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Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-06-2010, 01:23 AM
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Posted By alleusion
Julie, I don't know! I'm thinking the octopus...

Julie, I don't know! I'm thinking the octopus socks from "Thinking Outside the Sox" book for the babies...but for me...I have so many patterns to choose from.

Gina...I did! I totally forgot that I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-05-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 77,421
Posted By alleusion
I finally have my first pair of socks almost...

I finally have my first pair of socks almost done. All that's left is grafting the toe. No second sock syndrome this time around. It only took 3 weeks to knit the pair. I'm so happy to finally figure...
Forum: General Knitting 12-05-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,441
Posted By alleusion
If my husband would let me, I'd adopt all the...

If my husband would let me, I'd adopt all the unwanted yarn out there. I agree with a thrift store or senior center though. If I were still in Mississauga I'd help you destash it :)
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-27-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,286
Posted By alleusion
Cobourg, ON...10 min east of Port Hope and...

Cobourg, ON...10 min east of Port Hope and roughly 2 hours east of Toronto.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-11-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By alleusion
The yarn didn't have the ball band. It was Bernat...

The yarn didn't have the ball band. It was Bernat something....I almost want to say it was softee chunk.

Okay, just pulled up the website, and it was in fact softee chunk in the Nature's Way...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-11-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By alleusion
Diaper covers are the idea. I find I have a small...

Diaper covers are the idea. I find I have a small problem knitting wool...I've yet to find stuff that's not scratchy, and if I do, it's super expensive....so I don't mind using acrylic.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-10-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By alleusion
First "real" FO

So, I have a horrid case of not finishing anything I start. I put my mind to making these pants for the new baby and I did it. It took about 2 weeks I think, but I'm pretty confident I can make...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-28-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By alleusion
The pattern doesn't have cables originally, I...

The pattern doesn't have cables originally, I added them. I added stitches to accomdate them and adjusted the math. I decided to just do the short ros in between the cables once I realized that...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 06-28-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,602
Posted By alleusion
Just south of Norman for the moment. My doctor is...

Just south of Norman for the moment. My doctor is in Norman, so I'm there every 3 weeks. Would be nice to know of a place to get decent yarn, other than Michael's.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By alleusion
I probably could. This is the cable pattern : k...

I probably could. This is the cable pattern :

k 23, p 2, k 9, p 2, k 23, p 2, k 9, p 2
k 23, p 2, k 9, p 2, k 23, p 2, k 9, p 2
k 23, p2, C6F, k3, p2, k 23, p2, C6F, k3, p2

Start short row

k 23,...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By alleusion
cables and short rows?

I'm working on a pair of wool pants for the new baby. I'm about ready to start my short rows and the pattern says :

knit to within 7 stitches of Marker A....

Okay well 7 stitches before Marker A is...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-04-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
Wow looks like I really did fall off the face of...

Wow looks like I really did fall off the face of the erath. I had to reformat my computer and it took until recently to remember all my passwords. I'm in Oklahoma right now, working 2 jobs, knitting...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-28-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
Gina - not strange at all, we'd not started any...

Gina - not strange at all, we'd not started any of it. We were told it could be done at the border, or after we'd crossed. No one told us it had to be before. We're in Alice...about 40 minutes...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-28-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
Hi all, I'm alive, I think. Lots has gone on in...

Hi all, I'm alive, I think. Lots has gone on in the past month. We packed up the house, flew the older kids to grandmas, and drove out of Ontario. Got stopped at the border, DH was not allowed...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-02-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
As a child, I lived in Kingsville and after that,...

As a child, I lived in Kingsville and after that, Southern California, so I know hot. We're moving to Alice, which is just north of Corpus Christi. My sister needs someone to rent her house and we...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-02-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
For those wondering, I haven't fallen off the...

For those wondering, I haven't fallen off the face of the earth - yet. Having a 4 month old really plays havoc with one's knitting and internet time, I mean sheesh. Quick update...I've not been...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-02-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
Wow, I've missed alot it seems. There's no way...

Wow, I've missed alot it seems. There's no way I'm going to be able to go back and read through 20 pages of posts :p

Knitting here is just not happening right now. Emily hasn't napped more than 30...
Forum: The Lounge 05-08-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By alleusion
I've always had great luck with the Brother brand...

I've always had great luck with the Brother brand of machines. My mom swears by Singer and Janome, but those can get expensive. I'm about to purchase a new machine myself (rather than spend $300...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-08-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
I do it for the challenge of learning new...

I do it for the challenge of learning new stitches. Stright ribbing is boring to me. Although, I should try something like that, as it might mean I could actually finish something.
Forum: The Lounge 05-05-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By alleusion
I have the last 5 pounds of baby weight still to...

I have the last 5 pounds of baby weight still to lose, and dread getting on birth control because I know that 5 pounds will turn into 10 or 15. Weight watchers is really good. I've not tried it...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-28-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
Chris - I've no doubt that you do feel DW is sexy...

Chris - I've no doubt that you do feel DW is sexy and you love her with all you have. However, I would refrain from constantly telling her how "sexy" you think she is. My ex did this after I lost a...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-26-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,879
Posted By alleusion
Mississauga here.

Mississauga here.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-25-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
Cyndi, I have an 11 year old son too. He seems...

Cyndi, I have an 11 year old son too. He seems interested in knitting to the extent that he asks questions about what something looks like when you do something else, but has rejected the offers to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-25-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
She's 13. I think I started teaching her around...

She's 13. I think I started teaching her around Christmas. She got sock yarn for her birthday. We decided to start her off with thicker yarn and bigger needles for her first shot at socks, and we're...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-25-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12,015
Views: 1,148,692
Posted By alleusion
Carey, Happy Birthday to your little girl! Hope...

Carey, Happy Birthday to your little girl! Hope she has a fantastic day.

Thought I'd show a few pictures of the sock my daughter is knitting. She's on the heel flap now and is thrilled at how it's...
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