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Forum: The Lounge 05-01-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By MamaMer
Do you have a Dyson?

I need some specifics...

Is it noisy, as in is it noisier than a regular vacuum? Does it have a knocking sound?

Is it hard to clean under furniture when not using the attachments? For instance, to...
Forum: General Knitting 12-20-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,907
Posted By MamaMer
:teehee: I was going to say "Wow that is pretty...

:teehee: I was going to say "Wow that is pretty reasonable for Noro + Sock yarn :teehee:

It does knit up quite nicely from those links posted, I love knitting socks and am always looking for...
Forum: The Lounge 12-19-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By MamaMer
Yeesh, even if it is a scam, if a $5 ball of yarn...

Yeesh, even if it is a scam, if a $5 ball of yarn plus $1.65 in shipping won't break you, send it. If she did concoct the story to get free yarn, she is obviously IDNO fibers:teehee:

I wouldn't...
Forum: The Lounge 12-19-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By MamaMer
Veterans Day sales and Labor Day sales oddly...

Veterans Day sales and Labor Day sales oddly enough seem to be much better than say Christmas or Black Friday, esp. for appliances. We got a $3000 refrigerator for about $1600 bcs we waited for Labor...
Forum: General Knitting 12-18-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By MamaMer
I have a couple of balls of bamboo sock yarn, but...

I have a couple of balls of bamboo sock yarn, but I have yet to knit it up. Everyone I know who has complains that it splits really easily while working with it. That drives me nuts, so I keep...
Forum: The Lounge 12-18-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By MamaMer
Oh I have spent enough time on various message...

Oh I have spent enough time on various message boards to not be offended at stuff-lol! Besides it was my faux pas!:teehee: Usually Firefox (my browser) underlines in red when I have spelled something...
Forum: The Lounge 12-18-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By MamaMer
Oh my!:aww: Yes DOUGH!!!!:teehee:

Oh my!:aww: Yes DOUGH!!!!:teehee:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 12-18-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 30,557
Posted By MamaMer
That is weird! I am on there, but I haven't had...

That is weird! I am on there, but I haven't had time to put much up there right now. After Christmas is my goal:teehee: And it is even doubly weirder that I actually go by a different user name...
Forum: The Lounge 12-18-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By MamaMer
Kiflies are Hungarian, a light pastry dough base...

Kiflies are Hungarian, a light pastry dough base with a yummy walnut filling. They are not easy to make, my gramma and mom used to make them every Christmas and complain and grumble the whole time...
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By MamaMer
Knitting gets "deadly" ;)

Anyone heard of this? It made the front page of the WSJ today:teehee:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119766934184930123.html?mod=todays_us_nonsub_page_one
Forum: The Lounge 12-12-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By MamaMer
Well, it sounds like you think it is enough, that...

Well, it sounds like you think it is enough, that he does a good job, and seems to go above and beyond the call of duty. If you want to give him more, and have the funds to do so without going into...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 12-11-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 30,557
Posted By MamaMer
I am in Fredericksburg!! Actually, I have a Fred...

I am in Fredericksburg!! Actually, I have a Fred addy, but I live in Spotsy.

You Stafford gals should come down to the Knitter's Cottage on William St in downtown on Tuesday nights from 7-9--Knit...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By MamaMer
Yep, there is a lady who does this and...

Yep, there is a lady who does this and embellishes them and then turns around and sells them for big bucks:teehee: The cheapest one--a small purse sells for around $80 and a large bag is around $125....
Forum: General Knitting 11-27-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By MamaMer
You also have to be super super careful about...

You also have to be super super careful about getting Addi's off of Ebay. Of course there are lots of good sellers, but if you haven't had a pair at all, you might not know what a fake set looks like...
Forum: The Lounge 11-25-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By MamaMer
www.hyenacart.com...

www.hyenacart.com (http://www.hyenacart.com)

They have some really nice wahms that dye great yarn!:heart: Plus there are all kinds of artisians: glass makers, jewelry, cloth items, scrapbook stuff,...
Forum: The Lounge 11-06-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,991
Posted By MamaMer
My job as a parent isn't to ensure that my...

My job as a parent isn't to ensure that my children like me. It is to protect them at all costs. Will they dislike the things that I might do in order to protect them? Sure, but you know what? They...
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,175
Posted By MamaMer
I have knitted socks both ways, and IMVHO two...

I have knitted socks both ways, and IMVHO two circs are much easier than dpns. Everyone has a favorite way though!

Now I do all my small circumference kntting with 2 circs and my lonely dpns are...
Forum: The Lounge 11-05-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,991
Posted By MamaMer
I guess what I find most disturbing about this...

I guess what I find most disturbing about this trend, is that there is even a market for these types of costumes for little girls! I mean, there would be no one making them if there wasn't a lot of...
Forum: General Knitting 10-30-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By MamaMer
Have you ever had a project...

That you were soooo happy to see done?! I just finished a sweater for my oldest ds, and it has been a WIP for a *long* time:aww:

I am just so happy it is done, and still fits him, I am just sighing...
Forum: General Knitting 10-26-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By MamaMer
Just beware, there are a lotof fake Addi's fs on...

Just beware, there are a lotof fake Addi's fs on Ebay--they look authentic, but the quality is just not there. The packaging looks slightly "off" from what I understand, you might not catch it in...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,232
Posted By MamaMer
:teehee:Us too, only ds is only 5:aww: To the...

:teehee:Us too, only ds is only 5:aww:

To the OP, knit away. I do lots of stuff int he bathroom whilst waiting for my kids to decide they are done while PTing. I knit, read a book, watch the...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By MamaMer
It is all fuzzy in purple and green for me,...

It is all fuzzy in purple and green for me, although I can hear someone keep saying, "slow down":teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By MamaMer
My current pair is out of Colinette Jitterbug,...

My current pair is out of Colinette Jitterbug, and I must say I am LOVING it!! The colors are out of this world, and the sock is knitting up very nicely.

I have used lots of others though, some...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,153
Posted By MamaMer
I try to knit all year around, just adjusting my...

I try to knit all year around, just adjusting my fiber for the season--wool and other animal fibers for fall/winter and cotton, linen, bamboo etc for spring/summer.

Sadly, this summer, since I got...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By MamaMer
It is between worsted and fingering weight...

It is between worsted and fingering weight...
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