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Forum: How-to Questions 04-17-2010, 09:27 PM
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Views: 824
Posted By Simply_Renee
Here is a link that may help you- having them...

Here is a link that may help you- having them closer to your needles might help if you already have them strung.

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEspring06/FEATseducedbybeads.html
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By Simply_Renee
Knitty is back up! :happydance:

Knitty is back up! :happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By Simply_Renee
I am a fan of Knitty on Facebook- they said they...

I am a fan of Knitty on Facebook- they said they are upgrading their server and posted about it yesterday or the day before.
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,113
Posted By Simply_Renee
so sorry

Hi Ginny- so sorry to hear about your job...

I am still out of work (since Nov 2008!) and was thinking of going to school for nursing! Seems like everything is really taking a hit right now. It...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,971
Posted By Simply_Renee
I love them too. Haven't had any problems with...

I love them too. Haven't had any problems with the Options, but I have had 1 harmony needle split and another have little place that caught the yarn on the wood- both were replaced immediately. ...
Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,515
Posted By Simply_Renee
Laura, if you could keep your beautiful children...

Laura, if you could keep your beautiful children away from all those colorful sliders on that counter, you are doing wayyy better than me. It even looks like a toy!

To keep track of intricate...
Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,248
Posted By Simply_Renee
Do you mean like a grayed out or white area on a...

Do you mean like a grayed out or white area on a chart with "no stitch"? That usually means that the stitch was already decreased on the row before so it isn't there anymore for you to work anyway. ...
Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,248
Posted By Simply_Renee
Nothing! Be fearless in your knitting!

Nothing!

Be fearless in your knitting!
Forum: General Knitting 10-01-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,266
Posted By Simply_Renee
I love my Knit Picks set. I bought the Harmony...

I love my Knit Picks set. I bought the Harmony set and have a few of the nickel plated tips too (which are my favorite and I want more of them!)
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,653
Posted By Simply_Renee
RE the champagne fizz hat- when I read the...

RE the champagne fizz hat- when I read the description I really did LOL

"This hat nods to high fashion with its 37 pom-poms,"

Then again I know very little about fashion... (thank goodness!)
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,653
Posted By Simply_Renee
Here's my personal fave. Tell me this dude...

Here's my personal fave. Tell me this dude wasn't paid big money to wear this. (http://www.knittingdaily.com/media/p/31715.aspx)
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,653
Posted By Simply_Renee
When I turned the page and saw that- I was like...

When I turned the page and saw that- I was like OH DEAR GOD!

I wholeheartedly agree. It was so full-on horrid that I showed it to a friend... who claimed to like it.

Apologies all around to the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By Simply_Renee
I thought sock yarn didn't officially count as...

I thought sock yarn didn't officially count as stash.

Then again, I might not be the best one to ask, as my first thought was "Wow, I'd love to just roll around in that whole pile!"

Disturbing, to...
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,910
Posted By Simply_Renee
I have used it and had no problems- but I only...

I have used it and had no problems- but I only used the natural color (which is probably dyed anyway) - not sure if it might be the dye. Wool doesn't bother me though.
Forum: The Lounge 09-04-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By Simply_Renee
She'll straighten out- as long as everybody keeps...

She'll straighten out- as long as everybody keeps being consistent with her. She's really still in the adjustment stage with the new baby too & probably is jealous.

3 was way worse than two for...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-23-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 846
Posted By Simply_Renee
Can you post what pattern it is? I have no clue...

Can you post what pattern it is? I have no clue but that might help people answer you if they can look at a picture of it.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-23-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By Simply_Renee
You bind off in pattern- knit the knitted...

You bind off in pattern- knit the knitted stitches and purl the purled stitches, passing the stitch on the right over just like in a regular bind off. (be sure to keep it loose so the ribbing will...
Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,316
Posted By Simply_Renee
What are your go-to baby shower projects?

I have baby showers coming up in October and need to step to it. What do you like to knit for babies as shower gifts? (boy, girl and unisex- since one of them isn't finding out!)
Forum: The Lounge 08-21-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,807
Posted By Simply_Renee
I tend to only frequent the groups on Ravelry...

I tend to only frequent the groups on Ravelry that I have added, not the main ones. Even in the smaller groups I find that people are not as friendly or responsive as they are here (although of...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-19-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Simply_Renee
Is this...

Is this it?

http://www.marymaxim.ca/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_10003_50001_3074457345616758355_-1_3074457345616686298_3074457345616686301

You may want to contact them by phone to see if the...
Forum: General Knitting 08-15-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By Simply_Renee
That is awesome, although it makes me sad to...

That is awesome, although it makes me sad to think that one day I won't be able to knit either!

I knit everywhere I go and have a few minutes. Usually people just look at me like I am insane or ask...
Forum: The Lounge 08-14-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,454
Posted By Simply_Renee
Congrats- that is a lot of hard work! I want to...

Congrats- that is a lot of hard work!

I want to be a nurse too- looking into going to school!
Forum: The Lounge 08-14-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By Simply_Renee
I definitely know what you mean- it's hard. My...

I definitely know what you mean- it's hard. My youngest started Kindergarten last year & it was very weird. I was working full time then so it wasn't quite so bad.

When my oldest (and only child...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-04-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By Simply_Renee
You could also do a backward loop cast on, but...

You could also do a backward loop cast on, but it's a little trickier to knit from easily.

Just keep going- it's pretty clever how this will make an armhole but you'll see!
Forum: General Knitting 07-31-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,126
Posted By Simply_Renee
I'm going to go the petty route that I so rarely...

I'm going to go the petty route that I so rarely take, and say

"Oh, she's just jealous!"

:-)
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