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Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,573
Posted By OldSkool
How about your handle: "LissaPlus2"? "Sockit 2...

How about your handle: "LissaPlus2"?
"Sockit 2 Ya"
"Socken" ( to sock in Deutsche, or Socke in the noun version)


*actually reading the rest of your posts* Well, for your next business...:wink:
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,835
Posted By OldSkool
You're awesome.:cool:

You're awesome.:cool:
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,835
Posted By OldSkool
Ya know, I would print that page off of the TSA...

Ya know, I would print that page off of the TSA website and throw it in their faces (not literally because they've got a crappy job/are just trying to do their jobs which is to protect you while you...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By OldSkool
OT: Uncle Larry's Kilt-Lifter Extravaganza

Hey everyone!
I have an Irish themed hour long radio show at Portland State University called Uncle Larry's Kilt-Lifter Extravaganza. I play: all kinds of Irish music (traditional, Rock, Punk, Pop),...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,446
Posted By OldSkool
At least it's clean and put away. :shrug: I...

At least it's clean and put away. :shrug:
I agree about the fire hazard thing though. Time to either intervene or invest in a storage facility. Good luck to her.
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,469
Posted By OldSkool
Hmmm... those uniforms look very... colonial? I...

Hmmm... those uniforms look very... colonial? I mean, I know we're America and all that, but... *curls lip* :think: :?? Maybe it's the white pants.

The hat kicks butt though!!! I might try that...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,557
Posted By OldSkool
I heart bamboo also! Metal ones are too cold and...

I heart bamboo also! Metal ones are too cold and loud and if you blink, there go your stitches off the needles. Bamboo, on the other hand, warm to the touch, are quiet, stickier, and are...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-04-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By OldSkool
What is your dress like? I'd definitely go with...

What is your dress like?
I'd definitely go with a lacier pattern and maybe even make them longer so they go up the arm? Maybe ones that triangle on top of the hand and have a loop that hooks...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,321
Posted By OldSkool
As the self-imposed "defender of the knitters", I...

As the self-imposed "defender of the knitters", I proclaim thee worthy of a brownie*!

Old Skool

*brownie redeemed upon payment of peanut butter cups to all "defenders of knitters."
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-24-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By OldSkool
Dude, I'll be hunting you down to help me on this...

Dude, I'll be hunting you down to help me on this because I know I'm gonna get lost at one point! So you better "accidentally" walk into the same store as me and help me out, Yoda!
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,206
Posted By OldSkool
I have the same issue when I walk into a hardware...

I have the same issue when I walk into a hardware store. I was a fixed wing (plane) and rotary winged (helicopter) mechanic for ten years, so when I go to a hardware store and need to find a size 6...
Forum: Crochet! 01-23-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
Posted By OldSkool
You are a brave man; and resourceful! Good...

You are a brave man; and resourceful! Good job!:woohoo:
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By OldSkool
OT: My Yarn Was Literally Trying To Kill Me!

Last night, I fell asleep while knitting ("make time for yarn everyday"; even if you're exhausted) and this morning when I climbed out of bed, I had yarn encircled around me multiple times - like I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-23-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By OldSkool
You guys are starting to talk me into the cream. ...

You guys are starting to talk me into the cream. I forgot to ask my mom today, but I'll let you know what her final decision is.
@evona, I got the pattern off of an ebay site (it was easier to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By OldSkool
I'm ready! Thanks for the heads up about the...

I'm ready! Thanks for the heads up about the organizational aspect! Cream, eh? I'll ask her!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By OldSkool
1956 Irish Cable Coat

I think I'm ready to progress beyond hats and socks and now I want to try something a bit more challenging. So I'm going ovaries deep and am going to attempt this 1956 Irish Cable Coat for my mom's...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,127
Posted By OldSkool
A friend of mine gave me "Knitting Under the...

A friend of mine gave me "Knitting Under the Influence" by Claire LaZebnik. I haven't read it though so I can't tell you much about it. Here's the Amazon link though:...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By OldSkool
Now that I am a poor college student (seriously...

Now that I am a poor college student (seriously just downed some Ramen noodles and that and some mini wheats were all I had today), I have to make do with what clothes I have. I have the "transform...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,955
Posted By OldSkool
Trvvn, you're ridiculous. :teehee: But correct. ...

Trvvn, you're ridiculous. :teehee: But correct. Be wary, wee little one!
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,890
Posted By OldSkool
Handmade vs Mass Produced

Hi everyone! I was wondering if there's a way to tell if a knit hat (for instance) in a shop or street vendor is handmade or mass produced? Also, how fundamentalist are you in purchasing the two? ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By OldSkool
I think you're doing the right thing; buying what...

I think you're doing the right thing; buying what you need vs what you want. You need stuff for your upcoming projects, so get that first. There will be other sales!
Good luck!:)
Forum: Pattern Central 01-13-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By OldSkool
Ha, he looks like he's in pain... and then...

Ha, he looks like he's in pain... and then relieved he's not in pain anymore. :teehee:
"It's really hard hitting this noooote!/But now it's ooooover, think of candy caaaaanes..." :roflhard: :rofl:
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By OldSkool
"Buy what you can afford" is my motto; which...

"Buy what you can afford" is my motto; which turns out to be nadallota! One of the first things I purchased when the knitting bug first accosted me was one of those "Learn to Knit" packages that...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-10-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,157
Posted By OldSkool
Do you have a link to the pattern so that we can...

Do you have a link to the pattern so that we can get the whole picture? Sometimes there are clues in other steps.;)
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,003
Posted By OldSkool
Cheley, thanks! And Artlady, I agree. Knitting...

Cheley, thanks! And Artlady, I agree.
Knitting never goes out of style!
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