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Forum: How-to Questions 07-02-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By Kinnexa
Question Extra stitches in magic loop

I just taught myself the magic loop :woot: and I'm busy making "sweat socks" for all my water bottles. I'm doing fine in stockinette, but whenever I try to rib I'm finding these annoying extra...
Forum: General Knitting 06-15-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,112
Posted By Kinnexa
I just bought a couple of Knitpicks Harmony tips...

I just bought a couple of Knitpicks Harmony tips and cables, and I love them! The cables are by far the best I've ever worked with - all the others I have kink something awful, even Addis, and it's a...
Forum: General Knitting 06-15-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,796
Posted By Kinnexa
I do the same thing with my row counter, except...

I do the same thing with my row counter, except it's usually sitting on the side table or in my lap somewhere until the cats bat it across the floor. I knit a lot of flat projects with circs, and of...
Forum: General Knitting 05-29-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,599
Posted By Kinnexa
Smile Well, it's nearly June and I just found my...

Well, it's nearly June and I just found my resolutions on this old thread...How are we all doing? I'm happy to report I am STILL HAVING FUN knitting. (Most of the time.) I've learned to purl :woot:...
Forum: General Knitting 05-29-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,944
Posted By Kinnexa
I knit a hat in Homespun on 10.5 circs, and I do...

I knit a hat in Homespun on 10.5 circs, and I do like the look in plain stockinette. What bothered me was all the bunching around the center string! I still have three skeins of the stuff, and I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 05-29-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Kinnexa
Yes, #3 is the one I'll probably never learn....

Yes, #3 is the one I'll probably never learn. Especially since I discovered Ravelry...

Also: It's only yarn. Have fun!
It's OK to take a break from knitting. (That's what the Internet is...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,979
Posted By Kinnexa
I wish! I knit through my lunch all the time, and...

I wish! I knit through my lunch all the time, and before going to work, and often after getting home from work, so I'm thinking about knitting at work. BUT I spend most of my workday doing data...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,713
Posted By Kinnexa
Thumbs up Sure, I have a few projects going. I'd be bored...

Sure, I have a few projects going. I'd be bored to death otherwise!

Right now I have a simple scarf on the needles for knitting during lunch hour at work, while waiting somewhere for something, and...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,599
Posted By Kinnexa
Wink 1. Keep knitting and keep enjoying it. 2. Learn...

1. Keep knitting and keep enjoying it.

2. Learn to purl.

3. Learn to make something besides scarves and hats!

4. Keep having fun knitting... (bears repeating!)

5. Use up some of MIL's stash odds...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-25-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Kinnexa
Question Dyeing & felting

In amongst the odds and ends of acrylic stuff in the stash I interited from my MIL I found a skein of '100% virgin wool'. I'd love to use it for felting something small - maybe potholders or...
Forum: The Lounge 12-23-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,189
Posted By Kinnexa
Thumbs up "My obsession aside...I saw a group on Facebook...

"My obsession aside...I saw a group on Facebook the other day that was "Its Merry Christmas, Not Happy Holidays"....
That kinda bugged me...this whole debate about which is appropriate to...
Forum: The Lounge 12-23-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,189
Posted By Kinnexa
You reminded me of the December I spent in...

You reminded me of the December I spent in Hallmark hell...I worked at a fairly nice bookstore, but being in charge of all the Hallmark CRAP I had to put together their horrible ornament displays. I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-21-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,283
Posted By Kinnexa
Smile I'm there too

I've been knitting garter-stitch scarves and simple hats, and having a lot of fun. I knit to relax and while I'm eating, watching TV, waiting at the mechanic's, and so on, so I prefer the simple...
Forum: General Knitting 12-21-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,714
Posted By Kinnexa
I've been knitting since June and I want to buy...

I've been knitting since June and I want to buy everything...even though I really need to practice a lot more first. I'm trying very hard to buy yarn only when I have a project I'm ready to start, or...
Forum: General Knitting 12-14-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,707
Posted By Kinnexa
Not creepy at all! Much nicer than having a bag...

Not creepy at all! Much nicer than having a bag made of dead cow...! I have saved locks of fur from all my dearly departed kitties and plan to turn them into some sort of framed keepsake or whatnot....
Forum: General Knitting 12-06-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,225
Posted By Kinnexa
I hear you...I try to knit while I eat lunch at...

I hear you...I try to knit while I eat lunch at work, but lately I've been eating while I work! The only time I had to knit all week was at the mechanic's waiting for my car. I guess I'll get another...
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,766
Posted By Kinnexa
Smile Nice design, except for the bullseye. It's always...

Nice design, except for the bullseye. It's always open season on something here in Maine, and you can't be too careful!!

As for the great butt debate, hey, you may as well love what you have. Why...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Kinnexa
Talking Well, I spent some time trimming the fur off the...

Well, I spent some time trimming the fur off the ends and they do indeed weave in nicely. I'm very pleased! I think it's worth the trouble for this project at least. BUT...next time I'll put a...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,009
Posted By Kinnexa
I've had good luck with an eBay online store...

I've had good luck with an eBay online store called Toadal Discount Yarn--reasonable shipping costs and very fast, and a great selection.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Kinnexa
I may do just that, although the ends I've...

I may do just that, although the ends I've already tried weaving in are pretty obvious--big and lumpy, and because both yarns I'm using are variegated, the color changes really show up.

I might try...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,710
Posted By Kinnexa
Smile I love circs, too...I inherited some really long...

I love circs, too...I inherited some really long straights from my MIL and don't know what to do with the knob end--it keeps getting in my way. (I rest the end on my leg too, which pretty much can't...
Forum: General Knitting 11-09-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,497
Posted By Kinnexa
Thumbs up I voted early (3 weeks early!) and wished I'd...

I voted early (3 weeks early!) and wished I'd brought knitting...I had to wait half an hour to get my ballot!

I did knit my way through election returns on CNN. I thought for sure I'd finish my hat...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kinnexa
I just did this too, and it worked! My boss was...

I just did this too, and it worked! My boss was charmed by the little hat I made for the baby he's making. (I'll post a photo at some point.)

Remember, it's only yarn! Have fun! :happydance:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Kinnexa
Question Weaving in ends of eyelash yarn

OK, I figured out how to deal with knitting random, thin stripes of eyelash yarn in my Boku (worsted weight) garter stitch scarf. Thanks for all the help with that! Counting makes a big...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-04-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Kinnexa
"Like yarn size (check out the Craft Yarn Council...

"Like yarn size (check out the Craft Yarn Council page..)
yarn can be very fine (lace weight), fine (baby or fingering) medium (sports or DK) Medium (worsted) chunky, or bulky
-in guy terms, think of...
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