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Forum: General Knitting 03-04-2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,778
Posted By knittingdoula
I remember, too, the mood swings that accompanied...

I remember, too, the mood swings that accompanied co-sleeping and nursing. Some days, you're just so Zen as a mother. You're on top of your game, snuggling with your babies and feeling great.

Then...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,713
Posted By knittingdoula
If I was opening a yarn store, I would talk to...

If I was opening a yarn store, I would talk to tons of other LYS owners who have been down the road before and could offer advice.

It's all nice and good to posit what we would offer, but speaking...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By knittingdoula
Cristy - Is there a La Leche League chapter in...

Cristy -

Is there a La Leche League chapter in your area? Sometimes those mamas have tons of expertise in baby wearing. I have used the sling and the Japanese style wraps and was basically happy...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 05:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,778
Posted By knittingdoula
I think it's important to explore your feelings...

I think it's important to explore your feelings about why you want the switch. There's a big difference between wanting to do it because YOU want it, and wanting it because you're getting messages...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,372
Posted By knittingdoula
I have the book and am generally pleased with it....

I have the book and am generally pleased with it. Lots of wonderful ideas, for sure.

However, if you're looking for a specific toe-up pattern, I think there are none better than Wendy Johnson's...
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,632
Posted By knittingdoula
I say put it aside, then wait until you have...

I say put it aside, then wait until you have other sock yarns and make a Log Cabin blanket a la Mason Dixon. Wendy Johnson is also doing one on her blog, albeit slowly.

Cute socks, btw. Nice work!
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By knittingdoula
Buy one skein, and do a generous swatch before...

Buy one skein, and do a generous swatch before committing the to the big purchase. Include a cable or two, and you'll definitely see if you like it. Boring advice, I know, but it might save you a...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,501
Posted By knittingdoula
Yes, I remember Debbie Bliss touting in her books...

Yes, I remember Debbie Bliss touting in her books how the Cashmerino was a "luxury mix" of wool, cashmere and microfiber. Weeeeelllll, ok. I guess. But I really don't think she's fooling anyone. ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,948
Posted By knittingdoula
At the risk of being a real mood killer, may I...

At the risk of being a real mood killer, may I point out that the model herself is not visibly pregnant? It's a cute sweater, I suppose, but I think it might look quite ridiculous on a woman...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 01-27-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,585
Posted By knittingdoula
*bump*

*bump*
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 01-24-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,585
Posted By knittingdoula
For Sale: Socks That Rock Lightweight Sock Yarn

Hi all -

I'm selling 1 skein of Socks That Rock Lightweight sock yarn in the X-Mas Rock colorway. It's already been wound into 2 equal balls. As all you sock fanatics know, STR is a wonderful,...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,953
Posted By knittingdoula
I was waiting for this issue to come out to...

I was waiting for this issue to come out to finally see Eunny Jang's Fair Isle. I wasn't disappointed. I would, however, tweak the color scheme a bit if I chose to do the project. Pretty advanced...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By knittingdoula
Dishcloths and Knitpicks Shine

Hi all.

I've been knitting some dishcloths a la Mason Dixon, and bought some Peaches n' Cream for the project. However, I also have some worsted weight Shine on hand that I could use as well. ...
Forum: General Knitting 10-31-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,514
Posted By knittingdoula
Hi all. As a cloth diapering mother myself and a...

Hi all. As a cloth diapering mother myself and a knitter, I've made many pairs of longies. If you're new to soaker and longie knitting, please save yourself a tremendous amount of trouble and...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-26-2006, 03:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,816
Posted By knittingdoula
Lace pattern and variegated yarn

Hi all. So right now, I'm working on the Kiri shawl and LOVING it. Working with Kidsilk Haze, once I got used to checking and rechecking my work to ensure no nasty little suprises, is even okay.

I...
Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,442
Posted By knittingdoula
I never thought I would see the day when my two...

I never thought I would see the day when my two passions, homebirth and knitting, would come together in one tv episode. Amazing!!! :)

Alison
(Due to homebirth in April and who will probably knit...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By knittingdoula
THANK YOU to the two previous posters who posted...

THANK YOU to the two previous posters who posted regarding heart disease and other killers of women.

My mother had breast cancer, so of course I'm really glad to see awareness out there. And I...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2006, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,625
Posted By knittingdoula
Rebecca, I thought of you when I made the name...

Rebecca, I thought of you when I made the name and hoped it wouldn't be a problem.

The greenery idea was mine, thank you for all the compliments. I wanted to post the original picture to give you...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,625
Posted By knittingdoula
My business and logo

Hi everyone. Since getting hired on by Hancock Fabrics to teach courses, I've been busy knitting samples, making a website, ordering business cards and composing class supply lists. It's been a bit...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2006, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By knittingdoula
Kiri Shawl and Kidsilk Haze

Well, I'm in the middle of ripping 3 rows of the Kiri shawl due to missing a yarn over. If there's anything more fun than ripping out 3 rows of mohair, I'm not sure what it is, though I suppose...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-19-2006, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,190
Posted By knittingdoula
With all the nastiness that went on at the last...

With all the nastiness that went on at the last big knitting show re: her Cashmerino line possibly not having any cashmere in it, Ms. Bliss might have some explaining to do .... I'll withhold...
Forum: General Knitting 10-11-2006, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By knittingdoula
I'm sure the quilting community has been very...

I'm sure the quilting community has been very busy making quilts for the ladies as well.
Forum: General Knitting 10-05-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By knittingdoula
I was hired as a knitting instructor at Hancocks!

Hi all. The other day, I went to Hancock Fabrics (like JoAnn's) to pick up some denim patches. I happened to ask if they offer knitting courses, and they said no, but that they're always getting...
Forum: General Knitting 09-22-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By knittingdoula
Yes, I agree with you. Thank you so much for...

Yes, I agree with you. Thank you so much for taking the time for the post!

Alison
Forum: General Knitting 09-22-2006, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,093
Posted By knittingdoula
Fair Isle gauge and Addi needles vs. Inox

Hi all.

So I'm knitting a baby Dale of Norway sweater for my little girl, and made a gauge swatch using a circular Inox (not Express) needle. It was 8 st/inch, just what the pattern called for. ...
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