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Forum: The Lounge 04-09-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By projectgal
The "Splinter Fairy" removes all of the splinters at our house

Crazy I know, but when my son had a splinter he would rather keep the splinter than allow us to get it out. We clean it and then the "Splinter Fairy" comes to get it while he sleeps (He is a deep...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-15-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By projectgal
Would Marietta be too far?

I know of a nice group that meets in downtown Marietta. I have not been able to attend, but the one time I did make it, they were very welcoming. PM me if you want contact information.

You may...
Forum: The Lounge 10-07-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,707
Posted By projectgal
My son's in a cast too!

My 3 year old broke his left femur a few weeks ago. These things happen, and it's not your fault. But don't you want to just put them in a plastic bubble for a while?

My guy's cast is from his rib...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By projectgal
Those Lorna's Laces are gorgeous! I guess I've...

Those Lorna's Laces are gorgeous! I guess I've only seen a few in a LYS and the colors never "spoke" to me. I probably only saw was picked over. Maybe I need to stalk a new shipment.

I really...
Forum: General Knitting 09-12-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By projectgal
In search of the perfect yarn...

I'm coming out of my knitting hiatus. It was just SO hot the last few months; it was hard to think even think about yarn. That's hot!

Anyway, my next big project will be a baby blanket for my new...
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,158
Posted By projectgal
After a little research it looks like Funky Knits...

After a little research it looks like Funky Knits (http://www.amazon.com/Funky-Knits-Knitting-Know-How-Things/dp/1596680032/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/104-3891041-8300749?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1183144327&sr=8-1)...
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,158
Posted By projectgal
A handknit you didn't know you needed...

an apple jacket! You put this on your fruit to keep it from getting bruised in your bag/purse.

The design possibilities!

Credit goes where credit is due. I found the design...
Forum: General Knitting 06-11-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,388
Posted By projectgal
There are so many things wrong with this. 1. ...

There are so many things wrong with this.

1. Sight words should be words that don't have phonological spellings; they exceptions to the rules. The words you were given like "at", "can", "in",...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By projectgal
When I visit my mom and dad, they like to watch...

When I visit my mom and dad, they like to watch TV and chat, so I can get a lot of knitting done. I generally make a dishcloth or two while I'm there. Mom likes the dishcloths and I don't have to...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By projectgal
I made the lace headband...

I made the lace headband (http://www.knitpicks.com/Lacy+Headbands_PD50552220.html) in the KnitPicks catalog with Fixation. It did take a little getting used to, but K2togs were a breeze!
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,741
Posted By projectgal
I'm no microbiologist, but based on the advice of...

I'm no microbiologist, but based on the advice of a dishcloth board I frequent, I microwave my dishcloths after I wash them. It won't remove stains, but it does kill germs. I generally microwave a...
Forum: General Knitting 06-03-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By projectgal
What about Fantasy Natural if you could find it...

What about Fantasy Natural if you could find it on sale or e-bay? Plenty of colors!
http://www.plymouthyarn.com/index.php?nav=cYarn.yarnDetail&yarnid=000038&searchcollection=000005
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,509
Posted By projectgal
I regularly read: Yarn Harlot Mason-Dixon Wendy...

I regularly read:
Yarn Harlot
Mason-Dixon
Wendy Knits
Crazy Aunt Purl

I miss You Knit What? That blog was always good for a laugh.

I use Yahoo! as my home page and subscribe to these as RSS...
Forum: General Knitting 05-17-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By projectgal
That's exactly how my five year old knits! Maybe...

That's exactly how my five year old knits! Maybe they should form a club of tangle-makers.

I'm sure there would be several different styles. The salad tossing technique (as mentioned above), the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,995
Posted By projectgal
Wow! This looks great! Thanks Sheldon and Amy! ...

Wow! This looks great! Thanks Sheldon and Amy!

I love the WYSIWYG options. HTML code is not my "thing".

I'm also playing around with some of the new options. We're like kids pushing all of...
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By projectgal
Funny you should bring this up. I have a heating...

Funny you should bring this up. I have a heating pad on my shoulder as I type. Mine is a problem that come and goes, but it's aggravated by too much time at the computer with bad posture, stress,...
Forum: General Knitting 04-20-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By projectgal
The elderly have so much to share. If she is...

The elderly have so much to share. If she is still coherent, I would visit with a recorder of some sort. Let her tell you all of her wonderful stories, her project ideas, her memories. The videos...
Forum: General Knitting 04-19-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By projectgal
We're hoping on the international flights, we'll...

We're hoping on the international flights, we'll have outlets available. For the other flights, we'll just let them watch one iPod at a time. Hopefully between the two iPods, a laptop, movies on...
Forum: General Knitting 04-19-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,263
Posted By projectgal
Video iPod/Podcast questions...

I know many of you have iPods, so I thought I would ask here.

My husband and I just bought two video iPods. We talked ourselves into buying the video versions becuase the kids could watch their...
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,292
Posted By projectgal
My first project was a garter stitch scarf for a...

My first project was a garter stitch scarf for a class at my LYS. It required two skeins of Noro, but it was so much fun to knit. Kind of pricey for a trial project, but with something as boring as...
Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,392
Posted By projectgal
What if you lined the purse as planned, then add...

What if you lined the purse as planned, then add a ribbon or some sort of trim to hide the stitching? Kind of give it a more finished edge?

Or what if you had the edge fold over a bit so that your...
Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By projectgal
Knitch is probably the closest to where you will...

Knitch is probably the closest to where you will be staying. It's in VA Highlands area. I haven't been yet, but I've heard good things and the Highlands is a fun area to eat and shop!

There are...
Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,342
Posted By projectgal
I started South Beach in January and so far I've...

I started South Beach in January and so far I've lost about 20 pounds. The first two weeks were tough and restrictive, but now I feel like I'm just eating like I should have a long time ago. The...
Forum: General Knitting 04-04-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By projectgal
And I also noticed that Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is...

And I also noticed that Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is scheduled for April 17th. More socks!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-03-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,327
Posted By projectgal
You know, April in Georgia can be very hot. I...

You know, April in Georgia can be very hot. I don't know of any trees around here that need sweaters. I have a few trees in my yard that are showing their buds; I think I might modify the KAL to...
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