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Forum: The Lounge 12-09-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Thank you so very much, Antares. I will say, the...

Thank you so very much, Antares.

I will say, the plethora of needles in my future may be better than scalpels or other options, but they don't exactly fill me with ecstasy at the thought.

As soon...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 1,444,802
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I'd just like to say welcome to all of you new...

I'd just like to say welcome to all of you new people, it's great to see so many new faces.

Tre'sha
Forum: Charity Knitting 12-02-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 224,672
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Those look amazing, Sandy! Once I get back into...

Those look amazing, Sandy! Once I get back into the swing of things, I'd love to help with this project. (I'm assuming I'm reading your post correctly, that you are restarting this group?)
Forum: The Lounge 12-02-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Okay, so my apologies for disappearing into the...

Okay, so my apologies for disappearing into the abyss for more than a year... The problems with my pregnancy didn't clear up and in fact got worse. I ended up spending almost half my pregnancy in...
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Thank you both for your well wishes. As far as...

Thank you both for your well wishes. As far as my aunt goes, we're trying to talk her into going to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, but so far she's being pigheaded and refusing to consider it....
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,756
Posted By TreshaRuthe
When I was in Atlanta, I visited a reputable yarn...

When I was in Atlanta, I visited a reputable yarn store there and was told that there would be a new version of KnitPicks coming out. She then clarified by saying that they weren't actually KP's but...
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Good news, bad news, apologies, and prayer requests.

I really don't know where to start with this, so I'll do the best I can.

Many of you know I was just on vacation with my husband's family. I was supposed to mail onward the Patriotic Pets snuggle...
Forum: General Knitting 08-30-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Thanks, for the well wishes. As for finding time...

Thanks, for the well wishes. As for finding time for knitting/needle crafts, I don't watch TV much and I do it in the car, in class, in the waiting room, while reading, basically any time I'm not in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,193
Posted By TreshaRuthe
See, I knew it couldn't be the great big...

See, I knew it couldn't be the great big rubber/foamy things that I have for the kids to play on :D :rofl:
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I also use the long-tail cast on that Amy...

I also use the long-tail cast on that Amy teaches. There are times that I count each one and use both of the two uprights created by the first cast on doing it the way Amy shows with no slip knot. ...
Forum: General Knitting 08-29-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Anything square would basically be what you've...

Anything square would basically be what you've already been doing. So, I'd say start on a bunch of 4-6 inch squares with different stitches/techniques in them to make a blanket out of. Or you could...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,193
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Dollyce, What do you use for your blocking...

Dollyce,
What do you use for your blocking board? I like that it looks like yours is a big set of puzzle pieces so you can use only what you need. I've been avoiding making anything that needs...
Forum: General Knitting 08-28-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Antares, I understand how you feel. I feel very...

Antares, I understand how you feel. I feel very similarly when I pick up a pattern book and try to guess at the experience level needed to do a pattern. ESPECIALLY when I misjudge the skill level. ...
Forum: General Knitting 08-28-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Sorry for my slow reply. I've been busy...

Sorry for my slow reply. I've been busy preparing for some entrance exams for my the last two years of my BS/pre-med program.

Yes, I'm using the basic knit bind off. I will try to dig out a...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Issues with Binding Off

Okay, so I've now done about a dozen dishcloths and about 3 dozen headbands all with different yarns. At first I thought the problem I am having was a yarn specific issue, and with that thought in...
Forum: Crochet! 08-27-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Okay, I think I can help straighten you out. At...

Okay, I think I can help straighten you out.

At the end of Row 1 it had you chain one in order to turn and start Row 2 (just about all patterns do this). Normally that ch stitch would be used as...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-26-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 295,415
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Thank you bunches and bunches, Sandy. I must...

Thank you bunches and bunches, Sandy. I must admit that the current bout of allergy issues has just about been more than I can handle atm. You're a dream, doll. >:D<

Tre'sha
Forum: How-to Questions 08-25-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,911
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Questions about the Brioche Stitch

Okay, after hearing the Rave Reviews of the Brioche Stitch's many virtues I decided to try to make a set of dishcloths with it. I know the stitch pattern is Sl1 purlwise, yo, k2tog. Well, here's...
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By TreshaRuthe
My personal (rather vehement) opinion is anything...

My personal (rather vehement) opinion is anything but Red Heart. But I openly acknowledge that I have a distaste of that company's products as a whole for many reasons that I won't really go into on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-25-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By TreshaRuthe
The attachment feature is broken. Everyone's...

The attachment feature is broken. Everyone's having to post the pictures on a free online hosting site and then basically link to them. So if you don't have a flickr/picasa web account, get one,...
Forum: The Lounge 08-24-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,501
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I wish I knew what to say, hon. "I'm sorry" or...

I wish I knew what to say, hon. "I'm sorry" or "My condolences" just doesn't seem appropriate. When someone's grieving there just aren't any words that can encompass the feeling that I feel for...
Forum: The Lounge 08-24-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,927
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I played flute until I lost it in house fire, and...

I played flute until I lost it in house fire, and was a singer until an accident ruined my vocal chords. I'm trying to rehab my voice and teach myself piano. I'm also trying to learn guitar. I...
Forum: General Knitting 08-24-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,912
Posted By TreshaRuthe
You're quite welcome, Chicka, it was no problem...

You're quite welcome, Chicka, it was no problem at all. Believe me I know how you feel, cause for a long time I was making my cotton household pieces 30% bigger than I actually wanted them to allow...
Forum: General Knitting 08-24-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,912
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I've washed my things in both hot and cold water...

I've washed my things in both hot and cold water and have yet to experience any noticeable shrinkage. That is not to say that it will not shrink, just that in my experience, I've not had it happen. ...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-23-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 295,415
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Well, I left for Wisconsin on Saturday and was...

Well, I left for Wisconsin on Saturday and was done with my section by Sunday afternoon... I just forgot one very important thing... To have the address of the next person on for me to send it onward...
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