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Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By kristaj
know how to kfb but how do I pfb?

I looked in the how to videos and couldn't find it and then did a search in the forum and came up empty. I am starting a Clapotis and the first row says p1, pfb. I went to try and went blank. How...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-14-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By kristaj
Awesome! Thanks so much. I too checked the...

Awesome! Thanks so much. I too checked the videos, but not the glossary section. Off to start Ramona!
Forum: The Lounge 08-13-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,399
Posted By kristaj
So sorry about the morning sickness. I was sick...

So sorry about the morning sickness. I was sick for the first 5 months when I was pregnant with my daughter. I ended up being put on anti-nausea meds because of dehydration (they work). What was...
Forum: The Lounge 08-13-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,830
Posted By kristaj
I love Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. In...

I love Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. In fact that is one of the things I have been reading this summer break. I have gone back and started the series from the beginning. It is like I am...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-13-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By kristaj
Twisted Rib?

I am getting ready to start the Ramona Ruth sweater by Deb Barnhill http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ramona-ruth and was reading through the directions before I started. I am already...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-13-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By kristaj
Swatch/Guage Question

I am swatching before I start knitting the Hey Teach sweater pattern. I knit 17 stitches and 24 rows per directions. I did come up with 4 inches in height, but my width is short by almost three...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By kristaj
Unhappy Accident with current project

My daughter accidentally spilled water on a picture she had colored with markers (washable markers) and it spread onto the scarf I am making right now out of Debbie Bliss Cashmerino. :cry: The scarf...
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By kristaj
That is just awesome. I wish there was something...

That is just awesome. I wish there was something my 6 yo wants knit, I would use it with her.
Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By kristaj
Thanks Mason. Already been there done that. ...

Thanks Mason. Already been there done that. Never was a leather belt, but the good old spanking makes her worse, although they do occasionally make us feel better :teehee: and we do ignore the...
Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By kristaj
I don't usually get into this debate because...

I don't usually get into this debate because people have their minds made up about it and they usually can't be changed, but I've had a bad day in my classroom so this time I changed my mind.

First...
Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By kristaj
At My Wits End

I am at a total loss as to what to do with my 6 yo daughter. Ever since she was old enough to do so she has been a temper tantrum thrower. She has also always had major separation anxiety. Now...
Forum: The Lounge 10-05-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By kristaj
You can also go to places online like...

You can also go to places online like letstalk.com to upgrade for your phone company and get phones that would normally cost big money for free. I have a friend who did this and got a $200 phone...
Forum: The Lounge 09-26-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By kristaj
I also have very thick, coarse, curly hair. I...

I also have very thick, coarse, curly hair. I have stopped using commercial shampoos and conditioners. They contain sodium laurel sulfates that are drying to your hair. I now use natural soaps...
Forum: The Lounge 09-20-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By kristaj
Subbing before you teach in your own classroom...

Subbing before you teach in your own classroom will help you. I subbed for a year before I was hired as a full time teacher. It was the hardest job I have ever done. Now, when I have a sub I...
Forum: The Lounge 09-17-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,426
Posted By kristaj
My DH and I attended the same high school, but...

My DH and I attended the same high school, but graduated 2 years apart. For his 10 yr. we did not attend since I was in the hospital recovering from thyroid surgery to find out if I had thyroid...
Forum: The Lounge 09-15-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By kristaj
My favorite dump and go, not too expensive recipe...

My favorite dump and go, not too expensive recipe is for bean soup.

4 cans of 4 different beans (your choice, ex: pinto, black, navy, great northern) do not drain
1 can diced tomatoes - do not...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,106
Posted By kristaj
I've used a couple of different blends. One with...

I've used a couple of different blends. One with acrylic and one with wool. I have the same reaction with both. I've also knitted with just wool and just acrylic, so I know its not the wool or...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,106
Posted By kristaj
This thread brought up a problem I am having with...

This thread brought up a problem I am having with alpaca. Everytime I pick up the prayer shawl I was knitting with it I start to sneeze and my eyes itch and burn. It's almost like holding a cat in...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By kristaj
I'm using the Cotlin yarn right now to make a...

I'm using the Cotlin yarn right now to make a face cloth. I really like it. It's easy to work with and is soft. It is also inexpensive. I plan on ordering more to make more cloths to give with a...
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 963
Posted By kristaj
I had BR 5 years ago, and it was the best...

I had BR 5 years ago, and it was the best decision I ever made. I wore an F, suffered from debilitating back pain, yeast infection rashes under my boobs, and had horrible asthma. Now I'm a C, the...
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By kristaj
One of my favorite things. I don't know how much...

One of my favorite things. I don't know how much time you have to prepare, but if you can find them, I have two good books which I use to prepare for a tea. An Invitation to Tea by Emilie Barnes...
Forum: The Lounge 09-13-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,060
Posted By kristaj
It was mentioned that you can add softener to the...

It was mentioned that you can add softener to the wash. This is great for your clothes, but if you add it to towels, they will not absorb water very well at all. We are putting up an umbrella like...
Forum: The Lounge 09-07-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By kristaj
Incredible Mother Nature

Jan in CA and FeministMamma got me to thinking too. My husband is a beach person also, but me I'm a mountain girl. Unfortunately we live on the plains in Texas. We do though go regularly to the...
Forum: The Lounge 09-06-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,630
Posted By kristaj
We too only run errands one day a week or less...

We too only run errands one day a week or less all on the same day so we are not wasting gas. We wait to see my mom on Sundays at church instead of driving the 20 miles to go see her. We buy bulk...
Forum: General Knitting 08-31-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 115,735
Posted By kristaj
What a coincidence. I was just looking at these....

What a coincidence. I was just looking at these. They are called Nostepinnes.
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