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Forum: The Lounge 03-06-2013, 10:38 AM
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Posted By mojo11
:roflhard: *snort*

:roflhard: *snort*
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By mojo11
Oh come on, who LIKES weaving in ends?

Oh come on, who LIKES weaving in ends?
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2013, 10:55 AM
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Views: 741
Posted By mojo11
There are several on line outlets that have the...

There are several on line outlets that have the color, but none of them list the dye lot. Might be worth inquiring through their contact forms though. WEBS...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-25-2013, 06:39 PM
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Views: 1,946
Posted By mojo11
I suspect you're right about the luck involved. ...

I suspect you're right about the luck involved. I mean I've never played the game but even I'd heard of it. And if you consider the number of games released every year both pay-to-play and free...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-25-2013, 01:23 PM
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Views: 1,946
Posted By mojo11
FO: Angry Birds Hat

So my grandson, who'll turn three next month, is crazy for the game Angry Birds. The story goes that he even fixed the internet connection on his mom's phone once when he was 2 so he could play. So...
Forum: General Knitting 02-23-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,007
Posted By mojo11
And that? Is the question for the ages. When...

And that? Is the question for the ages. When archaeologists uncover the remains of our civilization in a million years, they will be scratching their heads pondering the same thing. And you think...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By mojo11
Does this disparity survive blocking? Your gauge...

Does this disparity survive blocking? Your gauge will naturally loosen up in a large piece anyway, possibly by half a stitch or more. (I did not know this, until I came across this entry on the...
Forum: The Lounge 02-22-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By mojo11
Any time you want to feel better about your knitting...

Just have a look at this (http://shine.yahoo.com/photos/ive-seen-future-mens-fashion-slideshow/-photo-2567322-210500589.html)... or this...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-22-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,986
Posted By mojo11
Well you're in luck. Belleau Wood does in fact...

Well you're in luck. Belleau Wood does in fact do tours of the farm. Three Waters, not so much, but it's run by one couple with maybe a few part-timers pitching in and they just don't have the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,986
Posted By mojo11
Oh wow, small world eh? I only live about a mile...

Oh wow, small world eh? I only live about a mile and a half from Great Yarns. Wonder if we've ever bumped into each other there and didn't know it. Wendy and I were just there last weekend......
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,986
Posted By mojo11
Great Yarns? You live in Raleigh? I haven't...

Great Yarns? You live in Raleigh?

I haven't used Crystal Palace needles much. All I have of theirs is a set of DPNs, and I rarely use DPNs.
Forum: Pattern Central 02-21-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By mojo11
Ravelry's a good place to find such things, as is...

Ravelry's a good place to find such things, as is Knitty. Knitting Pattern Central has some good items too. Since I don't have accounts on Ravelry or Knitty, I usually start with Google when I'm...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-21-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By mojo11
Yeah, what's knitting without stash? My problem...

Yeah, what's knitting without stash? My problem now is what to do with all that sport weight yarn. BUT... that meant I did have it available to make the Try the Decaf scarf.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By mojo11
Oh that is brilliant! I have way more trouble...

Oh that is brilliant! I have way more trouble counting rows, but in some yarns (it does NOT have anything to do with my stitches! ;) ) stitches are a problem too. I'll file that one for future...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,986
Posted By mojo11
Hiya Hiya makes stainless circs as short as 9",...

Hiya Hiya makes stainless circs as short as 9", but I cringe at how short the tips would be. Having big man-paws I even find the tips on 16" circs a bit clumsy. (Of course that has nothing to do...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-18-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,894
Posted By mojo11
A friend of mine suspects that most knitted toy...

A friend of mine suspects that most knitted toy patterns are adapted from sewing patterns, and that's why all the sewing. I did find some (after the fact) that don't (appear to) involve as MUCH...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-17-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By mojo11
Well sometimes I swear I must've made her up, but...

Well sometimes I swear I must've made her up, but then I realize that I couldn't have. I could never have done that good a job. And she can match anything, which is why she's so good (and so...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-17-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By mojo11
FO: "Approximately Clyde"

So I wanted to make something nice for Wendy's birthday, and figured I could maybe find some yarn to match Clyde (the cat). Yeah right. So I go to the LYS and say "I'm trying to match a cat." And...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-14-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,894
Posted By mojo11
UPDATE: Nancy got to meet Madge, her new pony...

UPDATE: Nancy got to meet Madge, her new pony last night! I could blather about her reaction, but a picture's worth a thousand as they say. And this will give you a much better sense of scale...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,765
Posted By mojo11
It's a small thing, but if your eyes are like...

It's a small thing, but if your eyes are like mine it can be a challenge sometimes. In good light I didn't have too much trouble with it... and honestly if that's the worst problem I have with a...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By mojo11
What she said ^^

What she said ^^
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,746
Posted By mojo11
I'd say you pulled yourself out of the quagmire...

I'd say you pulled yourself out of the quagmire just fine! And I imagine Arlene won't care about the extra button either.

I have a sweater that's been on the needles for almost a year too. I've...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,765
Posted By mojo11
The only thing I find bothersome about the Dreamz...

The only thing I find bothersome about the Dreamz wood needles (and it's a small problem) is that they color code them by size. Not that this is bad in itself, but it can make things a little hard...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By mojo11
Well, when they show up, the Wise Ones will no...

Well, when they show up, the Wise Ones will no doubt ask if you can post a link to the pattern, so that might be the best next step. If you can't do that, then a few lines detailing from it the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By mojo11
I always have trouble with this too, but if I'm...

I always have trouble with this too, but if I'm remembering it right, the one you end up with after the BO isn't counted in the 29 you're supposed to knit next. So after you k29, you should have the...
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