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Forum: The Lounge 03-08-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,219
Posted By aethra
I used to be sure that Thailand was a cold...

I used to be sure that Thailand was a cold country... which is why they had all the spicy food, to warm them up.

Also, I thought the Netherlands was an island. I knew about the dykes and such...
Forum: The Lounge 03-08-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,502
Posted By aethra
Oh, come on. There's 'not agreeing' and there's...

Oh, come on. There's 'not agreeing' and there's 'being insulting'. Have you read the entire thread yourself, truble? There's not a point to 'agree' on - I thought that was the point of venting?
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Forum: How-to Questions 03-06-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By aethra
Great big buttonholes...

Hi peeps, I'm hoping someone can kind of sort me out with this...

My buttonholes keep being too big. :?? I mean, eyelet ones are fine - it's just when it's cast off\cast on type ones, the cast-on...
Forum: The Lounge 03-06-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,502
Posted By aethra
Aw, Princess - I could practically hear a...

Aw, Princess - I could practically hear a resigned sigh as you began to explain again at the start of your last post... :hug:

All my cars have been Citroens, which chances are a lot of US members...
Forum: General Knitting 05-03-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By aethra
Baby bamboo

Hey guys,

I'm generally a bit of a lurker, but my sister just made me an auntie, so I'm sharing with everyone right now! She delivered a little girl yesterday evening, 2 weeks early, 5lb13. So...
Forum: General Knitting 03-05-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,308
Posted By aethra
My dad's allergic to certain cats, but there's no...

My dad's allergic to certain cats, but there's no rhyme or reason to it... my auntie's two cats set him sneezing straight away, yet our own cat (turned up on the doorstep, wouldn't leave :teehee: )...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By aethra
I'd not heard of it before, but after following...

I'd not heard of it before, but after following those links, I practically had to pick my jaw up off the floor :thud:

That stuff is stunning! It's so organic, and absolutely beautiful. I used to...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,647
Posted By aethra
Sorry for the thread resurrection...we in the UK...

Sorry for the thread resurrection...we in the UK get the episode on Sunday that you get on Wednesday (?)

But...did anyone else notice the line Charlie is singing, when he's busking outside the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,729
Posted By aethra
After 20-something years, my mum lost a tiny...

After 20-something years, my mum lost a tiny diamond from her diamond-emerald engagement ring. The shop it had come from had gone out of business years ago, so they took it somewhere else for...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By aethra
Ménière's disease can cause dizziness and...

Ménière's disease can cause dizziness and tinnitus... It's an inner ear disorder. I don't know if planes and stuff affect it, but it may be worth asking the doctor about. Just a thought.
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,165
Posted By aethra
Last Friday, I would have said no, but on...

Last Friday, I would have said no, but on Saturday I spent the day at a car rally then at my sister's, who just moved and doesn't yet have internet access. So, I'm apparently not as bad as I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By aethra
Wendy Pampas Mega chunky...what to make...?

Hey there,

I just got given 4 skeins of Wendy Pampas Mega chunky in Grape, from my mother...along with a pattern for a hat and scarf that I don't actually like... :shrug: I feel kinda bad not...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,857
Posted By aethra
I'm merino too, apparently. Easygoing and sweet....

I'm merino too, apparently. Easygoing and sweet. Heh.
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,709
Posted By aethra
I'm so terrible at actually focussing on one...

I'm so terrible at actually focussing on one thing at a time.... usually I'm watching TV while I'm knitting, but I have actually been known to be knitting with my hands, and working a Playstation...
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By aethra
I tend to get eczema in between my fingers and on...

I tend to get eczema in between my fingers and on the pad of my hand, where the yarn runs over - I've found it's worse with thicker yarn (but I haven't been doing this long, it could be just that the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-01-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,443
Posted By aethra
If you put in your email address at the bottom,...

If you put in your email address at the bottom, you get a pop up window with links at the bottom of the window, but if you replace the 'page1' with 'page2' in the url, that will work too. Strange...
Forum: General Knitting 02-01-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,443
Posted By aethra
Raaaah! :hair: Page 4, last question....I...

Raaaah! :hair:

Page 4, last question....I know I know it, I just don't know how it's phrased/spelt... Anyone who's got it like to PM me? Not that I'm giving up or anything...
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,535
Posted By aethra
Hee! My sister had champagne glasses full of...

Hee! My sister had champagne glasses full of Jelly Belly beans on the tables at her wedding lunch, last October.

Trouble was, where I was seated, I was just within shot for the photos of them...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,204
Posted By aethra
He's so sweet, Cristy! :heart: :cheering: ...

He's so sweet, Cristy! :heart: :cheering: :heart:

:star: Congratulations!!! :star:
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,611
Posted By aethra
I had my first pair done at 5 at a beauty salon,...

I had my first pair done at 5 at a beauty salon, while I had my second in Claire's at 14. I definitely find the second pair are more prone to (mild) infection and will still close over fairly...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,182
Posted By aethra
Just for the sake of added interest, the UK...

Just for the sake of added interest, the UK version is http://www.yournotme.com/

I tried my name in the US one out of interest, and to my surprise there's only 2 people with my full name, compared...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By aethra
Yep, long-tail thumb method, so it could be a...

Yep, long-tail thumb method, so it could be a similar problem. *relief!* Thanks for that, Cristy! And thanks Brendajos, too, for the tips - much appreciated! :muah:

My sister really likes the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By aethra
I can't count!!!

Well, I just started trying to follow a pattern for a baby sweater (using cheap acrylic DK instead of the alpaca specified - I'm not confident enough yet, and the baby doesn't have to wear it!) and...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 29,861
Posted By aethra
Aw, thanks! :teehee: I just picked it because...

Aw, thanks! :teehee:

I just picked it because I really liked the name, but it means 'clear sky', or so I've heard. So, no, it doesn't have the same meaning as my real name - but that would be...
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,004
Posted By aethra
Cristy, You've probably got this already, but...

Cristy,

You've probably got this already, but raspberry tea is supposed to be another for starting labor - and probably tastes better than parsley, IMHO :drool:

Best wishes for you and the...
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