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Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
HPJC...that is too funny! I think I'd be wishing...

HPJC...that is too funny! I think I'd be wishing it were in MY size so I could wear it. :teehee:

Patty
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
ArtLady, that is a gorgeous baby sweater! I'm so...

ArtLady, that is a gorgeous baby sweater! I'm so sorry you did not receive a thank you from the mother.
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,971
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
When a gift is unacknowledged

I knit a baby blanket for a friend's new baby and mailed it weeks ago...just a couple days before the baby was born. I haven't even heard if they received it. So I'm wondering...did it even get...
Forum: The Lounge 01-17-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,723
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Ladies in Lavender

In the movie "Ladies in Lavender" Maggie Smith and Judy Densch are two elderly sisters who live in a house on the English coast and find a young man on their beach, injured. They care for him and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-15-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,764
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
How adorable!!! (the outfit AND the little girl)...

How adorable!!! (the outfit AND the little girl) It looks vintage, like something from the 60's. Great job.
Forum: The Lounge 09-15-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,670
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Here's a poem about abandoned...

Here's a poem about abandoned shoes:

http://www.candlelightstories.com/Stories/TheAbandonedShoe.htm
Forum: The Lounge 09-15-2007, 01:32 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,670
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Hmmm...don't think I have anyone famous in my...

Hmmm...don't think I have anyone famous in my family tree, at least that I know of, but the guy who played the organ at our wedding is the brother of Sinbad, the comedian.

I always wonder about...
Forum: The Lounge 09-02-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
So how long do you have to wait before you can...

So how long do you have to wait before you can consider yourself roach free?

Too bad about your sister. Ugh...I think I might want to have her put all her stuff into air tight plastic bags for a...
Forum: The Lounge 09-01-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Roaches Gone...I Hope

I posted about my first ever experience with cockroaches a few weeks ago. Our son brought them home unknowingly after cleaning up a badly infested apartment that someone had trashed and moved out...
Forum: The Lounge 08-25-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,603
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Did anyone see that she is now selling a...

Did anyone see that she is now selling a Butterick pattern for a tote bag? The bidding is over $200 for a PATTERN and there are about 22 hours left as I write this.

She could make a living at it.
Forum: The Lounge 08-17-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Mason (or anyone else who can answer), I did...

Mason (or anyone else who can answer),

I did put down some of that Combat paste...the brown stuff that comes in a squirt tube like a caulking gun. The next day the stuff was pretty hard. Will the...
Forum: The Lounge 08-15-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Thanks, Chel, I may add that to my arsenal of...

Thanks, Chel,

I may add that to my arsenal of roach war tactics. I think I read that recipe somewhere during my research; it sounds like the one by Heloise.

Crawled out of her pockets??? ...
Forum: The Lounge 08-14-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Boric acid is supposed to be toxic to roaches. ...

Boric acid is supposed to be toxic to roaches. They walk across it, then ingest it when they clean themselves. I've read this same thing from plenty of sources. Maybe it's not true, but I think...
Forum: The Lounge 08-13-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Susan, Thanks for telling me about the cloves! ...

Susan,

Thanks for telling me about the cloves! I happen to have a big container of them I got from my mom's house; not sure why she had so many of them but since she doesn't cook anymore I took...
Forum: The Lounge 08-13-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Mason, So there is hope??? That is good to...

Mason,

So there is hope??? That is good to know. I did buy some of that Combat gel but my dh said he did not want me squiriting that stuff anywhere. He was afraid it would be toxic for us. I...
Forum: The Lounge 08-13-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Roaches!!! Help!

A few weeks ago we discovered we had unexpected...ugh...visitors. We've NEVER had roaches but our 21yo ds cleaned out a rental house for us, and for some reason I cannot fathom, brought a few things...
Forum: General Knitting 08-13-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,726
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
I just got back from vacation this weekend and...

I just got back from vacation this weekend and took my knitting on the plane with me in a tote bag...wooden circulars, crochet hook for correcting any dropped stitches, and a small pair of scissors. ...
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,976
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Wow, I am in shock. I'd love to browse through...

Wow, I am in shock. I'd love to browse through that! She needs a pattern for a skyscraper cozy.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-11-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Ingrid...no, I don't think my tension is on the...

Ingrid...no, I don't think my tension is on the tight side.

Conti...yes, that is what I mean...the alternate squares are "poking out" and "pushing in". Perhaps I did not explain myself well...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-11-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Ingrid, It's not pulling...the whole blanket is...

Ingrid,

It's not pulling...the whole blanket is up-and-down wavy because of the reverse stockinette/stockinette alternate squares. I like the checkerboard look but want it to "lie down" more. I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-11-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,659
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Checkerboard Baby Blanket Woes

I'm knitting a checkerboard baby blanket...a variation of a pattern I found online. You just knit squares of stockinette and reverse stockinette, in a checkerboard pattern. My squares are about 3...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-02-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Thanks, Ingrid. I will be sure to make swatches...

Thanks, Ingrid. I will be sure to make swatches of both kinds.

Patty
Forum: How-to Questions 07-02-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Mixing yarns in a sweater

I'm wanting to knit a raglan sweater with a striped body and solid sleeves. I have some yummy Artyarns Supermerino, but I don't have enough for a sweater and I can't find all the colors I want in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-27-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,723
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
That is gorgeous!!! I have a Q...would it be...

That is gorgeous!!! I have a Q...would it be difficult to lengthen that sweater a bit? I'm very tall. Would that be way too hard to figure out with the cables and everything?

Beautiful...
Forum: The Lounge 06-26-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,009
Posted By ScandaKnitvian
Wow, so many HP fans here! Oh my, you DO know...

Wow, so many HP fans here! Oh my, you DO know that could lead you into the practice of witchcraft, right??? JUST KIDDING! I can't believe how many times I've heard or read that. My kids think...
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