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Forum: The Lounge 10-17-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By nanasaidso
I must say this is one of the nicest newborn pics...

I must say this is one of the nicest newborn pics I've ever seen. I mean, they're always adorable, but there's something about this picture that is so sweet. Congrats on Emerald
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By nanasaidso
You know, we could go all out customizing our new...

You know, we could go all out customizing our new bags with just the right pockets, etc., to better fit our needs. I need to think this out. Wouldn't it be nice to have a couple elastic pouch type...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By nanasaidso
You don't really want to replace the material...

You don't really want to replace the material with a knitted bag as it will not successfully contain your knitting equipment without a woven fabric lining.

I picked one up at a tag sale and have...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By nanasaidso
Heathered yarn is like a blurred, grayed version...

Heathered yarn is like a blurred, grayed version of any color or color combo. It's like the fabric or yarn is worn.\
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,889
Posted By nanasaidso
With no intention to brag, I will say I am...

With no intention to brag, I will say I am extremely intelligent, a fast study, and good with my hands. That being said, there are some things I simply can't get until I see it done, and I need to...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-10-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,025
Posted By nanasaidso
If it makes you feel any better, when I read your...

If it makes you feel any better, when I read your post, I thought you'd said you were 3/4 of the way through the project, not 3/4 of an INCH. ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 09-10-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By nanasaidso
Not at all! Having lived all over, I'm just used...

Not at all! Having lived all over, I'm just used to establishing point of origin to keep me from confusing myself, lol.
Forum: General Knitting 09-09-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By nanasaidso
When I started back to knitting, I found a large...

When I started back to knitting, I found a large attractive basket to store my stash. It's looks lovely, all the different colors and textures heaped up together. "Isn't this just lovely," I say to...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-04-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By nanasaidso
Lucy0723, I'm thinking you're using 'wool' in...

Lucy0723,

I'm thinking you're using 'wool' in the UK way, meaning any type of yarn? If so, that might be misleading people to think you are looking specifically for sheep wool, etc., when you're...
Forum: Crochet! 09-01-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By nanasaidso
I'm probably too late with this, but always use a...

I'm probably too late with this, but always use a front-load machine for crocheted, knitted, quilted blankets and comforters. Agitator-type machines, even on gentle, will cause deterioration.

Marta
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By nanasaidso
If your machine is capable of a true stretch...

If your machine is capable of a true stretch stitch, you should be able to do this, especially with fleece which is stretchy itself. You'll want to use the longest stitch length possible and sew...
Forum: General Knitting 08-28-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,107
Posted By nanasaidso
I listen to old time radio shows. There's a vast...

I listen to old time radio shows. There's a vast array of shows of all types available on line. I like the old mysteries best.
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By nanasaidso
The 'squitos love to munch on me. I am not so...

The 'squitos love to munch on me. I am not so fond of them. :( They're really bad where we are, and I just don't think it's healthy to coat yourself with bug spray every day, so I bought one of...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By nanasaidso
I bought my 7yo gs a crochet hook and his...

I bought my 7yo gs a crochet hook and his favorite color of yarn last month. He'd been asking me to teach him for a year. He didn't last 15 minutes before boredom set in. I figure we'll try again...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By nanasaidso
Margaret, those are adorable! This is definitely...

Margaret, those are adorable! This is definitely going to be a learning experience for me as far as getting these sized right so they can see out of them. And, I wish Perry the Platypus wasn't such...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By nanasaidso
Wouldn't I need to know how far apart their eyes...

Wouldn't I need to know how far apart their eyes are, and how much room between their mouths and their eyes, etc., to make sure the fit is good?
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By nanasaidso
No, I wouldn't go through so much effort just for...

No, I wouldn't go through so much effort just for Halloween. But, these kids live in costumes, lol. It's like they think, why be an ordinary boy when you can be a super hero, or a pirate, or a...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By nanasaidso
Ski Mask Help.

I make Halloween costumes for my grandkids each year, and this year both boys (4yo and 7yo) want to be Perry the Platypus. After considering my options with regard to durability (these kids wear...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By nanasaidso
You're not alone! I struggle with positioning on...

You're not alone! I struggle with positioning on everything. :)
Forum: General Knitting 08-19-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,338
Posted By nanasaidso
The one thing rarely considered about cotton is...

The one thing rarely considered about cotton is it doesn't acquire static electricity. If you're in a moist climate, this isn't much of a problem, but in the winters in colder, dryer climates,...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By nanasaidso
I relearned knitting last year after a 30 year...

I relearned knitting last year after a 30 year break. I started with what was supposed to be an easy baby sweater pattern with a bulky yarn which was very fluffy/fuzzy making it difficult to see the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By nanasaidso
Thanks for the advice! The link was great, very...

Thanks for the advice! The link was great, very informative. I'm going to have a go at lengthening the sweater just for the experience, though I expect it'll be quicker to just knit another one ;) .
Forum: How-to Questions 08-18-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By nanasaidso
Adding On To Finished Sweater

I knitted a sweater for my baby granddaughter last year that still fits well except for the body length. I'd like to add on to the body by taking out the cast on, which I've never liked as it's not...
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