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Forum: Pattern Central 06-06-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By adichappo
How cute! It dose make me hungry for corn on the...

How cute! It dose make me hungry for corn on the cob nown though. :teehee:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By adichappo
REALLY HEAVY! To the point that I was really...

REALLY HEAVY! To the point that I was really stuggling to flip in over to knit/purl the next line in the end. I haven't weighed it yet, but to pick it up feels like it's at least as heavy as one of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-02-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By adichappo
We've tried those anti-cat sprays on other areas...

We've tried those anti-cat sprays on other areas that we didn't want the cats to scratch (i.e. the couch) but they just ignored it, as cats do.
Forum: The Lounge 06-01-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,008
Posted By adichappo
I recently found out that one of my all time...

I recently found out that one of my all time favourite authors, Brian Jacques, died...three years ago (how I missed that, I have no idea). In honour of him, I'm catching up on the final three Redwall...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By adichappo
Thanks for the kind words and blocking/ not...

Thanks for the kind words and blocking/ not blocking advice. I am, however facing another quandary. Where to put said blanket where my cats won't pull it :doh: :teehee:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By adichappo
My Blanket Is Done!!!!

3 months, three sets of circular needles and I lost count of how many skeins of yarn my Union Flag blanket is FINALLY done!:woohoo:...
Forum: The Lounge 04-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By adichappo
knitting, only because the only thing i have ever...

knitting, only because the only thing i have ever crochetted was the border on a scarf. Would like to do more..eventually...when I get through all my knitting projects...sometime.........:knitting:...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By adichappo
Knitting backwards?

Is knitting backwards a thing? I saw one video tutorial, I'm not sure if it's really what I'm looking for. Basically, I think knitting my blanket would be much easier if I didn't have to flip the...
Forum: The Lounge 04-17-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By adichappo
:roflhard: That's great!!

:roflhard:
That's great!!
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By adichappo
2,3 4, and 5 all the time, esp 2. The worst is...

2,3 4, and 5 all the time, esp 2. The worst is when I sit down to knit at night and pour myself a glass of wine. The wine will sit untouched for hours until i remember it's there.

As far as cats,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-15-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,902
Posted By adichappo
That's a beautiful shawl, Jan! Now you can walk...

That's a beautiful shawl, Jan! Now you can walk around looking like Lady Cora :)
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By adichappo
I do the exact same thing as Jan. It hides the...

I do the exact same thing as Jan. It hides the tail very well.

Welcome to Knitting Help - you're in good hands here. :cool:
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By adichappo
I starting knitting about 2 years ago because I...

I starting knitting about 2 years ago because I wanted a proper replica of Tom Baker's huge scarf that he wears in Doctor Who. I didn't like any of the ones you could buy on-line. Then I found ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,388
Posted By adichappo
Thanks! It's just over half done.

Thanks! It's just over half done.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,388
Posted By adichappo
Week 6 progress...

Week 6 progress picture:
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff197/adichappo/Mobile%20Uploads/BF17980A-DA75-4477-A382-D3D39DE29C07.jpg

Also, if anyone else is interested in knitting this blanket,...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-04-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By adichappo
Good luck! It sounds like your off to a great...

Good luck! It sounds like your off to a great start! :)
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By adichappo
I also save the spare buttons that come with...

I also save the spare buttons that come with shirts. I've also noticed something else. Many of the new, wool knit sweaters that I buy at the stores will come with about 6 inches of spare yarn. What...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-04-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,388
Posted By adichappo
Oh boy...between you guys and all my husband's...

Oh boy...between you guys and all my husband's family who will want one I'll be knitting these til the end of days!! :roflhard:

It's actually really relaxing knitting something this big. I've timed...
Forum: General Knitting 04-02-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By adichappo
I currently knitting a blanket with Lion Brand...

I currently knitting a blanket with Lion Brand Hometown USA - which i'm pretty sure is super bulky. It's alright and reasonably inexpensive, but the blankent is a bit stiff and not as soft as I would...
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By adichappo
Right now I have all my yarn in a tall basket i...

Right now I have all my yarn in a tall basket i found at Target. That's all my extra yarn that is. And they are piled to the top of the basket!
The 24 skeins I currently have on hand for my blanket...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-30-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By adichappo
Thanks so much. Since we received an unexpected 6...

Thanks so much. Since we received an unexpected 6 inches of snow last night (Spring? what Spring?) I thought today would a great day to stay in and have just finished weaving the whole first half....
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By adichappo
What's the best way to weave these ends?

I'm nearly 1/2 way through my blanket and thought I should clean up all the loose ends so far. What would be the best way to weave them? Up the colour seams or up and down the rows? This is what it...
Forum: The Lounge 03-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,551
Posted By adichappo
I've always had cats, although I've always wanted...

I've always had cats, although I've always wanted a huskey. Meet my kids, Fred and George (George is the one on top with is paw over his brother). :) :heart: and yes, they are named after the Harry...
Forum: The Lounge 03-27-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By adichappo
You're lucky. The closest IKEA to me 2 1/2 hr...

You're lucky. The closest IKEA to me 2 1/2 hr drive (one way) and in another country. :zombie:

Sound like you are making some great progress! I hope you post some pictures when it's done. :)
Forum: The Lounge 03-26-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By adichappo
That's a great article!! Thanks usamacka! It...

That's a great article!! Thanks usamacka!

It explains a lot now. The day after I started my first knitting project a few years ago, i really wanted to call in from my (very stressfull) job and knit...
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