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Forum: How-to Questions 03-05-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By cheesiesmom
Abby, that was my first thought, but I hate to...

Abby, that was my first thought, but I hate to start out with a blooper. Those holes just annoyed the heck out of me.

btw that link to knitty was really complete. I probably will find something ...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-05-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By cheesiesmom
toe up anklets

Been a long time since I've checked in here. (I notice the demise of the toxic open topic forum. LOL.) However I knew when I ran into trouble, I could come back here and some one might be able to...
Forum: General Knitting 03-05-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,404
Posted By cheesiesmom
being an avid sock knitter, I wanted to learn the...

being an avid sock knitter, I wanted to learn the two at once method. I have a couple books that showed the magic loop method, but I just couldnt cast on and knit that way. In January I made two...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By cheesiesmom
Invisible Cast On/Provisional Cast On

I'm starting a bag pattern which calls for an invisible cast on. I tried following the instructions with the pattern and then came to the videos here at KH to follow, but for the life of me I just...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-23-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By cheesiesmom
plastic bag tote

Does anyone have the site location for the pattern for the market tote made from plastic grocery bags?
Forum: The Lounge 01-25-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By cheesiesmom
I can't imagine any dog or cat willing allowing...

I can't imagine any dog or cat willing allowing us to use that devise on them. I have 3 cats and the ordinary clippers take care of their nails in short order. The hardest part is rounding the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,286
Posted By cheesiesmom
Kath, I just bought the Harmony set. I really...

Kath,

I just bought the Harmony set. I really like using circulars because of a problem I have with hand strength. Tho' the Harmony tips are pointy, I don't think they hurt as much as the Option...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-26-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By cheesiesmom
Magknits

I keep coming up with Magknit references when I search for patterns. Does anyone know what happened to those patterns?

I think it was mentioned once before, but I searched the forums and don't...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-09-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By cheesiesmom
Oh, Linda, I just realized you're Dances with...

Oh, Linda, I just realized you're Dances with Wool (cute name). I found your site today. In fact I found a whole lot of sites today. Google is good but you gotta get the right words in the query. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-09-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By cheesiesmom
No, like this. ...

No, like this. http://www.needlepointers.com/displaypage.aspx?ArticleID=28731&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.bevscountrycottage.com%2ftwisty-fringe.html

I finally found it!! This is really pretty with the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-07-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By cheesiesmom
Twisted Fringe

I am making a scarf that I saw in an advertisement. It's just a simple seed stitch, has stockinette pockets on each end and instead of ordinary fringe, it twisted fringe. It looks like 10 or 12...
Forum: The Lounge 09-12-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,693
Posted By cheesiesmom
We had an estate of a young man in our office. ...

We had an estate of a young man in our office. His mother and step-mother were fighting over his ashes, so the funeral home delivered them to our office pending some kind of settlement between the...
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By cheesiesmom
After school care for working parents is so hard...

After school care for working parents is so hard to come by. The other secretary in my office is always in a bind trying to find some one to take care of her kids (picking up from school, too)...
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,905
Posted By cheesiesmom
I got a 37 Poor. That's what comes from working...

I got a 37 Poor. That's what comes from working full time with no time to clean. And I wear red nail polish and use "vulgarities". I'm just a 60's type of gal!
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,615
Posted By cheesiesmom
I always did up strawberry and peach jam, chili...

I always did up strawberry and peach jam, chili sauce and tomatoes. And Hot Pepper Jelly! which is great as glaze for pork or roast chicken. I also use it as a condiment with pork chops, ham and...
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,726
Posted By cheesiesmom
Well, my dears, I have you all beat. I've been...

Well, my dears, I have you all beat. I've been cooking on my Farberware for 43 years. It has held up remarkably and I've added a couple of pieces recently to accommodate my smaller cooking style...
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By cheesiesmom
Thanks all. Jan it is cool, but if you decide to...

Thanks all. Jan it is cool, but if you decide to make it (pattern from knitty) check the directions. Sometimes the increases/decreases didn't work out on the size Im making and I had to...
Forum: General Knitting 07-06-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By cheesiesmom
so heavy!!!

I'm making this...

http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer05/PATTbaseball.html

for my son out of denimstyle. I'm trying to knit the sleeves at one time but they are so heavy!!! (Muscle problem) My muscles...
Forum: The Lounge 06-18-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By cheesiesmom
I also have found that Colorstay is long lasting...

I also have found that Colorstay is long lasting and I get it on-line at Drugstore.com or Walgreen.com. I have seen it in my local Walgreen stores also. But, as well as it stays on, I find that it...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,909
Posted By cheesiesmom
Congratulations. You should be proud. And in...

Congratulations. You should be proud. And in answer to your question, No.
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,976
Posted By cheesiesmom
I'm with Jan. Coiless pins. I'm working on 2...

I'm with Jan. Coiless pins. I'm working on 2 sleeves at once with a cable up the middle (every 16 rows) and increases (every 6 rows). By putting the pins in the stitch for the eable row and in the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-12-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By cheesiesmom
I made Tidal Wave last year. They are the...

I made Tidal Wave last year. They are the prettiest socks I own. The pattern is so simple and looks so intricate. Your socks should be bee-yoo-tiful!!
Forum: General Knitting 05-08-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By cheesiesmom
After someone suggested the free patterns on...

After someone suggested the free patterns on ravelry, I checked it out and I really like rpm from knitty.

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATTrpm.html

It looks interesting, but not too...
Forum: General Knitting 04-18-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,262
Posted By cheesiesmom
I taught my DH to knit years ago. He knitted...

I taught my DH to knit years ago. He knitted very smoothly and evenly. But he didn't get the relaxing part at all. It made him nervous. He never picked up the habit which is good 'cuz he actually...
Forum: The Lounge 04-10-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By cheesiesmom
We always had a productive peach tree in our yard...

We always had a productive peach tree in our yard when I was a kid which grew from peach stones that got buried in the yard with the peelings from my mother's canning. Those trees always yielded the...
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