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Forum: General Knitting 08-03-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,409
Posted By Lobug
If I'm sitting, I'm knitting. With 3 kids under...

If I'm sitting, I'm knitting. With 3 kids under 6, that's usually at nap and bedtime. I try to maximize my time--I have a knitting project at the places I sit the most, so I never have to hunt for...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,236
Posted By Lobug
I love my knit dishcloths so much better than...

I love my knit dishcloths so much better than storebought. I use them more for washcloths though. I use Sugar/Peaches & Cream for all of them. They are great baby shower gifts b/c they are so soft...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 38
Poll: Projects
Views: 2,984
Posted By Lobug
I'm w/ you, RedheadRachel! I have 2 on the...

I'm w/ you, RedheadRachel! I have 2 on the needles right now. I only started doing more than 1at a time a few months ago. I'm totally a project knitter. I'm trying to learn to enjoy the process...
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,370
Posted By Lobug
It's not that hard to knit while on a stationary...

It's not that hard to knit while on a stationary bike. I haven't been brave enough to try on a treadmill yet. I knit while walking around the park watching my kids; but it's easier to lose step and...
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By Lobug
Me too!! Just looking at all your lists is...

Me too!! Just looking at all your lists is giving me more ideas!:teehee:

So here's just a sample of mine:
kid's jammie pants currently OTN, but have to frog b/c my design needs...
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,983
Posted By Lobug
I love my dpn's. I do both cuff down and toe up;...

I love my dpn's. I do both cuff down and toe up; but think I prefer toe up b/c I don't like the end seaming. :)
Eloiwien, I do most of my socks w/ short row heels. I would think it would be easy...
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By Lobug
I like Lions Brand and Peaches/Sugar & Cream. ...

I like Lions Brand and Peaches/Sugar & Cream. They get softer and thicker with washing.
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lobug
I made this really cool draft stopper dog (from a...

I made this really cool draft stopper dog (from a pattern book which I cannot remember now) from some acrylic yarn I frogged from a garage sale afgan a relative gave me. It turned out so cool my...
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 30,682
Posted By Lobug
Such neat ideas! I was thinking of seaming them...

Such neat ideas! I was thinking of seaming them into a skirt someday. (when I have enough!--I rip out those for patterns I follow and save those from my own designs for later referral)
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By Lobug
I've used a lot of acryilics in my knitting time....

I've used a lot of acryilics in my knitting time. My family wears it happily.:) Some of my favorite handknits have been made with Wool-Ease. I prefer it to 100% wool b/c it's not as scratchy to my...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lobug
I've used a lot of acrylic yarn (as it cheapest,...

I've used a lot of acrylic yarn (as it cheapest, and relatives are excited to find something cheap and useful for me :) ). It is great for kids clothes b/c you can wash & dry it thousands of times...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By Lobug
Thanks so much, Contiknitter!! I think I...

Thanks so much, Contiknitter!! I think I understand. I will have to try it.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-23-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lobug
Thank you all for the lovely ideas!! Lissalue, I...

Thank you all for the lovely ideas!!

Lissalue, I love the headscarf! That is a great idea. and willowangel for the lovely inspiring bracelet.
I've never done headscarfs or bracelets, maybe this...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-22-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By Lobug
ideas for less than 200yds hemp yarn??

I have some lovely soft-grey hemp yarn, but no ideas of what to do with it. help??!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-22-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By Lobug
Intarsia in the Round? Is it possible?

I am trying to design a tank top. I prefer to work in the round, but the design I am working on will have intarsia. I tried once before to do intarsia in the round, but couldn't figure it out. Does...
Forum: General Knitting 07-19-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,460
Posted By Lobug
I think it really sunk in that I was addicted...

I think it really sunk in that I was addicted when my DH came home and started laughing b/c I was knitting while reading a knitting book!:whistle:
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,064
Posted By Lobug
My DH is super sweet and occasionally holds the...

My DH is super sweet and occasionally holds the skeins and takes turns winding the balls with me. I've heard of using chair backs too.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Lobug
It leaves the same size ridge as joining the...

It leaves the same size ridge as joining the seams with crochet leaves. And I like it much better than normal seaming. (I dislike hand sewing, so the less seams the better!LOL)
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By Lobug
I HIGHLY recommend that you go to a [U]good[U]...

I HIGHLY recommend that you go to a [U]good[U] massage therapist. I know several people that have had carpal tunnel surgery, but there is a possibility with massage that surgery will be...
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,207
Posted By Lobug
One of my favorite project is Fingerless Mitts by...

One of my favorite project is Fingerless Mitts by Ann Budd. It's in the book "Weekend Knitting" It's a really fast project, so you get the satisfaction of a FO quickly. Its also really easy, and...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-15-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,530
Posted By Lobug
Sarahdot, What new projects are you looking...

Sarahdot, What new projects are you looking at??
What is the Yarn Yoga in-store event? I've never heard of it. I've never been to Craft Warehouse. I mainly shop at Fabric Depot b/c their prices...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,301
Posted By Lobug
Thanks for the vid. It looks complicated, but...

Thanks for the vid. It looks complicated, but I'm sure it gets easier with practice. I do 2color Fair Isle with one hand Conti and one English, but I recently did a 3 color Fair Isle and it was so...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,301
Posted By Lobug
I just found this thread, and I'm fascinated that...

I just found this thread, and I'm fascinated that it's such a big topic. I've read books where knitters have been approached on their commute and actually rebuked for how they knit! How...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,978
Posted By Lobug
There's some fun lingerie patterns out there as...

There's some fun lingerie patterns out there as well. Definitely not stereotypical knitting.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-14-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,530
Posted By Lobug
Antonia, Thanks for replying. How long have you...

Antonia, Thanks for replying. How long have you been knitting?? Are there any good yarn stores in Vancouver?

Momto, Thanks for replying. I've never been to the Knitting Bee. I shop at the Yarn...
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