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Forum: The Lounge 11-25-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,212
Posted By knitmonster
Big News!

I'm engaged! My boyfriend of 5 years popped the big question today! I just had to tell someone.


(i said yes, by the way)


Hope everyone had a happy turkey day!:muah:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-08-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,255
Posted By knitmonster
Maybe one day I'll open on up down here and then...

Maybe one day I'll open on up down here and then You can drive down to your sisters for yarn shopping... mix things up!
:happydance:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-06-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,255
Posted By knitmonster
Yeah, I'm about 20 minutes South of Roscoe. It's...

Yeah, I'm about 20 minutes South of Roscoe. It's a great area, just no knitters. And no Yarn Shops.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-05-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,255
Posted By knitmonster
Actually, I guess I'm in southern New York, but...

Actually, I guess I'm in southern New York, but west of the City. :shrug:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-05-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,255
Posted By knitmonster
I am in western (ish) New York, a tiny town...

I am in western (ish) New York, a tiny town called Jeffersonville. We're near Monticello and Bethel. Anyone from these parts? We just moved here and I would love to find fellow knitters.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-04-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By knitmonster
Dip the cord of the needles in hot water (almost...

Dip the cord of the needles in hot water (almost boiling) for a minute. It will soften up the plastic and be MUCH easier to work with.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By knitmonster
I think circular needles are easier to knit with...

I think circular needles are easier to knit with sometimes. They aren't as bulking and are nice to use on car trips are anywhere where you don't have room to really spread out and make yourself at...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By knitmonster
Not so much a how, more of a why...

I am trying to train myself to knit continentally, but I am wondering if there is a real difference, or an advantage, to knitting this way? How do you (all) knit and why? Is knitting lefty easier? ...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-10-2007, 12:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 773
Posted By knitmonster
Any NY Knitters?

I just moved to Western New York and was wondering if any of you are out in the Sullivan county area... Please let me know!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-04-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,307
Posted By knitmonster
I join with the others.... Please post pictures! ...

I join with the others.... Please post pictures! I would love to make this blanket (but would like a sneak peak first).
Forum: How-to Questions 08-07-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By knitmonster
I will give it a shot. Thank you!!!

I will give it a shot. Thank you!!!
Forum: How-to Questions 08-07-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By knitmonster
What do you mean, twisted?

What do you mean, twisted?
Forum: How-to Questions 08-06-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By knitmonster
Basket Weave

I'm working on a baby blanket for my sister-in-law... the pattern (big bad baby blanket from Stitch & Bitch) calls for you to knit 53 and then purl 53 - here's my problem.... the yarn between those...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-01-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By knitmonster
You were totally right. I must have had a brain...

You were totally right. I must have had a brain freeze. Thank you so much for your help!

Once again, KnittingHelp.com saves the day!

:cheering::cheering::cheering:
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By knitmonster
Pattern Question

I'm knitting a sweater from the spring issue of knit.1 - Help??? The pattern says

"bind off 4 sts at bed of next 0 (0,0,0,2,2) rows." (sizes:XS(S,M,L,etc)


So, If I'm knitting a small sweater am...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-28-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 59,533
Posted By knitmonster
I love this sweater! I'm going to have to add it...

I love this sweater! I'm going to have to add it to my list of projects. Nice find. :thumbsup:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-27-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,025
Posted By knitmonster
Oh dear.... This was my first challenge and I...

Oh dear....

This was my first challenge and I was SO excited to start it up... But now it's just a big half finished mess sitting on top of my filing cabinet. I have one side done and 3 inches of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-26-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By knitmonster
I made this hat for my nephew, I love the...

I made this hat for my nephew, I love the pattern! I'm even thinking about making a few more just in case any one I know gets caught with a bun in the oven.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,471
Posted By knitmonster
I have that project on my needles now. I only...

I have that project on my needles now. I only hope that mine looks as good as yours!
Forum: General Knitting 12-10-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,953
Posted By knitmonster
I flew overseas this summer (out of Dullas...

I flew overseas this summer (out of Dullas Airport (DC)) and didn't have a problem. The advice I was given was to use wooden needles (I guess they're not as scary as metal ones) and to bring along a...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Posted By knitmonster
Felt it!

Hey there Knitting buddies! Quick question (as per usual) - How big do I have to make a hat if I want to felt it? I'd like to make a simple roll brim cap and jazz (!) it up with a little felting...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-19-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,558
Posted By knitmonster
Eight skeins... I think the blanket uses just...

Eight skeins... I think the blanket uses just over 7 and then the fringe is the rest. Though... now that I think of it - it may have been nine skeins.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-18-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,678
Posted By knitmonster
I love that hat! Where did you get the pattern?

I love that hat! Where did you get the pattern?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-17-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,558
Posted By knitmonster
I'm telling you guys - this one is SO easy and...

I'm telling you guys - this one is SO easy and quick. I just sat down and knit 6 rows (the pattern was just a repeat of 6 rows) each night. I was done in about a month - it would have been done...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-17-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,558
Posted By knitmonster
It worked! That's a great website! The blanket...

It worked! That's a great website!

The blanket was SO easy. Here's the link to the pattern:

http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/kwetq-mossStitchAfghan.html?noImages=
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