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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-16-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By ironmaiden
Talking WIP - cabled cardigan!

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa124/zombiedollmaster/cabledcardigan.jpg

I'm loving this - for my 3 year old daughter. It's Cascade Ecological Wool.
Forum: Pattern Central 01-07-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,029
Posted By ironmaiden
My first was a very simple little garter stitch...

My first was a very simple little garter stitch poncho for my daughter - I believe the pattern was from knittinghelp.com.

She still has it, it's quite cute.
Forum: General Knitting 01-07-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By ironmaiden
Good point. Really I'm just replying because my...

Good point.

Really I'm just replying because my daughter's name is Emily Elizabeth and I saw your sig lol.
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By ironmaiden
I remember that :). I got sort of frighteningly...

I remember that :).

I got sort of frighteningly excited when Izzy and Meredith were knitting on Grey's Anatomy.
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By ironmaiden
Likewise, if I have my way I'll be wearing those...

Likewise, if I have my way I'll be wearing those by next weekend.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By ironmaiden
'Twas a typo, I fixed it. :)

'Twas a typo, I fixed it.

:)
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,788
Posted By ironmaiden
Well, the 1-12 thing seems like an oversight to...

Well, the 1-12 thing seems like an oversight to me since 12 is obviously not an odd number lol.

Anyway, if you are doing seed stitch over an odd number of stitches, say

K, P, K, P, K, P, K

you...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By ironmaiden
I picked this up at my LYS the other day:...

I picked this up at my LYS the other day: http://letsknit.com/detail.cfm?dept=3&item=2213&srow=1&ssel=0&stext=&cfm=dept

It's incredibly soft (I got the natural/white) and $29 for 600 yards is pretty...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By ironmaiden
I guess it depends - my sister and I have a...

I guess it depends - my sister and I have a fantasy of starting our own little communal farm off the grid with sheep and alapacas and making yarn as part of our collective... maybe someday.

But I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By ironmaiden
Patterns, free or otherwise. I also like to read...

Patterns, free or otherwise. I also like to read the different ways that different knitters explain different techniques.

Some of the best patterns I've found have been on knitting blogs.
Forum: The Lounge 12-30-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By ironmaiden
As everyone else is saying, it varies widely. My...

As everyone else is saying, it varies widely. My daughter will be 4 in April and is starting to recognize words, but not reading yet.
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 84
Poll: Guy Knitters
Views: 9,833
Posted By ironmaiden
Did I miss the memo about the discovery of a...

Did I miss the memo about the discovery of a "picking colors and deciding on patterns is fun" gene found only in women? :think:

Perhaps it is "easier" for women primarily because we are...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By ironmaiden
I knit almost everything on circs (unless it...

I knit almost everything on circs (unless it requires dpns) - they're easier to hold (I knit English so when I let go of the needle to wrap the yarn, it doesn't drop and I don't have to balance it...
Forum: General Knitting 12-26-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By ironmaiden
Couldn't you use twine or thin yarn and knot it...

Couldn't you use twine or thin yarn and knot it around pins?
Forum: General Knitting 12-26-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By ironmaiden
Ditto that, you can't sell things made from...

Ditto that, you can't sell things made from another designer's pattern.
Forum: General Knitting 12-26-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,312
Posted By ironmaiden
GC to the yarn shop, some Malabrigo and baby...

GC to the yarn shop, some Malabrigo and baby alpaca, and Stargate SG-1 action figures.
Forum: General Knitting 12-25-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,559
Posted By ironmaiden
This is exactly why what they do works, because...

This is exactly why what they do works, because money is tight and people are lured by the promise of low prices. We don't have much money, but like you said, the reason it works is because people...
Forum: General Knitting 12-24-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,559
Posted By ironmaiden
It's not really an opinion, that's just how they...

It's not really an opinion, that's just how they do business. And it sucks, for small businesses, consumers, and communities.
Forum: The Lounge 12-22-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,821
Posted By ironmaiden
I have to say, I find a lot of these responses...

I have to say, I find a lot of these responses extremely rude and judgmental. Perhaps this isn't an ideal situation, but it isn't this huge horrible thing. And it's not really our business, much...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-21-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By ironmaiden
Thanks everyone :)

Thanks everyone :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-21-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By ironmaiden
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-20-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By ironmaiden
Talking Lots of Christmas gift FOs - pic heavy!

Show time! I still have a couple of things to finish, but these are all done:

3 pairs of slightly modified Fetching (Knitty) in Paton's Classic...
Forum: General Knitting 12-13-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,651
Posted By ironmaiden
I just made one the other day for my MIL - Lion...

I just made one the other day for my MIL - Lion Brand Wool Ease thick & quick and size 15 needles, cast on 18 stitches, P2 - K2 - P2 - K6 - P2 - K2- P2, then I did C2F and C6F every 7th row - it's...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-11-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By ironmaiden
I like these:...

I like these: http://ysolda.com//wordpress/index.php/lace-up-opera-gloves/

Don't know if that's your style though :).
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,049
Posted By ironmaiden
I've been a SAHM for 3 years, before that I was a...

I've been a SAHM for 3 years, before that I was a tutor at my university. I am actually applying for my first "job" since my daughter was born tomorrow :D. I've finally gotten burnt out with being...
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