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Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By Limey
Hi The thing that flumoxes me the most is the...

Hi

The thing that flumoxes me the most is the weight differences between US and UK. There's another thread on this forum, in fact, asking the difference between DK (Double Knit) and...
Forum: General Knitting 12-06-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,876
Posted By Limey
Winter Warmer - Two End Knitting

Hi

Came across this today http://bagateller.tripod.com/tips/twined.html - can't say I'd heard of it before.

It's a Swedish traditional way of knitting, using both ends of one ball of yarn and...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,260
Posted By Limey
Hi I know what you mean about seeing US knitting...

Hi

I know what you mean about seeing US knitting patterns and then trying to find if the yarn is available over here and if not, what can you use instead and what is the equivalent...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,127
Posted By Limey
Hi Ginny How are you? I like both ML and two...

Hi Ginny

How are you?

I like both ML and two circs but each method has advantages and drawbacks. :) :cry:

If you like using two circs, I found it helped using two different brands of needles -...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-23-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi Folks The campaign has now officially ended,...

Hi Folks

The campaign has now officially ended, with Brits knitting some 550,000 hats!!! - way over the half-million Save the Children target. :yay::yay::yay:

A staggering 50,000 messages, urging...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-20-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Another little honeycomb

Another little honeycomb
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-20-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi Change of direction here - instead of going...

Hi

Change of direction here - instead of going round and round, I thought I'd knit vertical stripes.
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-19-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi There are two ways of looking at these...

Hi

There are two ways of looking at these colours - they can be a tropical ocean with spray or arctic ice - whatever, I enjoyed knitting them!
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-19-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi A little bit of Deja Vu - This hat first...

Hi

A little bit of Deja Vu -
This hat first knitted by DQ


Hi Jen

Thanks very much for not minding if I knitted a hat the same as one you posted earlier on this thread ... still, imitation is the...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-18-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,539
Posted By Limey
Hi There! I was tickled pink to see this post! ...

Hi There!

I was tickled pink to see this post! Just as the UK campaign ends, another appeal opens across the pond! :cheering: :happydance: :woohoo:

(I'm sorry I've not responded earlier but I've...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-15-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi While I liked the colour combination of this...

Hi

While I liked the colour combination of this yarn - orange, lemon and white - there's quite a bit of colour 'pooling', which, personally, I'm not keen on. I mean there's too much lemon clumped...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-13-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi Jen I'm sorry you're not feeling the best -...

Hi Jen

I'm sorry you're not feeling the best - it seems that there's some kind of throat lurgy going about. Gives you a snuffly nose and a very tickly, irritating cough.

I'm just going to grab a...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-13-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi I've put all the latest information from the...

Hi

I've put all the latest information from the Save the Children appeal at the top of the thread but there's a copy of it here as well:

ADDRESS TO SEND HATS IS:

Save the Children
1 St. John's...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-13-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi Jen How are you? Hmm ... yes ... well .......

Hi Jen

How are you?

Hmm ... yes ... well .... it was amazing to find Jan waiting at home for me and then the surprise trip on top of that!

It didn't do as much to take years off me than when I was...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-12-2008, 05:46 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi Sorry about the hasty departure but when I...

Hi

Sorry about the hasty departure but when I got back from the park with Sam Pup, I didn't expect my mate, Jan, (who usually snoozes her days away peacefully in a Glasgow office) to be at home...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-29-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 75,441
Posted By Limey
Hi Sorry, not going to be around - will be back...

Hi

Sorry, not going to be around - will be back sometime next week.

Ellie
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Limey
Hiya You're very welcome - but nah, I'm...

Hiya

You're very welcome - but nah, I'm definitely not the original brave bunny who dunked the circs in the soup. Whoever she/he was deserves a medal!

It's one of those things you just come...
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By Limey
Hello Anne On Needles: Stolen Moments Wrap Socks...

Hello Anne

On Needles:
Stolen Moments Wrap
Socks for DH -done!
Socks for me -done!:woot:
Crochet:
Snowflakes :cheering:
Bookmarks
Sewing Projects
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By Limey
Hi Anne How are ya doing? Nice to hear from you...

Hi Anne

How are ya doing? Nice to hear from you again. :)

Hmm - Momwolf has just sent me a few of her old Knitpick needles and I can certainly see why you like them so much.

If the company is...
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Limey
Hi I was once asked by a friend if my...

Hi

I was once asked by a friend if my one-and-only Addi 16" turbo would crease - because hers definitely had. Don't know what she'd been doing.

They do crease but if yours are just taking on the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-25-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By Limey
Hi I'm not disputing KnitPicks' returns policy...

Hi

I'm not disputing KnitPicks' returns policy or their customer service.

It's just that with something as postable as a circ., I think it would be helpful to send it back so that KnitPicks can...
Forum: General Knitting 09-25-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By Limey
Hi It's a faulty cable and I'm not too surprised...

Hi

It's a faulty cable and I'm not too surprised that you described where it had broken as looking like a cut.

It's not a fault just peculiar to KnitPicks, sometimes instead of a cut mark, you...
Forum: General Knitting 09-24-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Limey
Hi Thanks very much indeed for the info and for...

Hi

Thanks very much indeed for the info and for that very useful link.:)

Ellie
Forum: General Knitting 09-24-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By Limey
Wow! Those three-minute bursts of speed took me...

Wow! Those three-minute bursts of speed took me waaaaaaay back to my shorthand and typing lessons.

That's how my shorthand tutor developed our speed - she'd have us first write at a comfortable...
Forum: General Knitting 09-24-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Limey
Mill Ends???

Hi

Could someone please explain what this expression means?

I've never come across it in the UK and have been wondering if it means the last production run of a particular shade or dye lot or is...
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