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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-25-2014, 08:04 PM
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Let me know if you do enter so I can be sure to...

Let me know if you do enter so I can be sure to go see it in person. Would definitely vote for your work. Last year the woman who won did a fabric/quilted piece of the Sleeping Bear Dunes shore...
Forum: The Lounge 03-05-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By ABC's Mom
I had to put my 18 year old cat to sleep about a...

I had to put my 18 year old cat to sleep about a year ago. He didn't look or act sick, but had major kidney problems as well as what I am sure was diabetes at the end as he was always drinking and I...
Forum: The Lounge 03-05-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,118
Posted By ABC's Mom
Have you tried your LYS? Mine here is a wealth...

Have you tried your LYS? Mine here is a wealth of knowledge and they have help classes 3 times a week. It's a great tool for the store as well as making new friends in the knitting world.
I am...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By ABC's Mom
Wonderful as always. I still think you should go...

Wonderful as always.
I still think you should go for an entry into Art Prize here in Grand Rapid, MI. Check it out on the web.
Forum: The Lounge 03-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,118
Posted By ABC's Mom
I taught myself to knit. My mother in law helped...

I taught myself to knit. My mother in law helped me some as I wanted to make my husband a sweater for Christmas. Talk about jumping in with both feet!! First knitting project ever and I was...
Forum: The Lounge 02-28-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,118
Posted By ABC's Mom
My grandma taught me to crochet when I was in my...

My grandma taught me to crochet when I was in my early teens. I liked to do doillies and made many afghans. Then I got interested in knitting and did do some projects, but went back to crocheting...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By ABC's Mom
I have a girlfriend who is an art teacher who...

I have a girlfriend who is an art teacher who also happens to be a potter and also has her own kiln at home. She has one done for me that just needs to be fired the next time she runs the kiln. It...
Forum: The Lounge 02-18-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By ABC's Mom
I have heard there is another phone scam out...

I have heard there is another phone scam out there as well. It's a one ring scam and the caller hangs up. If you happen to call back to see who it is, it is a foreign call and people have had to pay...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By ABC's Mom
HMM that's a tough question for me. I guess I do...

HMM that's a tough question for me. I guess I do both.
If I see someone at our local knitting group working on something that I'd like to also do then I get the yarn for that particular item.
Or if...
Forum: The Lounge 01-30-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By ABC's Mom
My brother lives in Marietta, GA. It took him 10...

My brother lives in Marietta, GA. It took him 10 1/2 hours to get from his work to my niece's house. It's about another 30 minutes to his house from there on a normal day. His normal commute is...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By ABC's Mom
Yeah, I remember my cousins when they were...

Yeah, I remember my cousins when they were growing and my poor aunt trying to not only keep them clothed but fed as well. Since she's only going on 2 I don't expect her to grow that fast for awhile...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By ABC's Mom
That's why I'm making the bodice a little bigger....

That's why I'm making the bodice a little bigger. Measured 2 dresses at Christmas that fit her well with a long sleeve t under the dress and they were 20 inches exactly. So going with 21 inches so...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By ABC's Mom
I couldn't resist the pattern even though they...

I couldn't resist the pattern even though they didn't have yarn that went with it. I got the pattern at a different store than my regular LYS. I'm using Maya by Berroco in a coral for the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By ABC's Mom
Math problem

OK all you very talented knitters out there. I am knitting a dress for my DGD for her birthday in February and need help in figuring out how many stitches to decrease to get the bodice the size it...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By ABC's Mom
I bought a scrapbook photo holder for my circs. ...

I bought a scrapbook photo holder for my circs. I got it at Michaels. The case holds 16 or 18 (I can't remember which) 4x6 smaller plastic cases that are for photos. I can get 2-3 smaller needle...
Forum: The Lounge 01-05-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By ABC's Mom
My DH also took the hints and purchased a floor...

My DH also took the hints and purchased a floor OTT light for me as well as the Principles of Knitting book by June Hemmons Hyatt.
Love the light as I knit a lot in the evenings after work and I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By ABC's Mom
Great job. Love the pattern. :muah:

Great job. Love the pattern. :muah:
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By ABC's Mom
I also have both Addis in lace and turbo and they...

I also have both Addis in lace and turbo and they are my usual go to needles for projects. I also like Hiya Hiya needless which are similar to Addis.
That said they are also very slippery. I'm not...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By ABC's Mom
Each hand painted yarn is unique. I have a book...

Each hand painted yarn is unique. I have a book by Laura Bryant that actually shows you how to figure out what the repeat length of the colors are and how to figure out where to start on the yarn...
Forum: The Lounge 12-22-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By ABC's Mom
Too funny!!!:rofl: I remember when our golden...

Too funny!!!:rofl:
I remember when our golden retriever decided to eat at least a half batch of no bake cookies.
Vet just said she'd probably need to go outside a lot the next few days but...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-19-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By ABC's Mom
Really like the pattern and the rich red color. I...

Really like the pattern and the rich red color.
I downloaded the pattern and it calls for a DK weight, Shepard's Wool is actually a worsted weight. What size needles did you use and how wide did the...
Forum: General Knitting 12-08-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By ABC's Mom
I have the Addi Short Lace interchangeable set...

I have the Addi Short Lace interchangeable set and really like them. The cords are very flexible and they come with 5 different sizes of cords instead of the usual 4 in most other sets.
I also...
Forum: General Knitting 12-06-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,174
Posted By ABC's Mom
My first needles were the metal Susan Bates ones...

My first needles were the metal Susan Bates ones that I still have, though I don't use them any longer.
I think the first pair that I had may have come from my mother in law around 1976 or so.
I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-04-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By ABC's Mom
I think it's great that a 13 year old wants to...

I think it's great that a 13 year old wants to run marathons. Maybe there is an Ironman in the works when he gets older???
My daughter started with marathons, got bored with them and went on to do...
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By ABC's Mom
I had that happen to me when making my DD's...

I had that happen to me when making my DD's sweater last year. She wanted it longer than the pattern and the LYS I usually go to didn't have any more. Fortunately another LYS had the same yarn in...
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