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Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By AnnaT
Yes, I did that. The problem is that she has...

Yes, I did that. The problem is that she has gained some weight recently and some of what she is still wearing is almost too small. She has a man's vest she likes around the house and that's too...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By AnnaT
question about sizing for pear-shaped person

Hi,

I'm making a vest for my MIL. She's extremely pear shaped, quite disproportianate, and I have been a little worried about fitting her. I'm making the vest to her measurements, but did add two...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,728
Posted By AnnaT
There's just something special about knitted...

There's just something special about knitted things! :heart:

Is she old enough to learn to knit? :)
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By AnnaT
Well, I get in at least an hour a day. It might...

Well, I get in at least an hour a day. It might be divided up. On a quiet evening I might do as much as 2 hours without stopping.

About the longest project--Do UFOs count? :teehee: I spent a...
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,357
Posted By AnnaT
I agree! Don't leave your cart on one side and...

I agree! Don't leave your cart on one side and then lean way over to examine something so you BLOCK THE WHOLE ISLE!!!




Ooooh, people are so bad about that here. I think there's a real cultural...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By AnnaT
This works on carpet, too. My cat Miki loves to...

This works on carpet, too. My cat Miki loves to go on cloth (I have never understood why). I can't leave anything on the floor where he can reach it. Once he went on a towel my husband had left on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,729
Posted By AnnaT
I LOVE it! Although you're sick of it now, you...

I LOVE it! Although you're sick of it now, you should be really proud of your work!!! Is it really more of a gray than a brown?

I am impressed. :woohoo:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,668
Posted By AnnaT
That looks beautiful! It fits you wonderfully,...

That looks beautiful! It fits you wonderfully, too. :cheering: I like yours better than the model's.
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By AnnaT
I was going to mention the squares for charity,...

I was going to mention the squares for charity, too! Also, if you have enough, you could make a pet blanket or a randomly striped small afghan or scarf.
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,680
Posted By AnnaT
I am so sorry you went through that!! I noticed...

I am so sorry you went through that!! I noticed you weren't posting much and wondered where you were. Hope you are feeling much better SOON!! Just take care of yourself. :) :hug:
Forum: The Lounge 11-11-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By AnnaT
I checked the area code where my parents live....

I checked the area code where my parents live. This is a fairly rural area in Tennessee. I counted about 30 with convictions for rape (some of whom were convicted of statutory rape, could be like...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-11-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By AnnaT
If the right side and wrong side are identical, I...

If the right side and wrong side are identical, I put a small safety pin on the right side, down towards my cast on row, so I'll know. If they aren't identical, you can look at it and tell.

Keeping...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-11-2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,212
Posted By AnnaT
Just try to ignore it. Once you've knitted...

Just try to ignore it. Once you've knitted several rows, it won't interfere with your knitting. Later you can weave it in, like Suzeeq said.
Forum: General Knitting 11-11-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,583
Posted By AnnaT
I was thinking that if you have the ability to...

I was thinking that if you have the ability to shop online, you could order them from a British (or other European) knitting shop. The shipping shouldn't be really outrageous. Here are a few with...
Forum: General Knitting 11-11-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By AnnaT
I do this, too! I have been looking in the...

I do this, too!

I have been looking in the last couple of weeks as people slowly start to wear sweaters. I think I've seen one hand knit vest. The other day I saw a sweater in a store, and...
Forum: General Knitting 11-10-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By AnnaT
I've only been knitting since January so I don't...

I've only been knitting since January so I don't have a lot of experience. I decided in the spring I wanted to try a sweater, and after lots of research I finally settled on the To Dye For Sweater...
Forum: Crochet! 11-09-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,829
Posted By AnnaT
That's okay! I was insanely busy this week and...

That's okay! I was insanely busy this week and have hardly been on here myself. I'll keep checking back!
Forum: The Lounge 11-09-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 986
Posted By AnnaT
This is great advice. I just want to add to...

This is great advice. I just want to add to this, that it's better to arrange to do chores you like. It's easier if you do things you like or don't mind doing. It's also a big thing, to me, that...
Forum: The Lounge 11-09-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By AnnaT
Hi, From the link KnitClickChick provided, it...

Hi,

From the link KnitClickChick provided, it looks like the quarantine is for wild animals like coyotes and raccoons. The problem is that rabies vaccinations for wild animals don't always work and...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,728
Posted By AnnaT
I haven't had time to read all the responses (35...

I haven't had time to read all the responses (35 at this point) but wanted to participate. I am such a new knitter I don't really have any horror stories yet!

This is my first Christmas as a...
Forum: The Lounge 11-04-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,885
Posted By AnnaT
I think it's fine and none of my business if you...

I think it's fine and none of my business if you wanted to "let loose" for one night a year. It's just that the people around the person "letting loose" have to put up with it. I see very little...
Forum: The Lounge 11-01-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By AnnaT
Rissa, I'm so glad things seem to be turning...

Rissa, I'm so glad things seem to be turning around! I have been thinking of you and Sydney.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By AnnaT
I do have some size 10.5 circular needles I...

I do have some size 10.5 circular needles I purchased in order to make a booga bag, but never got the right yarn, and then got sidetracked with Christmas knitting. Everyone who uses this method...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By AnnaT
Well, I'd love to see a picture of the...

Well, I'd love to see a picture of the prize-winning vest, if you have one!! :heart::heart::heart:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By AnnaT
MrsDavis, I was talking about changing a pattern!...

MrsDavis, I was talking about changing a pattern! I didn't think to specify that! :doh:

Suzeeq and DorothyDot, thank you! For some reason I've had an awful time finding a pattern for a V-neck...
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