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Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2009, 09:42 PM
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Posted By DeAnzaJig
I had the same problem when I started knitting...

I had the same problem when I started knitting (and I also knit English style). What helped me learn to control the working end of my yarn was the book "Idiot's Guide to Knitting." I had bought it...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By DeAnzaJig
I really appreciate all your suggestions. I just...

I really appreciate all your suggestions. I just placed my order now and ordered the extra cables and the extra tips (Size 13 won't be available until the middle of the month!).

I'm not a sock...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Thanks for all the feedback! :heart:

Thanks for all the feedback! :heart:
Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Question Buying Options...but what extras?

I'm finally going to purchase a set of Harmony Options :cheering: and was wondering what extras (additional cables, other needle ends, size tags, binder, etc.) I should buy that I can't live without...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-11-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Knitting goes faster when I'm on vacation. :lol:...

Knitting goes faster when I'm on vacation. :lol: Despite the interruption of work, I was able to make some progress on the front piece of the sweater.

I cast on my 128 stitches last Sunday (1/4)...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
It doesn't have to be the sweater I'm making. ...

It doesn't have to be the sweater I'm making. Whatever pattern/yarn you pick is cool. This thread is just to keep the motivation going through the miles and miles of knitting that will need to be...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
I started a few days before Christmas, when I...

I started a few days before Christmas, when I left to go on vacation. I needed something for the long ride. Join the thread as soon as you've wrapped up your UFOs. :) I finished up several before...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Join!! :cheering: I :heart: the pattern you're...

Join!! :cheering:

I :heart: the pattern you're working on! It looks so nice and warm. I am way too familiar with Wool-Ease gray at this point, and will get to know it even more so, as my project...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Your husband is a cutie! :) My husband wasn't...

Your husband is a cutie! :)

My husband wasn't interested in a vest (he doesn't even own one), but if this sweater works out, I am so going to knit him one. I think almost all men look good in...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
That's cool that you found a pattern that will...

That's cool that you found a pattern that will fit him that he'll wear.

Even though I've finished just the back piece of my husband's sweater, I feel like I've knit a small afghan! :lol: I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Definitely join in! This thread is going to be...

Definitely join in! This thread is going to be my motivation to keep knitting through the zillion yards of yarn it's going to take to finish my husband's sweater! :lol:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
I've returned from my vacation...boo...but was...

I've returned from my vacation...boo...but was able to complete the entire back piece of my husband's sweater! :cheering:

It took almost 3 full skeins of Wool-Ease...almost 600 yards...all in the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-23-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
suzeeq - I had to show my husband many, many...

suzeeq - I had to show my husband many, many different sweater patterns and pictures before we finally narrowed it down to the type of sweater that he would actually wear. There is no way I would...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-22-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,096
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Husband Sweater KAL

Is anyone interested in a husband sweater KAL?

You've picked the husband, so you pick the pattern! :)

After reviewing many patterns with my husband, he's agreed on the Alpine Zip-Neck Pullover,...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-14-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
That was my first post on this board in a couple...

That was my first post on this board in a couple of months. Slacker...I know. :lol:

I have contributed to two of the oddball blankets, but haven't signed up for anything else lately.

My next...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-09-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
I know this is really, really late...but I...

I know this is really, really late...but I finally took some pictures and wanted to post my final count...although it took me another month to finish.
I knitted up 10 (only 8 in the pic) dish...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-18-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Here's my fourth self-designed dishcloth. It's...

Here's my fourth self-designed dishcloth. It's the old school NY Jets logo, as requested by my brother.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3195/2776001693_c4e5d3307a.jpg

I'm glad I did this, as it...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-18-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
LBeck - Nice job on all the...

LBeck - Nice job on all the dishclothes!

Nathalie - You are definitely the Micheal Phelps of this KAL. :lol: You have already set the world record for most dishclothes knitted while watching the...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-18-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 984
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Wink Book For Sale: Simply Family by Debbie Bliss

I am selling Debbie Bliss's Simply Family book for $10. This includes free shipping within the United States. I'll accept Paypal or a money order. ...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-15-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
The only thing I'm competing against is my cotton...

The only thing I'm competing against is my cotton yarn stash and it will be soundly defeated!! :lol:

My brother saw the work I did on my other dishcloths and requested one with a Jets (the football...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-14-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
I'm the one who created the pattern and I don't...

I'm the one who created the pattern and I don't mind if you put the link up. Of course, if you're going to charge people money for it, then that's not cool. It's up for everyone to use and enjoy. ...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-14-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
I have been traveling for work this week, so...

I have been traveling for work this week, so limited time to watch the Olympics, let alone knit. But I'm back home and plan to start doing both this weekend. I can't believe how many pages were...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-14-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
LBeck - I LOVE your fishie! It's so cute!!!

LBeck - I LOVE your fishie! It's so cute!!!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-10-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
jberry16 - AOII stands for Alpha Omicron Pi. ...

jberry16 - AOII stands for Alpha Omicron Pi. It's LBeck's daughter's sorority's Greek letters. Thanks for the compliment!



I finished another dishcloth request from LBeck. It's the Arkansas...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-09-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 37,799
Posted By DeAnzaJig
Karina - Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed the...

Karina - Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed the pattern! It's so crazy seeing pictures posted of it. :)

I hadn't planned on designing all the patterns. It just sort of evolved into this when I...
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