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Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By nikkibeans
you did a great job! :inlove: My first sock...

you did a great job! :inlove:

My first sock looked like it was made for sasquatch! It was ginormous! It took me a while to figure out the tension thing
Forum: General Knitting 07-04-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By nikkibeans
i think i'm inclined to agree with you for the...

i think i'm inclined to agree with you for the future. I wishe I had known about this before I bought the needles in the first place.

Live and learn, I guess.
Forum: General Knitting 07-04-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By nikkibeans
I'm working on it now (though I haven't picked it...

I'm working on it now (though I haven't picked it up in some time) and started it in paton's ss. Then after getting quite a bit into it, realizing I can't block acrylic. *sigh* I figured I would...
Forum: General Knitting 07-04-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By nikkibeans
Angry Ok, you're not going to believe this. I broke...

Ok, you're not going to believe this. I broke another freakin' needle! :evil: :hair::grrr::!!!::-x

I checked the rest of the needles. 2 out of the remaining 3 feel pretty sturdy, but one feels a...
Forum: General Knitting 07-02-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 30,312
Posted By nikkibeans
Nikkibeans is a nickname my best friend from...

Nikkibeans is a nickname my best friend from college gave me. I met her the first day freshman year, and it kind of stuck. She still calls me Nikkibeans every time we talk. :heart:
Forum: General Knitting 07-02-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By nikkibeans
I got a response to the email I sent to the...

I got a response to the email I sent to the seller from Ebay. She stated that Lantern Moon does have a warantee on their needles, and she's already contacted them to send me a replacement. ...
Forum: General Knitting 07-01-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By nikkibeans
I did e-mail the seller (i bought them on e-bay)...

I did e-mail the seller (i bought them on e-bay) so I don't know how that would work. I asked them if they knew of any guarantees and if they ever had any loose needles they could send one out. I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-01-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By nikkibeans
Unhappy Guarantee on Lanter moon needles?

Hi guys

Does anyone know if there's a guarantee on the Lantern Moon Sox Stix? I just ordered a set, and have only gotten about an inch into my sock (first time using these needles), and the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-24-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By nikkibeans
very cute idea! It looks great

very cute idea! It looks great
Forum: General Knitting 06-13-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By nikkibeans
You should check them out. I haven't been to the...

You should check them out. I haven't been to the Warwick store yet, but I looooooved the Pawtucket one. Have any other good LYS in RI that I should check out? Once I find one I like, I stick with...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-10-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By nikkibeans
those ara wonderful! Great job! I just...

those ara wonderful! Great job!

I just finished my first pair last week, and swore that I'd put away the sock needles for a while. Later that same night I started a new pair (well, I have to use...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-10-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,807
Posted By nikkibeans
great job! Lovely! :cheering: I've got the...

great job! Lovely! :cheering:

I've got the booga on my list of future projects, I just can't decide on a colorway! Where did you get the pattern for the bag on the left?
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By nikkibeans
interested in owning a yarn store?

I just visited the blog for my lys, and found out that one of the locations is for sale. It's located in Pawtucket, RI and is called Yarns at Lace Wings.

Here's the link to the blog.
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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-03-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By nikkibeans
thanks for all the great feedback, everyone I...

thanks for all the great feedback, everyone

I think the next pair I make will be knit at the same time, either on two sets of dpns or on one set of dpn. Knitty did a great article on it, which you...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-03-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By nikkibeans
FO: My first pair of socks ever!!! (Finally!)

Here's some pics of my first pair of socks! I've been working on these little by little since December. Well, to my credit, I knit one two socks, then the first was so much bigger than the second, I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-22-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,950
Posted By nikkibeans
wow. what a pretty colorway! I've always wanted...

wow. what a pretty colorway! I've always wanted to do a booga, I just haven't decided on a colorway yet. WHere did you get your yarn from? Did you order online?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-29-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,334
Posted By nikkibeans
beautiful! You did a great job! :happydance:

beautiful! You did a great job! :happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By nikkibeans
wyif means with yarn in front. So if you're...

wyif means with yarn in front. So if you're knitting normally, bring your working yarn to the front of your work, then slip the next stitch without knitting. Then the next 3 stitches you knit...
Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By nikkibeans
Re: which heel would you choose?

I love those socks. That's one of the patterns I am going to try. So let me get this straight, on the needle you've divided for the heel stitches(needle 1), you go across that needle in...
Forum: General Knitting 04-04-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By nikkibeans
which heel would you choose?

Hi all you sock knitters!

I'm just about done with my first pair of socks, and am starting to plan my second set from one of the (many) other colors of sock yarn I've picked up since getting hooked...
Forum: General Knitting 04-02-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,369
Posted By nikkibeans
WOOHOO!!! thanks a bunch! :muah: I've been...

WOOHOO!!! thanks a bunch! :muah: I've been wondering and wondering about how to do that! Yay! *admires shiny new chococat avatar* :woot:
Forum: General Knitting 03-12-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By nikkibeans
you'll definitely have to post a pic when you're...

you'll definitely have to post a pic when you're done.

I have yet to feel the MMMmmmmMMmmmmm. :pout:
Forum: Pattern Central 03-11-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By nikkibeans
what about these...

what about these (http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATTtuliptoes.html)
Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,144
Posted By nikkibeans
hold the phone......they will wind the yarn for...

hold the phone......they will wind the yarn for you? I'm fairly new to the whole LYS thing, and don't really feel comfortable aking for anything (my own issues not theirs)

The first time I went...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-11-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By nikkibeans
Here is my foliage...

Here is my foliage yarn
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t301/cnvrtblbug/DSC00032.jpg
and here is my scarf so far
http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t301/cnvrtblbug/DSC00034.jpg
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