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Forum: General Knitting 10-30-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By Cattrah
What yarn should I get for my grandma?

My grandma is turning 70 on Saturday and I've been mulling for months trying to decide what to get for her. I wanted to knit something and then I wanted to sew something but everything I started with...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-10-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,776
Posted By Cattrah
I ended up emailing the author and she got back...

I ended up emailing the author and she got back to me and told me it was indeed knit or purl through the back loop and the instructions are written with intent for intuitive interpretation, meaning...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-05-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,776
Posted By Cattrah
thanks for the suggestions. I've played and...

thanks for the suggestions. I've played and played and played with this thing and the only thing I can think is that this is probably supposed to be fishermans rib in which case it's still written...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-04-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,776
Posted By Cattrah
Boys Christening Romper

So I'm due in about 5 weeks with a son and I've just now decided to start this christening romper for him: http://jaslamb.weebly.com/boys-christening-romper.html I would consider myself fairly...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By Cattrah
Thanks for all the suggestions. I think I'm...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I think I'm leaning towards the bamboo blend or a silk blend. I'm planning to go to my LYS this weekend and really look at some yarn in person. This gown will only be...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By Cattrah
Sky's the limit on budget, no preference on fiber...

Sky's the limit on budget, no preference on fiber type. I just want something that will drape beautifully when knit. I recently made another little dress from bernat softee baby and it was lovely to...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By Cattrah
Good yarn substitute?

I would like to make this gown for my daughter who will be born in september, but I'd like to make it out of something nicer than red heart or bernat. What yarn would you...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-12-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By Cattrah
I was afraid of that. I don't really have the...

I was afraid of that. I don't really have the time, energy, or know how to prepare it. That's A LOT of wool, too much work for my pregnant stressed out self. Maybe I'll just email the person and let...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-12-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,449
Posted By Cattrah
300 lbs of wool?

So I'm part of the local chapter of Freecycle (www.freecycle.org (http://www.freecycle.org)) and someone has offered 300 lbs of wool from their sheep they just sheared. They said it was not fine but...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-13-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By Cattrah
FO: The better doggy sweater

Just finished my second dog sweater, the first I made from a lionbrand yarn pattern and it was much too small, so I tried making the larger size and it was much too large. So I went searching for...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-24-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,223
Posted By Cattrah
gosh that's awesome! how long did it take you to...

gosh that's awesome! how long did it take you to knit it? Musta been ages! well at least for me it would have been!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-23-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By Cattrah
Thanks everyone! I think Lowla looks adorable in...

Thanks everyone! I think Lowla looks adorable in it. She doesn't really seem to mind wearing it, I dunno if she really LIKES it though. She is a dachsund/rat terrier mix. So really the pattern is too...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-23-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By Cattrah
FO:Dog sweater

So I have't been around for a while, I kinda got sucked into some other crafting things for a while, but the other day I went to Petco for some cat food and they had this huge rack of dog clothes. I...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-22-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By Cattrah
well if she's in need of any of the other letters...

well if she's in need of any of the other letters I have duplicates! I don't mind giving her my extras.
Forum: General Knitting 03-22-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By Cattrah
you think that's bad, my husband is a gaming...

you think that's bad, my husband is a gaming fanatic. I didn't let him get a wii until february for his birthday, and yet, he doesn't play it that much. Wii sports gets boring pretty quick. He...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-22-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By Cattrah
Wanted: cheese wrappers - will pay Malabrigo!

I am looking for two game peices from Frigo Cheeseheads's nintendo ds lite promotion, letters S and L. I will pay one hank of Malabrigo for each letter. I will also accept duplicates of these two...
Forum: General Knitting 03-20-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 666
Posted By Cattrah
Yarn Swap Box Activity Reflections!

Back in January I started an activity I dubbed the Yarn Swap Box in which a box full of yarn is sent to a list of participants. At each stop, the person takes anything they want from the box and...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Cattrah
OT-ish Hyperbolic Yarn Coral Reefs

Check this out! Yarn Coral Reef (http://www.theiff.org/reef/index.html) Isn't that awesome. Sure it's crochet, but it's still yarn+math = nature! Seems the artist originally tried it out with...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Cattrah
I'm kinda in a similar situation in that my...

I'm kinda in a similar situation in that my husband and I both got degrees and we both have Excellent salary jobs and almost no debt. My best friend and her husband on the other hand are in quite a...
Forum: General Knitting 02-23-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,516
Posted By Cattrah
I love heroes! We watch it every monday like...

I love heroes! We watch it every monday like clockwork and our friends always come over too to watch. Yeah, last episode I couldn't beleive how many times they showed the mechanic lady dead....
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By Cattrah
I didn't question the shape of my object, but I...

I didn't question the shape of my object, but I did question the size, it just seemed so big, but after I finished and seamed and blocked it, the measurements were spot on, so I dunno, I guess we all...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-12-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cattrah
aww you guys are too kind, really. Yeah I am a...

aww you guys are too kind, really. Yeah I am a pretty mean wife, I do stuff like this to him all the time. But really, as long as his video games are on (He's playing Game Cube's Metroid Prime 2 in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cattrah
My first "real" FO - sweater vest "Boogie&quo

Well I managed to get 10 balls of Life yarn at joanns for .75 a peice so I figured it was time to try a real article of clothing, a sweater vest. I chose Boogie...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 02-07-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By Cattrah
you use it for making homemade tortillas, it's...

you use it for making homemade tortillas, it's completely not yarn or knitting related. You can make flour or corn tortillas with it. You just stick the ball of dough between the metal plates and it...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 02-07-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By Cattrah
Am I allowed to swap this?

I'm not sure if there are strict rules for this but I have a tortilla press I bought and I don't like it, only used it once and I'd like to swap it for yarn, any yarn. Am I allowed to do that here? I...
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