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Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Gloriapike
Okay, makes sense, I suppose... Should I purl...

Okay, makes sense, I suppose... Should I purl that stitch on the even rounds as well?
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Gloriapike
Broad Street mitten pattern - question

I'm making this pattern: http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/PATTbroadstreet.html

But I've run into a rather ambiguously worded bit:


What I need to know: Are the instructions saying to knit to the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-28-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,812
Posted By Gloriapike
Okay, here's mine! I'm doing it as a present for...

Okay, here's mine! I'm doing it as a present for my mom.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/gloria_repository/knits/th_palindrome1.jpg...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-23-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 183,836
Posted By Gloriapike
Dotty, those socks look great! Such nice...

Dotty, those socks look great! Such nice colors...

And thanks for posting the link to those guitar man socks, Rebecca! I may have to try those!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-22-2007, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 183,836
Posted By Gloriapike
It did take me a few days to finish one, I think...

It did take me a few days to finish one, I think it was under a week, but I was only working on it a little at a time. I'd get in about 2.5 stripes a day, on average. XD
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-21-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 183,836
Posted By Gloriapike
Thanks Dotty! For the elastic, I just used a...

Thanks Dotty!

For the elastic, I just used a spool of elastic thread I got from Wal-Mart, and yeah, the idea is just to knit with it alongside the yarn for the duration of the ribbing (14 rounds,...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-21-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 183,836
Posted By Gloriapike
Do kneestockings count?...

Do kneestockings count? ^_^

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/gloria_repository/knits/th_kneestocking1-b.jpg...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-19-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 45,677
Posted By Gloriapike
Okay! Photo of the scarf at 50%! (click to...

Okay! Photo of the scarf at 50%!

(click to enlarge)
http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/gloria_repository/knits/th_whoscarf2.jpg...
Forum: The Lounge 09-17-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By Gloriapike
That is a gorgeous tattoo! My husband is...

That is a gorgeous tattoo!

My husband is itching to get another one (he has three - one of which I helped design for him). I'm tempted, to have one done on myself, but honestly I just can't justify...
Forum: The Lounge 09-17-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,172
Posted By Gloriapike
Hehehe, that is amusing! I've never seen anything...

Hehehe, that is amusing! I've never seen anything like that before...
Forum: The Lounge 09-16-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By Gloriapike
Happy anniversary! :D Our 4th is coming up in...

Happy anniversary! :D

Our 4th is coming up in November! ^_^
Forum: The Lounge 09-16-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Gloriapike
Woohoo! Birthday presents rock! ^_^ It was my...

Woohoo! Birthday presents rock! ^_^

It was my birthday this past week, too, but I got art supplies instead of knitting stuff. ;)
Forum: The Lounge 09-16-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Gloriapike
My mother-in-law's birthday is on Dec. 7. My...

My mother-in-law's birthday is on Dec. 7.

My birthday is on September 12th. I was kind of annoyed with a friend of ours for doing a spit-take when he realized when my birthday was. I pointed out...
Forum: The Lounge 09-16-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Gloriapike
Random recent selections I've enjoyed: Poor Old...

Random recent selections I've enjoyed:

Poor Old Lu - The Waiting Room
Too Bad Eugene - Moonlighting
They Might Be Giants - Mink Car & Flood
Assemblage 23 - Meta
Sparks - Li'l Beethoven
Forum: The Lounge 09-16-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,416
Posted By Gloriapike
Hehe, I've got you guys beat for family gaps. I'm...

Hehe, I've got you guys beat for family gaps. I'm 20 years older than my youngest brother! He wasn't really a surprise. There's 6 other kids in between us. ;)

Hmm.. interesting little-known facts:...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-16-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 45,677
Posted By Gloriapike
My scarf's halfway done! Unfortunately my...

My scarf's halfway done!

Unfortunately my husband's been working 12-hour shifts so he's not been around to help me photograph it. >_>
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-03-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 45,677
Posted By Gloriapike
Yeah, I didn't decrease my # of CO stitches to...

Yeah, I didn't decrease my # of CO stitches to compensate for worsted OR for my size 8 needles (what I had lying around!), so mine is extra-wide. XD

My husband's happy with it, though, so it's...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-01-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 45,677
Posted By Gloriapike
I promised I'd post pics of my progress! (click...

I promised I'd post pics of my progress!

(click for larger image)
http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/gloria_repository/knits/th_scarf1.jpg...
Forum: The Lounge 08-26-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,525
Posted By Gloriapike
It's too bad my mom wasn't more strict with my...

It's too bad my mom wasn't more strict with my sisters about their smuggling that kind of stuff into the house after she expressed her disapproval... she could have done something like this!
Forum: The Lounge 08-26-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,561
Posted By Gloriapike
Gorgeous! :D I'll see if I can dig up some of...

Gorgeous! :D

I'll see if I can dig up some of my husband's photos to share...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,467
Posted By Gloriapike
Ironically, the Hobby Lobby here in Cheyenne is...

Ironically, the Hobby Lobby here in Cheyenne is not a bad store... It's not high-end, to be sure, but it's not run down and most of the employees are friendly and helpful.

I go there to buy cheap...
Forum: The Lounge 08-25-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gloriapike
Congratulations! :D Be glad you didn't have kids...

Congratulations! :D

Be glad you didn't have kids the size of my siblings. One of my brothers weighed 12 lbs at birth, and most of them were over 10 lbs! Hehehe!
Forum: The Lounge 08-25-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By Gloriapike
I understand that totally, I'm not saying it's a...

I understand that totally, I'm not saying it's a bad idea by any means, I just didn't like the way they seemed to be trying to market it. The fact that the website (at the time I looked it up...
Forum: The Lounge 08-24-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By Gloriapike
I'm one of those people who avoids taking...

I'm one of those people who avoids taking medication if I can help it. I could probably walk into a doctor's office right now and get them to prescribe me all sorts of things... (including scary...
Forum: The Lounge 08-24-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,239
Posted By Gloriapike
Oh wow, that is so neat. And it looks great on...

Oh wow, that is so neat. And it looks great on you! I have dark hair, so I'm interested in anything that gives noticeable, permanent results like that!

I recently tried dying my hair red with some...
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