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Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,266
Posted By cristina61
I like how you included the cat for scale...

I like how you included the cat for scale :rofl:

I don't think my sock yarn stash is quite as expansive as yours -- but then I haven't laid it all out on the floor lately. I keep most of it in a...
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,188
Posted By cristina61
Yes, I've got the magazine, it arrived last...

Yes, I've got the magazine, it arrived last Thursday, about 2 weeks after the invoice.

I guess you're probably right about the issue technically being free, I'm just a little annoyed by their vague...
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2009, 04:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,188
Posted By cristina61
I posted about this on a Ravelry thread, too. I...

I posted about this on a Ravelry thread, too.

I got that same post card and decided to go for it. I wasn't too surprised when I got the invoice before I got the magazine, but it still annoyed me...
Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,178
Posted By cristina61
Have you tried rebooting your computer? ...

Have you tried rebooting your computer? Sometimes I get weird things going on -- slow loading, etc. -- and if I restart my computer everything runs fine.

You might also try clearing out your cache...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-09-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,083
Posted By cristina61
I love this!! Boy, I was sorry to hear this is...

I love this!!

Boy, I was sorry to hear this is the final season of Monk, but then I decided that Adrian must be a tough character to live with for so many years; Tony Shaloub has done such an...
Forum: General Knitting 08-09-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,216
Posted By cristina61
I have to admit I haven't done very many socks...

I have to admit I haven't done very many socks using the provisional CO, but the specific pattern I used had me CO the stitches in waste yarn and then purl 1 row with sock yarn. Then I worked back...
Forum: General Knitting 08-06-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,216
Posted By cristina61
To answer your question about crochet hook size,...

To answer your question about crochet hook size, I think I'd use a crochet hook that's at least the same size as my needles, maybe a little bigger.

I originally wrote a post describing my...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-28-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By cristina61
If you read a little further down in the pattern...

If you read a little further down in the pattern -- where it says "Back" -- that's where the pattern actually begins. That's where it tells you to cast on 84 (92, 100, 100) stitches, etc.

The...
Forum: General Knitting 07-28-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,216
Posted By cristina61
I started knitting toe-up because I was too lazy...

I started knitting toe-up because I was too lazy to knit a gauge swatch and/or I could never get the CO number right when I did cuff-down. I'd get the sock half knit and realize it was too big or...
Forum: The Lounge 06-16-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By cristina61
I didn't take part in this one personally, but...

I didn't take part in this one personally, but I'll never forget it.

When I was in high school (I went to a small private school), my tenth grade Spanish teacher had spent a lot of time in Cuba...
Forum: The Lounge 05-22-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cristina61
I bought one of those ION turntables, and I used...

I bought one of those ION turntables, and I used it last year to put a bunch of my mom's old LPs onto CDs for her and gave it to her as a Christmas gift.

It was great (but there was a learning curve...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,980
Posted By cristina61
I've had my Options set since April of '07. ...

I've had my Options set since April of '07. They've gotten a lot of use, and I've had very little trouble at all.

They did replace a faulty tip soon after I got the set; the threads were damaged...
Forum: The Lounge 05-15-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By cristina61
Did you see this...

Did you see this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Trick76.jpg)?

I found it on Wikipedia and thought it might help.
Forum: General Knitting 05-06-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,096
Posted By cristina61
I do sometimes knit at work, and I never have to...

I do sometimes knit at work, and I never have to worry about getting in trouble with my boss . . . because I'm self employed!

It's not always possible, though. My job is transcribing state...
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,040
Posted By cristina61
I understand how you might feel a little awkward...

I understand how you might feel a little awkward about it, but fear not! Most folks on Ravelry are sympathetic to such problems and will help if they can.

I had a very similar situation to yours...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,363
Posted By cristina61
Another point to consider: speed is great, but...

Another point to consider: speed is great, but just make sure you're not hurting yourself! Once you find a technique that feels comfortable, you'll still need to remember to take breaks now and...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-19-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,279
Posted By cristina61
I live in CA, but my in-laws live in the Roanoke...

I live in CA, but my in-laws live in the Roanoke area.

When we were there for Christmas I had the bright idea of finding an LYS (it's family tradition to go shopping on Christmas Eve). I looked in...
Forum: The Lounge 01-31-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By cristina61
Do you like crossword...

Do you like crossword puzzles?

http://puzzles.usatoday.com/
Forum: The Lounge 12-09-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,412
Posted By cristina61
I used to type up California DMV hearings. I...

I used to type up California DMV hearings. I learned quite a lot from listening to lawyers defending people who had been stopped for drunk driving.

How’s this: if you’re in California and you’re...
Forum: The Lounge 12-05-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By cristina61
I'm sort of afraid to check out that link! I've...

I'm sort of afraid to check out that link!

I've been hooked on Flight of the Hamsters (http://www.digyourowngrave.com/flight-of-the-hamsters/) ever since Stephanie Pearl-McPhee mentioned it on her...
Forum: The Lounge 12-03-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By cristina61
Er . . . what's "snow"? Around these parts when...

Er . . . what's "snow"? Around these parts when people talk about the "white stuff" it's FOG.

Very pretty picture, BTW!
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By cristina61
Oh, my gosh, that sounds so familiar! Except for...

Oh, my gosh, that sounds so familiar! Except for a few minor details; my DH is slightly deaf in only one ear and he doesn't have a hearing aid, although I really wish he'd get one. I don't dare...
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By cristina61
Yup, that's the one I've got. And, I might add,...

Yup, that's the one I've got. And, I might add, it's been approved (of) by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. I was wearing it when I saw her in Santa Rosa and she told me she liked it!
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By cristina61
Great photos! I have squirrels in my backyard...

Great photos! I have squirrels in my backyard but I've never gotten any pics as good as yours yet.

I couldn't help thinking about my sister, though. She's six years older than me and has been...
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By cristina61
I've used Fancast! I also like Hulu...

I've used Fancast!

I also like Hulu (http://www.hulu.com/) ; that's where I watched every single episode of Arrested Development. And now I'm slowly working my way through a show I remember (very...
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