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Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By sandy57th
I had some Naomi. It came with instructions to...

I had some Naomi. It came with instructions to make a scarf like the Lionbrand Ruffles. It works. I don't know what to tell you. . . And yes-- it's very different from Chacha.
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,403
Posted By sandy57th
Nope, the needle sizing is correct-- US size 4. ...

Nope, the needle sizing is correct-- US size 4. It's was never intended to be knit whole. It's like the Lionbrand Ruffles: www.lionbrand.com/yarns/ruffles.html. You just insert the needle through...
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,886
Posted By sandy57th
To meowmeow, regarding your post #20. You opened...

To meowmeow, regarding your post #20. You opened up and revealed a lot about what you think and feel. Thank you. It is helpful and noted.
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,886
Posted By sandy57th
Offjumpsjack, interesting that you interpret my...

Offjumpsjack, interesting that you interpret my comment as hostility. I will blame the well-known limitations of Internet communication on that. Absolutely no hostilitly about it. I meant it...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,886
Posted By sandy57th
meow, I have a genuine question for you: Do you...

meow, I have a genuine question for you: Do you think people should be able to get on a flight with a box cutter? Without luggage? Seriously-- where's the line? Are you the one who is going to...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,886
Posted By sandy57th
I am very happy to have my right to dying in a...

I am very happy to have my right to dying in a terrorist incident on an airplane taken away.
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,886
Posted By sandy57th
You know, I'd love to see the thread about this...

You know, I'd love to see the thread about this on some woodcarver's website-- we're just carvers, why can't we take a small knife in our carry on just so we can whittle during long flights, wood...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-15-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By sandy57th
Irishlady1970 sounded as if she was talking about...

Irishlady1970 sounded as if she was talking about contacting the agency before your trip. That's what I meant-- of course the agent is the TSA, but they are pretty much the lowest on the totem pole....
Forum: How-to Questions 02-14-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By sandy57th
The airlines have nothing to do with it, and...

The airlines have nothing to do with it, and actually, the TSA agency has nothing to do with it when you're standing there in the security line. You go through the general security, airlines don't...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,886
Posted By sandy57th
I know, this is my point. No matter what the...

I know, this is my point. No matter what the official word or what anyone tells you, they may take them.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-14-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By sandy57th
I know this sounds like a funny answer, but this...

I know this sounds like a funny answer, but this is how it works: They don't care if you knit on a plane. They care that you bring the needles on the plane. Those are 2 different things. A flight...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,886
Posted By sandy57th
flying with knitting needles update

Just got a phone call from my pissed off friend, who had flown from Chicago to Utah. She took her Boye Balene knitting needles in her carry on bag. She brought dpns and circulars, just in case they...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,548
Posted By sandy57th
Here is someone on French eBay selling some Sofil...

Here is someone on French eBay selling some Sofil yarn. If you contact them quickly, before they sell and ship it, they may be able to find an address on the yarn label so that you can contact the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,548
Posted By sandy57th
Try e-mailing this yarn shop in France, which...

Try e-mailing this yarn shop in France, which speaks English: info@creationsdubochaine.com. They would probably know, or know how to contact the company. Can you also post a photo of the yarn,...
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,548
Posted By sandy57th
Does it say "125m" on it anywhere? Does it also...

Does it say "125m" on it anywhere? Does it also say something like, "10 x 10: 23m, 30orgs"?

If so, this is a DK weight yarn they produced. They are expecting you to use 3.5 - 4mm needles, and if...
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,548
Posted By sandy57th
Can you write everything that's on the label? Or...

Can you write everything that's on the label? Or even post a photo of it? Is there a square that says a number along the horizontal edge and another along the vertical edge? Does it say how many...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By sandy57th
The queen of all retro knitting patterns is...

The queen of all retro knitting patterns is www.ivarose.com. She collects the original books, tidies them up, and then reprints them for you with a spiral binding. Hundreds, from the late 1800s...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-04-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,853
Posted By sandy57th
Uh-oh-- you actually can't sell anything using...

Uh-oh-- you actually can't sell anything using that pattern. It says so at the bottom of the page.:gah:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,166
Posted By sandy57th
If this is for a scarf, and therefore not going...

If this is for a scarf, and therefore not going to be washed very often, I would starch the lace, using regular laundry starch-- I wouldn't use glue or shelack. Then sew it on, or pick up the sts,...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By sandy57th
Without seeing the full instructions for the row,...

Without seeing the full instructions for the row, I'm guessing that you are supposed to Yfwd, (k1 p1)twice, k1 over and over? Which would be:
Yfwd, K1, P1, K1, P1, K1, and just keep repeating that. ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By sandy57th
That does sound like a bad lot. I would contact...

That does sound like a bad lot. I would contact Hershnerr's, as Moda Dea is no longer in business. But P.S., I, too, can't see the green in your photo!
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,511
Posted By sandy57th
I also have the magazine and can't find anything...

I also have the magazine and can't find anything like that on pg 134. I thought you might have mistyped, so I looked on 133, 135, 124, and 144. Nothing. But one thing did occur to me. . .I mean...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,073
Posted By sandy57th
This often doesn't work very well, especially on...

This often doesn't work very well, especially on the skeins that have a happy arrow on the label, telling you to pull from the middle:) . Just reach in and grab, and you'll probably get a mess...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-29-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By sandy57th
Sounds great, but not ringing any bells. Is this...

Sounds great, but not ringing any bells. Is this perhaps something you could design, yourself? Do you remember anything about where you got it or the designer, or the year it came out? You also...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-29-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By sandy57th
If you're 5'4" and 115 and have a bust of 46",...

If you're 5'4" and 115 and have a bust of 46", then that's pretty impressive:-). I'm going to guess you're about a size small - medium, with a bust measurement somewhere in the neighborhood of 34". ...
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