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Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-04-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,508
Posted By Sheridan
I'm in. I have a jacket for bubby, a golliwog...

I'm in. I have a jacket for bubby, a golliwog that needs two arms, a hat for a friends daughter and that's it.

I also have a crocheted blanket that needs about 10 more squares, but crochet isn't...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-18-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Sheridan
They all have their own personalities, its...

They all have their own personalities, its wonderful!

They look adorable!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,520
Posted By Sheridan
I just learnt how to do this yesterday. You just...

I just learnt how to do this yesterday.

You just go to knit like normal but instead of taking the loop onto the other needle you just put it on the same needle, one in front of the other.
Forum: The Lounge 11-09-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,853
Posted By Sheridan
Agreed. We do things sometimes without their...

Agreed. We do things sometimes without their permission. I prefer to make sure these things are not purely cosmetic, because I don't feel a sense of ownership over my child. I am here to guide him,...
Forum: The Lounge 11-07-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,853
Posted By Sheridan
It's realistic in our house. Your house I am not...

It's realistic in our house.

Your house I am not so concerned with.

So its all good.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-06-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,769
Posted By Sheridan
Rita, you make the cutest stuff. Do you mostly...

Rita, you make the cutest stuff. Do you mostly make toys? I seem to be on a bit of a knitted toy binge at the moment!
Forum: The Lounge 11-06-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,853
Posted By Sheridan
When I have a daughter I won't be getting her...

When I have a daughter I won't be getting her ears pierced without her permission. I don't think I have that right, they are not my ears.

I haven't had my son circumcised either. If he wants to when...
Forum: General Knitting 11-04-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By Sheridan
I live in a big old house and I actually have a...

I live in a big old house and I actually have a "yarn room" :mrgreen: .

but I would still buy more if it was "a bargain"!! lol
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-02-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,756
Posted By Sheridan
Yes, I agree about the wool at the back being the...

Yes, I agree about the wool at the back being the same colour as the fun fur yarn, then it doesn't show through as much.

I have knitted the body of my second one but got distracted by the golliwog...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-02-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,902
Posted By Sheridan
Fantastic!! She's adorable, I love the colours!!

Fantastic!! She's adorable, I love the colours!!
Forum: Crochet! 11-02-2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By Sheridan
aww, cluck cluck, how cute. I have saved it in...

aww, cluck cluck, how cute.

I have saved it in my favourites, for when I have another baby, hopefully a little girl.

I love the cotton sandals, they are so gorgeous!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-01-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,483
Posted By Sheridan
very nice indeed!! I am just finishing the legs...

very nice indeed!!
I am just finishing the legs on an 'Alice' soaker. I might give the curly purly one a go next, I like the idea of the circular needles.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By Sheridan
Soakers are waterproofed woollen knitted pants...

Soakers are waterproofed woollen knitted pants that go over a modern cloth diaper such as the modern cloth diapers shown here for example:

http://www.babybeehinds.com.au/shop/products.php?cat=5

(or...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By Sheridan
I have knitted a couple of earflap hats and those...

I have knitted a couple of earflap hats and those instructions make absolutely no sense to me at all.

Basically, you want your earflaps, then some stitches in between for the front of the hat, and...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-26-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,756
Posted By Sheridan
What a shame you don't live closer rita, I just...

What a shame you don't live closer rita, I just went through my stash and found about ten balls of that novelty yarn in all different colours.

I completely forgot I had all of it, it was from my...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-22-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,756
Posted By Sheridan
Felting by hand: I don't know if this is the...

Felting by hand: I don't know if this is the official way to do it because I have never done it before, but I put it in the sink and ran boiling hot water over it, then got some babywash liquid soap...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-22-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,756
Posted By Sheridan
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http://img81.imageshack.us/img81/9018/picture187wx2.th.jpg (http://img81.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture187wx2.jpg)

And just for fun, here is my 49 cent bargain!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-22-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,756
Posted By Sheridan
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/6986/picture186...

http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/6986/picture186af2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Here is my little fellow (is everyone's a boy?)

I am very happy with the result although the wool I used for the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,164
Posted By Sheridan
I hope someone else was driving! *wink* I can't...

I hope someone else was driving! *wink*

I can't knit and be in the car, I always get sick even if I look down briefly, I can't even read a map while the car is moving or I start to feel queasy.
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,732
Posted By Sheridan
I was about six I think, I remember what I...

I was about six I think, I remember what I knitted too, it was supposed to be a scarf but it grew and grew and grew, outwards, not upwards, lol.

I taught my niece to knit when she was seven. She...
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sheridan
*runs to get wool wrapper* Okay, this 8ply ball...

*runs to get wool wrapper*

Okay, this 8ply ball of wool says that its 22 stitches to 10x10cm on 30 rows.

On size 4mm needles, which are 8UK and US6.

And for the very first time in my life I just...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-18-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,756
Posted By Sheridan
Rita what ghastly news!! You poor thing, roadkill...

Rita what ghastly news!! You poor thing, roadkill already lol.

Should I 'test' my fluffy wool? I have just started the back, nearly put all the stitches on, (completely lost count of course but got...
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,007
Posted By Sheridan
Well, I am originally from New Zealand, and we...

Well, I am originally from New Zealand, and we talk to everyone, so its a no-brainer for me :woot: you can't shut me up.
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 02:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sheridan
Well ya learn something new every day! I grew up...

Well ya learn something new every day! I grew up in NZ and now live in Australia and I had ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA that the rest of the world didn't describe their wool the way we do!!

8 ply is normal, 4...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-17-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,756
Posted By Sheridan
I have finished the main part of the front, now I...

I have finished the main part of the front, now I have to do the paws and the back
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