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Forum: The Lounge 05-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By catlvr
Angry You're lucky, here in Corpus, we have no spring!!...

You're lucky, here in Corpus, we have no spring!! It just goes from semi cool to HOT!!
Forum: The Lounge 04-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,991
Posted By catlvr
Louie looks just like my "bad boy" Murphy!! I...

Louie looks just like my "bad boy" Murphy!! I have 1 dog, Shiloh--think she's a german shepherd/terrier mix; very hyper LOL. Also have 3 inside cats: Ninja, 14 yr. old tabby; Bad boy Murphy 1 yr...
Forum: Crochet! 04-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By catlvr
Question Being on very limited budget, I use Redheart a...

Being on very limited budget, I use Redheart a lot. The ones I've bought lately have been a lot easier (ie no yarn barf) than the older ones in my "stash". Maybe it's more a matter of age of the...
Forum: Crochet! 02-01-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By catlvr
From my experience, you don't crochet into the...

From my experience, you don't crochet into the first stitch unless the pattern tells you to. Good Luck!
Forum: The Lounge 01-30-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By catlvr
Unhappy All ok in Corpus Christi, but freezing my arse...

All ok in Corpus Christi, but freezing my arse off!!
Forum: The Lounge 12-25-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By catlvr
I'm feeling a little sad too. My son is in Guam...

I'm feeling a little sad too. My son is in Guam on his ship. I lost my hubby of 42 yrs. 3 yrs. ago. He was like a kid during Xmas. Guess I'll never get used to being without him. He died on Nov....
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By catlvr
Thanks GumpyGrnma. I chose the cropped raglan...

Thanks GumpyGrnma. I chose the cropped raglan from Lionbrand.'ll be bak with lots of questions, I'm sure!!
Forum: General Knitting 12-21-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By catlvr
X's and O's

I had a pattern with an x and n o in separate squares to make an afghan. I misplaced it. It was Tunisian crochet. Anyone have it? I tried googlin it, no luck.
Forum: Crochet! 12-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By catlvr
I think it looks great for your first try! When...

I think it looks great for your first try! When I first started, I had a devil of a time with starting a round, but you seemed to get the hang of it right away. You go girl!!
Forum: General Knitting 12-08-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By catlvr
Angry Easy, very easy sweater pattern

I have never been able to make a wearable. Either it comes out too big, small etc; or I give up due to a mistake or not understanding directions. Does anyone know of a really easy pattern for a...
Forum: Crochet! 11-12-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By catlvr
Smile Yes, they have them. I have a few that I use for...

Yes, they have them. I have a few that I use for afghans. I got mine at JoAnns, but have also seen them at Hobby Lobby.
Forum: The Lounge 10-31-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By catlvr
Thanks Grumpy Granma, bet you're not grumpy at...

Thanks Grumpy Granma, bet you're not grumpy at all!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-31-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By catlvr
Future Daughter-in- Law's Shawl

I'm feverishly working to get her shawl done for Xmas, so my son can take it back to her in the Philippines. He's coming home tomorrow morning on leave and, of course, things keep coming up to delay...
Forum: The Lounge 10-28-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By catlvr
Quick Reply Button

Probably a senior moment, but what or where do you click in someone's post to make a "quick" reply??
Forum: How-to Questions 10-23-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By catlvr
Angry Sounds like some of the sweaters I've tried to...

Sounds like some of the sweaters I've tried to knit for myself LOL!! You'll get good advice from these savvy ladies, unfortunately, I'm not one of them! Don't mean to make light of your problem, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-23-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By catlvr
Wink I'm far from an expert, but do you knit English...

I'm far from an expert, but do you knit English or continental style. ?of you may be wrapping the yarn the wrong way when u knit it. I'm sure someone with loads more experience can tell u what the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-12-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By catlvr
Does that mean a selvedge stitch is an extra one...

Does that mean a selvedge stitch is an extra one you have to cast on?
Forum: Crochet! 08-12-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By catlvr
Looks perfect!! Is bamboo yarn expensive?? I'm...

Looks perfect!! Is bamboo yarn expensive?? I'm on a very limited budget.
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By catlvr
Since I'm a newbie knitter, I find that light...

Since I'm a newbie knitter, I find that light colored yarn is best; of course, that's just for my OLD tired eyes. Your afghan looks beautiful, I can't tell there even is a mistake!!
Forum: The Lounge 08-03-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By catlvr
Glad she's OK. I ALWAYS put my knitting on the...

Glad she's OK. I ALWAYS put my knitting on the dining room table because I can see myself doing the same thing! Tell her we're thinking about her.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By catlvr
If I wanted to do it in one piece, and wanted 4...

If I wanted to do it in one piece, and wanted 4 panels total, would I cast on 192 sts. 48x4x2?? As you can see, I stink at math LOL!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-09-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By catlvr
I don't think I'd be real good at seaming! Think...

I don't think I'd be real good at seaming! Think top down would be easier for me. Any suggestions??
Forum: How-to Questions 07-08-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By catlvr
EASY top down sweater

:teehee: I'm ready to take the plunge on my first wearable. Does anyone know of a free EASY top down pattern for a sweater, pullover preferred, as I don't think I'm ready for buttonholes. TIA
Forum: The Lounge 07-07-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By catlvr
Looks like a terrier mix to me. I have one (but...

Looks like a terrier mix to me. I have one (but she's 68 lbs)! She is very smart. You sure got yourself a cutie. Good luck with her.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-03-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By catlvr
LOTS of work to that, but I'm sure she'll...

LOTS of work to that, but I'm sure she'll appreciate it.
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