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Forum: Charity Knitting 09-18-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 32,390
Posted By jillliv
This broke my heart - we don't want babies going...

This broke my heart - we don't want babies going home wrapped in newspaper!

http://www.freewebs.com/babypackproject/

And this is my regular charity..
...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,505
Posted By jillliv
Until I learned thumb cast-on, my rib always...

Until I learned thumb cast-on, my rib always looked messy, and baggy at the edges.But not now!:woohoo:

What cast-on do you use?
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-13-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,017
Posted By jillliv
Christmas comes a few weeks early...

for those packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child!:hug:

http://www.samaritanspurse.com/OCC.asp?MPGID=1
Boxes need to be ready by the 19th November...:knitting:

I'm on hat 45 at the moment...
Forum: The Lounge 09-08-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By jillliv
hehe, i like him..:roflhard: and these:grphug: ...

hehe, i like him..:roflhard:

and these:grphug:

and him - or her:noway:

i do quite a lot of this :wall::hair::frog:
Forum: The Lounge 09-08-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,254
Posted By jillliv
I was in London last week. I reccommend iknitby...

I was in London last week. I reccommend iknitby Vauxhall tube/rail station.

I think the link is http://www.iknit.org.uk/
Forum: Pattern Central 09-04-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By jillliv
have a look on ebay - you can often find...

have a look on ebay - you can often find discontinued yarn on there.:thumbsup:
Forum: The Lounge 08-21-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,314
Posted By jillliv
menstrual pain relief

Hi all,

Just wondering how everybody copes with yor period pains?

I've always had bad cramps and had the misery of taking painkillers and using hot water bottles for many years.

then I saw the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-14-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By jillliv
It's a child's hat.the pattern says it will fit 7...

It's a child's hat.the pattern says it will fit 7 - 10 yrs

the beanies are 100 stitches cast on in 3.25mm needles,increased 1 stitch in last row of rib, worked in rib for 4ins,
then stocking stitch...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-13-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By jillliv
Charity beanies..

my latest batch!

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t186/jillpink73/PICT0064.jpg

Some were done in Harry Potter house colours...


http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t186/jillpink73/PICT0063.jpg
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-13-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 92,452
Posted By jillliv
I finally finished my house colour beanies! ...

I finally finished my house colour beanies!

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t186/jillpink73/PICT0063.jpg
Forum: The Lounge 08-11-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,652
Posted By jillliv
Have any of you tried Ladycare Magnets for your...

Have any of you tried Ladycare Magnets for your peiod pains?Best thing i ever bought......

I have the Ladycare magnet not the mn8, they are simply marketing the Ladycare now for menopause, but it...
Forum: The Lounge 08-06-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,025
Posted By jillliv
I'm now re-reading my way through the series, and...

I'm now re-reading my way through the series, and can fit all those loose peices together that didn't quite fit when I read them the first time. :think:Then I can re-read deathly hallows with much...
Forum: The Lounge 07-27-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By jillliv
Harry Potter - House Colours?

Ok - I've been trawling through dvd's and other websites trying to work out the colours, but I'm still not clear....
Can anyone clarify?Here's what I've deduced so far

Gryffndor - burgundy and...
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,225
Posted By jillliv
I was disappointed.I have just reread OOTP and...

I was disappointed.I have just reread OOTP and kept thinking - where is this bit? that bit?The book was so involved.:think::wall:

It missed out so much.The biggest dissapointment for me was seeing...
Forum: The Lounge 07-11-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,428
Posted By jillliv
I have epilated for the last 11 years and not...

I have epilated for the last 11 years and not looked back since. i bought the Satin Ice epilator last year from braun after my last one wore out after 10 years.My legs are so used to being epilated...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-11-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 92,452
Posted By jillliv
count me in!:happydancing:

count me in!:happydancing:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-11-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 92,452
Posted By jillliv
do you have to be knitting for the cause to join...

do you have to be knitting for the cause to join this KAL?I'm knitting for my usual charity (operation Christmas Child) using yarns out of my stash and patterns from my collection...just (borrowing)...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,949
Posted By jillliv
Not really an event, more of a need I saw..xxx ...

Not really an event, more of a need I saw..xxx

well like many I learned as a child, but never got truly hooked until I was putting together shoeboxes for orphans overseas. a friend of mine popped...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-02-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By jillliv
It's a child's hat.the pattern says it will fit 7...

It's a child's hat.the pattern says it will fit 7 - 10 yrs

the purple one on the left are 100 stitches cast on in 3.25mm,increased 1 stitch in last row of rib, worked in rib for 4ins,
then...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-02-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By jillliv
and another one... ...

and another one...

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t186/jillpink73/Pict0013-1.jpg
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-02-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By jillliv
found some more pics of previous ones - now...

found some more pics of previous ones - now bagged up ready to go in the boxes, or direct to the checking warehouse

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t186/jillpink73/Pict0014.jpg
...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-02-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By jillliv
Smile shoebox hats..

hope this link works!

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t186/jillpink73/IMAGE001.jpg

more hats ready for the shoebox appeal!:D
my personal favourite out of these is the peach and red one:)
Forum: Charity Knitting 06-12-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,029
Posted By jillliv
http://www.samaritanspurse.uk.com/occ/index.asp ...

http://www.samaritanspurse.uk.com/occ/index.asp

This is the charity i knit for.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-12-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By jillliv
Thank you!I'm pleased with them - no 2 hats are...

Thank you!I'm pleased with them - no 2 hats are ever the same...

i use double knitting wool - i think americans call it worsted weight yarn...?(i'm english)

the red and variegated wool is done in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-12-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By jillliv
hats for operation christmas child shoeboxes

http://http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t186/jillpink73/Image001.jpgThese are my main passion. I've only as yet learnt plain knitting, these make for good practice!
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