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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-26-2010, 10:28 PM
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Views: 3,244
Posted By catwitch
What a lovely scarf. I have seen this pattern as...

What a lovely scarf. I have seen this pattern as a shawl. How many stitches did you cast on for a scarf?
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By catwitch
Thank you for all the good ideas. I have been...

Thank you for all the good ideas. I have been cleaning and sorting for days now and I found one other hole in a clapotis that I had set aside and was hibernating. I have gotten cedar blocks and...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By catwitch
OT: Moth Problem

I spotted a few moths and my husband found 2 holes in his pants!
I understand that moth balls are toxic so I ordered cedar blocks from
Amazon. With all my stash laying around I feel guilty that I...
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,095
Posted By catwitch
This information was just so helpful to me. ...

This information was just so helpful to me. Thank you everyone for taking time to share. You have all saved me many dollars that I would have spent experimenting. I am very excited to try the addi...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,095
Posted By catwitch
I have always used dpn's. I thought I would try...

I have always used dpn's. I thought I would try the short circulars, but are the difficult to adjust to? Do they allow you to knit faster?
Why do you like the addi better? Thank you for the advise.
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,095
Posted By catwitch
Hiya Hiya 9" circular needle?

I have heard about this needle. Has anyone tried this needle on socks or mitts?
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By catwitch
I have a box for my unfinished projects. They...

I have a box for my unfinished projects. They remain out of site for long periods of time. I go in the box from time to time and look. For instance, recently I found a half completed "Fetching", I...
Forum: The Lounge 12-02-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,220
Posted By catwitch
I had my yearly mammogram yesterday and I have...

I had my yearly mammogram yesterday and I have been waiting to ask the dr's there about the new guidelines. I was surprised how angry they were. I go to a special breast care center that only handles...
Forum: The Lounge 11-27-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,220
Posted By catwitch
I don't like it that this Obamacare is being...

I don't like it that this Obamacare is being forced on us when most people don't want it. It is very fishy that they are changing guidelines for tests at this time. I for one can see right through...
Forum: The Lounge 11-20-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,220
Posted By catwitch
There is also information on the computer that...

There is also information on the computer that the Canadian govt healthcare system has the same age guidlines 50-70, but you are allowed to get a mammogram every 2 years instead of every three in the...
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,220
Posted By catwitch
I am concerned as breast cancer runs in my...

I am concerned as breast cancer runs in my family. I looked up what the policy is in the UK (I am not sure this is true, as I don't live there or know anyone who does), but just by looking into it...
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,220
Posted By catwitch
I hadn't heard that new recommendation. Does...

I hadn't heard that new recommendation. Does that mean the new government health care would not allow mammograms for women younger than 50? I do not agree with that. And if you get a mammogram at...
Forum: General Knitting 09-17-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,029
Posted By catwitch
Anybody make the Sunday market shawl?

I have cast on with one ball of Malabrigo. I find it hard to believe that one ball will be enough. The pattern states that after blocking it grows to 65 inches! Has anyone made the Sunday market...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-27-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,281
Posted By catwitch
What a lovely bag. I have been considering this...

What a lovely bag. I have been considering this pattern, but I didn't like the original handles. I love your modification of the handles. Can you share how you knitted the handles? Did you use...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-11-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,010
Posted By catwitch
Would this pattern be an easier knit than the...

Would this pattern be an easier knit than the Central Park Hoodie?
I love the cabled sweater look. Art Lady , I admire your knitting. Your sweater is lovely.
Forum: The Lounge 05-30-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By catwitch
My stepdaughter was recently told that her...

My stepdaughter was recently told that her stomach pain is "probably" IBS. I was told that it was not damaging to her, just an annoying problem. My question is, can it lead to Crohns? and what...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-05-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By catwitch
That is a lovely shawl. Could you share the...

That is a lovely shawl. Could you share the pattern?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-12-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,579
Posted By catwitch
Lovely looking scarf! Did you slip the first...

Lovely looking scarf! Did you slip the first stitch as if to purl or knitwise? Was yarn in front or back when you slipped the first stitch.
The edge looks so tidy and neat! Thank you for sharing...
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,899
Posted By catwitch
Thanks to all of you. I was trying to avoid...

Thanks to all of you. I was trying to avoid spending too much on needles I may not use in the future. I think I will look for that Susan Bates set, although if it is not wood, I would have trouble....
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,899
Posted By catwitch
Best double pointed needles

I would like to buy some double pointed needles to make socks. Can someone give me some advise about what size is used most? I notice size one or two is popular. Also, what length is best? 6 or 8...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,241
Posted By catwitch
What a lovely scarf. How did you keep the sides...

What a lovely scarf. How did you keep the sides so neat and straight?
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