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Forum: Pattern Central 11-17-2008, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Ironlung21
Dear all, Thanks v much for all these marvellous...

Dear all,
Thanks v much for all these marvellous suggestions. Had to wait to get to the office (PDF reader is busted on home computer) to get hold of some of these patterns. Am going home soonish to...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,934
Posted By Ironlung21
That is very fast indeed. I knit a bit like this...

That is very fast indeed. I knit a bit like this - although I like to flap my hands around a bit more -not least because they will cramp up without a bit of flapping. It took me and probably everyone...
Forum: The Lounge 11-14-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,524
Posted By Ironlung21
My Scottish Great Aunties were always unpicking...

My Scottish Great Aunties were always unpicking old things that people had given them or they had got a jumble sales - they would steam them over the kettle to get the kinks out and start again....
Forum: The Lounge 11-14-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ironlung21
This has really got me intrigued. So what's to...

This has really got me intrigued. So what's to stop Demonica joining in or how do you know that the beard badgers are really beardies? Is there an unspoken code of the facial hair wearer that lets...
Forum: The Lounge 11-14-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ironlung21
Almost makes me wish I had a beard to join in the...

Almost makes me wish I had a beard to join in the fun.... well actually that's a complete lie. Bearded ladies were never a good look. Amazing that you are now going to marry someone from this group -...
Forum: The Lounge 11-14-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ironlung21
[QUOTE=Knitting_Guy;1173610]Well, as the friend...

[QUOTE=Knitting_Guy;1173610]Well, as the friend getting married is a member of a beard related group I run I pretty much have to keep it for the ceremony QUOTE]

I have to ask, what is a beard...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Ironlung21
Great stuff.... thank you

Great stuff.... thank you
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ironlung21
I only dip into this forum every so often. I...

I only dip into this forum every so often. I logged on yesterday and was amazed to see it had been over a year since my last visit. I was wondering what was going on with Knitting Guy and very...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Ironlung21
Creating your own patterns...where to start?

The time has come in this knitters life to start learning the dark art of pattern writing. I need some help - anyone got any good ideas about books or reference materials? Especially for the Euro...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-13-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By Ironlung21
Christmas knit plea for help-pattern for decent mens hat anyone?

I've decided its hats for Christmas this year.... and am going great guns on the ladies hat front. Cabled berets in all colours shapes and sizes are flying off the needles. I can't find any decent...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ironlung21
In our knit group we have a mantra for new...

In our knit group we have a mantra for new knitters and that is simply 'relax'. It does take time to reach a tension that is consistent and suits how you want to knit - but if you are finding things...
Forum: The Lounge 11-15-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,389
Posted By Ironlung21
Ahem and taking a deep breath... am not sure if...

Ahem and taking a deep breath... am not sure if you have an abbreviation for sense of humour bypass in this forum but am beginning to think it would come in very handy
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By Ironlung21
Oh no - you mustn't! I posted a thread about a...

Oh no - you mustn't!
I posted a thread about a dread recent disaster some time ago - 'shrunken pain' - to share my misery at spinning a cable cardigan that shrank and felted to a tiny size.

I cant...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ironlung21
Bah humbug

You have my sympathies.

Christmas holidays have the ability to turn everything you normally really like into a chore - knitting, shopping for other people, cooking for other people, drinking with...
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,389
Posted By Ironlung21
SnarfyCat - you have made me laugh out loud and...

SnarfyCat - you have made me laugh out loud and feel thoroughly silly for starting this and indeed prolonging this thread with some more choice grumpiness along the way. Now if only I could find one...
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2007, 04:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,389
Posted By Ironlung21
Sandi - I'd be more than happy to keep you...

Sandi - I'd be more than happy to keep you company! Tee hee.

Providing of course we dont have to share our corner with people who have signed up for another corner and keep going on about how...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ironlung21
My advice - dont panic and only buy what you need...

My advice - dont panic and only buy what you need to.
I keep a list of the needles I own in the back of my purse... you never know when you might find your self in front of a pattern / wool / yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,139
Posted By Ironlung21
Hang on a minute...

Phew - that was nerve wracking knitting by installments - am very relieved you found the necessary for those last five stitches.

Hang on a minute though = is this the DD with the dress in the box?...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By Ironlung21
No more blessed cushions?

I have this knitting friend (and I know that sounds like I am pretending this is about someone else when really it is about me - but trust me I am not) who is the most perfect knitter I know. She has...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,067
Posted By Ironlung21
Get out! If that's your first project - you have...

Get out! If that's your first project - you have a great knitting future ahead of you. My first project was a pen wipe - this means small lump of knitting that it no good for anything... mind you I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,988
Posted By Ironlung21
Wow! You made that up? More than impressed this...

Wow! You made that up? More than impressed this end - more like speechless....
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By Ironlung21
Be careful - once you have mastered cabling you...

Be careful - once you have mastered cabling you will find it hard to resist. Everything I do now is cabled all over.... and i dont mind if people see the wrong side.

Cant be doint with bent cable...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 17,427
Posted By Ironlung21
Funny how these things can fester. Having said...

Funny how these things can fester.
Having said out loud (well typed) ages back in this very long thread that I was being really selfish and just knitting for me - I immediately regretted it. Low and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Ironlung21
Ah thanks all - great to have proper knitters to look at your efforts!

You are very kind... I have mixed up my answers below....

It is a debbie bliss pattern with a bit of rearranging / re-engineering

Libertys is a great tip - although I have sworn to stay away from...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-11-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Ironlung21
Nearly finished - need some good buttons!

Finally, finally, finally, finally .... well nearly....

The photos are rubbish - but am so excited that the torment is nearly over.

This cable cardigan is in silver grey bamboo (I said the photos...
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