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Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-08-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,094
Posted By aliassak
I'm in Lincoln. We do have a guild that meets...

I'm in Lincoln. We do have a guild that meets once a month and we also meet to just sit and knit once a month.

www.lincolnknitters.org
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By aliassak
Need pattern help... (sock heel)

Taken from my latest blog post:

I'm making great progress on the socks I started the other day with the new yarn from Knitpicks. I decided to loosely follow the sizing and heel instructions from the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-08-2006, 02:24 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,745
Posted By aliassak
Now THAT is dedication! :cheering: ...

Now THAT is dedication! :cheering: :roflhard:[/quote]

Not really-- that is what I call determination! If Samus was all stockinette, I wouldn't have a problem... It's those cable repeats that...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-08-2006, 02:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,745
Posted By aliassak
Mark me down for Samus. Everything is all set on...

Mark me down for Samus. Everything is all set on my end. (I'm even leaving work early :shifty: )
Forum: General Knitting 09-03-2005, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By aliassak
It was mentioned on our local news tonight, that...

It was mentioned on our local news tonight, that our city mission is arranging to bring hurricane survivors here. They said that it will take a few weeks to get things finalized (my guess is that...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-25-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,977
Posted By aliassak
Ok, I so want to see this when you get it...

Ok, I so want to see this when you get it finished!!! I had hockey locally last year thanks to our USHL team. And after reading this thread, I want a jersey too in case I score some tickets this...
Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By aliassak
They may not be identical, but they're fraternal,...

They may not be identical, but they're fraternal, and that's ok too!
Forum: General Knitting 08-19-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By aliassak
Thanks for the suggestions ladies! If you think...

Thanks for the suggestions ladies! If you think of anything else, let me know!!
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2005, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By aliassak
Right. I was planning on doing "just the basics"...

Right. I was planning on doing "just the basics" as needed, and I have read up on how to do color work when I was first learning to knit. Just never came across a pattern that I really loved enough...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By aliassak
I wasn't referring to Threads or Threads 2... ...

I wasn't referring to Threads or Threads 2... Sorry to disappoint. Actually this lys opened up this past spring in the 70th and A area. The store name is Yarn and Thread by Lisa. They have a...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-18-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,867
Posted By aliassak
I'm about a third of the way through with Rogue,...

I'm about a third of the way through with Rogue, and I will do both versions of Eris sometime this winter. I would have Rogue finished, but other projects kept interrupting me.

And even though her...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By aliassak
Need some suggestions...

To make a long story really short, I was contacted yesterday about a part time job at a lys that I had applied for last spring. The owner has asked if I would be willing to teach some night classes,...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,237
Posted By aliassak
OMG, I just choked on my drink! Too freakin...

OMG, I just choked on my drink! Too freakin funny!!!
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By aliassak
ATTN: men who knit..

Not sure if this has been posted here yet, as I've been off the boards for a while, but The Crochet Dude is teaming up with Annie M. to write a book about men who knit. They need stories and such......
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,402
Posted By aliassak
Thanks! My fiance told me that if he saw yarn on...

Thanks! My fiance told me that if he saw yarn on the floor that wasn't involved in a current project (e.g. I set my project down to use the bathroom...) that he would take my "yarn closet" to the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,402
Posted By aliassak
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v449/aliassak/ea...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v449/aliassak/eab455b7.jpg

And here's the blog entry that tells you what everything is... blog entry (http://aliassak.blogspot.com/2005/06/flash-your-stash.html)
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,149
Posted By aliassak
Ok, I'm not sure I get what's creepy about...

Ok, I'm not sure I get what's creepy about that... It's just a satyr holding a bamboo flute. I'm quite impressed with the creator's needle felting talents! Kinda cute in a mystical creatures way....
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By aliassak
For a worsted weight yarn, I'd suggest a size G...

For a worsted weight yarn, I'd suggest a size G hook. It's not too small to catch that slipped stitch, but it's not too bulky either. As a crocheter (and knitter of course!), I know that it's a...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-30-2005, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,000
Posted By aliassak
Her charts are very easy to read, as long as you...

Her charts are very easy to read, as long as you have her key. I'm currently knitting Rogue, which pretty much said the same thing about advanced cables or whatnot. I tackled it anyway just because...
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,438
Posted By aliassak
Wow, how is it that up until now I had missed the...

Wow, how is it that up until now I had missed the fact that you're in Omaha??

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umm :thinking: ...hmmm :?? ...i dunno :oo: are you gonna stalk me now?



*misses having a...
Forum: General Knitting 06-28-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,438
Posted By aliassak
Wow, how is it that up until now I had missed the...

Wow, how is it that up until now I had missed the fact that you're in Omaha??


(don't mean to hijack the thread either)

Great finds!!! My mom just got back from London not too long ago and said...
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By aliassak
another way to find out what's wool and what's...

another way to find out what's wool and what's not-- DO THIS OVER A SINK!!

take a small piece from the yarn in question and hold a flame (match or lighter) to the end--- If it melts, it's a...
Forum: General Knitting 06-24-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,387
Posted By aliassak
I taught myself how to knit, and I would get so...

I taught myself how to knit, and I would get so frustrated at my tension when trying to "throw" the yarn English style. A friend of mine suggested trying conti (since we're both crocheters) and I...
Forum: General Knitting 06-22-2005, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,327
Posted By aliassak
In a secret pal swap on another forum, I received...

In a secret pal swap on another forum, I received this (http://lilhatshack.typepad.com/photos/sock_monkeys/bam_bam.html) from the owner of linked site. I changed her name to Zulu.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-15-2005, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,198
Posted By aliassak
Yep. That's how I do it. Until I learned...

Yep. That's how I do it. Until I learned Continental knitting, it just didn't quite click for me and I had the hardest time with my (English) knitting. Watched Amy's videos to teach myself...
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