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Forum: General Knitting 08-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By sakura-panda
The interesting thing about Hobby Lobby is that...

The interesting thing about Hobby Lobby is that they are in an area that we only go to on Sundays -- it is near the restaurant that MIL likes to go for lunch after church. I hear wonderful things...
Forum: General Knitting 08-14-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By sakura-panda
Thanks for all the recommendations! :thumbsup:...

Thanks for all the recommendations! :thumbsup:

Personally, I don't care for Peaches & Cream -- I avoid it the same way many people avoid Red Heart Super Saver (which I actually don't mind using). I...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
Thanks for the update, Susan! :thumbsup:

Thanks for the update, Susan! :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By sakura-panda
LOL Looking it up yourself was certainly better...

LOL Looking it up yourself was certainly better than going along with my "I don't know but here is some not quite relevant information" answer. :roflhard: I'm glad you figured it out!
Forum: General Knitting 08-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By sakura-panda
The idea is that thread and yarn are thread and...

The idea is that thread and yarn are thread and yarn, no matter what they are called, and that if one can be used for knitting or crocheting, then it can also be used for the other. :thumbsup:

I...
Forum: The Lounge 08-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By sakura-panda
I already watched it -- it is available on Starz...

I already watched it -- it is available on Starz On Demand so I downloaded it to my DVR earlier this week. I saved it so that I can watch it again and apparently, DH has also started watching it --...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-06-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
Glad to hear it arrived safely! I forgot to take...

Glad to hear it arrived safely!

I forgot to take a picture of it before I sent it, so here is a picture of the yarn that was leftover. :teehee:...
Forum: General Knitting 08-05-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By sakura-panda
Recommendation Request: Yarn for Dishcloths

Looking for a not "Kitchen Cotton" yarn recommendation.

My daughter (7 years old) learned to knit a couple of weekends ago, at the Detroit MakerFaire (http://www.makerfairedetroit.com/about/) -- we...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-04-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
Lists are fun! :roflhard: Let's see: TBD: 1....

Lists are fun! :roflhard:

Let's see:

TBD:
1. Kari/kdodge8 <-- Currently Knitting
2. Janice/Woofens
3. Susan/susauehl
4. Mary Ann/salmonmac
5. Katie/sakurapanda
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
How does this look? Morning Meadow 1....

How does this look?

Morning Meadow
1. Katie/sakurapanda
2. Susan/susauehl
3. Janis/Woofens
4. Mary Ann/salmonmac
5. Kari/kdodge8

College Years:
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
Thanks; my youngest graduated from Young 5s this...

Thanks; my youngest graduated from Young 5s this year and he starts Kindergarten in the fall. :pout:

Let's see if this works -- presenting Muddy Paws! :yay:...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-31-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
College Years sounds like fun! My college colors...

College Years sounds like fun! My college colors were blue and gold, same as my high school. :teehee:

Gratuitous graduation photo :roflhard:
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
I finished my section of the new blanket!...

I finished my section of the new blanket! :knitting:

Susan -- do you still want it? Are you ready for it? :thumbsup:
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-28-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
Okay, I found my list and it turns out to be...

Okay, I found my list and it turns out to be complete. I thought that since the last snuggle recorded was from May 2013 that it was an old list, but a quick review of the thread show me there hasn't...
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By sakura-panda
You could knit a sampler afghan. When I learned...

You could knit a sampler afghan. When I learned to knit, my teacher told me that when she first learned, she bought a book with sample stitches and made squares of each stitch for practice, that she...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-08-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
I've started a new snuggle, but for the most...

I've started a new snuggle, but for the most part, it's just sitting there. I look at it now and then and think I should finish it -- it has about two inches completed. :blush: I took it with me to...
Forum: The Lounge 06-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,821
Posted By sakura-panda
I'm reading that one too! I'm enjoying it very...

I'm reading that one too! I'm enjoying it very much so far. I'm also listening to Drums of Autumn (book 4) in the car but they are far enough apart (and I've read it enough times) that it isn't...
Forum: Charity Knitting 06-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
Yay! I'll start! :knitting: I've lost my...

Yay! I'll start! :knitting:

I've lost my donation tracking spreadsheet; I think I have it on one of my cloud storage sites, but I can't access them from work anymore and can't check to see who has...
Forum: Charity Knitting 06-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
How is everyone doing? Are we ready to start a...

How is everyone doing? Are we ready to start a round of signups for a new blanket? :knitting:
Forum: The Lounge 06-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,821
Posted By sakura-panda
I don't carry one book around; I leave books in...

I don't carry one book around; I leave books in the places I'm most likely to be reading. :blush:

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Currently...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-29-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
UPDATE! I am still sitting on Muddy Paws but...

UPDATE!




I am still sitting on Muddy Paws but it should be in the mail tomorrow. :blush:
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-27-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
"Muddy Paws" is ready to go out....

"Muddy Paws" is ready to go out. :)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3717/14096775918_43a1439afa.jpg
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,591
Posted By sakura-panda
I bought a skein of yarn yesterday and have...

I bought a skein of yarn yesterday and have paired it up with one out of my stash (I use these blankets as an excuse to buy yarn. :teehee: ) I only have a few rows done; my method of finding the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By sakura-panda
I was at the store yesterday and picked out the...

I was at the store yesterday and picked out the satin binding to use; they weren't on sale and I didn't have a coupon, so I didn't get any, but I was curious about colors.

Mostly, I was picking...
Forum: General Knitting 05-20-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By sakura-panda
Blocking and adding a garter-stitch border sound...

Blocking and adding a garter-stitch border sound like good ideas -- then I can use whatever pattern on the blanket and still have an even and consistent edge to sew on. Thanks!
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