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Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2011, 02:36 PM
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Posted By DorothyDot
Knit-Wits :muah:

Knit-Wits

:muah:
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,579
Posted By DorothyDot
I spread a clean sheet over top of my bedroom...

I spread a clean sheet over top of my bedroom carpet. Pinned and blocked - then left it overnight plus - it was out of the way of traffic, so it worked just fine.

Got me a blue ribbon in the fair!...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
NAPPY YEW HEAR!!!!!!! :cheering:

NAPPY YEW HEAR!!!!!!!

:cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 12:56 AM
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Posted By DorothyDot
Kitzell is ready... Her first New Year... and she...

Kitzell is ready... Her first New Year... and she has her own HAT!
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 12:52 AM
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Posted By DorothyDot
8 minutes!!! Auld Lang Syne on the harp, anyone??

8 minutes!!!
Auld Lang Syne on the harp, anyone??
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 499
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Posted By DorothyDot
I prefer using crochet thread, #10, for my...

I prefer using crochet thread, #10, for my dishcloths. Has scrub-ability and is faster to dry. If you REALLY want to scrub... use crochet thread + fishing line. That'll scrub the bark off a tree!

Dot
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 12:19 AM
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Posted By DorothyDot
I had to break up with my fiance once... left the...

I had to break up with my fiance once... left the diamond in his mailbox, went home and grabbed the four-needle sock I was knitting.

Sure enough, a couple of hours later, he came bursting into my...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 499
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Posted By DorothyDot
I can heartily recommend... Dottie's Toddy. Take...

I can heartily recommend... Dottie's Toddy. Take a regular coffee mug... fill it 1/4 full with bourbon, add a gigantic dollop of honey. Now add 2 T of lemon juice, then fill the rest of the way with...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
I've been knitting over 55 years... and I made my...

I've been knitting over 55 years... and I made my first Sock Monkey a year ago... TOTALLY swore I'd never, ever! make one again!

Too many arms/legs! Too much to do for face! and the TAIL!!!

No way!...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
Yes, there is something about those doxies......

Yes, there is something about those doxies... especially the rescue ones. Can't resist them! And they usually do live quite a long time.

My mother had one that got paralyzed at 4 years... who lived...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
Wanna see a total "AWWWW-WWW"? Here's a picture...

Wanna see a total "AWWWW-WWW"?

Here's a picture of me and my new rescue-puppy (she was left in the overnight drop-off box of the Dachshund Rescue):

She'll be one year old the end of January. And I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
Umm, it's like 10:20 here on the east coast. Yep,...

Umm, it's like 10:20 here on the east coast. Yep, your brain must be sooo frazzled!

New Year is coming soon enough! Let's not hurry it, lol!

Dot
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
A cruise! Oh, do tell! Tell me more! Where'd you...

A cruise! Oh, do tell! Tell me more! Where'd you go? Are you sunburnt?
What did you do?
Did you get any neat stuff?
Did they stuff you with all kinds of fantastic foods?
Neat-o!
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
OOOOHHh! We have the Marx Brothers' all-night...

OOOOHHh! We have the Marx Brothers' all-night movies on... and Harpo just finished playing his harp!

(I play a Celtic harp, so watching Harpo is the high point of a very funny movie!!)

Dot
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
Well, I tried to attach my photo - but it's on my...

Well, I tried to attach my photo - but it's on my computer, not on the web.

Hey, it WORKED!!! That's the hat and 2 matching golf-club covers!!

Dot
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
Black and blue washcloths... sounds like they...

Black and blue washcloths... sounds like they lost the last round and got totally pounded. :-)

I love making washcloths... kind of brainless knitting; I can read my Kindle while making them!
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
Right now I'm finishing off 3 pom-poms. They'll...

Right now I'm finishing off 3 pom-poms. They'll go atop 2 golf-club covers and 1 matching hat for a friend of mine. Just imagine, now she'll match her golf clubs!

But she bought the yarn, so I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
It's great to be here! Happy New Year,...

It's great to be here! Happy New Year, everyone!

(Just wish I didn't have to keep hitting that "refresh" button to see new posts.)

Dot
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 43,144
Posted By DorothyDot
YES!! Oh, I am SO glad this is happening! Back...

YES!! Oh, I am SO glad this is happening!

Back when we still had a chatroom here, I spent a delightful New Year's Eve on it, recouperating from a terrible fight dh and I had.

We both recouped just...
Forum: General Knitting 11-30-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,494
Posted By DorothyDot
Our local senior center accepts yarn donations....

Our local senior center accepts yarn donations. With great gratitude, I might add!

A lot of the seniors and local knitters use this yarn to knit afghans for disabled vets or chemo-caps for sick...
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By DorothyDot
One of my favorite cowl "patterns" is to take...

One of my favorite cowl "patterns" is to take some fairly short (16" or so) circular needles and cast on enough stitches to go around your neck easily (knit a swatch to get number of sts per inch,...
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By DorothyDot
Thanks! I love doing this sort of thing - and...

Thanks! I love doing this sort of thing - and especially no-brainers that I can do and READ in my ebook reader!!!

I LOVE that - all my life, I've wanted to read and knit. But books have a disgusting...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,863
Posted By DorothyDot
Hi Ruthie, I'm in Maryland as well - St. Mary's...

Hi Ruthie,

I'm in Maryland as well - St. Mary's County. We have an on-going project for knitting hats for chemo patients, it's called Project Linus.

Check at Senior Centers, they seem to have the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,939
Posted By DorothyDot
Dear New Knitter, My biggest suggestion, to you...

Dear New Knitter,

My biggest suggestion, to you and ALL new knitters! is to...

Allow yourself to make mistakes!


Mistakes are okay. :hug: Start with something that doesn't really matter - I...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By DorothyDot
I made a golf-club sock ... that fit my...

I made a golf-club sock ... that fit my 3-year-old nephew's head perfectly! :teehee: K1 P1 ribbing, tie one end together, that was it.

He loves it! :yay:

Dot
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