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Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-29-2008, 08:14 PM
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Posted By mrsmcg
I am not really sure where that is. I can not...

I am not really sure where that is.

I can not meet on Wednesday nights, as I work 1-9pm on that night. During the week my dh gets off work at 7pm, so I usually like to meet in the morning.

Thanks...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2008, 08:14 PM
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Posted By mrsmcg
Thanks! That makes sense. I have never done that...

Thanks! That makes sense. I have never done that type of scast on before. I found a hat pattern the other day that I liked that calls for the same type of cast on....
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 06:39 PM
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Posted By mrsmcg
I can see where it would be very challenging yarn...

I can see where it would be very challenging yarn to use to make a hat.

I had a go at starting a scarf. Here is a link to what I have done so far... (done on size 15 needles - the largest I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2008, 06:21 PM
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Posted By mrsmcg
was there a specific reason you had to use that...

was there a specific reason you had to use that type of cast on?
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 04:32 PM
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Views: 10,172
Posted By mrsmcg
Thanks msoebel for telling me about your...

Thanks msoebel for telling me about your experience with the yarn. I will give it try see how things go.

Colleen
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 02:35 AM
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Views: 10,172
Posted By mrsmcg
Thanks for the stitch/needle size info. I might...

Thanks for the stitch/needle size info. I might give that a try.

If you have a store in your area called Big Lots give them a try. That is where I got mine. They had other types of yarn as well, at...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 01:35 AM
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Views: 10,172
Posted By mrsmcg
oops, sorry about that. I forgot to post the...

oops, sorry about that. I forgot to post the link. I edited my post to include the link... but here it is again.
http://flickr.com/photos/18199599@N05/2227332690/
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 01:22 AM
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Views: 10,172
Posted By mrsmcg
Thanks, the poncho looks fun. I recently make a...

Thanks, the poncho looks fun. I recently make a poncho. I am looking for a way to be able to block it. Then I will take a photo of it to post.

I just signed up of Ravelry, so hopefully I will get an...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,172
Posted By mrsmcg
I was actually thinking of doing a scarf, but I...

I was actually thinking of doing a scarf, but I wasn't sure how many skeins it would take. I was also wondering if there were any ideas out there besides scarves. I didn't find a lot on the Paton's...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-28-2008, 08:15 PM
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Views: 3,792
Posted By mrsmcg
I love the color combination. :) One evening? I...

I love the color combination. :)

One evening? I must start knitting faster. :) Impressive!
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2008, 08:11 PM
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Views: 10,172
Posted By mrsmcg
Here is a link to what the pooch yarn looks...

Here is a link to what the pooch yarn looks like.

http://www.patonsyarns.com/product.php?LGC=pooch.

I the skeins I got are purple sunset. The store had other colors -black sheep and pastel frost, I...
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,172
Posted By mrsmcg
Patons Pooch Yarn - Project ideas?

I got a great deal on some Patons Pooch yarn at a local discount store for just a $1.00 per skein.

It looks like it would knit up something fun & funky, but I am not sure what to do with it. Any...
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,410
Posted By mrsmcg
I live in Tacoma / Pierce County, WA. I have been...

I live in Tacoma / Pierce County, WA. I have been on jury duty twice. I brought my knitting with my both time without any problems. There were other ladies there that brought their knitting /...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-22-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,895
Posted By mrsmcg
I LOVE the sweater!! I have always wanted to knit...

I LOVE the sweater!! I have always wanted to knit something like that for my husband, but have never had the courage to even try, or to know where to begin with making a sweater.

I have been...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-22-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,935
Posted By mrsmcg
Cables look impressive, but aren't that hard to...

Cables look impressive, but aren't that hard to do, as long has you remember which side of the knitting the cable needle is suppose to be on.

The cables can be a pain if you make a mistake. I have...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,935
Posted By mrsmcg
And done in one evening. That is impressive to...

And done in one evening. That is impressive to me. How many hours are in your evening? ;)

I have just started knitting hats. I have only done ones from the bottom up. I have begun looking for other...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-21-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,665
Posted By mrsmcg
I would love to get together with a knitter or...

I would love to get together with a knitter or two, or a group, but they all seem to meet at times that do not work with my schedule or the group meets somewhere that is too far for me to travel.

I...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-18-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,665
Posted By mrsmcg
Check out the website I listed above. There are...

Check out the website I listed above. There are some yarn shops along the way of your travels that you might want to check out.

Here is the link...
http://www.woolworks.org/stores/wa.html

Have fun...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-11-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,665
Posted By mrsmcg
Hi again, I know where that is... out by Stupid...

Hi again,

I know where that is... out by Stupid Prices, right?
Isn't there a yarn place somewhere in Lakewood or Tacoma called Fiber Frenzy (or something to that affect)?

I found this list while...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-11-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,665
Posted By mrsmcg
Hi all, I went to Lambs Ear Farm for the...

Hi all,

I went to Lambs Ear Farm for the instruction class.

The owner is very friendly. The one thing I didn't like, was that there were a couple of interrupts during the class as they seemed to be...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-11-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,665
Posted By mrsmcg
I took a 1 hr. lesson from a local yarn shop, so...

I took a 1 hr. lesson from a local yarn shop, so I have continued on my way with my poncho. I hope it turns out.

I would really enjoy getting together with other knitters. The local yarn shop here...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-01-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,665
Posted By mrsmcg
I'm in Tacoma. New here at Knitting help. On my...

I'm in Tacoma.

New here at Knitting help.

On my needles: a poncho from the Viva Poncho book. (currently stumped by the directions). Wondering if I made mistakes. :(

Happy New Year...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-01-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By mrsmcg
I'm in Tacoma too. Are you part of a knitting...

I'm in Tacoma too. Are you part of a knitting group?

I am currently working on my first poncho. I am a bit stumped by the directions.

Happy New Year!

Colleen
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