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Forum: General Knitting 11-18-2013, 02:09 PM
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http://youtu.be/dUOgqefnt_I

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Forum: General Knitting 11-18-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By tangrene
OH DEAR....THE PAIN! THE PAIN! Yes Jan I have...

OH DEAR....THE PAIN! THE PAIN!

Yes Jan I have done just as you indicated over and over for 4 or is it 5 days now. I did the crochet provisional cast on.

I don't understand how a blasted mitten...
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By tangrene
Thanks Grandma, I did put the needle oriented as...

Thanks Grandma, I did put the needle oriented as to knit for front and back of fabric for this project since it did not specify like my other hat did.

I am amazed I am having such a hard time with...
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By tangrene
Jan, I have done a provisional cast on, purl...

Jan, I have done a provisional cast on, purl turning row, then a knit in hem on another hat...but that pattern said to insert needle from the front on the RS and then insert needle from the back of...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By tangrene
OMG>>>>>I have spent ANOTHER DAY and I am still...

OMG>>>>>I have spent ANOTHER DAY and I am still just 1 row past the knit in cuff/hem for the mitten that I am using to see if I have the right gauge before I do the hat and cowl. I won't tell you...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,521
Posted By tangrene
I am an old RN that worked for some time on a...

I am an old RN that worked for some time on a Oncology floor (cancer ward) and cotton is the best for chemo patients because oft times their heads are sensitive. I have heard patients tell me that...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By tangrene
OH Stop bragging! Who always gets the right...

OH Stop bragging! Who always gets the right gauge? LOL! I dream of getting the same gauge as the pattern...but at this point I think I am just going to have to accept that I will always knit 2...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By tangrene
Love it! BTW...your avatar is perfect. My GD...

Love it! BTW...your avatar is perfect. My GD the other day came over and saw all my new yarns I bought from knitpicks and she said...Nana...I think maybe you have too much yarn...uhhhh like you...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By tangrene
Thanks for the input...I guess I am not so crazy...

Thanks for the input...I guess I am not so crazy after all. All my patterns that have fair Isle says to use a size larger than for the the plain stockinette gauge...so I have always just worked the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By tangrene
how many really do gauge in fair isle in the round?

I am having tons of issues trying to do a gauge in pattern IN the round.

I know how to do a gauge in the round (Thanks to knitting help video).

I know how to do fair isle in the round. But...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,450
Posted By tangrene
I bought both of the Dreamz interchangable sets...

I bought both of the Dreamz interchangable sets this last month and just love them! I had most of the fixed circular needles in older brands (decades old) and new bamboo circulars, but I had a love...
Forum: The Lounge 02-08-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,819
Posted By tangrene
I think that we need to remember that when we...

I think that we need to remember that when we marry into a family they have their "culture" and perhaps the things we think is a bit weird or disrespectful is not to them.

Case in point...my...
Forum: The Lounge 02-08-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By tangrene
I'm an old cardiac surgical RN, and IF you do not...

I'm an old cardiac surgical RN, and IF you do not have any renal (kidney) insufficiency and your not a heavy alcohol user then you are going to be better off taking the tylenol in the dosage you...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-08-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By tangrene
Good advice GG. Actually I tell her constantly I...

Good advice GG. Actually I tell her constantly I learn more from my mistakes than anything else. I just wanted to be able to teach her how to read patterns and follow them successfully...not fly by...
Forum: The Lounge 02-08-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By tangrene
I too use vinegar for a softener as needed, but I...

I too use vinegar for a softener as needed, but I prefer my towels with nothing because they absorb better. I don't like wasting my precious vinegar that might be needed elsewhere.

I can't tolerate...
Forum: The Lounge 02-07-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By tangrene
Mr.Steamy got me too...not cause I wanted to see...

Mr.Steamy got me too...not cause I wanted to see some hot guy but I was wondering who would have the nickname Mr. Steamy and what could said person be knitting. LOL!

Concerning Fabric Softner...I...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-07-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,215
Posted By tangrene
Marysville here!

Hi folks, I too am a Washington State knitter, although the first 27 years of my life I lived and crocheted in Texas. I live pretty darn close to LilBJ...in fact I picked 80+ pounds of berries top...
Forum: The Lounge 02-07-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By tangrene
Thank you all. I found the KnitPicks sale and...

Thank you all. I found the KnitPicks sale and ordered real fast so I could beat ya'll to the best kits. LOL!

SOOOO KnitPicks is NOT part of Knitting Help? The pages are so similar that I can see...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-07-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By tangrene
Thanks for the encouragement. I suffered thru...

Thanks for the encouragement. I suffered thru last night...and wish I could tell you that I was able to follow the directions per the cuff down 2 at a time book...but I can't. I guess I should...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-06-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By tangrene
feeling like a dunce

Hi folks, I have knitted socks before (with DPNS) and also sockloom, but splurged and bought both of the sock books by Melissa Morgan-Oakes so I could enjoy my new interchangeable Dreamz knitting...
Forum: The Lounge 01-30-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,611
Posted By tangrene
CFIDS abd Fibromyalgia here

Aspercreme! I frequently have to use Aspercreme on my hands in order to get my fingers from getting stuck into painful hooks...LOL! Capsasin works for my lower back somewhat...at least I am able to...
Forum: The Lounge 01-30-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By tangrene
Redface Didn't KH have a sale on knitting kits last week?

Hi, I could have sworn that there was a sale going with a whole lot of knitting kits last week or so...and I had picked out quite a few kits...but life happened...err...everyone got sick...and when I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By tangrene
Hi, I bought one of those blocking boards a year...

Hi, I bought one of those blocking boards a year ago with a 50% off coupon at JoAnns. (Mine is not a foldable one, but it is easily stored in a bin with other tools. It is a quilting/blocking...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By tangrene
THANKS all...! I didn't think about googeling...

THANKS all...! I didn't think about googeling that term since I generally come to the knittinghelp web site first with a question, especially since there is less chance of getting confused with tons...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By tangrene
Cool Oh Dear I did it again!

I swore a week or so ago to NOT try another hat with that darn Provisional CO that used a crocheted chain with waste yarn.

So...I found this new hat picture I loved. Bought the pattern and...
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