounge 03-06-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Songbirdy
I love the idea of a swim. This morning I spoke...

I love the idea of a swim.

This morning I spoke with hubby's sister after I spoke with a Psychologist because I am worried about my MIL's mental health and her ability to avoid physical harm.

I...
Forum: The Lounge 03-06-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Songbirdy
Unhappy And then there are days that are just not like others

I'm so in shock, and its not good.

Part of me just wants to scream or something.


I got a phone call while I was cooking for dinner. I had to welcome my husband home, put our kids to bed... and...
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