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Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,059
Posted By Mama Bear
Fun poll! I thought I would respond since some...

Fun poll!

I thought I would respond since some of you were wondering about what those of us who put $2 a skein in the poll knit with. Of course I can only speak for myself.

After I answered...
Forum: The Lounge 01-16-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,377
Posted By Mama Bear
As for the sore muscles: If you like pineapple,...

As for the sore muscles: If you like pineapple, eat some the night before, or make pineapple smoothies. Then have some when you get back that night. It can really help with the sore muscles! ...
Forum: The Lounge 01-14-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,377
Posted By Mama Bear
One more thing... I hate to have to say this,...

One more thing... I hate to have to say this, but they need to keep a close eye, hand, on their things. Goggles, hats, gloves, purses, etc can disappear quickly, especially at resorts that cater to...
Forum: The Lounge 01-14-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,377
Posted By Mama Bear
Have any of you gone skiing before? If not, the...

Have any of you gone skiing before? If not, the "Learn to Turn" package might be your best bet. It gives you a lift ticket, group beginner lesson, and equiptment rental, generally at a little lower...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-13-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,434
Posted By Mama Bear
They look great! Love the photos, too. Mama...

They look great! Love the photos, too.

Mama Bear
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By Mama Bear
Count me in :) I avoided double points for...

Count me in :)

I avoided double points for YEARS! No idea why I let them intimidate me. First time I tried them I loved them.
I even use double points with stitch protectors on the ends for...
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mama Bear
1. Bamboo or wood needles (as Quiara) so that you...

1. Bamboo or wood needles (as Quiara) so that you don't have to worry about the needles slipping out.
2. As knit2btied suggested, I always cast on to one needle, and then move them to the needles...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-12-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By Mama Bear
Lovely scarf and hat and great photos! The photo...

Lovely scarf and hat and great photos! The photo looks like one from a magazine photo shoot :)

Mama Bear
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-12-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,852
Posted By Mama Bear
God willing, 1. Mail out the items I knitted in...

God willing,
1. Mail out the items I knitted in 2007 that are still waiting to be sent.

2. Finish writing up pattern designs and post the ones I have promised.

3. Complete any unfinished 2007...
Forum: General Knitting 01-02-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mama Bear
It's a beautiful sweater! I hope you find a...

It's a beautiful sweater! I hope you find a solution so it can come out of sweater jail!

Mama Bear
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By Mama Bear
Dawn, If his foot is thin and you knit at all...

Dawn,
If his foot is thin and you knit at all loose, the pattern is probably fine as written if he won't be wearing them over regular socks. Otherwise I would consider going up one size. The ones...
Forum: General Knitting 11-03-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,894
Posted By Mama Bear
Dawn, I made these, using a basic sock recipe,...

Dawn,
I made these, using a basic sock recipe, for my mom. She loves them and told me I can't quit knitting as long as she's alive, so she can have her slipper socks LOL

Any worsted weight yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-08-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,327
Posted By Mama Bear
Congratulations! She is adorable and looks to be...

Congratulations! She is adorable and looks to be doing well despite her hurry to arrive.

I made socks for a 6 lb baby that the mom said were the only ones that would stay on and not leave cinch...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-02-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Mama Bear
Thank you :) I enjoyed the pattern, but have to...

Thank you :) I enjoyed the pattern, but have to admit I wasn't that enamoured with the yarn. At least I bought the yarn at a great discount.

I can't take credit for the color. My granddaughter,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-01-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Mama Bear
Starmore Child's Mendocino FO

This is my first Starmore. One of the simpler ones from what I have seen. I finished it last week for my granddaughter, just in time for the cold weather.

It's from "The Children's Collection" and...
Forum: General Knitting 09-30-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By Mama Bear
I have taken the slipper sock pattern from my...

I have taken the slipper sock pattern from my blog (this is really just a basic sock recipe sized for larger yarn, so any sock would so if you get the size you want) and added a leather sole from...
Forum: General Knitting 09-30-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By Mama Bear
littleknits.com has some of the online sock yarns...

littleknits.com has some of the online sock yarns on sale for as little as $6.50 for 100 gram skein (enough for 1 pair women's medium). I'm not sure how shipping works out if you are only buying one...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mama Bear
Thanks everyone :) Dustinac, thanks for the...

Thanks everyone :)

Dustinac, thanks for the welcome back. Summer just seemed to keep me away from the computer.

Mama Bear
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mama Bear
Everything looks great! Love the colors on the...

Everything looks great!

Love the colors on the clogs.

Mama Bear
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,940
Posted By Mama Bear
Great job! Good luck on the recital :) Mama...

Great job! Good luck on the recital :)

Mama Bear
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,932
Posted By Mama Bear
Lovely! Mama Bear

Lovely!

Mama Bear
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,079
Posted By Mama Bear
Beautiful!! Wow :muah: Mama Bear

Beautiful!! Wow :muah:

Mama Bear
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mama Bear
Very cozy! It's starting to feel like winter...

Very cozy! It's starting to feel like winter here and I know that would get used.

Mama Bear
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,677
Posted By Mama Bear
What a great blanket!!!! Love the colors and...

What a great blanket!!!! Love the colors and patterns.

Mama Bear
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mama Bear
Isn't there something so satisfying about having...

Isn't there something so satisfying about having a FO? And it's so fun to share them!

Great job!!

Mama Bear
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