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Forum: The Lounge 07-24-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,436
Posted By fireflyknitter
Mine are the exact same two as miccisue, in fact...

Mine are the exact same two as miccisue, in fact I tear up just thinking about the poor lonely dog in the pound... :'(
Forum: The Lounge 07-23-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By fireflyknitter
My mom uses something like the Rit product...

My mom uses something like the Rit product already mentioned when she washes new fabric or completed quilts. What she uses sucks up excess dye in the wash. Come to think of it, it might actually be...
Forum: The Lounge 07-23-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By fireflyknitter
:teehee: Going to try to start now!

:teehee: Going to try to start now!
Forum: The Lounge 07-23-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By fireflyknitter
Antsy!

I'm so antsy right now I can barely sit still! We're going on vacation tomorrow and I still need to pack some stuff and clean the house so it's not yucky for two weeks, and do the laundry and the...
Forum: The Lounge 07-22-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By fireflyknitter
:roflhard: :roflhard: The "dad" cake, and the...

:roflhard: :roflhard:

The "dad" cake, and the very last (first?) one, where the decorator wrote "Best Wishes Suzannane, Underneath that, We Will Miss You"... priceless (which is what I hope the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,199
Posted By fireflyknitter
I've had mine for about 6 months now (has it...

I've had mine for about 6 months now (has it really been that long??) and I've had no problems with them-- knock on wood! I love my Harmonies, for me they are the perfect needles! A little grip, a...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,506
Posted By fireflyknitter
I don't find any of them offensive personally....

I don't find any of them offensive personally. They call up-close delicious looking pictures of food "food porn" too. ;)
Forum: The Lounge 07-20-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,589
Posted By fireflyknitter
We have a Nikon Coolpix and I like it. It cost I...

We have a Nikon Coolpix and I like it. It cost I think $200 (give or take a little) and it has a neat feature that auto-steadies the picture which is good for us because hubby has shaky hands. The...
Forum: General Knitting 07-19-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By fireflyknitter
My mom got me a kit for an afghan using Lion...

My mom got me a kit for an afghan using Lion Brand Homespun, the kit came with plenty of yarn, plus the needles and a crochet hook for adding the fringe. I left the fringe off so I had an extra skein...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By fireflyknitter
Yes Kaffe Fasset's work is amazing! Even his...

Yes Kaffe Fasset's work is amazing! Even his stuff from the 80's, if done in different colors perhaps... would look beeeaaauuutiful. (The local library has a book of his from the 80's... wow, just......
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 126,100
Posted By fireflyknitter
I use earrings as stitch markers. :) My favorite...

I use earrings as stitch markers. :) My favorite one is a continuous hoop but I'll use anything hoopy. I don't wear earrings anymore so it's nice to get some use out of them!
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By fireflyknitter
I haven't but I would love to. I want to go on...

I haven't but I would love to. I want to go on the Stitch n Beach cruise!
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By fireflyknitter
Hee! I saw it on sale on Saturday or Sunday and...

Hee! I saw it on sale on Saturday or Sunday and said NO, and then I spent a couple days thinking of nothing but huge skeins of cotton and finally had to go back to get it out of my head!
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,614
Posted By fireflyknitter
I voted product knitter who permanently resides...

I voted product knitter who permanently resides in the land of knitting because I enjoy knitting but I like to knit smaller things so I can have that feeling of accomplishment when I finish...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By fireflyknitter
Yep it looks good to me too! The best part of...

Yep it looks good to me too! The best part of lace knitting is blocking it at the end and seeing your messy pile of knitting transform into something totally beautiful! :yay:

(not that I'm calling...
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By fireflyknitter
You're welcome! I hope it's on sale for you too!!

You're welcome! I hope it's on sale for you too!!
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By fireflyknitter
I bought mine for the BYOB pattern from Knitty so...

I bought mine for the BYOB pattern from Knitty so I don't expect mine to last toooo terribly long but only time will tell!
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,326
Posted By fireflyknitter
Sugar n' Cream fans...

Check your local Michaels! I found delightfully huge skeins of SnC (710 yards!) for $5 on clearance at the Michaels by my apartment. I got 3 of them, I would have gotten more but we're going on...
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By fireflyknitter
Yea mine is tiny too, it's about the size of a...

Yea mine is tiny too, it's about the size of a hardback book. The height isn't what I was surprised by, it's the width! Teeny!
Forum: The Lounge 07-15-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,953
Posted By fireflyknitter
Hubby took the husband quiz and got a 66....

Hubby took the husband quiz and got a 66. :roflhard:
Forum: The Lounge 07-15-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,953
Posted By fireflyknitter
Laundry? What's that? :mrgreen:

Laundry? What's that? :mrgreen:
Forum: The Lounge 07-15-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,639
Posted By fireflyknitter
I don't but my mom does, they grow berries and...

I don't but my mom does, they grow berries and apples and plums (and the neighbor has cherries) so they've usually got a freezer full of berries and fruit... now I want some homemade apple butter!
Forum: The Lounge 07-15-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,953
Posted By fireflyknitter
I got a 28, I think they marked me down for this...

I got a 28, I think they marked me down for this one: Puts her cold feet on husband at night to warm them.

But he's always warmer than I am! :roflhard:
Forum: The Lounge 07-15-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,770
Posted By fireflyknitter
I've never gotten the opportunity to do it myself...

I've never gotten the opportunity to do it myself but when our set finally wears out (won't take long if we keep putting them in the dishwasher on "accident":teehee: ) I don't want to buy a whole set...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,094
Posted By fireflyknitter
I'm with the other posters-- very neat that you...

I'm with the other posters-- very neat that you guys feel so comfortable going off and doing stuff with no pattern! I can do that with anything BUT knitting but hopefully eventually I'll feel...
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