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Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2013, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Marg1e
Yes, it's the one that Antares found a few days...

Yes, it's the one that Antares found a few days back. Must be the only pattern so boldly described as 'a writer's cardigan'. Wish I knew why the designer called it that.
:-\
Thanks!
Forum: The Lounge 07-08-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By Marg1e
Hmmm ... Yes, I believe them wishes is...

Hmmm ...
Yes, I believe them wishes is sufficiently forelock-tugging.
<grin>
Thank-you, one and all, for them!
:waving:
Forum: The Lounge 07-08-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By Marg1e
OMG I made it!

You lot are now obliged to be MUCH MORE RESPECTFUL, OK? - not like you've been till now. :-D
I am now a septuagenarian, and don't any of you forget it!
It's a damned fact that I shan't.
Dunno how I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-05-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Marg1e
Struth. The thread went bad, for reasons...

Struth.
The thread went bad, for reasons unknown.
Don't let's get like Ravelry, wherein people can become so enraged by even the faintest hint of criticism that the flames are felt across...
Forum: General Knitting 07-03-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Marg1e
Oeuf course it was, Antares! - and long since,...

Oeuf course it was, Antares! - and long since, alas! :-) I meant to indicate that, and not in truth blame you for it, m'dear.
I am greatly amused by the "writer's" cardy and the silly bloke wearing...
Forum: General Knitting 07-03-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Marg1e
Ho yes! - new drawers! <grin> Baggy ones and...

Ho yes! - new drawers! <grin> Baggy ones and all.
I got the set (http://www.innovations.com.au/Product_Detail.aspx?ParentCategoryID=166&CategoryID=41&ProductID=134954) for AUD49.50, would you...
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Marg1e
Angela - what's a writer's cardigan, please? This...

Angela - what's a writer's cardigan, please?
This interests me greatly …
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Marg1e
Did you mention the word 'summer'??? Ye god and...

Did you mention the word 'summer'???
Ye god and little fishes! - I had forgotten that such a season exists. Here in Sydney we've had incessant rain for the last ... oh, I think it's now ELEVEN days....
Forum: General Knitting 06-28-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Marg1e
did someone say 'frogging'? :-\

See that? - well, actually, you can't see it very clearly: just refer to the pattern itself and you'll sort of know what my knitting looks like.
I was at roughly this point coupla days ago when I...
Forum: General Knitting 06-20-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Marg1e
You mod.s are hilarious! :-) I'm only just at...

You mod.s are hilarious! :-)
I'm only just at the position of finding myself in that danger: in the middle of knitting up my latest moebius - using de-knitted wool from my Enormous Garment - I...
Forum: The Lounge 06-20-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Marg1e
Shoulda done it meself. Never mind: always others...

Shoulda done it meself.
Never mind: always others more practical than I, here!
:yay:
Forum: The Lounge 06-20-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By Marg1e
Sorry, all: I haven't visited this thread for...

Sorry, all: I haven't visited this thread for ages, simply because my crapulous brain told me I'd 'finished' it with my reference to Typepad.

I did start my blog using Typepad, and it's functional....
Forum: The Lounge 06-20-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Marg1e
Today's Google landing page!

Check out what Google Oz looks like (http://www.google.com.au) this-morning ...
Ain't it great?
:star:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-20-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
Mate! - you would need to be brave enough to be...

Mate! - you would need to be brave enough to be seen with someone who is on the cusp of becoming a septuagenarian!
Ye gods and little fishes: I never realised this would happen to me.
Newtown fine:...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-19-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
Ah, Artlady - your temporary setback (like the...

Ah, Artlady - your temporary setback (like the tact?!) was due to the fact that one really cannot learn about knitting one of these things unless one has some VISION.

The scarf in the pic. I posted...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-19-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
Well, David: if thinking about it does your head...

Well, David: if thinking about it does your head in, just imagine what happens to the bonce when you're actually knitting one! I've lost count of the number of times I stopped knitting, turned the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-19-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
In other words, there ain't no "can't" about it,...

In other words, there ain't no "can't" about it, me old china. Up to you.
;)
But yes, you're right: both the pattern I've done and the one I'm now working on are paid for, and thus their common CO...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-18-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
GG, there are several different methods for CO...

GG, there are several different methods for CO with a moebius: you should look at them all before deciding. Or, of course, you could simply try whichever one you find first and see if it's OK or if...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-18-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
Yer right! - there's no 'right'! And also right...

Yer right! - there's no 'right'!
And also right about how it looks when wrapped around the neck: not a soul in the world could tell if there were sixteen twists. (I could, of course: I would be...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Marg1e
It really is extraordinary: I can have stuff...

It really is extraordinary: I can have stuff posted to me from the UK for far less than it costs from the US of A.
I wonder what the devil this is all about? - why is US Postal so down on we...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-17-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
Nah ... I think maybe it's OK, after all. My...

Nah ... I think maybe it's OK, after all. My problem in viewing it properly is that the faintly fancy stitch (and I emphasise the adverb) makes it hard to look on it like, say, the example I attach...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-17-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
I am suddenly unhappy

because I have only just realised that I appear to've managed to get a double twist into my cowl, ANYWAY.
Boy, is this going to cost me hours of anxious study, or what?!
:wall:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-17-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
Erhmm ... talk about zen questions! <grin> You...

Erhmm ... talk about zen questions! <grin>
You don't twist anything, GG! - by far the hardest part is mastering the CO. You gotta watch the pattern-maker's video; and even that ain't poifick - which...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-17-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 966
Posted By Marg1e
DONE!

Be Warned! - I used only scrap wool. I'm waiting (as usual) on a delivery from Bendigo Woollen Mills, and decided to give it a burl ... And it did work.
Found out various important things, first...
Forum: General Knitting 06-15-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Marg1e
Is postage to us Downunder as prohibitive as I...

Is postage to us Downunder as prohibitive as I suspect it is, please, Sheldon? - 'cause if it ain't, I'd ask you to nominate for me your best complete set of interchangeables ...
It's just not...
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