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Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 01:40 PM
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Posted By andshewas
i found mine from searching on...

i found mine from searching on http://groups.yahoo.com
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By andshewas
Silver- That chart ROCKS! thanks for posting it!

Silver-

That chart ROCKS! thanks for posting it!
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By andshewas
i've made a few of this...

i've made a few of this pattern:

http://www.magknits.com/warm04/patterns/sophie.htm

knits up super fast with one skein and is a simple enough bag to go with everything.
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,205
Posted By andshewas
regia bamboo!

google results for 'regia bamboo' (http://www.google.com/search?q=regia+bamboo&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a)

i knit some socks for my mom with regia bamboo....
Forum: General Knitting 12-28-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By andshewas
I have a 'policy' regarding things people ask me...

I have a 'policy' regarding things people ask me to knit for them.
I won't take money - it just seems silly to me!
Instead, the 'asker' has to offer a service or hand made item as 'barter'.

I've...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2006, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By andshewas
by diagonal, do you mean that you're starting at...

by diagonal, do you mean that you're starting at a corner and then increasing on both ends until you get the desired size and then decreasing when you're working on the second half?

if i'm assuming...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,681
Posted By andshewas
I'm a big fan of Gedifra Fashion Trend...

I'm a big fan of Gedifra Fashion Trend Stripe.
It's partly acrylic, but it's incredibly soft and the colors are luscious.
It's also machine washable/dryable.
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2006, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By andshewas
i live in chicago too! i fly a lot and i always...

i live in chicago too! i fly a lot and i always bring my knitting with me.

i've gone in and out of midway and o'hare with needles tons of times with no problems. i use a fingernail clipper to cut...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-06-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
Kitty - those colors are AWESOME! I think i'm...

Kitty - those colors are AWESOME!

I think i'm gonna follow your lead and do a small shrug and x-small body on my next one - yes, i'm gonna do it again. woo hoo!
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,389
Posted By andshewas
i use a box called a Kartotek from ikea. I think...

i use a box called a Kartotek from ikea.
I think it's pretty enough to leave out in the open.

it does kind of feel like a treasure chest, now that you mention it!

sweet!
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,725
Posted By andshewas
I fly with my knitting _a lot_. The only problem...

I fly with my knitting _a lot_.

The only problem i had was last year when i flew to Sydney on Quantas. I had no problems on the way there, but on the way back, they made me cut the bamboo needles...
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By andshewas
there's also this article on...

there's also this article on knitty:

http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter02/FEATfelting.html

it helped me _a ton_ when i was itching to felt my first bag.


oh, and i recently learned that what we...
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,948
Posted By andshewas
i'm in love with these...

i'm in love with these things:

http://www.devotea.com/?cPath=146_103&&ref=GG7

they're one time use loose tea holders.

I normally use my teapot, but these are great when i want to take my tea to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-04-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
i finished mine yesterday and it's SO BIG. I'll...

i finished mine yesterday and it's SO BIG.

I'll try to post photos later today or tomorrow.

I'm not sure that i should've followed that advice about the across-the-back measurements. All my...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-15-2006, 01:57 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
elf love

oh man, i daydream about having a minature legolas to keep in my pocket and just ogle.

for me, the time passer on this one is prison break... which also has some juicy menspeople nice for...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-14-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
maybe i should measure my bazooms too?

my yarn arrived yesterday - which made yesterday 'day o' swatches'! so today is 'day o' needle buying'... because of course, since i own appropriate size 8 needles for this project, i'm knitting to...
Forum: General Knitting 01-09-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By andshewas
the 50% off coupon code is JANA650 i think it...

the 50% off coupon code is JANA650 i think it expires the end of february 2006.

enjoy!
Forum: General Knitting 01-09-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,784
Posted By andshewas
i made a fabric-backed baby blanket with sugar n'...

i made a fabric-backed baby blanket with sugar n' cream yarn from jo-ann http://www.joann.com/catalog.jhtml?CATID=94982&PRODID=11813

i actually washed and dried the knitted part before adding the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-08-2006, 01:21 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
always better the second time around...

volmel: i'm sure you won't regret it...
it always goes faster and turns out even better the second time around!
you'll be glad you took the time to make it perfect!

i can't even get started on mine...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-05-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
right on

eww is right. i hate metal needles too...
i've got two sets, and i haven't used either! (they were hand-me-downs)
they feel really cold every time i touch them.. though, it was 4 degrees in chicago...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
it is ON.

well, so much for the slate idea.

going with black, greens, browns, and purple.

now off to watch the mailbox.


Angelia: i am indeed a talking heads fan. same as it ever was...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-04-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,568
Posted By andshewas
my first sweater and first kal - woo hoo!

hi everybody,

i've been eyeing this sweater on knitty for a month now and trying to work up the chutzpah to do it - and lo and behold, this KAL is just the thing....

off to order some andean silk...
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