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Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-04-2008, 05:16 PM
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Views: 6,832
Posted By sorantes123
South end of RB

Hi Chris, I am taking my DH to the doctor today. He is off work with a work comp injury so I can't do anything today plus we're cleaning up the limbs down in our yard from the 67 MPH winds. Hope...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-03-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,832
Posted By sorantes123
Knitters in Red Bluff, CA

That would be a lot of fun. I only know one other person who knits here in Red Bluff. She teaches knitting on occasion. I don't know if she would be interested but it is a possibility. Send me a...
Forum: General Knitting 12-19-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By sorantes123
Hmmmm....my reply would have been....Changing...

Hmmmm....my reply would have been....Changing diapers, of course!
Forum: General Knitting 12-19-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,000
Posted By sorantes123
Yep, that's me too. I started crocheting doilies...

Yep, that's me too. I started crocheting doilies at age 8 or so. Then at 12 started knitting. Over the years I made a few doilies but no more. I love the fabric that is produced by knitting. On...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-13-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By sorantes123
Hi Sue, You're right.. I tried 11's then 13's. ...

Hi Sue, You're right.. I tried 11's then 13's. The 13's are the ones that I got 'close' to the gauge with but the material is much too stretchy. Not even close to being appropriate for a nice...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-13-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By sorantes123
http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/50718.html...

http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/50718.html (http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/50718.html)
Here it is Ingrid. I was trying to figure out how to get it here. Finally copied where someone else...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-12-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By sorantes123
Free Lion Brand Shrug Pattern

Sorry guys, I put this in the wron place earlier. HELP!!!!
I purchased some Elsebeth Lavold Chunky AL in Turquoise (50% alpaca and 50% Peruvian wool). My friend loves both the pattern and the wool ....
Forum: Pattern Central 12-05-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By sorantes123
Thank you all SOOOO much. I will check these...

Thank you all SOOOO much. I will check these patterns out. I really like the one by Leef Bloomenstiel. Just would prefer st st.
Thanks again. Sharon
Forum: Pattern Central 12-05-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By sorantes123
Looking for Lushious Knitted shrug

HELP Knitters out there! Several years ago (before I knew what a shrug was) :aww: I was looking through a knitting magazine. I saw an ad showing a woman sitting and knitting. She was wearing a...
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,884
Posted By sorantes123
Eladine, thank you for including your blog site....

Eladine, thank you for including your blog site. The poem(s) were inspiring and wonderful, sad and just every emotion imaginable! What cherished memories from those that real poetry flows! ...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-21-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,832
Posted By sorantes123
Hi Lee, Yes you are truly in the REAL Northern...

Hi Lee, Yes you are truly in the REAL Northern CAlifornia .:woohoo: I havent been to Eureka in a long time but had a great time fishing from the beach there about 35 years ago or so. We camped at...
Forum: General Knitting 11-18-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,353
Posted By sorantes123
Last year I was bitten by the EBAY yarn bug. I...

Last year I was bitten by the EBAY yarn bug. I have rubbermaid type plastic baskets with lids FULL. I didnt stop though, I DID CHARGE IT. My son suggest that I sell a lot of it back on ebay. But I do...
Forum: General Knitting 11-18-2007, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,219
Posted By sorantes123
I have two sets of Boyes and one very old Susan...

I have two sets of Boyes and one very old Susan Bates one. I prefer the Boyes to the SBs, the difference being metal needles as opposed to plastic ones. I use them for everything these days, I...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-16-2007, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,832
Posted By sorantes123
Those were adorable baby things and of course,...

Those were adorable baby things and of course, baby too! I have been to Lakeview once about 20 years back. Those white clouds started arriving and we just barely made it out of there before it snowed...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-13-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,114
Posted By sorantes123
HI there, I think Caron's Simply Soft is the...

HI there, I think Caron's Simply Soft is the most lucious of all the acrylics. It lives up to its name and it doesn't pill like a lot of yarns. AND it is NOT very expensive. The CAron online...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 03:56 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,884
Posted By sorantes123
Post What a wonderful dress and on such a cutie! I...

What a wonderful dress and on such a cutie! I have yet to get one picture of my grandkids in the sweaters I made them LAST year. What a great treasure you have in that snapshot!! :yay:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-12-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,921
Posted By sorantes123
When I lived in Kensett there were only two...

When I lived in Kensett there were only two stores, one on each side of the tracks. My aunts store was one of them, Pryors Market. The tracks of the DK&E ended at their back door. I always called it...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-11-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,075
Posted By sorantes123
MADDEB, Where can one find slipper pads? I only...

MADDEB, Where can one find slipper pads? I only heard the tip of using puff paint on the bottoms the other day but this sounds like a great idea. I have had a stroke and am very clumsy these days. ...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-11-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,832
Posted By sorantes123
Post Hi again, I will go through my patterns and see...

Hi again,
I will go through my patterns and see what I have. For a while there all I was knitting were baby items but thank GOD my daughter has quit having babies! :woohoo: :wink: They are now...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-11-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,832
Posted By sorantes123
Post Hi again, Petaluma sounds nice and peaceful. Red...

Hi again, Petaluma sounds nice and peaceful. Red Bluff is a rural area too, with farms, orchards, and ranches. Eight miles south is Corning, the olive capital of the world. Most of all the brand...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-09-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,832
Posted By sorantes123
Post Red Bluff is about 2 hours north of Sacramento on...

Red Bluff is about 2 hours north of Sacramento on I-5. We are in the middle of the Sacramento Valley between two mountain ranges. So it is moderate to cold in the winter and VERY HOT (100-118) in the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-09-2007, 01:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,367
Posted By sorantes123
Great colors Jan! Is that one of the...

Great colors Jan! Is that one of the self-striping sock yarns? If so, I may just have to make socks again and I swore I was done with socks. :wink:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-09-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,075
Posted By sorantes123
:yay: I really like those colors. Great first...

:yay: I really like those colors. Great first job! Congrats! :yay:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-09-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,114
Posted By sorantes123
I love the color and the pattern. I have been...

I love the color and the pattern. I have been wanting a shrug. You have set my imagination on fireeeeeeeeee. :woohoo:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-09-2007, 01:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,760
Posted By sorantes123
Great job, and Great colors. I don't think I...

Great job, and Great colors. I don't think I would tackle them. I haven't done socks in 43 years. They were the first things I knitted. I'm sticking to simple these days. LAZZZZZY me.
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