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Forum: General Knitting 11-04-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,850
Posted By Koehnae
We do the same around our home... based on...

We do the same around our home... based on personality or unique features. Pandora is named because she is such a troublemaker; even for a cat. Selune (pronounced Sah Loon Ay) is named after a moon...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Koehnae
There's this yarn... one of SockPixie's cashmino...

There's this yarn... one of SockPixie's cashmino colorways. I absolutely love it in the ball, but I just can't find the right pattern for it. This will be the fourth time I've frogged a project made...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,612
Posted By Koehnae
I actually had to get up and go knit a few...

I actually had to get up and go knit a few stitches to see how I do it. It's so automatic for me now. If I'm understanding you correctly, it sounds like we knit in a similar style. The end result...
Forum: General Knitting 08-04-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By Koehnae
:inlove: Even better! Thanks for the link.

:inlove: Even better! Thanks for the link.
Forum: General Knitting 08-03-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By Koehnae
I find it much more fun to make my own. This site...

I find it much more fun to make my own. This site (http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/628455/custom_sewing_labels_craft_project.html) tells you how. It allows you to create labels that blend in...
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,271
Posted By Koehnae
I was actually going to reply to suggest this...

I was actually going to reply to suggest this also. I have used this feature numerous times since they made it public. I have credit cards, but I prefer this feature because it is more secure. I have...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-25-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,821
Posted By Koehnae
That looks very much like my favorite mindless...

That looks very much like my favorite mindless knitting project... Diagonal Dishcloth (http://yarngear.blogspot.com/2008/02/diagonal-knit-dishcloth-pattern.html). I was even able to knit this one...
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,042
Posted By Koehnae
I've successfully taught kids as young as five,...

I've successfully taught kids as young as five, so six is definitely not too young. The biggest requirement is patience. I third the suggestion for size 7 needles. I have found that circular needles...
Forum: General Knitting 05-29-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,681
Posted By Koehnae
Well, I haven't even started a sweater or Yule...

Well, I haven't even started a sweater or Yule gifts, but I'm doing well on my resolutions to complete an object a month and to limit myself to two WIP. I'm doing better with my knitting resolutions...
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By Koehnae
My current favorite book is Cookie A's Sock...

My current favorite book is Cookie A's Sock Innovation. I just love watching the patterns unfold as I knit them. My favorite socks have all been Cookie A creations.
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,057
Posted By Koehnae
I don't currently knit under (or over) my desk at...

I don't currently knit under (or over) my desk at work. I work as a fitting room attendant in a retail store and some days it gets dreadfully dull. It sure would make the day go faster! I have...
Forum: General Knitting 05-05-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,768
Posted By Koehnae
I have been using knitted and crocheted bookmarks...

I have been using knitted and crocheted bookmarks since I was a little girl. I've found that they flatten out with use and really don't do damage to the books... although they are much better suited...
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,145
Posted By Koehnae
I'm actually surprised everyone recommended...

I'm actually surprised everyone recommended straights. When teaching my nieces (5 and 6) and a cousin's daughter (6), they all found the circs easier to handle. I taught my 6 year old niece first....
Forum: General Knitting 04-06-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,411
Posted By Koehnae
If I'm just not in the knitting mood I tend to go...

If I'm just not in the knitting mood I tend to go back to one of my other hobbies... crochet, sewing, cross-stitch, reading or computer games. After a few days, I usually get bit by the knitting bug...
Forum: General Knitting 04-02-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,072
Posted By Koehnae
This is me, too. I intended to start it this...

This is me, too. I intended to start it this winter, but was too busy with Yule gifts. Now I'm too busy with gifts for my wedding party. I am glad my mom resisted the urge to buy me all the "Great...
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,492
Posted By Koehnae
Now that was hilarious and cool. It really shows...

Now that was hilarious and cool. It really shows the skill of the shepherds and their dogs.
Forum: General Knitting 03-22-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By Koehnae
Oh darn! You beat me to the offer. :teehee: I've...

Oh darn! You beat me to the offer. :teehee: I've never had a chance to try it out either, but I hear so many wonderful things. I love the color. :inlove:
Forum: General Knitting 03-22-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By Koehnae
I do this too and it works really well. I have a...

I do this too and it works really well. I have a recipient who does me one better... she ties those little cards to hangers in her closet and then knows exactly which hanger a garment belongs to. Way...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,212
Posted By Koehnae
:inlove: I have whined repeatedly about...

:inlove: I have whined repeatedly about forgetting an essential when I toss my supplies in my sack as I head off to work or a road trip. Problem solved! I'll be keeping my eyes peeled. Under $20 is a...
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,397
Posted By Koehnae
Oh how I wish I had seen this waaaay back when I...

Oh how I wish I had seen this waaaay back when I hurt my wrist in a fall at work. Imagine the horror of not being able to knit for 3 months! When I started to heal some, I actually stuck the needle...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,996
Posted By Koehnae
Quoted for truth. Ravelry has definitely helped...

Quoted for truth. Ravelry has definitely helped me in choosing yarn for both brand and color. (It's also where I got some of those suggestions on good places to go.)
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,681
Posted By Koehnae
Complete at least one object a month. (A pair of...

Complete at least one object a month. (A pair of socks count as one object.)
Limit myself to two works in progress.
Complete a sweater.
Make Yule gifts for everyone on my list... no more buying...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,996
Posted By Koehnae
I have ordered online from KnitPicks, Loopy Ewe,...

I have ordered online from KnitPicks, Loopy Ewe, SockPixie, Webs and Joann... every experience went well. I was afraid to order online at first (I'm a touch and feel kind of yarn buyer) but I went...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By Koehnae
The bold red is exactly what I was looking for!...

The bold red is exactly what I was looking for! Thank you so much! :muah:
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By Koehnae
Aww Ruthie, thank you for sharing such a...

Aww Ruthie, thank you for sharing such a wonderful story! I am so happy to hear that your dear friend has a new home and you don't have to say good bye. :heart: Much love to you, your feline friend...
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