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Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By brightspot
Thank you. I did put a bottom border on it, but...

Thank you. I did put a bottom border on it, but only 3 rows. Next time I will do 6 or 7 all the way around.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By brightspot
rolling knitting

I am knitting a scarf. The pattern is k1, p1, k1, stocking stitch across, k1, p1, k1. The problem is that the whole thing is rolling lengthwise into one giant roll. I have never had this problem...
Forum: The Lounge 05-05-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By brightspot
Our weather was still like that at the end of...

Our weather was still like that at the end of April. We got snow last week. Spring in Northern Idaho has intense weather. The only way you can tell what the weather is really going to be like is...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By brightspot
I forgot about having to have the purl stitches...

I forgot about having to have the purl stitches next to the cable. I use the 2 stitch cable with the purls on each side to make cuffs of sweaters sometimes. I don't want a lot of detail in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By brightspot
That is what I do. I even have one of those...

That is what I do. I even have one of those knitting rulers that has the hole in the midddle so you can count the stitches easily. I usually measure the middle 2.5 to 3 inches, but they never end...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By brightspot
Thank you! I can't believe I didn't think about...

Thank you! I can't believe I didn't think about that, lol. The only problem is that my gauge swatches always have issues. No matter how careful I am when I start my project the gauge is never the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-17-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By brightspot
Adding Cables Accents

I am going to make a basic stocking stitch cardigan. I was thinking that I want to add a two stitch cable about every seven stitches across up the front body of the sweater. I was wondering if the...
Forum: The Lounge 01-05-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,489
Posted By brightspot
I really enjoyed the Twilight series also and it...

I really enjoyed the Twilight series also and it actually got my daughter to read (not easy to do)!
Forum: The Lounge 10-30-2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,210
Posted By brightspot
I went on a cruise a few years ago. When my...

I went on a cruise a few years ago. When my knitting bag went thru the x-ray machine they said I had scissors in there that they had to see. They were little kid blunt point scissors. We stopped...
Forum: The Lounge 09-07-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,812
Posted By brightspot
Actually, if you watch the sales at J.C. Penny's...

Actually, if you watch the sales at J.C. Penny's you can get things for a lot less than at Target. I always bought my girls jeans there when they wore girl's sizes. I just bought my dd a very nice...
Forum: The Lounge 09-07-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By brightspot
You said that he was fine with you and dp in...

You said that he was fine with you and dp in England. This may be way off, but maybe he is looking for a good male role model who can show your ds that he really cares about him. It sounds like he...
Forum: The Lounge 09-02-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By brightspot
I am 41 and I love neopets. I love the simple...

I am 41 and I love neopets. I love the simple games after a hard day of homeschooling. I don't have to think to play. I was sitting on the couch the other day and my son's friend (who is 18) was...
Forum: The Lounge 08-20-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By brightspot
I have always homeschooled. My oldest will be 18...

I have always homeschooled. My oldest will be 18 in a few months. He and his sister have started public school over the last few years (a junior and senior this year). However, this year my "baby"...
Forum: The Lounge 08-07-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,901
Posted By brightspot
I some how got 103 :think:. I didn't think I was...

I some how got 103 :think:. I didn't think I was that old fashioned. Although my sil does call me Betty Crocker. I did always make all the girls clothes when they were little and I still knit all...
Forum: The Lounge 08-07-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,441
Posted By brightspot
I think Jaws messed up a whole generation. They...

I think Jaws messed up a whole generation. They showed it to us in 7th grade in the gym for a "treat"! What were they thinking? :oo: I can't sleep with my toes hanging off the bed either, lol.
Forum: The Lounge 08-07-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By brightspot
I took my teenage girls and still told them "I...

I took my teenage girls and still told them "I don't think you are going to want to see this part" a few times. I had a very strange nightmare after seeing it. A combination of the joker, the theme...
Forum: The Lounge 03-05-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,813
Posted By brightspot
Brightspot is a character in a star trek book...

Brightspot is a character in a star trek book that I was reading when I needed a username somewhere. Everyone dismissed her as someone who couldn't do any good and was bad luck, but she kept trying...
Forum: The Lounge 01-09-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By brightspot
My dd had a goldfish and a snail in a bowl when...

My dd had a goldfish and a snail in a bowl when she was younger. The snail kept escaping. When we found it on her bed one day we put netting over the bowl with a rubberband. That kept everyone...
Forum: The Lounge 12-31-2007, 03:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,222
Posted By brightspot
I love this thread!!! I haven't thought about...

I love this thread!!! I haven't thought about these things in decades, lol. I remember my first barbie with beny legs. I had 2 barbies. The one with bendy legs was a chitty-chitty bang bang...
Forum: The Lounge 11-25-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By brightspot
Thank you so much those are all excellent...

Thank you so much those are all excellent suggestions. We have been racking our brains trying to come up with a solution. I will get busy on it right now.
Forum: The Lounge 11-25-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By brightspot
I think it is from someone storing their...

I think it is from someone storing their cigarette smelling clothes in it since the outside wood doesn't smell. Won't the orange stuff mess up the yarn?
Forum: The Lounge 11-25-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By brightspot
Smoke Damage

I have a problem. I bought a dresser for storing yarn. It seemed alright in the store and was in the car for several hours with no problem. Now that the dresser is in my room though I noticed that...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-22-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,051
Posted By brightspot
I'm in Athol.

I'm in Athol.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-11-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By brightspot
Thank you both so much. That is what I needed to...

Thank you both so much. That is what I needed to know. Thank you for reminding me that what the company says can only be taken with a grain of salt, lol. Now off to start my project.:mrgreen:
Forum: The Lounge 11-11-2007, 03:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,368
Posted By brightspot
I just got on this week and haven't had time to...

I just got on this week and haven't had time to do anything except put my books on the shelf. The shelves are soooo cool! I didn't even realize that I had some of the books. I am knittymomm on...
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