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Forum: How-to Questions 01-03-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By DJBug
Unhappy Striping in a Scarf

I'm making a scarf to match a hat I made for my mother-in-law. I'd like to use the ribbed pattern as follows:

K2P1 (repeat to end of row)
repeat

When I switch colors, how do I keep from having the...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-07-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 282,078
Posted By DJBug
Snuggle Buddy went in the mail Wednesday

Sorry I didn't post sooner, but I too was sick with a fever for a couple of days (DH had it, too which means my house has been totally ravaged by the savages I call my sons...LOL).
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By DJBug
Getting gauge right--help!

So I've decided to make a baby sweater, using a pattern from Jo-Ann fabrics website: seven seas sweater set. It calls for using two strands together, one of babysoft and one of microspun yarn. I've...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-03-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 282,078
Posted By DJBug
Snuggle Buddy

A bit homebound today between the snow and a headcold, but snuggle buddy will definitely be on it's way tomorrow. I have the address and everything is all ready for a stop at the post office.
:woot:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-01-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By DJBug
There are tons of little shops...I have yet to go...

There are tons of little shops...I have yet to go to many of them....I'm still using mostly Lion Brand and Paton's yarns....afraid to pay big bucks for yarn when I'm still learning (not to mention...
Forum: Charity Knitting 02-01-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 282,078
Posted By DJBug
Talking Update on Snuggle Buddy

I'm almost done with my section (I'm doing 5 inches for what it's worth, even though the initial section is about 4 inches). I should be sending it out Monday or Tuesday--just need the address to...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-23-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 282,078
Posted By DJBug
NP, I'll add the letter to Snuggle Buddy. Already...

NP, I'll add the letter to Snuggle Buddy. Already started the knitting (ok, just one row, but I had to see how the yarn was going to look before I headed to work tonight!).
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,146
Posted By DJBug
How did you all know?!

I just had a (mostly) relaxing weekend of knitting and am almost done with a little backpack that I plan to use to carry my knitting with me. Of course, I was thinking I should probably line it so my...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-21-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 282,078
Posted By DJBug
I got Snuggle Buddy yesterday. Will pick up my...

I got Snuggle Buddy yesterday. Will pick up my yarn on my way to work tomorrow (need to wait for the paycheck....went to IKEA on Monday and, of course, overspent our budget:shrug: .....good thing we...
Forum: The Lounge 01-19-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By DJBug
I work the 3pm-11pm shift 3-4 days a week...

I work the 3pm-11pm shift 3-4 days a week (occasionally more), but I've made it my priority that the evenings I am home, once the kids are in bed (8:00), it is officially "me" time.....no laundry, no...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-17-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 282,078
Posted By DJBug
I'll keep a look-out for it!

I'll keep a look-out for it!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-16-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By DJBug
FO: PATCHWORK AFGHAN

Ok, I finished this in December, but am only now getting the photo up. Not a great photo, either, but the only one I took before giving the blanket to my nephew for Christmas.
It's the Patchwork...
Forum: The Lounge 01-15-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By DJBug
:woohoo: Congrats! :woot: :muah:

:woohoo: Congrats! :woot: :muah:
Forum: The Lounge 01-15-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,215
Posted By DJBug
Let's see....once upon a time (before children) I...

Let's see....once upon a time (before children) I did alot of cross-stitch. Also dabbled in scrapbooking, sewing, and misc. crafty-type stuff, which I still do on occasion with the kids. More...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-15-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By DJBug
Sorry about the double post....

Not sure how that happened....:oops:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-15-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By DJBug
Smile I'm in Watertown

I'm also a newbie. I actually frequent Framingham to go to Michael's to get yarn/other supplies. I'm hoping ot get out there this weekend to get some more yarn to start a sweater/hat set for my...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-15-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By DJBug
Smile I'm in Watertown

I'm also a newbie. I actually frequent Framingham to go to Michael's to get yarn/other supplies. I'm hoping ot get out there this weekend to get some more yarn to start a sweater/hat set for my...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-15-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 282,078
Posted By DJBug
NP....it's been pretty cold here, too....

NP....it's been pretty cold here, too. Unfortunately, babies are born no matter what the weather, so I still have to go to work--labor & delivery just doesn't close!
Let me know when you do send it...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,025
Posted By DJBug
Another vinegar tip.....

You can also use white vinegar in your wash instead of fabric softeners. (DH has lots of allergies, so I've learned lots of alternatives over the years). I just pour about 1/4-1/3 cup into the fabric...
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,025
Posted By DJBug
Another tip for those using vinegar, fill a mason...

Another tip for those using vinegar, fill a mason jar with white vinegar, then add some cinnamon sticks and whole cloves (you can probably use whatever whole spices you wanted, those are just the two...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By DJBug
Smile OOH, OOH, Pick me, pick me.....

I'm pretty new here, but I think I can answer this one....

You knit 2 stitches, then purl 2 stitches, then keep repeating this pattern across the row.
For the next row you will knit where you...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-12-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,815
Posted By DJBug
Really neat....

Even though it didn't turn out the way you wanted, I think it looks really cool; I actually like how it looks almost as if the stripes are twisting or something.....
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,025
Posted By DJBug
Another "scheduler"....

But I've just come to the realization that I don't really need to tackle every room every week, and I tend to be much more ambitious the beginning of the week than later....So I now have a two-week...
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,563
Posted By DJBug
Oooh, good to know for when I end up short and...

Oooh, good to know for when I end up short and can't get the same dye-lot.....(not that that's ever happened before....LOL)
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,327
Posted By DJBug
Here, here....I'm ALL for cleaning shortcuts!!...

Here, here....I'm ALL for cleaning shortcuts!! Bring 'em on!
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