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Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By flecker
Thank you all. I didn't know there was a way to...

Thank you all.
I didn't know there was a way to felt together the ends. I will try that first. If I can do that, I'll probably be able to more easily make a scarf. If it doesn't work, though, I...
Forum: General Knitting 10-16-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By flecker
Suggestions needed

Okay, so my mother-in-law gave me a bunch of yarn that her niece had somehow acquired. Now the niece passed away years ago--I never met her so it's been at least 13 years. She asked me if there is...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By flecker
Wow. I didn't think I would have to think that...

Wow. I didn't think I would have to think that much. I did type it wrong :blush: though. Row 1 is K8 YO [slip1 K1 PSSO]. Maybe I will try the one that is just knit/purl, which would be all...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By flecker
converting pattern to knitting in the round--HELP

So, I want to knit my daughter a little toddler dress. I made one last year, but now that I'm a bit better :happydance: I'm hoping to make it a little easier on myself. You are to knit one side...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-23-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 115,155
Posted By flecker
Kimmie--I knit up some stuff for your project a...

Kimmie--I knit up some stuff for your project a long time ago and never sent it to you. I didn't read the entire thread, here. I was just wondering if you were still taking items. I have some hats,...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,318
Posted By flecker
Hi from Pittsburgh! I usually just read the...

Hi from Pittsburgh!
I usually just read the boards, but thought I would say hi! I grew up in the Monroeville, Wilkins Township area. Now, I live in Mount Pleasant. My aunt actually lives in...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-22-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 115,155
Posted By flecker
Knit along

I saw this thread the other day and had a chance to work on a hat yesterday. I got one hat finished and am working on a blanket. I too, am so surprised at the small size of the hat, and should be...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,730
Posted By flecker
I may not be a granny, but I have the mentality...

I may not be a granny, but I have the mentality of one.

Hmm, I just knew I wasn't a hipster.... ;)
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,962
Posted By flecker
I use mostly acrylic. I've been making tons of...

I use mostly acrylic. I've been making tons of baby blankets and afghans. The main thing for me is that I can find it anywhere. Expense is too, since I am feeding the addiction of knitting I can't...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,996
Posted By flecker
I'm high school history. :happydance:

I'm high school history.
:happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By flecker
:cheering: I'm with you. Go Steelers!...

:cheering: I'm with you. Go Steelers! :cheering:
Kim
From the Burg!
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By flecker
Cristy, Your situation sounds exactly what we...

Cristy,
Your situation sounds exactly what we went through last year. After tons of searching (and I mean years) we finally found something we could afford in the right area and for a reasonable...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,120
Posted By flecker
Wow you've covered it all...baby wakes up,...

Wow you've covered it all...baby wakes up, everyone wants to talk, need something the second I get all situated, the center pull thing.

I also hate when I'm knitting in public and someone says oh...
Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,427
Posted By flecker
English. Didn't know there was a different way,...

English.
Didn't know there was a different way, until I saw Amy's videos--the few people I know that knit all use English method. However, I'm thinking of tryng continental. I'm afraid that if I...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,472
Posted By flecker
Good for your husband to be proud of you and...

Good for your husband to be proud of you and understand how it helps.

I have tried other hobbies off and on, but knitting has given my a sense of accomplishment that nothing else has. All my...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,014
Posted By flecker
Cass, I have a degree in history. I loved it. ...

Cass, I have a degree in history. I loved it. Did Pitt's post grad teaching program. I miss the campus. Mt. Pleasant is soo much smaller than Oakland. Mmm, the O.

I know there is a yarn store in...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,014
Posted By flecker
Mount Pleasant is about 30 to 45 minutes...

Mount Pleasant is about 30 to 45 minutes southeast of Pgh. I went to Pitt too! What are you studying?

Are you by Mancini's bread??
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,014
Posted By flecker
I'm in Mount Pleasant PA. Where in PGH are you?...

I'm in Mount Pleasant PA. Where in PGH are you?
Kim
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,342
Posted By flecker
Your title had me so curious. :?? I'm with you...

Your title had me so curious. :?? I'm with you on the MIL thing. Mine loves to come over and rearrange my kitchen because her way makes more sense. :shock:

My DH recently told me that my MIL...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,067
Posted By flecker
I also knit while tv is on. Lately I've had two...

I also knit while tv is on. Lately I've had two projects going. A simple one, hat or washcloth and a more complex blanket that way if my kids give me a few minutes to sit I can work on easier pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By flecker
Oh my! I am so excited to see this :happydance:...

Oh my! I am so excited to see this :happydance: ! I'm a newbie to forum, and teach U.S. history. So, I've been looking for a way to talk about knitting. This is perfect as I start my unit on World...
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 1,381,851
Posted By flecker
Rebecca, I have American history from around 1870...

Rebecca, I have American history from around 1870 to present. I think I could swing it into early American, (ok, I know I could there) but not so sure about this era....keep suggestions coming...
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 1,381,851
Posted By flecker
intro

Hi all! I admit, I've been lurking around for awhile and decided this site was too much fun to not join. :D

I'm a 30 year old teacher married and with two kids and three dogs. I've been knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-11-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By flecker
Afghan instructions...where do I repeat?

I'm making a afghan and have a question about the pattern. Please help...
Okay, so here is the patten: K2, YO, K2, [slip1, K2tog, PSSO], K2, (YO, K1, YO, K2, slip 1, K2 tog, PSSO, K2) across to...
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