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Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,552
Posted By SBG
I never smoked really, but knitting cured me of...

I never smoked really, but knitting cured me of my lifelong nail biting habit.
Forum: Crochet! 11-23-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By SBG
If I read the whole pattern first I decide it's...

If I read the whole pattern first I decide it's too hard and never start. With knitting I'll often glance through the whole pattern, because I'm good at knitting and I know what everything means. ...
Forum: The Lounge 11-23-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,854
Posted By SBG
On the flip side, I got married at 20. What a...

On the flip side, I got married at 20. What a huge mistake. I had a lot of fun in my late teens and I guess I felt ready, but even then I knew it was a mistake. We got divorced when I was 22/23. ...
Forum: Crochet! 11-23-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By SBG
What does this abbreviation mean?

I've crocheted a couple of hats, a scarf, and some booties but I'm really more of a knitter. However, I really like this jacket and I want to make...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,694
Posted By SBG
He's precious! The real trick is learning how to...

He's precious! The real trick is learning how to latch him on then use your hands. Once you get that down you're golden. after awhile I could do almost anything while breastfeeding!
Forum: The Lounge 07-08-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By SBG
I think Curl up and Dye is hilarious.

I think Curl up and Dye is hilarious.
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,186
Posted By SBG
I've knitted Bella's mittens from Twilight a few...

I've knitted Bella's mittens from Twilight a few times :) I still haven't made any for myself though. I have the yarn for it. I've knitted some other Twilight and Harry Potter inspired stuff. I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,117
Posted By SBG
I use the cheap kind that you spin the dials to...

I use the cheap kind that you spin the dials to change the numbers. I have a bunch of them since I usually have a lot of projects going at once.
Forum: The Lounge 06-29-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,265
Posted By SBG
I rescue herding dogs. Cattle dog/blue heeler is...

I rescue herding dogs. Cattle dog/blue heeler is what I see. Not catahoula though (my favorite breed of dog, with cattle dogs a closer runner up).
Forum: The Lounge 06-27-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,725
Posted By SBG
I'd love to have a backlight. Sometimes I put...

I'd love to have a backlight. Sometimes I put books on my phone and use Aldiko to read them. It was the main thing I didn't like about the kindle.
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,263
Posted By SBG
I knit tight & fast. I'm so used to the nickel...

I knit tight & fast. I'm so used to the nickel plated, that the zephyrs feel almost sticky.
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,263
Posted By SBG
I have some of each already. I like the...

I have some of each already. I like the harmonies, love the nickel-plated, can't stand the zephyr.
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,580
Posted By SBG
I got some expensive-ish (for me) sock yarn from...

I got some expensive-ish (for me) sock yarn from an LYS and I swear every few yards there was a knot/join. That almost never happens with my $3 Knit Picks skeins. It was SO annoying. I actually...
Forum: The Lounge 06-25-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,265
Posted By SBG
I have 3 dogs, one rotating foster dog, 2...

I have 3 dogs, one rotating foster dog, 2 cockatiels, and 2 cats (plus my 2 human kids).

My catahoula mix & doberman (mix?)...
Forum: The Lounge 06-25-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,725
Posted By SBG
It's pretty easy to convert the various files to...

It's pretty easy to convert the various files to read on other devices, iPad aside (I haven't looked into those much). There are free programs that will convert them. So in reality it's pretty easy...
Forum: General Knitting 03-08-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By SBG
I don't love knitting 2 socks on one needle. Too...

I don't love knitting 2 socks on one needle. Too much yarn everywhere. I have all the needles in sock sizes multiple times, so I can knit them at the same time but not have tangle issues.
Forum: General Knitting 03-04-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,196
Posted By SBG
I always use stitch markers. I pretend as if I...

I always use stitch markers. I pretend as if I have the stitches distributed over 4 DPNs, but really they're just divided by 2 on my ML needle, with stitch markers showing where the next pretend DPN...
Forum: General Knitting 03-04-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,578
Posted By SBG
I'm a tight knitter, and I have a much easier...

I'm a tight knitter, and I have a much easier time with Options/Harmonies than I did with the Boye and Susan Bates ones I had before.
Forum: The Lounge 03-04-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,725
Posted By SBG
I love my Kindle, but I've heard only good things...

I love my Kindle, but I've heard only good things about the Nook too. You're probably safe with either. That said, if you have a smartphone, you might try that first and save the money. I recently...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,911
Posted By SBG
I also learned English then switched to...

I also learned English then switched to Continental. For me Continental is both easier and WAY faster. Play around and see which you prefer. No reason you can't learn them both :)
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,789
Posted By SBG
I prefer the nickel plated to the harmonies for...

I prefer the nickel plated to the harmonies for just about everything, including socks. Knitting socks is so fun!
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,683
Posted By SBG
I agree, no knitting and no gift. BUT,...

I agree, no knitting and no gift. BUT, definitely do send a personal thank-you note right after the interview.
Forum: General Knitting 09-07-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By SBG
I love the Knit Picks options. They're my...

I love the Knit Picks options. They're my favorite needles to use.
Forum: The Lounge 09-07-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By SBG
Sounds like a 3 year old to me. I've found...

Sounds like a 3 year old to me. I've found behavior to be hugely affected by diet. the less processed stuff, dyes, HFCS, etc kids eat, the better their behavior. But 3 year olds are kind of a PITA...
Forum: The Lounge 08-23-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By SBG
It's really easy to use. You can delete books...

It's really easy to use. You can delete books when you're finished. If they're ones you got from Amazon, they keep a copy in your online library, so if you ever want to read it again you can...
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