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Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By MrsDavis3
Jan, I have both of these DVDs. They are very...

Jan, I have both of these DVDs. They are very different.

The glossary includes an interview between Meg and Elizabeth which is pleasant to watch. They are ensconced in Elizabeth's house wearing...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,331
Posted By MrsDavis3
I also wish I could knit while doing some kind of...

I also wish I could knit while doing some kind of exercise...anything that would burn calories.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By MrsDavis3
braid it?

http://www.plfkarakuls.com/book.html
Forum: The Lounge 11-15-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrsDavis3
Becky: Well put and I agree. My point was that...

Becky:

Well put and I agree.

My point was that we need to acknowledge the source of the desire to be desired, rather than label it "immoral" and expect the kids to repress it. I would never argue...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,269
Posted By MrsDavis3
Pity me, everyone

PITY ME! I have a bin full of scrapbooking supplies and two gorgeous albums, which I bought 3 years ago, with which I have done NOTHING.
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By MrsDavis3
ADDI lace needles are fantastic.

ADDI lace needles are fantastic.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,525
Posted By MrsDavis3
The armhole depth is the straight vertical...

The armhole depth is the straight vertical distance from the shoulder down to the beginning of the armhole. You can calculate the number of rows of body to knit to achieve a certain armhole depth if...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-13-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By MrsDavis3
very interesting!

Hey, post a picture of it on a person.
Is that your own pattern?
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,515
Posted By MrsDavis3
No

No.
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By MrsDavis3
Being a mother who knits, I myself am hoping for...

Being a mother who knits, I myself am hoping for some knitting-related Christmas gifts. Last year, I received a ball winder, swift and a Lantern Moon silk needle case (which I love, but frankly I...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,269
Posted By MrsDavis3
Perhaps not in Utopia, but this is the real...

Perhaps not in Utopia, but this is the real world. The only way lower prices can be achieved without lower quality is to cheat someone, somewhere. If WalMart sells something at lower prices with...
Forum: The Lounge 11-11-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrsDavis3
teenagers have a difficult time

Sexualizing pre-pubertal children is completely wrong and dangerous and unfair to the children, BUT for people in the next age group, I think cultural norms are perverting the natural order of...
Forum: General Knitting 11-10-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By MrsDavis3
I prefer large diameter

Magic loop is my preferred method for small diameter circular knitting. But I prefer large diameter knitting.
Forum: General Knitting 11-10-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By MrsDavis3
I like mine. I bought it from Schoolhouse...

I like mine. I bought it from Schoolhouse Press.

www.schoolhousepress.com
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,752
Posted By MrsDavis3
I did not say it well

I'm quoting myself because I see that what I wrote is ambiguous.
What I mean to say is, I knit things for others, but no one of them actually knows what it is to knit something, so it's hard for them...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By MrsDavis3
SWATCH(ES) REQUIRED

First of all, you have to knit a swatch, maybe 2 or 3. Try the needle in the middle of the range first. Consider the results. Will the hat look good if you knit that yarn on those needles? Can...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,752
Posted By MrsDavis3
no brag, just fact

This might sound self-centered, but the fact is, the person who most appreciates the things I knit is ME. I don't knit for anyone who really knows what goes into handmade stuff.
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By MrsDavis3
I don't know anything beyond a doubt, BUT

Maybe I haven't thoroughly researched the problem, but I do not buy wool from countries where, at least it seems to me, a sheep-type animal would not naturally live. Whenever you try to raise an...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,752
Posted By MrsDavis3
There are several names for people like this,...

There are several names for people like this, none of which I will list here, however, I think they get that way IN PART from
-their upbringing and lack of aesthetic education;
-their total lack of...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,681
Posted By MrsDavis3
Can you give me a little help in finding the post...

Can you give me a little help in finding the post by sarakate?
Forum: Pattern Central 11-06-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By MrsDavis3
thanks sue I will start over on 4s, higher stitch...

thanks sue
I will start over on 4s, higher stitch count.
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By MrsDavis3
Fired for THEFT? sorry, OT

Yet another reason to detest Wal-Mart.

My niece worked in one of their administrative places and after taking too long for lunch one day she was fired for "THEFT OF COMPANY TIME". I mean,...
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By MrsDavis3
I want to know, too! I hope someone answers.

I want to know, too!
I hope someone answers.
Forum: Pattern Central 11-06-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By MrsDavis3
HELP with sizing a sweater based on old sweater

I'm knitting a simple V-neck cardigan for my husband using an alpaca/silk/camel/cashmere blend yarn. The swatch gave me 18sts/4in on size 6 needles.

He has this old ratty stretched-out...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By MrsDavis3
Absolutely! You can knit sweaters, scarves,...

Absolutely!
You can knit sweaters, scarves, socks, gloves and mittens and skirts in the round or by using the 2 circs or the Magic Loop method for small diameter knitting in the round. In addition,...
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