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Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2008, 05:18 PM
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Views: 27,767
Posted By northernlights
Size 6 shoe = how many inches?

Quick question for someone who wears a size 6 women's shoe: How big is your foot in inches? Trying to make a pair of slippers for my sister-in-law. Or does anyone know of a chart that convert shoe...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-05-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By northernlights
Grandma Susan, Your post hit a chord with me...

Grandma Susan, Your post hit a chord with me because I took up knitting again after over 20 years of absence [B]when I was expecting a grandchild![B] Congratulations!! When are you "due"?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-01-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By northernlights
Now that makes sense to me. I had been doing all...

Now that makes sense to me. I had been doing all decreases on the right side and didn't think to do the binding off on the wrong side. I'm sure to people that have made sweaters before that this is...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-01-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By northernlights
Wink Sweater neck question

I so much appreciate all the help you experienced knitters provide. I've read through the threads of neck shaping, but still feel insecure about how I've done mine. (It's my first pullover...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-16-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,084
Posted By northernlights
Rubyjane, I would be interested in further...

Rubyjane,
I would be interested in further communication. Is meetup.com a forum-type of communication like this? Or a place to set up more of an instant messaging communication.
I'm a grandma to 3...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-15-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,084
Posted By northernlights
I'm a fairly new knitter--trying to work my way...

I'm a fairly new knitter--trying to work my way into newer, more complicated projects. I did my first mulitple needle, in the round project when I made a pair of socks for my sister over the last...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-14-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,084
Posted By northernlights
Hi Rubyjane. I'm in Hayward, WI--not real close,...

Hi Rubyjane. I'm in Hayward, WI--not real close, but close enough to wear Packer colors and understand WI winter jokes!
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By northernlights
I'm a fairly new knitter and have previously...

I'm a fairly new knitter and have previously found a pattern and then bought the right yarn for it. But I was given a bag of yarn and there's lots of partial skeins of "Heavy Rug Yarn" that is 75%...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By northernlights
How can I use rug yarn

Hi, I've been given odds and ends of yarn from someone and have quite a bit of rug yarn. What are some uses for it? Northernlights
Forum: How-to Questions 12-11-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By northernlights
Thank you. I think that will work nicely.

Thank you. I think that will work nicely.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-10-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By northernlights
I was thinking buttons would look nicest and work...

I was thinking buttons would look nicest and work the best...but I don't know how to add buttonholes... the problem with grandmas is we sometimes forget that our grandchildren don't just sit looking...
Forum: The Lounge 12-10-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,555
Posted By northernlights
The years that I've had less enthusiasm for...

The years that I've had less enthusiasm for Christmas have been years when I've had too much on my plate (self-induced). Try picking out those things that you really enjoy and also build in some...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-10-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By northernlights
Adding a closure for a sweater

I've finished cardigan type sweaters for my 18-month old twin grandsons. They do not have buttonholes on them and my daughter-in-law says, "They're very cute, but the babies won't keep them on...
Forum: The Lounge 12-07-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By northernlights
I noticed the same thing in my area. ...

I noticed the same thing in my area. Dissapointing--I plan my lunch hour around Knitty Gritty.
Forum: The Lounge 12-07-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,013
Posted By northernlights
Hi Jessica, Yes I will pray for him. ...

Hi Jessica,
Yes I will pray for him.
NorthernLights
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-30-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,467
Posted By northernlights
Further north

I'm from Hayward...further north than Eau Claire. Anyone else cheering for the Packers and a little bummed out about the loss to Dallas??
Forum: Pattern Central 11-27-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,175
Posted By northernlights
Thanks for some good pattern ideas

Hi, I'm a new member. Restarted knitting recently after a 20-some year absence. Now I'm teaching my daughter-in-law to knit and she needed a nice, easy hat to go with the several scarves she's made...
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