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Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2010, 01:14 PM
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Posted By tokmom
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,376
Posted By tokmom
Well, I'm thisclose to frogging a cable beret I'm...

Well, I'm thisclose to frogging a cable beret I'm making for my daughter. The yarn called for was a worsted weight on size 11 needles. It just didn't look right. So, I went to the yarn store and the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By tokmom
Thank you! :muah: Now I can finish my sock and I...

Thank you! :muah: Now I can finish my sock and I learned something. I KNEW I didn't rip out that many rows.
YAY! No frogging!:woot:
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By tokmom
I'll try that. I'm determined to not rip the rest...

I'll try that. I'm determined to not rip the rest of those stitches out. The yarn is bamboo and it seems to split when it's been frogged.
I just know I didn't rip that many rows out and I had hash...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By tokmom
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By tokmom
Okay,that makes sense. Now I have 16 stitches...

Okay,that makes sense. Now I have 16 stitches from the cuff to the needle. Does that equal 32 rows?
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By tokmom
Silver sock pattern question

I feel stupid asking this, but it's been a long time making a pr of socks. I have used Silvers many times too!

I knit the cuff and went to do the heel flap of purls and slipped stitches. I got to...
Forum: General Knitting 03-25-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,191
Posted By tokmom
As a fellow RN, I feel your pain. I came out of...

As a fellow RN, I feel your pain. I came out of retirement because my dh lost his job due to medical reasons. I work at a critical access hospital on a med/surg tele floor and now MY hours are being...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By tokmom
OT: buying textbooks online

I need a nursing book for certification. One website shows the book at 135.00. That's a lot of yarn!;)

Anyone know where I can possibly find nursing books for a lot cheaper? I don't mind used....
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By tokmom
I did this for my kids and enjoyed making the...

I did this for my kids and enjoyed making the foods. It is a bit time consuming, but worth it, because you know what went into the food.
Anyway, I used a good blender and processed to the consistency...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By tokmom
Do you need Caron? Knitpicks makes a Wool Of The...

Do you need Caron? Knitpicks makes a Wool Of The Andes (WOTA) that felts nicely. Good choice of colors and is reasonable.
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By tokmom
Thanks everyone. I feel better. I'm glad Im not...

Thanks everyone. I feel better. I'm glad Im not alone in yarn guilt. :aww:
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By tokmom
:roflhard: Hail woolies??

:roflhard: Hail woolies??
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By tokmom
Feeling guilty over cost of yarn

I feel like I'm at confession, lol.

Ok, I'm feeling really guilty. I ordered enough Noro yarn to make msyelf a very pretty felted bag. I will use this bag for work, as I do my other bags.
I'm so...
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,324
Posted By tokmom
I always have read it as Suzy Q, but I loved the...

I always have read it as Suzy Q, but I loved the music:mrgreen: . I never realized there were that many versions of one song.
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,054
Posted By tokmom
None. I can't do angora, so I'm assuming alpaca...

None. I can't do angora, so I'm assuming alpaca is out.
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,336
Posted By tokmom
Yeah, mittens. I'm going to buy Amy's video when...

Yeah, mittens. I'm going to buy Amy's video when it's availble. Her sock tutorial is priceless.

Intarsia and Fair Isle are two things I want to learn but am scared too.
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,054
Posted By tokmom
Looking for links for non wool yarn

I wish I could wear wool.:waah: I try but I just can't. I drool when I see the colorways that are so gorgeous and cry when I see they even have one ounce of wool in them.

Does anyone know of links...
Forum: General Knitting 11-30-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By tokmom
Thanks!:yay:

Thanks!:yay:
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By tokmom
Need yarn help, please

My daughter wants a slouchie/beanie type hat. We found some yarn at Pacific fabrics that she really liked. I'm having trouble finding a pattern though on Raverly. The weight/ply is throwing me...
Forum: The Lounge 11-18-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,185
Posted By tokmom
Very pretty baby. Congrats and enjoy him.:hug:

Very pretty baby. Congrats and enjoy him.:hug:
Forum: General Knitting 11-18-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By tokmom
Very pretty! Enjoy!

Very pretty! Enjoy!
Forum: General Knitting 08-06-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By tokmom
I had the same problem with the cuff and tried...

I had the same problem with the cuff and tried the Norweigan (or German) cast on and it works great! Hugs the leg and you don't get the gapping. I found a tutorial on youtube.:mrgreen:
Forum: General Knitting 08-03-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By tokmom
Thanks everyone. I will have to use the "I'm...

Thanks everyone. I will have to use the "I'm making fabric" comment next time. Good one.:teehee:

Mason, I never thought knitting was better than sewing. They are two different kinds of crafts...
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,220
Posted By tokmom
Thanks everyone. As a mom of 7 kids. I know I...

Thanks everyone. As a mom of 7 kids. I know I have and will make mistakes with them, but I try to not criticize what they do and how they do it. When my one college age son changed majors he didn't...
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