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Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-21-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,342
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I live in Oakland. (But I'm still a Chiefs fan!)...

I live in Oakland. (But I'm still a Chiefs fan!)
We have family coming here from OP tomorrow. They're ready to enjoy a break in Summer heat and humidity for a few days. But, they're a little...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-12-2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,342
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Can I be a virtual member of this KS clan? I'm an...

Can I be a virtual member of this KS clan? I'm an OP native who was transplanted to the Bay Area 7 years ago. I was back in KC a week ago...to experience heat, humidity and lots of rain. (So, OK...I...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-17-2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I'm in the process of making my very first sock...

I'm in the process of making my very first sock (can't even call it a pair...yet) and I am using Silver's Amazing Tutorial.

I'm about to start Step Nine (The toes). So, as a very newbie socker,...
Forum: General Knitting 06-02-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By Merry Stitcher
There are lots of stores in the area. Check out...

There are lots of stores in the area. Check out the United States Yarn Store Map (http://knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9947&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=map&start=0) in...
Forum: General Knitting 04-22-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,250
Posted By Merry Stitcher
OMG! This is 10 minutes from my house. I'm...

OMG! This is 10 minutes from my house. I'm grabbing my credit card and my keys, and off I go!

Happy Saturday!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-20-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Sounds like you figured it out. But, here's a...

Sounds like you figured it out. But, here's a resource that might be helpful.
Here's a link (http://diynet.com/diy/na_knitting/article/0,2025,DIY_14141_3613634,00.html) to a page about an episode...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2006, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,097
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Lots of variables in that question. It all...

Lots of variables in that question. It all depends on the gauge of the yarn, size of needles, and -- of course -- the size and complexity of the sweater. Add to that how much time you make...
Forum: General Knitting 02-01-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,996
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Sundays would be my preference....less traffic to...

Sundays would be my preference....less traffic to deal with, wherever we go.

But, I could make a weeknight work, too.

Looking forward to it!

Mary
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,996
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Count me in. I live in Oakland...close to...

Count me in. I live in Oakland...close to Berkeley. And, Vallejo isn't far!

And, I know there are other Bay Area knitters here.

It sounds great!

Mary
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,323
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Knit a sweater in a day? I've been thinking...

Knit a sweater in a day? I've been thinking about it.

I tried to imagine a day where I didn't go to work, eat, sleep, shower or pee, go online (including KH), go anywhere else, do anything else but...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-06-2005, 01:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,802
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I'm a little late to the game, but I've made this...

I'm a little late to the game, but I've made this wrap. As you've discovered, the stitch -- which I've yet to see anywhere else - is, thankfully, described in the pattern.

The wrap is wonderful,...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-03-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,359
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I did an elongated scarf with a ribbon yarn. It...

I did an elongated scarf with a ribbon yarn. It was great.
Go for it!
Forum: General Knitting 10-28-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,961
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I recently discovered Aquaphor...

I recently discovered Aquaphor (http://www.aquaphorhealing.com/). It's perfect for soothing "winter knitters hands" (and heels!). I found it in my grocery store's "health and beauty" aisle. So, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Pattern? Who needs a pattern? ;) There's a...

Pattern? Who needs a pattern?
;)
There's a great yardage estimator here...
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,466
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Piling on the bandwagon...this one looks fun!...

Piling on the bandwagon...this one looks fun!

1) How long have you been knitting? 9 months....geez, I could have had a baby by now!

2) What inspired you to learn? I was a machine quilter who was...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-09-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By Merry Stitcher
My first sweater was this...

My first sweater was this (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/PATT3xchic.html) V-Neck sweater. I learned a lot about decreases (some go to the left and others go to the right) by watching the KH...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2005, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I thought I was the only one: I'm a continental...

I thought I was the only one: I'm a continental knitter who throws, too! I think it started when I was working on big needles with chunky yarn...wanted to make sure the yarn "made it" around. And,...
Forum: General Knitting 05-10-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,467
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Suzie - I hope you had success. I just...

Suzie -

I hope you had success. I just returned this afternoon from my first knitting flight. I, too, had been nervous about taking my needles on a trip. I bought bamboo circulars just for the...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-01-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,604
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I'm making my maiden circular knitting voyage,...

I'm making my maiden circular knitting voyage, too! I'm working on the Quaker Ribbed Bottom Hat, which is on the Free Patterns - Hats page of this site. You don't even need to use DPNs on this...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-13-2005, 11:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 60,874
Posted By Merry Stitcher
OMG! Didn't mean to cause quite so much trouble....

OMG! Didn't mean to cause quite so much trouble. The image was linked to my blog, which is on blogger, which is quite unreliable these days. Sorry!

Plus, I now see that posting attachments is a...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-10-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 60,874
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Here's my contribution to the Elongated Scarf...

Here's my contribution to the Elongated Scarf Club.
It's made out of Plymouth Yarn's "Eros Extreme" -- very ribbony -- and it's only 8 stitches wide. It's lightweight, perfect for Spring!

Thanks...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-10-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,555
Posted By Merry Stitcher
I found my lifeline! Kelly, thanks for the video...

I found my lifeline!

Kelly, thanks for the video reminder. I thought I had watched them all, but no! I had missed the lifeline instructions. I just put one in my work, and I'm feeling so much...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-10-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,555
Posted By Merry Stitcher
How to fix mistakes in a Mock Turkish Stitch

Help!!!!!

I'm working on my first non-scarf project -- a "wrap" (which I realize is really just big scarf!). I'm using Tokyo yarn (very fun) and am a little freaked out that I have 8 skeins of the...
Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2005, 12:02 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 28,442
Posted By Merry Stitcher
False. I haven't turned a page of Janet...

False. I haven't turned a page of Janet Evanovich, but I have a good friend who is an avid fan. It sounds as if it's time to check her out!

TPBM has at least one cat.....who loves to hang around...
Forum: General Knitting 04-04-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7,442
Views: 1,427,248
Posted By Merry Stitcher
Greetings, I've been a "lurker" here for awhile...

Greetings,

I've been a "lurker" here for awhile (downloading and replaying many of Amy's wonderful videos) and a newbie knitter. Love the site and this delightful community.

I'm an obsessive...
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