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Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 09-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Feef
Yarn donation

Hi all,

When my best friend Nancy died 3.5 years ago, I inherited all of her yarn. And she was a yarn slut! LOL. I kept every ball and hank as part of my grieving process.

With time and distance,...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-20-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Feef
I should have included a link. My bad...

I should have included a link. My bad :)

http://wendyknits.net/wp-content/uploads/Rivulets-Socks.pdf

It doesn't say to knit the even rows left to right but I've never used a chart before and don't...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-20-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Feef
Reading a chart

Im sorry if this is a stuoid question, but here goes.

When reading a chart for a sock instep/cuff pattern, do I read each row left to right? The chart I'm using doesn't have a plain knit row between...
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Feef
Boy am I red faced! I sent an email to "help",...

Boy am I red faced! I sent an email to "help", and heard from Sheldon. I forgot to check my mute toggle, and voile! We have sound! :/
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Feef
iPhone app

I downloaded the new knitting help.com app for my iPhone, and am dismayed to discover the videos are silent.

Is anybody else experiencing the same issue? I'm very bummed. :(
Forum: General Knitting 04-19-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,035
Posted By Feef
I totally understand, and wouldn't have these...

I totally understand, and wouldn't have these needles if I'd had to purchase them myself.

I posted a couple of months ago about my best friend dying of cancer. The Addi's were hers, a gift her...
Forum: General Knitting 04-06-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,035
Posted By Feef
I love my Addi Click Turbos!! I also had the...

I love my Addi Click Turbos!! I also had the Knitpick Options, and didn't like them...not because knitting with them was uncomfortable, but because the cables screw into the needles, and...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-17-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By Feef
Can't think of what it's called. Making me CRAZY

When my kids were born, I had what we called kimonos for them. They had sleeves, and were very long...and then there was a draw string below the feet.

I've searched the internet high and low, but...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-15-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,171
Posted By Feef
I can't believe how stupid I was, that's exactly...

I can't believe how stupid I was, that's exactly what we ended up doing! And just to make it even more embarrassing, the gal I'm TEACHING to knit figured out the cast on! ROFL

:roflhard:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-15-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,171
Posted By Feef
Casting on in armhole for Barbie dress

I am knitting a Barbie dress and trying to do the armholes. The pattern says:

CO 36
1: K1, P1 rib
2: Purl across
ARMHOLE SHAPING
1: K8, Cast off 5, K12, Cast off 5, K6
2: P7, Cast on 5, P11, Cast...
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,639
Posted By Feef
My best, very most favoritest friend died Sunday...

My best, very most favoritest friend died Sunday night at 9:27pm. Her husband, daughter, and I were all at her bedside as she took her last breath.

No funeral is planned. Rather, she wanted a...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,639
Posted By Feef
I know God is here, I just wish He'd take...

I know God is here, I just wish He'd take her...it's so painful to watch her wither away like this. We've been here 26 days now and she still hasn't died. I don't know what she's waiting for, nor...
Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,639
Posted By Feef
Thank you everyone, for your kind words of...

Thank you everyone, for your kind words of support, prayers, and positive thoughts.

Her husband insisted that I go through all of her yarn (and there was enough to open a small shop!) to pick out...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,639
Posted By Feef
Thank you. She has carcinosarcoma, it started as...

Thank you. She has carcinosarcoma, it started as advanced cervical cancer that spread to her lymph nodes and is now in her colon.

She's in the process of knitting a sweater for her husband, she's...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,639
Posted By Feef
What a sad turn of events....

Here I sit in a hospice, next to my best friend for the past 10 years. We had a long distance friendship, having met on the internet at a pet care website. She taught me to knit by phone and...
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By Feef
My dog almost suffered severe injuries when I...

My dog almost suffered severe injuries when I came home one night and discovered my GORGEOUS purple sock yarn in a torn up ball and my DPNs chewed!

:grrr:

After checking his mouth for injuries, I...
Forum: The Lounge 08-18-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,339
Posted By Feef
It's not the murders that occurred that fascinate...

It's not the murders that occurred that fascinate me, it's how Vincent Bugliosi put together a case like that, with the little shreds of evidence. And, it's one of those books that when I read it...
Forum: The Lounge 08-17-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,339
Posted By Feef
I recently finished reading "The Shack", and plan...

I recently finished reading "The Shack", and plan to read many times! Just.plainWOW.

Currently, I'm reading my favorite book of all time, "Helter Skelter" about the Manson murders. If I'm not...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 06-16-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,558
Posted By Feef
LOL thanks for the reminder...done!

LOL thanks for the reminder...done!
Forum: Knitters Knear You 06-16-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,558
Posted By Feef
I'm not in O.C. but I'm not far from there. I'm...

I'm not in O.C. but I'm not far from there. I'm in Alta Loma -- just moved home 3 months ago after being gone from southern CA for 13 years.

:woohoo:
Forum: The Lounge 08-31-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Feef
I live about half way between Houston and...

I live about half way between Houston and Galveston, and just moved here from CT in July. I'm a knitting, knervous wreck! And we're not expected to get anything major where I am.

My prayers are...
Forum: The Lounge 12-30-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By Feef
I'll be at work from 3p-11p, and will hopefully...

I'll be at work from 3p-11p, and will hopefully be home before the stroke of midnight. My fear is being on the road with the drunks and idiots driving like mad men to get wherever they want to be...
Forum: The Lounge 12-11-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,964
Posted By Feef
1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Both. 2. Tree;...

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Both.
2. Tree; Real or Artificial? Artificial
3. When do you put Christmas tree up? Two weekends before Christmas
4. When do you take the tree down? December 26
5....
Forum: The Lounge 11-25-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,716
Posted By Feef
That's easy! ...

That's easy!

Bruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuce!! (As in Springsteen, of course):woohoo:
Forum: The Lounge 10-17-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,234
Posted By Feef
I have 6 cats, and I understand how anxious one...

I have 6 cats, and I understand how anxious one can be in deciding to take in another cat.

I have a few suggestions that should make the transition easier:

1. Understand that your resident cat...
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