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Forum: The Lounge 10-14-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By nicolejc83
You should also remember to be prepared. You...

You should also remember to be prepared. You should have winter gear in your car that will enable you to walk a mile comfortably. Hat coat gloves socks ect...... It should all be within reach of...
Forum: The Lounge 10-14-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By nicolejc83
I don't use one but most of my older family...

I don't use one but most of my older family members do and they have found great relief. My dad thought it was a racket too, until he got his. Worth every penny if you ask him.
Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,500
Posted By nicolejc83
Its not even the issue of bullying a special...

Its not even the issue of bullying a special needs child, any grown person who bullies a CHILD for any reason deserves to be strung up by their armpit hairs and taunted for the size of their brain....
Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By nicolejc83
Things you thought men didn't use

My husband lays claim to all of my old pantyhose. He uses them to cover the scope on his gun to protect the lense, uses old knee high for his own feet when he goes hiking to protect against blisters...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-03-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,343
Posted By nicolejc83
Um Yeah My list is way long

Lets see I have decided to knit or crochet everyone's christmas presents this year so I have no time for halloweeny type things.
This is just the start of the list
Hat and socks for sis in law- all I...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-01-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
This morning there is one and a half inches of...

This morning there is one and a half inches of snow outside and it reminded me I needed to say thank you to everyone making mittens and hats for the kids. I am sure they will love them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-01-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
As of this morning there is one and a half inches...

As of this morning there is one and a half inches of snow on the ground outside my front door. I wanted to give a big thanks to everyone who made mittens and hats for the head start...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-29-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
Its nearing the end of the month and I have made...

Its nearing the end of the month and I have made one pair of mittens with two more sets on the needles. I would love to put pics online but my silly camera won't work. Just wondering where everyone...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-18-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
Those mittens are awesome!

Those mittens are awesome!
Forum: The Lounge 09-18-2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolejc83
I can't believe so many people don't make their...

I can't believe so many people don't make their own bread. I buy my sandwich bread a lot but I never buy dinner rolls or french bread. Its five ingredients mix water flour yeast sugar and butter...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-18-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
Those hats are great! Where did you find the...

Those hats are great! Where did you find the pattern for the ribbed ones?
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-14-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
I don't know about canada, the one in the us is...

I don't know about canada, the one in the us is run by the federal government so I don't think they would have the same program in canada.
Forum: The Lounge 09-14-2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,772
Posted By nicolejc83
I remember when my mom was on bedrest after back...

I remember when my mom was on bedrest after back surgery last year. It was friggen awful taking care of that woman because she would not keep her butt in bed. I would spend all day there, helping...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-14-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
Lisa is the best. Any toddler size pattern...

Lisa is the best.
Any toddler size pattern should work. 3-5 year range.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-05-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
4 1/2 in wrist to fingertip 4 1/2 wrist...

4 1/2 in wrist to fingertip
4 1/2 wrist cicumference
1 1/2 inches thumb length
2 1/2 inches palm width

Actual measurements from my four year old

hope that helps
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-04-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
BTW, my four year old is a little on the small...

BTW, my four year old is a little on the small side and the mittens I made the first time are a little to big for her both in the wrist and the hand, I would say 8-9 inches cuff to tip for a 3 year...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-04-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
The mittens I made to fit my four year old...

The mittens I made to fit my four year old measure 6.5 inches cuff to tip, however I would add another three-four inches to the cuff, which is what I am doing with the second pair. You might try...
Forum: The Lounge 09-04-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By nicolejc83
you might also try baking soda

you might also try baking soda
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-03-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
OMG now that I re-read my post it sounds awfully...

OMG now that I re-read my post it sounds awfully snarky and it was not meant that way. It was only meant as a min ifomercial on what is going on around these parts.
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-03-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
Awesome idea! I'm just curious about children who...

Awesome idea! I'm just curious about children who live in Alaska and have no mittens or hats? I'm not knocking anything but that seems odd to me.



Many people in alaska live below or so near the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-03-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
Well, I just frogged my second pair of mittens,...

Well, I just frogged my second pair of mittens, egads whisper yarn is a bear doubled up and I just kept loosing track. So now I am balling up a hank of cascadia heathers 220 to make ds a pair of...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-03-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
I just put two backward loops on my needle and...

I just put two backward loops on my needle and then knit around. hope that helps
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-03-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
So many of the kids go without the bare...

So many of the kids go without the bare necessaties it is scary. They need everything for winter, but I thought that hats and mittens would be an awfully good start! :woot:
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-03-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,297
Posted By nicolejc83
I thought I would add a couple of things. The...

I thought I would add a couple of things. The kids are 3,4 and 5 years old and would love anything in a wool acrylic blend. Also if time is an issue there is a pattern here that knits up awfully...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-03-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,154
Posted By nicolejc83
Karina, it is like you were reading my mind. I...

Karina, it is like you were reading my mind. I am definitly going to have to make another pair for her as they were very thin. I was thinking of using a bulky yarn or just worsted but making a...
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