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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-12-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By insanenewknitter
Oooh, it's gorgeous!!!! I'm like you, too many...

Oooh, it's gorgeous!!!!

I'm like you, too many WIPs right now. Two sweaters, but *evil grin* they are baby sweaters, so much faster! ;)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-12-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By insanenewknitter
Here are the pics.

Here are the pics.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-12-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By insanenewknitter
FO: American Flag Afghan

After months of procrastination, I found out my friend was coming back for a month, so I had to finish this afghan, and fast.

It is not quite exactly as it should be, but I am still pretty proud of...
Forum: The Lounge 02-10-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By insanenewknitter
You all are actually lucky, (I know, you don't...

You all are actually lucky, (I know, you don't think so... :teehee: ), because here in the Midwest, we really, really need the snow. And if not the snow, some rain.

Our water levels are still low...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-08-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By insanenewknitter
Thanks for all the replies!! I think I see my...

Thanks for all the replies!!




I think I see my problem. I'm not used to binding-off lots of stitches because most of my projects are hat/sweaters that don't require much binding off. The last...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By insanenewknitter
I only linked to the Russian bind-off because my...

I only linked to the Russian bind-off because my basic bind-off looks like it.
I k2 and lift one over for the BO, but it looks really, really loose.
The trouble is, when I BO in the same tension as...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By insanenewknitter
Binding off question

Is it possible that I am doing something wrong?

Whenever I bind off, using the Basic knit bind-off technique, I make sure I do it fairly loose, since I knit rather tightly, but when I knit looser,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,067
Posted By insanenewknitter
I am not on FB and never intend to be on it. I...

I am not on FB and never intend to be on it.

I got pulled into the Google Plus trap last year, not realizing what I was getting into. It's too easy to find yourself constantly checking to see if...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,067
Posted By insanenewknitter
Thanks, Jan, you've opened my eyes!! I know lots...

Thanks, Jan, you've opened my eyes!! I know lots of Catholic nuns (being a Catholic), maybe I ought to join they're group, I might know some of them! :wink:

Personal opinion, I think that FB sucks....
Forum: The Lounge 01-14-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By insanenewknitter
So glad that you are here, back, and doing...

So glad that you are here, back, and doing better!

Had I been about 30 years older, I would have thought I was having a heart attack just a couple days after you! After two trips to the ER, I found...
Forum: The Lounge 01-08-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By insanenewknitter
Knitting is so bad sometimes I don't know how I...

Knitting is so bad sometimes I don't know how I can ever keep on doing it. It bothers me a lot in my arms, so I'll normally just take a break and it generally gets relieved. If not, massaging is...
Forum: The Lounge 01-02-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By insanenewknitter
Yep, a gasoline or JoAnns gift card are great...

Yep, a gasoline or JoAnns gift card are great ideas. (As a seamstress, I'd personally go for a JoAnns .:wink: )

I love fixing up things for people, but feel awkward if they try to pay me.

And yes,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,735
Posted By insanenewknitter
Oh wow! Wasn't expecting this! Couldn't stay up...

Oh wow! Wasn't expecting this!

Couldn't stay up last night, went to bed early, even. I'm sorry I missed the party here, this cold is driving me nuts!

Thanks so much, Shandeh, for hosting the party...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,735
Posted By insanenewknitter
How exciting! I've never been too an online party...

How exciting! I've never been too an online party before! :)

I would love to try my luck at:
Mother-Daughter Knits
Knitting From the Top Down with Wendy Bernard
Getting Started: Basics and Beyond...
Forum: The Lounge 12-07-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By insanenewknitter
DDD and Fibro

Does anyone here have or know anything about Degenerative Disc Disease? Coupled with fibromyalgia?

I've been diagnosed with DDD this past week and am having a hard time getting answers. I've been...
Forum: The Lounge 12-02-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By insanenewknitter
Dixie finally had her calf! Yesterday morning....

Dixie finally had her calf! Yesterday morning. Yes, another boy. We wanted a girl so we could call them Lady and Tramp, but it wasn't meant to be.

Also, a picture of our cat, Oliver, being sticking...
Forum: The Lounge 11-26-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By insanenewknitter
:roflhard: Honestly!:roll: As much as I love...

:roflhard: Honestly!:roll:

As much as I love 'em, they are so dumb sometimes.

She had to have got in with our neighbors bull, because we don't have one. The only other explanation, our friends can...
Forum: The Lounge 11-26-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By insanenewknitter
New Arrival...lol

I love cows. We have two of our own, and a steer, who is the cute red calf in my pic. (Although, he's not so cute anymore.)

Back in February, we sent one of them, Dixie, up to friends to be bred,...
Forum: The Lounge 11-26-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,168
Posted By insanenewknitter
I will admit, I did go shopping on Black Friday,...

I will admit, I did go shopping on Black Friday, though under normal circumstances, I hate shopping, period. But, I saw an ad that JoAnn fabrics had fabric on sale, the fabric that I buy for the baby...
Forum: The Lounge 11-26-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By insanenewknitter
I am so very sorry for your loss. Your title was...

I am so very sorry for your loss. Your title was perfect. It's so true.
I actually began knitting during an extremely stressful part of my life, and found lots of comfort in it.
I'll be thinking of...
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By insanenewknitter
Okay, I thought I might clarify. The gals want...

Okay, I thought I might clarify.

The gals want to knit warm clothes for the people who have lost their houses and facing the cold winter ahead. Anything warm, large or small, she said they'd love....
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By insanenewknitter
Hurricane Relief Effort

Hi, ya'll, been missing for a while, but thought I'd pop in to say hi.

:waving:

I have a friend from a different (type of) forum who was looking for some volunteers to knit/crochet some warm...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-16-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By insanenewknitter
How beautiful! Very pretty and soft looking. I...

How beautiful! Very pretty and soft looking.

I like how they are different from each other, for two reasons.

1. They will be able to tell whose is whose (very, very important)

2. for a personal...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-05-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By insanenewknitter
Wow, I like both of those! I definitely going to...

Wow, I like both of those! I definitely going to have to try them. Thanks so much!
I would be horrified to think of someone slipping and getting hurt while wearing my slippers. :help:

Oh, yes, I...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-04-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By insanenewknitter
Nothing. :teehee: I ended up making her a loaf...

Nothing. :teehee:
I ended up making her a loaf of bread instead. :)
I had tried a pair of slippers because I didn't have the right type of yarn for a cloth, face or dish, but decided against it...
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