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Forum: The Lounge Today, 01:06 AM
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Posted By Jan in CA
Im only 1/3 of the way through the first book and...

Im only 1/3 of the way through the first book and I'm sure I'll be buying the second. :zombie: :thumbsup:
Forum: The Lounge Today, 12:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By Jan in CA
Yes, but it's updated. Go to Amazon and read the...

Yes, but it's updated. Go to Amazon and read the info and the reviews. The first review says it's far more than a rehash of Spillover and is very thorough....
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Jan in CA
Yes, it takes a good inch before it all looks...

Yes, it takes a good inch before it all looks right. And be easy on yourself. It takes practice so keep going. :thumbsup:
Forum: The Lounge 10-20-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By Jan in CA
Ebola: The Natural Human History.... Is a newer...

Ebola: The Natural Human History.... Is a newer more up to date version of Spillover. No point in me reading that one at this point. According to Quammen and his experts Preston exaggerated a bit in...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 249
Posted By Jan in CA
Just do what it says. Knit 12 stitches, then...

Just do what it says. Knit 12 stitches, then k2tog (knit two together which is a decrease) all the way around.

It would help if you include a pattern link and name when asking questions. :thumbsup:
Forum: The Lounge 10-20-2014, 06:50 PM
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Views: 4,628
Posted By Jan in CA
I finished The Hot Zone and now I'm reading...

I finished The Hot Zone and now I'm reading Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen. This book includes info from the current...
Forum: The Lounge 10-20-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Jan in CA
Yes, October 4th! Thank you and congratulations...

Yes, October 4th! Thank you and congratulations to your family as well!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-20-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Jan in CA
Baby knitting is fun! Can't wait to see it!

Baby knitting is fun! Can't wait to see it!
Forum: General Knitting 10-19-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Jan in CA
No. It's been gone for years. People are just...

No. It's been gone for years. People are just responding to an ancient post.
Forum: The Lounge 10-17-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By Jan in CA
Yeah, that's the one....

Yeah, that's the one.
http://www.amazon.com/Hot-Zone-Terrifying-Story-Origins-ebook/dp/B007DCU4IQ/ref=sr_1_1_twi_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1413558390&sr=8-1&keywords=the+hot+zone+by+richard+preston

Dammit, my...
Forum: The Lounge 10-16-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,628
Posted By Jan in CA
Reading The Hot Zone again after many years. I...

Reading The Hot Zone again after many years. I love biological and medical books of many types so this is right up my alley. It's fascinating!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Jan in CA
Can you please tell us the name of the pattern...

Can you please tell us the name of the pattern and provide a link?

I removed your other post. One is enough. :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-15-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Jan in CA
I'm not sure sailors drink schnapps...I figured...

I'm not sure sailors drink schnapps...I figured them more for the grog or whiskey. :teehee:

Nice hat though! :yay:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-14-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By Jan in CA
Those look great!

Those look great!
Forum: General Knitting 10-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By Jan in CA
I've made hats. Unless you live on the equator...

I've made hats. Unless you live on the equator most men wear hats at some time. :teehee:
Forum: How-to Questions 10-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Jan in CA
:teehee: I'm out of town babysitting my...

:teehee: I'm out of town babysitting my daughter's cat while she's on her honeymoon, but I'll be home tomorrow. I'll have DH video it! :thumbsup:

I only do fair isle in the round, but it is neat to...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Jan in CA
It's slow, but the easiest way may be to pick up...

It's slow, but the easiest way may be to pick up one color and knit, then drop it and pick up the next color. You may still have to straighten out the yarns occasionally.

I knit two handed fair isle...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By Jan in CA
Oops. I had posted a link, but they were...

Oops. I had posted a link, but they were crocheted. Sorry, don't see any knitted Dora dolls.
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Jan in CA
That's awesome he wanted to learn to knit!

That's awesome he wanted to learn to knit!
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Jan in CA
If it say k1, p1 that is ribbing and shouldn't...

If it say k1, p1 that is ribbing and shouldn't curl at all. If it's knit one row purl one row, knit one row, purl one row that is stockinette and will curl.
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Jan in CA
If she can knit then I think a knit CO would be...

If she can knit then I think a knit CO would be good.
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome! You aren't doing anything wrong. It's...

Welcome!

You aren't doing anything wrong. It's the nature of stockinette to curl and it's difficult to stop it. A wide border on the edge in a non curling stitch helps, but even then it sometimes...
Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Jan in CA
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Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Jan in CA
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Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Jan in CA
My daughter's wedding

I'm in DC for my daughter's wedding. Here were some of the pre-wedding photos.
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