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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-21-2008, 04:55 PM
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Posted By a.shin.grace
Thanks! I've slowed down a whole bunch! I...

Thanks! I've slowed down a whole bunch! I finished the second Iguana sock so the pair is complete. The second one is knit at a sliiiiightly tighter gauge than the first, but oh well. =] I'll post a...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-21-2008, 04:45 PM
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Posted By a.shin.grace
"But I'll be darned" hehehehe I used reinforcing...

"But I'll be darned" hehehehe

I used reinforcing thread for the first time on my Iguana socks, I used it in the heel (+ flap) and the toe, and ran out a about 5 rows before the end of the toe of the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-19-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By a.shin.grace
Thanks again everyone! Mulderknitter- It's...

Thanks again everyone!

Mulderknitter- It's summer vacation!! I work part time at the school library but knit on the bus to and from work. And I don't have tv so usually I sit and knit while...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-16-2008, 03:40 PM
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Posted By a.shin.grace
Thanks for the welcome! My name's Annie =] Never...

Thanks for the welcome! My name's Annie =] Never got around to creating a signature.

Yay socks!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-16-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By a.shin.grace
Thanks for all your kind words! I'm setting up...

Thanks for all your kind words! I'm setting up the heel flap for the 2nd Maizy Iguana sock. Fun fun!:knitting:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-15-2008, 05:54 PM
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Posted By a.shin.grace
Howdy All!

I'd like to officially join this KAL! I just posted some FO pics under the title "FOs! Summer of Socks," and rather than reposting them here I'll refer you to that post.

I knit my first sock earlier...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-15-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By a.shin.grace
FOs! Summer of Socks

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa281/a_shin_grace/4057.jpg
Made these for my boyfriend waaay back in like January or February? As you can see they're quite worn! I didn't get a chance to snap a...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-15-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,347
Posted By a.shin.grace
Talking Any Sock Swaps going on..?

Hey all,

I've been away for many many months, without internet (how did I survive?!?). I've got lots of FOs to post, but that'll have to wait.

In any event, I've been on a sock craze ever since I...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-10-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By a.shin.grace
My first sock hole! What do I do?

I made a pair of socks using silver's online tutorial, cotton Sugar N Cream in worsted, and I've worn them so much that there's a hole at the big toe!

Is this something I can fix easily? Do I just...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-10-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Hey all, my internet's not been working for a...

Hey all, my internet's not been working for a while now. But I've finished 1 pair of cotton socks for each of them and am working on the first of the wool socks. I'll have pictures soon!!

Thanks so...
Forum: General Knitting 06-27-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,784
Posted By a.shin.grace
My first circs were 16" in sizes 5, 7, and 8. It...

My first circs were 16" in sizes 5, 7, and 8. It was winter hat season, so that worked well. Then I learned magic loop and got a bunch of 40" sizes 2, 3, 4, and 5.

In general, I think I'm a fan of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-27-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Oh my goodness, and I thought it was hot out...

Oh my goodness, and I thought it was hot out here... Them two are nuts! But that's why I love 'em...
I'm pretty sure they're headed to Phoenix. I was out there a few years ago and the temperature was...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-26-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Oyy! 119! I think you're right - I'm gonna try...

Oyy! 119!

I think you're right - I'm gonna try to do the 2 weights of wool and one cotton. I just finished the first pair (cotton for her) and CO the 2nd last night (light wool for her). That...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-25-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Hey fibernut, thanks for the specs. I think I can...

Hey fibernut, thanks for the specs. I think I can visualize it, it sounds a bit like the helmetliner w/out the cap portion. I think that might be good for the cold nights. And they could pull it up...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-25-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Evona, They're riding to AZ, will two pairs of...

Evona,

They're riding to AZ, will two pairs of wool socks be appropriate for that trip? I guess so, if they'll be sweating a whole bunch they'll want something to absorb moisture away from the skin....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-24-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Do you have a picture of the neck warmer you...

Do you have a picture of the neck warmer you made? I'm sorta visualizing it in my head and I think it might work...

And they won't be doing 70 down the freeway, I think one of 'em can book it at...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-24-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
When they're riding across the desert they'll...

When they're riding across the desert they'll probably encounter some cold weather at night, but they probably won't be riding at that time. I was thinking the same thing about cold weather gear, and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-24-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
I turned the heels of my first pair last night....

I turned the heels of my first pair last night. Now I'm off to the yarn store so I can get a pair of needles two sizes down for the ribbing. The other socks I made I used the same needles all the way...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-22-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Thanks for your advice!! I never woulda thought...

Thanks for your advice!! I never woulda thought to myself that the length of cuff would make a huge difference on the road. But now that you say it, it sounds pretty obvious! Nobody wants ankle chafe...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-22-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By a.shin.grace
Post For Dear Friends I'll Never See Again

A pair of friends have decided recently to split town and bike cross country (east coast to west coast, and it's not a roundtrip adventure). They've begun to sell off their belongings so it sounds...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-19-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,155
Posted By a.shin.grace
Okay, hopefully with Catz' set out in the mail...

Okay, hopefully with Catz' set out in the mail and maybe some of Tarentella's overseas packages making their way to the states, I think most of us should have our marker situations resolved. If at...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-11-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,155
Posted By a.shin.grace
Whew!!! Big sigh of relief!!! Thanks!

Whew!!! Big sigh of relief!!! Thanks!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-11-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,155
Posted By a.shin.grace
Any updates?? Lee, your markers should...

Any updates??

Lee, your markers should definitely have gotten to you by now, I'm worried it either got lost or was insufficient postage...?? I didn't use tracking and they were sent out with Sam and...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-06-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,356
Posted By a.shin.grace
Oooooh! This sounds like a GREAT idea..!! I'm...

Oooooh! This sounds like a GREAT idea..!!

I'm game!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-03-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,155
Posted By a.shin.grace
Woohoooo! What a relief!! I'm glad they got to...

Woohoooo! What a relief!! I'm glad they got to you alright!
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