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Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-23-2008, 11:24 AM
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Posted By rissa
Don't worry about your question, its a good one! ...

Don't worry about your question, its a good one! EZ empowers knitters in many ways to be fearless, but there are times when ya just need to ask a question, hehe! Yes, you are picking up the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,862
Posted By rissa
I'm using KnitPicks Crayon yarn which is a 100%...

I'm using KnitPicks Crayon yarn which is a 100% pima cotton boucle yarn for a Baby Surprise Jacket. Its very light weight and knits at a smaller gauge than Sugar and Cream. It doesn't seem to stretch...
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-21-2008, 09:10 PM
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Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
Hiya all! I've still got the Sunny Days and...

Hiya all! I've still got the Sunny Days and Jewelry Box blankets. They have been temporarily put on the shelf, but I should be able to get at them soon. I broke a bone in my foot earlier this week...
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-10-2008, 05:03 PM
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Posted By rissa
:happydance:Sunny Days arrived today!!! I was...

:happydance:Sunny Days arrived today!!! I was planning on a trip to pick up yarn for both Sunny Days and Jewelry Box at the same time, but Sunny Days was delayed somehow in getting here. So, I was...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By rissa
Here is a quote from their FAQ. We publish four...

Here is a quote from their FAQ.
We publish four times a year. September, December, March, June -- as close to the beginning of the month as possible.

I am also a Knitty fan! Can't wait for this...
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-07-2008, 10:19 AM
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Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
Oooooh MAmaDawn! Thank you for the yarn! It is...

Oooooh MAmaDawn! Thank you for the yarn! It is very smooshy indeed. It'll be fun to work with. So very nice of you! :muah:
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-06-2008, 05:52 PM
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Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
Jewelry Box arrived here yesterday safe and...

Jewelry Box arrived here yesterday safe and sound. Still waiting on Sunny Days. Maybe it'll come in todays mail.
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-05-2008, 10:54 AM
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Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
Well maybe it'll come today :). I keep looking...

Well maybe it'll come today :). I keep looking for it eagerly. I'll let you know as soon as it comes. :hug:
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-05-2008, 10:18 AM
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Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
Alleusion, I still haven't received the Sunny...

Alleusion, I still haven't received the Sunny Days blanket. I'm not too worried about it yet, as it needs to cross the border and we all know how that can hold things up, even silly things like a...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-29-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
I'll take green! My favorite color :D

I'll take green! My favorite color :D
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-29-2008, 08:56 AM
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Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
I'd be happy to work on the rainbow blanket. Put...

I'd be happy to work on the rainbow blanket. Put me where you need me! I have some purple red heart, its not the red heart soft, so I don't think I'd use that. So, more than likely I'll take it...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,034
Posted By rissa
My father has been ordering from them for about a...

My father has been ordering from them for about a year. He really likes their Rustic yarn. Dad's been making dressy scarves and is selling them, and this is his main supplier, something for him to...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-15-2008, 10:06 AM
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Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
Shandeh, you can add me to Jewelry Box. Been...

Shandeh, you can add me to Jewelry Box. Been LOVING the pics! You all are doing a marvelous job.
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-01-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,090
Posted By rissa
Well, I won't be able to get mine in the mail...

Well, I won't be able to get mine in the mail until tomorow morning. We are a one car family and today is my day not to have the car. Would have done it yesterday, but there was no time in my day...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,872
Posted By rissa
I think that yarn would make a great Urchin from...

I think that yarn would make a great Urchin from Knitty.com! Along with a garter scarf it'd look wonderful!

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall07/PATTurchin.html
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,696
Posted By rissa
LOL! Probably not suzeeq! Compared to winters...

LOL! Probably not suzeeq! Compared to winters in the recent past in Idaho, this is an especially cold and snowy one. We've doubled our snowfall in Dec and Jan and then some. And its suppose to...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,696
Posted By rissa
A good wool for an afghan?

I've been looking into knitting an afghan, still looking at designs. My question is, what is a good wool for an afghan? I was thinking KnitPicks Bare Superwash Merino Worsted, but I heard it pills...
Forum: General Knitting 01-26-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,833
Posted By rissa
Awesome!! Thanks Sheldon!!

Awesome!! Thanks Sheldon!!
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-25-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 193,989
Posted By rissa
Wow! The peppy pastels blanket looks wonderful! ...

Wow! The peppy pastels blanket looks wonderful! So proud to have worked on it! Looking forward to my next one, hehe.
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-22-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,090
Posted By rissa
Lesliek8, go right ahead and mail em if you want...

Lesliek8, go right ahead and mail em if you want to. I've got the knitted one done and need to work on the crochet, I can get that done today. No stress here! Figured out the edge thing too, so...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-17-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,833
Posted By rissa
You know, I should have done that, lol. Live and...

You know, I should have done that, lol. Live and learn to read through a pattern fully and think it through before casting on.
I ended up just doing a sort of whip stitch and it looked ok. Not as...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-17-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,090
Posted By rissa
I got my squares from LizzieK8!! You did a great...

I got my squares from LizzieK8!! You did a great job! I noticed you slipped the first stitch of every row, I should do that next time. makes for an easier pick up. I'll post pics after I get my...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-17-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,090
Posted By rissa
I forgot to check in, my squares have been mailed...

I forgot to check in, my squares have been mailed off. Looking forward to getting my new squares in the mail to work on!!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,833
Posted By rissa
Sewing seam in seed stitch

Hi there! I'm making a headband in seed stitch and it has you seam up the cast on and bind off edges. I've done a search and beyond kitchener stitch when both edges are still on the needles, I...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-15-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,090
Posted By rissa
My squares are ready to be mailed, I just need to...

My squares are ready to be mailed, I just need to get to the post office. Its been one of those crazy days and I'm not sure I'll be able to make it in, but I'll try. If not, it'll go out tomorrow.
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