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Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,414
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I think it depends on where you are, and who is...

I think it depends on where you are, and who is looking at your knitting. I flew from the US to Germany to the Czech Republic with a WIP on needles in my carryon. Coming home I was stopped in...
Forum: General Knitting 12-16-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,648
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I wish I could help you with the yarn, but I want...

I wish I could help you with the yarn, but I want to congratulate you on your find anyway. I can imagine the joy that brought. And I know the comfort that the babies will have in their sweaters.
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,333
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Well, I don't know anything about steeks except...

Well, I don't know anything about steeks except that they intimidate me, but I wouldn't frog the sleeves. You never know. You might have an "ah ha" moment and be able to finish the next time you...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-01-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 32,689
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Happy New Year

I'm ringing in the New Year at home with my husband this year. While i'm waiting for the oven to heat for a snack I thought I'd pop in and see what was going on here. I was quite delighted to find...
Forum: General Knitting 11-30-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I think the blanket looks great and that the...

I think the blanket looks great and that the person who receives it will be very lucky to have suich a thoughtful gift.
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By xxkarenlxx
So far i don't have any yarn mocking me :) but...

So far i don't have any yarn mocking me :) but wanted to tell you that I found three of those magic stripe denim numbers at Big Lots for a dollar and a half each. I am working them into socks right...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-29-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By xxkarenlxx
One skein sockette help

I am making the pattern in the second post of this

http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=95259

thread. I have knit the heel flap and am attempting to "turn the heel." There are 30...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-21-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,187
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Can you share the pattern for the socks? If it...

Can you share the pattern for the socks? If it is a paid for pattern can you post a link?
Forum: Pattern Central 11-07-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By xxkarenlxx
This is EXACTLY the pattern I was looking for. ...

This is EXACTLY the pattern I was looking for. Thank you so much. I really appreciate you taking the time to look for it, and I am sorry that it took you a long time. I don't know why I couldn't...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-05-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Looking for One Skein Sockette Pattern

Hi Everyone,

At one time Shandeh posted a link to this pattern in her blog thread. I can't find the link now and when I Google the pattern name (or what I think is the pattern name) the links...
Forum: General Knitting 09-15-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,859
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I'm just going to throw in a little plug for your...

I'm just going to throw in a little plug for your local yarn store. Shopping online is great, but supporting indy business in your area is a good idea too, when possible. :)
Forum: General Knitting 09-11-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,891
Posted By xxkarenlxx
That is some lovely yarn, and a thoughtful...

That is some lovely yarn, and a thoughtful husband too. Score! :)
Forum: How-to Questions 09-10-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I'm a pretty inexperienced knitter also, so for...

I'm a pretty inexperienced knitter also, so for absolute answers you'll need to wait until someone else chimes in, but it sounds to me like you've cast on too tightly.

If you have a spare pair of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-09-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,783
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Those socks are beautiful. I'm thinking about...

Those socks are beautiful. I'm thinking about trying to knit a pair for my son. I know the instructions say one skein, but do you have an idea about how much the socks weigh? I'm guessing that the...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-09-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,005
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I am two rows from finishing a sweater knit in...

I am two rows from finishing a sweater knit in the same way. I used 14 inch needles and am making the smallest size sweater using ww yarn. After I cast on the second sleeve there is absolutely no...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,410
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Today I am frogging an afghan I am making for a...

Today I am frogging an afghan I am making for a little girl with bone cancer. It is shades of purple, lavender and pink and is soft as a cloud. Unfortunately the holes in it are way too large so I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-18-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 51,218
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I know I'm a bit late with this but I just had to...

I know I'm a bit late with this but I just had to mention that your sweaters are beautiful. I am looking very forward to the day that I am talented enough to do that.

Karen
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,395
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I'll never forget my son's first button up...

I'll never forget my son's first button up sweaters. He was in kindergarten and I was helping him dress for picture day. (Yes, I know he didn't really need my help, but he is an only and hey, I'm a...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,722
Posted By xxkarenlxx
It is my understanding (as of about18 months ago)...

It is my understanding (as of about18 months ago) that Walmart made the corporate decision to remove the fabric/notions department from all stores. This will happen gradually over the next three to...
Forum: General Knitting 05-17-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By xxkarenlxx
www.swap-bot.com swaps just about everything you...

www.swap-bot.com swaps just about everything you can think of. I think that someone posts a sock swap monthly.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-16-2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,858
Posted By xxkarenlxx
That is a very lovely piece. I am sure it will...

That is a very lovely piece. I am sure it will warm and comfort the recipient well.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-16-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I can see that the opinion here is pretty varied...

I can see that the opinion here is pretty varied about how you should handle this. Having a similar sized foot I can say with much confidence that a sock that fits your hubby will almost certainly...
Forum: Crochet! 05-13-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,943
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Mathwizards method is used quite often but I want...

Mathwizards method is used quite often but I want to let you know that while it looks good, it isn't stretchy like a knitted ribbing is.

There is also a method where you work your pattern up to the...
Forum: Crochet! 05-13-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By xxkarenlxx
I feel like you only live once, and why worry...

I feel like you only live once, and why worry about being younger or slimmer. Make the most of today and be the "old woman" who will "wear purple and a red hat that doesn't go."

I think that we...
Forum: General Knitting 05-12-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By xxkarenlxx
Congratulations and I hope that you enjoy your...

Congratulations and I hope that you enjoy your gifts.
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