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Forum: How-to Questions 08-21-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By MrsWildchild
Yeah, I thought about this one for a while, too. ...

Yeah, I thought about this one for a while, too. But I think if you plan to do the exact same number of stitches, a larger needle will use more yarn. But if you are knitting by size (length in...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-18-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,245
Posted By MrsWildchild
Chances are you knit it using stockinette stitch,...

Chances are you knit it using stockinette stitch, a knit row followed by a purl row. Garter stitch, knitting every single row, will not do this. Maybe someone who is more experienced than me can...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-18-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By MrsWildchild
As Mirl56 said, when working in the round,...

As Mirl56 said, when working in the round, stockinette stitch is produced by knitting every stitch, every row. Alternating knit and purl rows, gives you garter stitch (the equivalent of knitting...
Forum: The Lounge 08-18-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By MrsWildchild
I think you've got it right. Planning is a good...

I think you've got it right. Planning is a good idea, but be open to the fact that things may be different when you get there. Having someone who has been through it many times before may help you...
Forum: The Lounge 08-17-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By MrsWildchild
I agree. As a pharmacist, I should be the type...

I agree. As a pharmacist, I should be the type to be very aware of my health care and things that are done to take care of me and to ask lots of questions. But during labour, when they said, "We're...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-16-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By MrsWildchild
Yarn-overs are not the best everyday increase. ...

Yarn-overs are not the best everyday increase. They are nearly always decorative, because they leave a hole (an eyelet type of thing), as you can see in the videos/pictures you saw. Use one of the...
Forum: The Lounge 08-16-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By MrsWildchild
That kind of thing is not very popular around...

That kind of thing is not very popular around here, although it is available. I think it all depends on the hospital you go to. Where I gave birth, I was hooked up to the drip half-way through my...
Forum: General Knitting 08-16-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,326
Posted By MrsWildchild
I like it!

I think theme-weddings are tacky, but I must say, they pulled it off. Quite classy. But the skirt is a little "hairy" for my tastes.
Forum: The Lounge 05-25-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By MrsWildchild
It could be that the jobs were already "filled." ...

It could be that the jobs were already "filled." Sometimes that have to open it up to the public, even though they already have people selected. It could be the reference thing. I think people...
Forum: The Lounge 05-25-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By MrsWildchild
I basically said the same thing in the other...

I basically said the same thing in the other identical thread to this one.
Forum: The Lounge 05-25-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By MrsWildchild
We have a saying that says, "It takes all...

We have a saying that says, "It takes all kinds..." meaning there are all kinds of people out there, and there's not much you can do about it! Sorry to hear you had a rotten ride.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,476
Posted By MrsWildchild
I found that, with all my knitting in the...

I found that, with all my knitting in the beginning - the only way to be sure it was even was to knit it ALL tightly. But cast-on rows tend to be tight compared to the rest, because on the other...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By MrsWildchild
Question Curious about cables and charts

Just came across this pattern (http://www.canadianliving.com/crafts/knitting/knit_these_cute_baby_blocks.php) for soft baby blocks. I've never done cables before. After looking at the charts, I...
Forum: General Knitting 05-21-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,856
Posted By MrsWildchild
Yeah, I didn't really mean that $3-4 dollars per...

Yeah, I didn't really mean that $3-4 dollars per hour was exceptional or anything, just that it is better that "cents" per hour, as so many people have pointed out. Most people who don't knit have...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-20-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By MrsWildchild
I love your descriptions, although I'm afraid I...

I love your descriptions, although I'm afraid I can't help with your problem. The way you describe the basic architecture is pretty easy to understand, though. The body of your sweater is...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,856
Posted By MrsWildchild
Sounds reasonable. Trying to get money for a...

Sounds reasonable. Trying to get money for a 60-hour project would be a whole other story. Congratulations on the bun!
Forum: The Lounge 05-19-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By MrsWildchild
I have seen Bell's Palsy three times: the first,...

I have seen Bell's Palsy three times: the first, in a 60-ish co-worker. He never seemed to fully recover. I don't work with him now, though. The second time was in a young girl just before...
Forum: The Lounge 05-13-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,029
Posted By MrsWildchild
Swiffer Sweeper Vac - economical, lightweight,...

Swiffer Sweeper Vac - economical, lightweight, rechargeable, effective.
Forum: General Knitting 05-08-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,695
Posted By MrsWildchild
Clever!:rofl:

Clever!:rofl:
Forum: The Lounge 05-08-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By MrsWildchild
I know what you mean. Well, I don't have pain...

I know what you mean. Well, I don't have pain exactly, but I'm well over 30.5, and I can feel myself aging, whether it be digestive changes or fatigue from a day of work, or exaggeration of common...
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,695
Posted By MrsWildchild
I'm so jealous...

I'm so jealous...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-06-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By MrsWildchild
I believe you are correct. Maybe the reason for...

I believe you are correct. Maybe the reason for the circ is because 6" DPNs would be too short?
Forum: General Knitting 05-06-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,063
Posted By MrsWildchild
Sadly, no, I have one of those jobs that keep me...

Sadly, no, I have one of those jobs that keep me occupied 100% of the time, and I end up going home every day leaving unfinished business.

It's a joke my boss makes, though, like if he was away for...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By MrsWildchild
I've been holding off on doing a knitted...

I've been holding off on doing a knitted patchwork quilt, myself, for the same reason. I need to look at the pattern a little more closely, because I think there is a little stranding (fair isle),...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-01-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By MrsWildchild
Very chic. That one's gettin' saved for future...

Very chic. That one's gettin' saved for future reference...
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