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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,815
Posted By AussieYank
These are beautiful - I did a whole bunch of...

These are beautiful - I did a whole bunch of Boogas for Christmas presents this year and "they went down a treat" as they sometimes say. The girls will really love these.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-10-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By AussieYank
Fisherman Pillow Help

I want to make a couple of these for my parents, but when I started them last night, I got a "brain freeze" about the pattern. Here it is http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/projects/oct_knitproj.html
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Forum: How-to Questions 09-17-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,075
Posted By AussieYank
I've posted the first Branching Out one I did -...

I've posted the first Branching Out one I did - here's the picture-
The other two I haven't taken photos yet...
With the lifelines - just use a yarn needle and some scrap yarn, thread the yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 09-17-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By AussieYank
Lovin' the Booga

OK, just pulled my booga bag out of the washer and blocked it to dry. This is my very first felted project, and I have to say, it is the coolest!

Has anyone made this bag bigger than the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-17-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,885
Posted By AussieYank
I love that the colours can be for either a boy...

I love that the colours can be for either a boy or a girl!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-17-2007, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,075
Posted By AussieYank
I've done two Branching Outs and the Column of...

I've done two Branching Outs and the Column of Leaves - I pulled them both out several times at the beginning, but I think that they take a while until they begin to look better. I definitely used...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-17-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By AussieYank
Great job! It's nice to see a finished project...

Great job! It's nice to see a finished project that looks like it was really hard (but wasn't)!
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By AussieYank
How's your mom? I've been praying for her.

How's your mom? I've been praying for her.
Forum: The Lounge 09-12-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,684
Posted By AussieYank
I had already taken my son to school (we were in...

I had already taken my son to school (we were in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania at the time) and was home with my younger son. He was watching Nickelodeon (which they did not interupt) and my DH...
Forum: The Lounge 09-10-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,213
Posted By AussieYank
Oh, and the other thing is the Imperial War...

Oh, and the other thing is the Imperial War Museum, which is really great.
Forum: The Lounge 09-10-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,213
Posted By AussieYank
Man, oh man, oh man!! Too many places to...

Man, oh man, oh man!! Too many places to recommend. One you may not have heard of, but is unmissable, is called Kentwell Hall (if you're there in the summer). It is a Tudor home, but all summer...
Forum: The Lounge 09-10-2007, 01:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,701
Posted By AussieYank
I want to know who misstialouise met! My DH and...

I want to know who misstialouise met!

My DH and I saw Don King getting off the long delayed airplane we were waiting for.
Forum: The Lounge 09-10-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,764
Posted By AussieYank
On my mother's side I am descended from Roger...

On my mother's side I am descended from Roger Sherman, who signed the Declaration of Independence, as well as Civil War General William Tecumpseh Sherman - my apologies to all those in Atlanta! (My...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-07-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By AussieYank
Thanks - I'll look for the 100% wool, then. We...

Thanks - I'll look for the 100% wool, then. We do have Patons, but it is the Australian version of the company and the yarns are quite different. I haven't seen a varieagated (SP?) yarn by them...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-07-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By AussieYank
:inlove: Gorgeous! I seem to be making a...

:inlove: Gorgeous! I seem to be making a collection of great scarf patterns - must add this one to my list. You've done a great job!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-07-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By AussieYank
Felting and Yarn Question

I am considering making my first Booga Bag - and I love the Noro yarn they show in the pattern BUT - can't find anything quite like it here in Australia (you'd think with 50 million sheep you could...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-05-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By AussieYank
I think it also helps to block them on something...

I think it also helps to block them on something that has a straight line you can follow, like checked gingham. I have a big beach towel that has straight lines, so I always pin them to that. With...
Forum: The Lounge 08-29-2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By AussieYank
I have a used one someone gave me. I like how...

I have a used one someone gave me. I like how clean the tile floors lopk afterwards, but the one I have has a pretty flimsy handle that never feels right. (It always feels like it's going to...
Forum: The Lounge 08-29-2007, 04:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By AussieYank
When I taught school in the States, I have to say...

When I taught school in the States, I have to say I really loved the 3 month holiday every summer. However, now that we live here in Australia and my kids have six weeks for summer with two week...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-22-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,652
Posted By AussieYank
That looks beautiful - I'm sure the family will...

That looks beautiful - I'm sure the family will really enjoy using it and thinking of you.
Forum: The Lounge 08-22-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By AussieYank
Hope you enjoy your 4th graders! I taught 4th...

Hope you enjoy your 4th graders! I taught 4th grade for about 6 years and loved it! They are just past the stage where you have to repeat EVERY instruction 14 times and the parents are...
Forum: The Lounge 08-21-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,151
Posted By AussieYank
We'll all be praying for you and for your...

We'll all be praying for you and for your Mom.:grphug:
Forum: The Lounge 08-20-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,678
Posted By AussieYank
Thanks again, everyone, for all your kind words...

Thanks again, everyone, for all your kind words and for your thoughts and prayers. A very strange atmosphere at church this past Sunday - no one ever knows what to say in such a terrible situation. ...
Forum: The Lounge 08-16-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By AussieYank
Very cool!! We'd all be better off if we weren't...

Very cool!! We'd all be better off if we weren't so dependent on oil. Have fun toodling around town!
Forum: The Lounge 08-16-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By AussieYank
So glad you're okay - could have been really bad....

So glad you're okay - could have been really bad. But I agree...got to get back to the spaghetti sauce! My absolute favorite!!
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