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Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
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I had crocheted for years before I decided to...

I had crocheted for years before I decided to learn how to knit. I bought a combination instructional/pattern booklet at Wal-Mart titled "I Can't Believe I'm Knitting!". The instructions were so...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
I bought some Lion Boucle at the Dollar Tree a...

I bought some Lion Boucle at the Dollar Tree a couple of months ago. They had an entire bin of the stuff.
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Thank you all for the wonderful advice. I...

Thank you all for the wonderful advice. I actually kept the first sock on while knitting the cuff for its mate (I usually find the cuff the most boring and tedious part of the sock). Here are the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-23-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,952
You know what I did? I started playing around...

You know what I did? I started playing around with the pattern from Silver's Sock Class. I started experimenting with some colorwork and settled on my set pattern for most of my socks, which is...
Forum: General Knitting 03-23-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
LOL I asked the same question when I knit mine,...

LOL I asked the same question when I knit mine, mainly because I didn't want to walk around telling people I had the Clap :teehee:

I hope you enjoy working on this project as much as I did. ...
Forum: General Knitting 03-23-2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Sock Mate Motivation

Anyone have some helpful or humorous advice as to how to stay motivated when knitting a pair of socks? I always find that once I finish that first one, I'm so eager to start another project that my...
Forum: General Knitting 03-22-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,351
Awww that was so sweet of your husband. ...

Awww that was so sweet of your husband. Definitely a keeper. Yesterday I had a particularly crappy day and I was over halfway done with a sock I have been working hard on when I realized my printer...
Forum: General Knitting 03-21-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Isn't what we call a hank here in the States...

Isn't what we call a hank here in the States referred to as a skein in the UK? I could be wrong, but perhaps that is where some of the terminology confusion comes from. I've always been taught that...
Forum: General Knitting 03-21-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,745
Nah. With my husband being the sole breadwinner,...

Nah. With my husband being the sole breadwinner, I can't do much behind-his-back purchasing nor do I care to. He's always been very nice when I need to buy yarn for a specific project. He has seen...
Forum: General Knitting 03-19-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
I totally feel your pain. I lost a half a hank...

I totally feel your pain. I lost a half a hank of some gorgeous Schaefer Laurel Memorable Women yarn in the Shari Lewis colorway. My precious grandmother paid $85 for that hank of yarn at the LYS...
Forum: General Knitting 03-19-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,064
This is so scary. What really irks me is that...

This is so scary. What really irks me is that they have yet to release what, exactly, is in these foods that is making animals sick. We lost our beloved Corgi five years ago to Renal failure at the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-19-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Fire Mountain Gems is awesome! I drool everytime...

Fire Mountain Gems is awesome! I drool everytime I look through the huge catalog they send me. I get my split rings for stitch markers over at my Michael's. They have the little weensy teensy...
Forum: General Knitting 03-19-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,506
I've tried ML, but it just didn't "click" like...

I've tried ML, but it just didn't "click" like working with DPNs did. Of course, it could also be due to the fact that I'm using my Denises, which I've heard it's much trickier trying to work ML on...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,493
*dies*

*dies*
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,667
That is always the real bummer for me when the...

That is always the real bummer for me when the weather gets hotter. I hate putting away the sticks, so I usually think of other projects I can knit during the summer months. I work on Christmas...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
Thanks, everyone! I told Penny how everyone here...

Thanks, everyone! I told Penny how everyone here thinks her babies are so beautimous. She really is a good momma, but we knew she would be. We have two other dogs, a Rat Terrier and a Chihuahua...
Forum: General Knitting 03-15-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
Sorry it took so long, everyone. Here are the...

Sorry it took so long, everyone. Here are the baby pictures.

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r108/KatAutumn/DSC03208.jpg
"Did all of those really come out of...
Forum: General Knitting 03-15-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
What made me realize I didn't need a single skein...

What made me realize I didn't need a single skein of yarn was when I put everything into perspective. I broke out my entire stash and was shocked when I realized I had singlehandedly amassed enough...
Forum: General Knitting 03-15-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
OT-Penny had Her Puppies!

My mom's wonderful AmStaff had her babies yesterday. Penny went into stage one of her labor Tuesday afternoon and didn't birth her first puppy until yesterday around three in the afternoon. She had...
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,056
I think oftentimes there are certain types of...

I think oftentimes there are certain types of people who gravitate toward certain professions. Like the thread about ear piercing where a few people voiced their frustrations over rude and calloused...
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,406
Those dresses are adorable, Carey! I love the...

Those dresses are adorable, Carey! I love the fabric you used.

I saw some of that pre-smocked fabric at JoAnn last time I was there. I was so tempted to buy some to make a sleeveless tunic top. I...
Forum: General Knitting 03-12-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
I've actually never had that specific problem...

I've actually never had that specific problem using cotton on my Denises. In fact, mine have never come loose at the joins. Perhaps you got a bad set? I've heard that there was a batch of Denises...
Forum: General Knitting 03-12-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,056
I love one of my LYS! The Knitting Emporium...

I love one of my LYS! The Knitting Emporium (http://www.knittingemporium.com/) in Kennesaw is wonderful!

The Knitting Emporium
2803 S Main St
Kennesaw, Ga 30144 ...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,993
I wouldn't say I'm a yarn snob. I use Caron's...

I wouldn't say I'm a yarn snob. I use Caron's Simply Soft and other less expensive brands you can find at Wal-Mart or Hobby Lobby. I'll grab generic brand yarns when they show up at my local Dollar...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
I have some Sinfonia in my stash. It's a...

I have some Sinfonia in my stash. It's a mercerized cotton, so it's really slick and shiny. Would that work?
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