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Forum: The Lounge 04-25-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,177
Posted By salos
The wages at our local WM have always been bad. ...

The wages at our local WM have always been bad. They vary that a lot from one location to another.
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,364
Posted By salos
Ditto. Thanks for the excellent heads up!

Ditto. Thanks for the excellent heads up!
Forum: Crochet! 04-23-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,061
Posted By salos
What a cool design! Thanks so much.

What a cool design! Thanks so much.
Forum: Crochet! 04-23-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,956
Posted By salos
My loves are machine knitting, then crochet, then...

My loves are machine knitting, then crochet, then hand knitting. The logic, you can see, is "What is fastest?" My husband is so thrilled when people give me yarn. :happydance:

Crochet, though,...
Forum: Crochet! 04-23-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By salos
My favorite way to deal with this is to make all...

My favorite way to deal with this is to make all my grannies the same size, no matter what the hook, yarn, or number of rounds. To add 1/4" on each side, sc; for 3/8" hdc; for 1/2" use dc. That...
Forum: Crochet! 04-23-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,896
Posted By salos
All my early rectangles did this. When in doubt,...

All my early rectangles did this. When in doubt, I count my stitches before I go to the next row. Hope this helps.

BTW, you don't have this problem with granny squares.
Forum: Crochet! 04-23-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By salos
I would add more fringe so it would look thicker....

I would add more fringe so it would look thicker. Make the strands twice as long as you need (actually a little more than this), fold in half, and use a crochet hook to loop it through and then...
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By salos
I would love to visit Jerusalem some time, mostly...

I would love to visit Jerusalem some time, mostly to meet people. Actually, I would like to visit Moscow some time also. Sigh.

I hope the weather cools off for you.
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-09-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,460
Posted By salos
Thanks, Heather. :heart: I help with this...

Thanks, Heather. :heart: I help with this project. You can do as little or as much as you want.
Forum: The Lounge 03-29-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,177
Posted By salos
When you have a problem at Wal Mart, first talk...

When you have a problem at Wal Mart, first talk to a local manager. If that doesn't work, call the district manager. If that doesn't work, call their national number. If you do this, you will...
Forum: Crochet! 03-16-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Posted By salos
I would recommend a Clover soft touch hook or a...

I would recommend a Clover soft touch hook or a hook with a larger handle. Skinny hooks can seriously damage your hand, and also put more strain on your arm, wrist, and elbow. I use a Provo Craft...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By salos
http://www.coatsandclark.com/Coats/Templates/Craft...

http://www.coatsandclark.com/Coats/Templates/Crafts%20-%20Projects%20List.aspx?NRMODE=Published&NRNODEGUID=%7b0D1A7EF5-DED9-4A54-9388-DE5830446292%7d&NRORIGINALURL=%2fCrafts%2fKnitting%2fProjects%2fAf...
Forum: The Lounge 03-13-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By salos
You will have to watch out for what the school's...

You will have to watch out for what the school's math and science teachers are like. Your daughter will need a first class premed program, not just the credits but also the knowledge. I learned...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By salos
I also need to know more about steaming. The...

I also need to know more about steaming. The woman I bought my knitting machine from does it on everything. She mostly uses good quality acrylic yarns. Did you pin your sweater pieces before...
Forum: Crochet! 02-27-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By salos
Very nice! cloud9

Very nice! cloud9
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-15-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By salos
Here are my photos. They aren't too great, but...

Here are my photos. They aren't too great, but you may use them.

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h3/salos/CareWear04.jpg

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h3/salos/CareWear03.jpg

For the...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-15-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,113
Posted By salos
My experience is that fleece blankets are not...

My experience is that fleece blankets are not only easy, they're fairly economical compared to buying yarn for a blanket. Of course, if people give you enough yarn, that's not an issue. Fleece is...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-15-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By salos
You may use the hand knit pattern in your...

You may use the hand knit pattern in your newsletter. I've already given the machine knitting pattern to Carewear for their newsletter. Is that okay? I don't think I have a photo. I'll check.
Forum: The Lounge 02-12-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By salos
I am so happy for you!! :heart:

I am so happy for you!! :heart:
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-31-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By salos
Here's a simple pattern for you for charity or...

Here's a simple pattern for you for charity or personal use:

Snuggie Blanket (20" by 24")
by Mary Morris

7 - 8 ounces Caron Simply Soft
Size 7 needles; machine knitting instructions to follow

Cast...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-31-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,385
Posted By salos
This is a great group to be associated with. ...

This is a great group to be associated with. :happydance:
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-23-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,651
Posted By salos
This is one of my favorite sites: ...

This is one of my favorite sites: http://cuddles-uk.org/ I would do things with them if I was on the other side of the pond. :knitting:
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-22-2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By salos
What are their shipping costs like?

What are their shipping costs like?
Forum: The Lounge 01-22-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 85
Poll: Age
Views: 3,631
Posted By salos
I'm 57. My wonderful mother in law is 77, works...

I'm 57. My wonderful mother in law is 77, works full time, knits all the time, and is into computers and email.
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-15-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,970
Posted By salos
My package just went in the mail. Thanks so much...

My package just went in the mail. Thanks so much for assembling!!!
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