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Forum: General Knitting 01-26-2007, 04:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,097
Posted By sfavereau
Ya, I want it too! :teehee: Can you send it...

Ya, I want it too! :teehee: Can you send it to me too?
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By sfavereau
OMG, 1337-speak. LOL! (ok... too much World of...

OMG, 1337-speak. LOL! (ok... too much World of Warcraft)

Anyway, a friend of mine just called me from Minnesota where she's visiting family and she offered to get some malabrigo yarn for me for...
Forum: General Knitting 12-22-2006, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By sfavereau
Well, I live in Colorado Springs, and while many...

Well, I live in Colorado Springs, and while many parts of town got it bad, we barely got anything! I was going to go to my first spinning meeting and christmas party tonight, but it was cancelled...
Forum: General Knitting 12-10-2006, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
Poll: knit and...
Views: 2,350
Posted By sfavereau
I assume you mean World of Warcraft? LOL OMG,...

I assume you mean World of Warcraft? LOL OMG, do I ever play that too much. I love it and my knitting suffers b/c of it (well, what doesn't suffer b/c of Wow?).

Stephanie <---Not WoW 1137 but...
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2006, 04:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,624
Posted By sfavereau
I have both and I only use my Denises when the...

I have both and I only use my Denises when the Options needles are being used for another project. LOL

I love addis and since the options are kinda like the addis, I prefer the options. My skin...
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2006, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By sfavereau
You should have the same number of stitches you...

You should have the same number of stitches you cast on after finishing the first row.

And yes, the tail from the cast on should always remain at the bottom. If it's not at the bottom, you've...
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By sfavereau
I'm not a beader either, but I did complete a...

I'm not a beader either, but I did complete a beading project recently with size 6 beads so I know what they are.

If you go to a beading shop, Hobby Lobby, Michael's, etc, in their beading section,...
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2006, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,188
Posted By sfavereau
My LYS would give me a replacement ball of yarn...

My LYS would give me a replacement ball of yarn and send the defective one back to the manufacturer. I know this because they've done it for me (and not just because I'm good friends with them...
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,513
Posted By sfavereau
I think a lot of the bargain acrylic yarns feel...

I think a lot of the bargain acrylic yarns feel horrible to knit with and the finished fabric is nasty feeling too, but that's just my opinion... :shrug:

There are some expensive natural fiber...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-31-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,064
Posted By sfavereau
I haven't climbed a 14er either! But I live in...

I haven't climbed a 14er either! But I live in Colorado Springs at the foot of Pikes Peak. :happydance:

We have the best knit shop ever!!! Knitter's Kove on Union, just south of Constitution,...
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,659
Posted By sfavereau
1. What new knitting skill or trick have you...

1. What new knitting skill or trick have you learned lately?

I went on a knitting retreat with my knit group and we learned how to make a beaded fringe. FUN!

2. Which knitting "celebrity" would...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By sfavereau
Re: Intarsia???

OMG That is insane! My LYS is always full of people with questions and the ladies who work there are more than happy to answer any and all questions, regardless of where you bought the yarn. Heck,...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,861
Posted By sfavereau
Yes, there is a difference. "Dec at end" means...

Yes, there is a difference. "Dec at end" means you only decrease at the end of the row. "Dec at each end" means that you decrease at the beginning and end of each row.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By sfavereau
I've made 4 pairs of felted clogs and only used...

I've made 4 pairs of felted clogs and only used bulky on one pair, but it ended up being my favorite pair. The single strand was easier to knit, for one, and the felted fabric came out the same as...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By sfavereau
I think washing and/or blocking really help even...

I think washing and/or blocking really help even out the ribbing, in my experience, anyway. I do use the clockwise wrap on the purls in my ribbing and I find that it really helps and anything else...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-28-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By sfavereau
Works for me too! :teehee: But it scares my...

Works for me too! :teehee: But it scares my dog.
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,653
Posted By sfavereau
I can knit without looking if the yarn doesn't...

I can knit without looking if the yarn doesn't split and there is no pattern. So I can do st st and garter and that's about it without looking. :P
Forum: How-to Questions 09-20-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,998
Posted By sfavereau
OMG! I read the title of this post and I...

OMG! I read the title of this post and I immediately thought World of Warcraft hunter class. LOL Sorry.... Just had to post that bit of funny.

I would be interested in seeing how the hat looks...
Forum: General Knitting 09-20-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,004
Posted By sfavereau
I'm a HUGE wine fan, and I love all dry reds and...

I'm a HUGE wine fan, and I love all dry reds and most dry whites. I'm not into sweet reds or whites, so I won't be of any help....

But... I just have to add my thumbs up to TJ's! I'm so jealous...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2006, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By sfavereau
A row is knitted flat (back and forth across the...

A row is knitted flat (back and forth across the needles), while a round is knitted in the round on circular needles.
Forum: General Knitting 09-08-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,111
Posted By sfavereau
I'm another one who never puts my clothes away. ...

I'm another one who never puts my clothes away. I will grab clean clothes out the basket until I run out of underwear, then reluctantly put away the rest of the clothes, then do laundry again, and...
Forum: General Knitting 09-06-2006, 03:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,770
Posted By sfavereau
I'm not going to be any help here.... I can't...

I'm not going to be any help here.... I can't stand conti. I tried using the videos, no luck. Tried watching someone, no luck. Tried taking a class on conti knitting, and stuck it out for the...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2006, 03:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,113
Posted By sfavereau
My DH won't wear varigated! So I had to knit him...

My DH won't wear varigated! So I had to knit him some socks in charcoal, too. He wanted a cabled rib, so that made it a bit interesting though.
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,975
Posted By sfavereau
Glad to hear you're not mad at your mom any more,...

Glad to hear you're not mad at your mom any more, femi!

But as a World of Warcraft player, I hear "what a waste of time" all the time, so I know how you felt. But I like wasting my time playing...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-23-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,270
Posted By sfavereau
My knit group is doing a clapotis knit a long...

My knit group is doing a clapotis knit a long starting next week. It's going to be so much fun!

I hope ours turn out as beautiful as yours!
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