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Forum: General Knitting 12-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ShanaHoo
Man, how many times does she have that yarn...

Man, how many times does she have that yarn wrapped around her finger, 5? 6? What kind of tension...?!

Also, insert double entendre about being tightly wound here?
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,767
Posted By ShanaHoo
Good for you ladies! I've used Mosaic once, the...

Good for you ladies! I've used Mosaic once, the colors were gorgeous I'll agree with that but I thought it was super difficult to work with, especially when I had to sew in the ends.


.... and...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,767
Posted By ShanaHoo
Knitting from Virginia, here! Started about 6ish...

Knitting from Virginia, here! Started about 6ish years ago.

So, for those of us that aren't participating in the KAL, what are you knitting tonight? I'll be finishing the 2nd sleeve on my...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 18,767
Posted By ShanaHoo
I am so glad I remembered to come here and check...

I am so glad I remembered to come here and check about this, it has become my favorite NYE tradition! Watching my boyfriend (FiancÚ as of this summer, finally after 7 years, WOOP WOOP) play video...
Forum: The Lounge 05-18-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,187
Posted By ShanaHoo
I made a diaper cake for a baby shower we threw...

I made a diaper cake for a baby shower we threw at work. The most amazing part of diaper cakes, for me, is how much stuff is on them. Can you believe I used about 120 size 1 and 2 diapers! It...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,872
Posted By ShanaHoo
I've seen a bunch of t-shirt yarn projects on...

I've seen a bunch of t-shirt yarn projects on Pinterest, maybe you can find some ideas there.
Forum: General Knitting 05-17-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,715
Posted By ShanaHoo
I also use circular needles for everything. It...

I also use circular needles for everything. It is much easier on the wrists. Knitting in public with them is funny because most non-knitters have never seen them before and are very confused, lol. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-16-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By ShanaHoo
Thanks, ladies! I hate taking pictures so I was...

Thanks, ladies! I hate taking pictures so I was just kind of goofing around and said, "You know, when ever I look up patterns they always have the models in these crazy poses where they are looking...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-15-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By ShanaHoo
FO: Audrey In Unst

I've been kind of MIA lately... we FINALLY got busy at work, after about 2 months of moving complications, which means less knitting time.

During that time, I completed one of my New Year's...
Forum: General Knitting 03-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By ShanaHoo
It's possible! We are very lucky that our program...

It's possible! We are very lucky that our program is productive and successful, so we get funding from many sources.

I really love my job. All I ever wanted was to have my own little bench in a lab...
Forum: The Lounge 03-02-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By ShanaHoo
I am just going to go ahead and take credit for...

I am just going to go ahead and take credit for this, haha! I taught one of the girls I work with how to knit last week, and convinced her to join Ravelry! Maybe she was #2,000,000? Now I'm trying...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By ShanaHoo
Sorry for the late reply, it was a busy week. I...

Sorry for the late reply, it was a busy week. I work in an HIV vaccine research lab! My group does genetic analysis of the HIV genome to study how the virus changes over the course of infection,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By ShanaHoo
I hate when people say that! And it's always the...

I hate when people say that! And it's always the non-knitters, my boyfriend (we own a home together), my sister, my BFF. They just don't understand!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-02-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,905
Posted By ShanaHoo
Very nice! I feel a little hypontized after...

Very nice! I feel a little hypontized after staring at it for too long... :eyes:
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By ShanaHoo
Working! This is exciting, because we haven't...

Working! This is exciting, because we haven't really had any work to do for two weeks. Today, working meant defrosting 4 -80 degrees Celcius freezers. All of my fingers are frost bitten! No...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-24-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By ShanaHoo
What a wonderful problem to have! PS- Cute...

What a wonderful problem to have!

PS- Cute vest, ArtLady!
Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By ShanaHoo
[QUOTE=ArtLady1981;1343336]It really is best to...

[QUOTE=ArtLady1981;1343336]It really is best to start and finish KNITTED GARMENTS one at a time, for shore! [QUOTE]

I am only now starting to get into knitting garments (starting my second sweater...
Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By ShanaHoo
This is COMPLETELY off-topic, but I ALWAYS read...

This is COMPLETELY off-topic, but I ALWAYS read your username as GrumpyGrampa. I think it is because my Gramma is incredibly sweet 100% of the time but my Grampa is a grumpy old man (I always think...
Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By ShanaHoo
Perhaps it is just in my nature to be difficult,...

Perhaps it is just in my nature to be difficult, but I seem to only be in luuuurve :inlove: with the discontinued colors! KP Catalog, you are such a dirty tease!
Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By ShanaHoo
I seem to definitely be in the minority of this...

I seem to definitely be in the minority of this post, but I hate working on more than one project at the same time! I am very progress driven and I just don't make enough progress if I am bouncing...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,207
Posted By ShanaHoo
Another vote for Simply Soft. I have used it...

Another vote for Simply Soft. I have used it for... almost every project I've ever knit or crocheted. I think the neons feel a little... plastic-y is the only way I can describe it, but the deeper...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By ShanaHoo
I once tried to swatch a project and got that...

I once tried to swatch a project and got that same gauge on 4 different size needles. :wall: Most frustrating day of my knittin' life!
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,837
Posted By ShanaHoo
We are having a really slow couple of weeks at...

We are having a really slow couple of weeks at work, since we have had to relocate. I mean REALLY SLOW. I mean so slow that at 9:30am we start asking if it is lunch time yet because that is the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By ShanaHoo
Just bumped it to the top of the "How To" forum...

Just bumped it to the top of the "How To" forum for you!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-04-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By ShanaHoo
*Bump*

*Bump*
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