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Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,048
Posted By Maddison
I always thought that was freaky too! Like a...

I always thought that was freaky too! Like a vampire kitty or something. Too scary for me!!!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By Maddison
I don't use a swift with mine. I usually end up...

I don't use a swift with mine. I usually end up winding my balls by hand and then thread the winder as usual, drop my handmade ball of yarn on the floor and start winding. The ball bounces around...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-29-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,797
Posted By Maddison
Could you fake a butterfly? Make two small...

Could you fake a butterfly? Make two small leaves then two larger ones for the wings (big on top, smaller on the bottom) then do a little I-cord for the body.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-25-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By Maddison
I second the do someone else's first theory. I...

I second the do someone else's first theory. I love the one they did on Knitty Gritty. I think it was called Angora Bunny.
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,570
Posted By Maddison
My MIL went wild making sweaters and such for my...

My MIL went wild making sweaters and such for my son when he was born. I didn't put him in many of them because the buttons would fall off or it was just too hot for him. He was always hot and...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-24-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Maddison
I have a greyhound and I'm constantly on a chat...

I have a greyhound and I'm constantly on a chat room that talks about them. Now, you may not have this issue but, with a greyhound, well, they RUN. When they run little booties go plink - plink -...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-18-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,656
Posted By Maddison
Oh my gosh, I remember the pain of breastfeeding...

Oh my gosh, I remember the pain of breastfeeding the first month. It was painful after only a day of trying it out. I didn't know if I could stick to it with the way I felt. I wouldn't want...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-15-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By Maddison
FO another Stinkerbelle

Just got this one done and out the door to the new owner. Now I just need to find some more buyers so I can keep up my yarn addiction. :aww: I'm sure as soon as it arrives in the mail and they...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,762
Posted By Maddison
Don't hate me for saying this but, he looks like...

Don't hate me for saying this but, he looks like he's hung over to me. Something about the eyes. It's not my favorite. I think a more traditional one would be better, that way it's more heirloom.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-09-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,984
Posted By Maddison
Bring needle out of -knitted background from back...

Bring needle out of -knitted background from back to front, wrap yarn around needle one to three times, and use thumb to hold in place while pulling needle through wraps into background a...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-09-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,984
Posted By Maddison
French Knot

So, what's the trick? I keep getting a nice little bar. No knots!! I've looked at demos and drawings and keep winding up with nothing.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-01-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By Maddison
I like these booties because they're not your...

I like these booties because they're not your typical baby booty. The little pointed toes are so cute. But, they're crochet. Do you crochet?

http://www.studioknits.com/

Dang, can't get the link...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Maddison
The continuing saga of the twist... rip out all...

The continuing saga of the twist... rip out all of that hard work, start over. Work several rows on new piece, go to do increase and, oh my gosh, I've put on too many stitches!!! :waah: Ribbitt. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-20-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By Maddison
Oh my gosh! That's exactly what the yarn did to...

Oh my gosh! That's exactly what the yarn did to me too! And, the worst part was, the little black center core would show through here and there. I gave in and decided it was just part of the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Maddison
You would be surprised what you can find out...

You would be surprised what you can find out there. Post a listing or even go out on Ravelry and see if someone there has it. Most of us have yarn sitting around that is a year or more old. I know...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-18-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Maddison
I guess I am off to the lilly pad. Can I cry? ...

I guess I am off to the lilly pad. Can I cry? This is the fifth time I'm starting this stupid sweater over. I keep doing something wrong. And I thought I was making progress!
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Maddison
It's here!!!! Finally!!!! :woot: The light...

It's here!!!! Finally!!!! :woot: The light purple I got was the wrong one. I can't return it so I will have to find a use for it. Maybe my next order will be for purple and they'll like it! Oh...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-18-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Maddison
Can I fix the twist?

I don't knit in the round. Thought I'd try it for a sweater. It looks easy enough, I thought I'd gotten all the twists out before I joined but, alas, after a few inches, I see the twist. Of course...
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Maddison
The wait is killing me!!!

I ordered yarn on the 5th and it's coming tomorrow the 18th. The wait is just so long!!! I want it now! I got a mystery yarn bag, I'm dying to see what is in it. How did I become such a yarn...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-16-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Maddison
ISO: Lambchop

Anyone remember that cute little sheep hand puppet? I was trying to find a pattern. I swear I saw one years ago but didn't save it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-16-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By Maddison
FO and Sold!!!

YIPPEE!!! I'm just so thrilled this is FO, not because it's paid for, but, because I HATE this yarn!!!! It's the Debbie Mumm yarn. It looks so pretty but it scrunches up so bad and feels so yucky...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By Maddison
It's not a money issue, it's space. I've got two...

It's not a money issue, it's space. I've got two bins of hidden yarn delight in the basement and they're both full! I have a number of items I'm making for this person so in the end, I would not be...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By Maddison
Keep or return?

I bought 9 balls of Swish DK in petal for a project I was going to make for someone. They chose another yarn after I'd made the order. Now, should I keep the yarn or return it? I am not a pink fan...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,906
Posted By Maddison
I think you know when it's right and wrong to...

I think you know when it's right and wrong to knit. Honestly, if you have time to kill beforehand, why not knit? It's way more fun than sitting around doing nothing. And, remember, bring needles...
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By Maddison
http://nonaknits.typepad.com/nonaknits/2004/11/mul...

http://nonaknits.typepad.com/nonaknits/2004/11/multiplier_madn.html

Here's the multiplier. I hate math but I'm willing to try anything to get my gauge right the first time around!!!
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