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Forum: General Knitting 03-20-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By DadnLex
Sorry now I'm slipping my R's anyway Motorrad is...

Sorry now I'm slipping my R's anyway Motorrad is the motorcycle business unit of BMW.....My German is not very good but I think it means motorcycle. What I would like to find is the blue and white...
Forum: General Knitting 03-20-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By DadnLex
Well, I have to say I really enjoyed today.........

Well, I have to say I really enjoyed today...... I wanted to ride my motorcycle so I got the ol BMW out but found my battery was dead. :gah: So I had to get it out and hook it up to the trickle...
Forum: General Knitting 03-20-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By DadnLex
OT: Beautiful Saturday Afternoon

Wow.... What a great day we have had here in the Old Dominion, up around 75 with pretty blue skies. Much better than the 56 inches of snow we got here in Fredericksburg during the winter.
Forum: General Knitting 03-17-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,778
Posted By DadnLex
The oatmeal and lime green are quite nice...........

The oatmeal and lime green are quite nice........ as for the RH the feel dosen't seem to bother me and if it gets better after you wash it great! Of course right now anything beats this cotton yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 03-17-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By DadnLex
Damn,..... I thought it was a website for hackers...

Damn,..... I thought it was a website for hackers like me :(
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
Well I assume he is refering to having a set such...

Well I assume he is refering to having a set such as these: http://www.knitpicks.com/needles/Knitting_Needle_Sets__L300301.html

And since I am unemployed I don't think it would be a wise purchase at...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By DadnLex
Life Line failed to keep me afloat

Somebody hates me I just know it............... I was finally smart enough to install a life line, to bad it sank to the bottom.

I have a cold......Today while working on my stupid dish towel I...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
Well, interchangeable needles are not an option...

Well, interchangeable needles are not an option here.....so that idea is out.
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
What am I hating........ ripping it out and...

What am I hating........ ripping it out and starting OVER...... repeat that about a million times. The cotton yarn is getting so kinky it is starting to look velcro. I also haven't got the casting on...
Forum: General Knitting 03-15-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
It's beginning not to matter as it appears I...

It's beginning not to matter as it appears I can't do any of it......... Just one more row then I'll put a lifeline in...........*&^&#@%^&*(&(*&(*&^$#^#@$$^&())(&##^^%!!!!

I can't believe anyone...
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By DadnLex
Only when the dinner bell rings. :woohoo: Tom

Only when the dinner bell rings. :woohoo:

Tom
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
:hair: :hair: :grrr: :wall:...

:hair: :hair: :grrr: :wall: AAAAAAHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRGGGGGGGG.......

It's a stupid dish towel.......... This is the fourth time I have had to start over..........
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,673
Posted By DadnLex
While that is truely annoying what makes me want...

While that is truely annoying what makes me want to rip my hair out is people who drive with their four way flashers on....... If it is raining don't put on your flashers and drive we all know it's...
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
Yes..... but what need does does the average...

Yes..... but what need does does the average person from Afganistan need with a square?? :clink:

Tom
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
Hi All, Well I honestly did think about a hat,...

Hi All,

Well I honestly did think about a hat, but I don't know if I'm ready for that just yet; and uhmmm, I don't think I want to know what a soaker is...... I'll just skip over that.

Now who...
Forum: General Knitting 03-12-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
Wing it?...... Are you kidding me :poke: I'd like...

Wing it?...... Are you kidding me :poke: I'd like to be able to recognize what ever it is that I finish. Me winging it would be akin to looking at modern art. While I'm sure somebody would say they...
Forum: General Knitting 03-12-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By DadnLex
First Project Attempt

Okay, I have learned how to cast on, do both a knit and purl stitch, slip a stitch, and bind off....... So now I want to try to make something other than a square or rectangle and that has some...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-11-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By DadnLex
Thanks again All

Well thanks for the information, I think I may have figured out what was happening. Started over with a garter stitch swatch and have about 2 inches of finshed work and it still only has 20 stitches...
Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,148
Posted By DadnLex
Relate sure....I'm 44 and unemployed since June...

Relate sure....I'm 44 and unemployed since June 2009. Sometimes I want to just dissappear and become a hermit.
Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,185
Posted By DadnLex
Well hope you have better luck than me..... I...

Well hope you have better luck than me..... I have been out of work since last June. Only thing keeping us afloat is the wifes paycheck. I'm starting to get seriously depressed.....

Good Luck with...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-11-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By DadnLex
Angry What the @&^%

Okay new guy here again....... I'ved learned three cast on methods, the knit stitch and the purl stitch; made a small rectangle of stockinettte stitch stuff and watched it curl up into a tube........
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,624
Posted By DadnLex
One of the toughest things I have ever had to do...

One of the toughest things I have ever had to do was put down an animal. Sorry for your loss.

Requiescat in pace.

Tom
Forum: How-to Questions 03-09-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By DadnLex
Some success

Okay, took all the advice and taught myself yet another cast on style..... This time the knit on cast on. Turned out to be easier than it looked. I put 60 loops on, why? no idea just did and it took...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By DadnLex
Wow....what a pain in the a** this is turning out...

Wow....what a pain in the a** this is turning out to be... Okay, didn't have any luck with the long tail cast on so taught myself the e-loop or backwards cast on.

Seems somwhat easier no dangeling...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By DadnLex
Well, let's see..... I'll try to answer with some...

Well, let's see..... I'll try to answer with some knitting terms.

Okay, I'm right handed, I cast on via the long tail method..... I have been trying to hold the yarn in my right hand very...
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