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Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-20-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,621
Posted By HSRCampbell
Nancy: Sent you a PM. Suzeeq: Thanks, buying a...

Nancy: Sent you a PM.

Suzeeq: Thanks, buying a spindle.

Cacunn: No need to call, they have prices listed on the website. However, I really want to try to do it before I give up and pay someone...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-08-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 75,881
Posted By HSRCampbell
hi guys... I haven't knit a sock yet... but this...

hi guys... I haven't knit a sock yet... but this seems like the place all the cool sock knitters hang out.

so, um, I've looked at Silver's tutorial, is that a good place to start? I'm kind of...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-31-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By HSRCampbell
I think this is it, actually....

I think this is it, actually. http://www.shawlministry.com/instructions.html
Forum: Pattern Central 01-31-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By HSRCampbell
Prayer shawl, or, I'm really confused

I decided to make a prayer shawl for my church (they have a program for hospice patients in our nearby hospital). So this lady gives me 3 balls of Lion Homespun and tells me, cast on 63, knit every...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,746
Posted By HSRCampbell
Usually the automated systems will send you to a...

Usually the automated systems will send you to a real person if you just say clearly "I want to talk to a person". :D And some of them have the "0" button send you to an operator. On occasion, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By HSRCampbell
Couldn't figure out binding off by doing a search

I need to bind off. I am planning to bind off as per the videos on this site, but I don't know what to do with the last stitch, as there isn't another stitch to slip it over.
Forum: The Lounge 01-12-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By HSRCampbell
Well, I bought some cotton yarn last night when I...

Well, I bought some cotton yarn last night when I ran back in to Walmart to buy diapers that my husband forgot, lol. I have half a basketweave coaster in red acrylic and almost half a Grandma's...
Forum: The Lounge 01-11-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By HSRCampbell
All I've ever made was a child's scarf, and it's...

All I've ever made was a child's scarf, and it's taken me a month (I was going faster after about 2 weeks, then went on vacation and couldn't do much at a time).

I decided to make coasters for my...
Forum: The Lounge 01-11-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By HSRCampbell
What's another word for discouraged?

I haven't been knitting much. A row or two at a time. Help me get back on track?

I've spent hours every day looking at patterns that I can't make yet.

I'm thinking about making some washcloths ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,401
Posted By HSRCampbell
Shanendeh: Broke. Thoroughly broke. And I was...

Shanendeh: Broke. Thoroughly broke. And I was given a big bag of yarn for Christmas. I have enough to fix me for 6 or 8 months, notwithstanding a specific project (such as the cardigan I'm about...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-08-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By HSRCampbell
Is this a question? And do you mean Thomas the...

Is this a question? And do you mean Thomas the Tank Engine?
Forum: The Lounge 01-07-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,689
Posted By HSRCampbell
Where I grew up, in Alabama, it would 'snow'...

Where I grew up, in Alabama, it would 'snow' about once a year, usually just a bit of white dust that never 'stuck', and if it did, schools closed.

But this year, I got to go home for the...
Forum: The Lounge 01-07-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,548
Posted By HSRCampbell
Probably a search. The searches on here default...

Probably a search. The searches on here default to every thread ever, which goes back like 6 years apparently. Thread necromancy is easy to do when you see someone posted something interesting and...
Forum: General Knitting 01-07-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,498
Posted By HSRCampbell
Kids generally do need about 12 hours of sleep,...

Kids generally do need about 12 hours of sleep, only slightly less when they're teenagers, which is why an 8am school makes no sense. It would make more sense to have school start at 10am, and have...
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,401
Posted By HSRCampbell
1. Not buy any yarn except for a specific...

1. Not buy any yarn except for a specific purpose
2. Learn to use DPNs and circular needles, projects enumerated below
2a. Learn socks
2b. Learn mittens (I like the Bella mittens even though I don't...
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,144
Posted By HSRCampbell
While I don't have the problem of a messy...

While I don't have the problem of a messy knitting bag (yet!) since I still haven't figured out where I can carry these things, I do have splatters and flour dust ALL OVER my cookbooks.

Tangental:...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-05-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,410
Posted By HSRCampbell
Crazyknitter, it looks great, thanks for the...

Crazyknitter, it looks great, thanks for the update! I have been hemming and hawing over which one to make for a friend who asked for one, and I think I'm almost sold on Palindrome.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-03-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,283
Posted By HSRCampbell
I know this is forever ago, but how much yarn in...

I know this is forever ago, but how much yarn in Caron Simply Soft did you need to make this long enough? I'm planning to make this scarf (or its' twin, the Palindrome) and I was curious if you...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By HSRCampbell
Gift of large-size needles

I was given some size 15 needles: do I have to use ultra-chunky yarn or face a lot of holes in my work? How do big needles change the look, feel, and texture of work done on normal worsted yarn? I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,261
Posted By HSRCampbell
While it wasn't exactly a Christmas gift, I did...

While it wasn't exactly a Christmas gift, I did get something very nice: I was at the wedding of my best friend from college, and she brought a big grocery bag of yarn she wasn't planning to use. I...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-30-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,728
Posted By HSRCampbell
I'm currently fascinated with the Irish Hiking...

I'm currently fascinated with the Irish Hiking Scarf (free pattern here) (http://www.helloyarn.com/irishhikingcarf.htm). It might just suit you. I'm making it for a male friend of mine who loves...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By HSRCampbell
Unhappy dropping a whole row at once and putting it back on?

I'm doing a very simple garter stitch scarf, and practicing ways to hold the needle. I'm going to have to go back at least a row or two, since it looks like when I pulled the needle out a little,...
Forum: General Knitting 12-21-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,467
Posted By HSRCampbell
I never want to see what I did 6 years ago, by...

I never want to see what I did 6 years ago, by sheer weight of immaturity. I'm sure 6 years from now I'll be equally embarrassed by my 26 year old self.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 12-20-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By HSRCampbell
All of these are discontinued. You know that,...

All of these are discontinued. You know that, right? My best guess is to do regular searches on Ebay and post it on Craigslist.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-20-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,621
Posted By HSRCampbell
Inlaws have sheep; wool gets thrown out. How hard to make yarn?

My in-laws have 5 sheep that they used to raise lambs from, but now are just sort of lawn fixtures on her back hill. There are 3 mostly white ones, a grey one and a black one. When they shear them,...
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