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Forum: General Knitting 12-08-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By CindyS
I was concerned because I heard on Knitty Gritty...

I was concerned because I heard on Knitty Gritty yesterday that you should only felt in a top-loader. And since I don't have access to one, I was bummed. I'm glad to hear I can make it work. Thanks...
Forum: General Knitting 11-23-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,046
Posted By CindyS
I'm making a sweater for my dd8 from WOTA in...

I'm making a sweater for my dd8 from WOTA in Tidepool Heather. She tried it on for sleeve length the other day while wearing a short-sleeved shirt, and complained that the sweater was "scratchy." I...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By CindyS
Can I cry? First toe-up sock

I've cast this darn thing on at least six or seven times and I'm not happy. Here's the deal.

I want to make socks for my ds6 using the book More Sensational Knitted Socks by Charlene Schurch. I've...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By CindyS
My cable system doesn't carry DIY, which is why I...

My cable system doesn't carry DIY, which is why I was so stoked to see it being played on HGTV. I guess we just have to be happy with one ep a week, but I'm glad to know I can see it online too!
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By CindyS
Same here! I was up early Thursday morning and...

Same here! I was up early Thursday morning and the kids hadn't rolled out of bed yet, so I turned on the TV and found a fiber-type show on HGTV. So I thought I'd see what was coming on the next day...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By CindyS
Dang. When I opened the pdf it was full of...

Dang. When I opened the pdf it was full of gibberish. Probably just another Mac/PC incompatibility.
Forum: The Lounge 10-29-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,369
Posted By CindyS
I know that once in a crowded drug store while...

I know that once in a crowded drug store while waiting online--I guess I was probably 7 or 8--I spotted an ad with a term I didn't know. So I asked my mother very loudly, "Mommy, what's jock itch?"...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-27-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By CindyS
I love it! I made one too for my DD, but I think...

I love it! I made one too for my DD, but I think I used a too-maroon yarn. Yours looks much better. THank you for posting photos!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-25-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,751
Posted By CindyS
Can I add to this question? I'm wondering if this...

Can I add to this question? I'm wondering if this only applies to socks. Because when I read basic stitch tutorials they always say for a SSK you should slip 2 knitwise then knit them together. But...
Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,858
Posted By CindyS
I bought some SWS at AC Moore during their last...

I bought some SWS at AC Moore during their last Midnight Madness sale, and I think I'm going to use it for a matching Calorimetry and Clapotis. If I have enough left, maybe even some mittens. Then I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-24-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By CindyS
I'm sorry, I should have said the yarn before!...

I'm sorry, I should have said the yarn before! :blush: It's Big Mexiko yarn in the color Sombrero. I love the faux-FairIsle look it gives. If you're on Ravelry you can go to my projects page and see...
Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,769
Posted By CindyS
Looks like a lizard/gecko to me! Very nice motif,...

Looks like a lizard/gecko to me! Very nice motif, well done!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-24-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By CindyS
FO: My very first socks! YAAAAY!

I've been knitting since August but I'm just now photographing and uploading the projects I've finished. I'm so proud to have completed a pair of socks, and I can't wait to make more!!! Thanks for...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-24-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By CindyS
FOs: Hats, scarves, and dog-mangled headband

Just testing my Flickr account that I had to open for Ravelry; I've only added photos to forums using Photobucket in the past. Let's see if this works.

My Gryffindor Set for...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By CindyS
Harmonies are on their way!!

I broke down and bought them for myself today. I'm anxious to see them in person...they're just so PRETTY on the website. I can't tell anyone else how excited I am because no one else understands!...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,829
Posted By CindyS
I'm down to under 500, so I guess I'll be out of...

I'm down to under 500, so I guess I'll be out of this thread tomorrow or the next day. Thank you to madametj for giving me an interesting place to talk about biding my time while I waited. :D I think...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-22-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By CindyS
Well phooey. I guess they only had one pattern...

Well phooey. I guess they only had one pattern left because when I went back to buy it, they were gone! No problem, I did a google search and found it on another site for 50 cents less, neener...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-22-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By CindyS
Thank you both. I'll have to peruse that Knitting...

Thank you both. I'll have to peruse that Knitting Made Simple website when I have some time and see what else she has to offer. I've never used circular needles so I guess "simple" is the way to...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-22-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By CindyS
Opinions: child neck-down cardi by Diane Soucy

Has anyone tried this pattern (http://www.purlsoho.com/purl/products/patternlist/subject,10,,type,knitting) from Soho Knits before? It's the 7th row down, 2nd from the left. I'd like to make it for...
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,899
Posted By CindyS
It takes a lot to get me to pull out my needles...

It takes a lot to get me to pull out my needles in public, but I did at the kids' dentist office the other day and the hygienist approached me about it. She said she might pull out her needles and...
Forum: The Lounge 10-18-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By CindyS
Hugs! The process of buying a home is so...

Hugs! The process of buying a home is so incredibly stressful...it contributed to my husband's (nonfatal, thank goodness) heart attack. Please relax as much as you are able and try to enjoy the...
Forum: General Knitting 10-16-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,829
Posted By CindyS
The number ahead of me in line just went to under...

The number ahead of me in line just went to under 3000, so I'm pretty happy about that. For those of you who think you'll have to wait until it's out of beta, I thought that too. I thought there was...
Forum: The Lounge 10-14-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By CindyS
I hear you, Heather Feather. I try not to be rude...

I hear you, Heather Feather. I try not to be rude but I don't let people get too far into their shpiel, then I interrupt to say, "Sorry, we're not interested," and hang up. I feel bad hanging up on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-14-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,530
Posted By CindyS
Beautiful work! I just printed out that mitten...

Beautiful work! I just printed out that mitten pattern yesterday because I've never done them before and the instructions looked very clear. I can see from your example that I probably want the...
Forum: General Knitting 10-12-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,551
Posted By CindyS
That made me snort a little. The original...

That made me snort a little. The original conversation actually sounds a lot like the convos I have with my 8yo daughter, whom I am trying to convince to start knitting. She's all, "Yeah mom." When I...
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