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Forum: General Knitting 09-30-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,787
Posted By msoebel
Thank you. My husband is a youth pastor and...

Thank you. My husband is a youth pastor and accidentally said it during a sermon once. It's stuck with me ever since.
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By msoebel
Charts are read from the right?!?

WHAT?!:hair:

How badly do you think this will affect my pattern? It's a cable pattern for a fingerless mitt.

Am I completely screwed? I'm on row 32 of the pattern repeat. I don't WANT to frog...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,787
Posted By msoebel
Never mind...it means "slip marker". I figured...

Never mind...it means "slip marker". I figured it out. And that is fortunately what I did.
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,787
Posted By msoebel
What does "SM" mean?

I am working on some fingerless mitts from one of the Stitch n Bitch books. I am on the finger gussett, and one of the commands is to SM.

WHAT DOES SM MEAN?

TIA.
Forum: General Knitting 05-05-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By msoebel
But if it was the silent car, would it have been...

But if it was the silent car, would it have been against the rules to explain that?

Some people need to drink their coffee before they get to work.
Forum: General Knitting 05-01-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,654
Posted By msoebel
Paper isn't much better than platic bags. It...

Paper isn't much better than platic bags.

It takes more than four times as much energy to make a paper bag as it does a plastic one; paper does not break down in landfills at that much of a higher...
Forum: The Lounge 04-28-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,782
Posted By msoebel
I am very sorry to hear all this. My prayers...

I am very sorry to hear all this.

My prayers are with you.
Forum: General Knitting 04-25-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,678
Posted By msoebel
Basically a prayer shawl is a shawl or wrap given...

Basically a prayer shawl is a shawl or wrap given to someone else who might need a little encouragement, a little love or some prayer/healing energy. If's not about the religious beliefs of either...
Forum: General Knitting 04-24-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,891
Posted By msoebel
I made my dd a sweater that she loves. Actually,...

I made my dd a sweater that she loves. Actually, since then, I have made her several things because she appreciates them soooo much. There is a moment of pure pride on my part when my little girl...
Forum: The Lounge 04-23-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By msoebel
What breed(s) of dog? Some breeds are naturally...

What breed(s) of dog? Some breeds are naturally more hyperactive.

Which is why we WON'T be getting the Jack Russel Terrier my dh thinks he wants. We are a lazy breed of people...that dog would be...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-23-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,779
Posted By msoebel
Absolutely gorgeous and looks awesome on. ...

Absolutely gorgeous and looks awesome on. Probably looks too good to wear to work. I think it's the length. I don't know if she has to sit down, kneel down or bend over at her job...but all of...
Forum: The Lounge 04-17-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,846
Posted By msoebel
I'm sentimental, but I tend not to be overly...

I'm sentimental, but I tend not to be overly sentimental about things. I mean, I have my wedding band and my engagement ring, and a blue topaz ring my dd bought me for mother's day a few years ago,...
Forum: The Lounge 04-17-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,381
Posted By msoebel
I would agree with pps that your mom's dignity is...

I would agree with pps that your mom's dignity is important...and hoarding would not be a reason for me to enlist outside help. But it's not hoarding alone...she's also not taking of herself any...
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,239
Posted By msoebel
One of the teens in our youth group underwent...

One of the teens in our youth group underwent chemo last summer and she wore her little cotton hats all summer...she was always cold and she hated people seeing her little bald head. Bandannas felt...
Forum: The Lounge 04-11-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By msoebel
If you know to start looking, suddenly you will...

If you know to start looking, suddenly you will spot them everywhere. I accidentally watched a documentary on PBS (I am a documentary sucker, I am afraid) and now, every time I have gone to a large...
Forum: The Lounge 04-11-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By msoebel
I'm so sorry to hear this.

I'm so sorry to hear this.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By msoebel
Ah...the link to the pattern isn't working! What...

Ah...the link to the pattern isn't working! What a bummer...I recently knit my first baby booties and I am afraid that I might be forced to make several (hundred) more pairs. So cute!
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,650
Posted By msoebel
Or nail clippers. Nail clippers are acceptable...

Or nail clippers. Nail clippers are acceptable in all airports, and they cut yarn just fine, when in a pinch.

Someone else here once said that they just used pencils to knit when they flew. They...
Forum: The Lounge 04-10-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By msoebel
Have you ever seen the sticker graffitti campaign...

Have you ever seen the sticker graffitti campaign "Andre the Giant"? It's so cool when you look up and there they are. I love it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andr%C3%A9_the_Giant_Has_a_Posse
...
Forum: The Lounge 04-10-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,101
Posted By msoebel
:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: That is so...

:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:

That is so funny!

You can't even tell today that dd had a splinter. It's just one little teeny tiny pink dot. I am really glad we have such an awesome dr. He...
Forum: The Lounge 04-09-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,101
Posted By msoebel
Paid $20 to remove a splinter!

Yes, really.

Took our 4 year old dd to the playground the other day...one of those huge treated wood monstrosity of a "fun zone" kind of places. (It's ugly, but good golly...it's wicked fun!). Dd...
Forum: The Lounge 04-07-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By msoebel
It's painful to watch someone destroy their...

It's painful to watch someone destroy their potential, their families and their lives because of something that just isn't important.

It's hard to deal with their aftermath when it's finally...
Forum: The Lounge 04-07-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By msoebel
Wow...I would hope my dh would do the same. I...

Wow...I would hope my dh would do the same. I THINK he would. I can't imagine him just watching as a crocodile dragged me under.

The other night, we heard a loud crash INSIDE our apartment. He...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,484
Posted By msoebel
8 inches is a lot of positive ease, dude. Either...

8 inches is a lot of positive ease, dude. Either you're already planning ahead for Thanksgiving and Christmas eating, or you secretly have some body image issues.

Or, like me, you just messed up...
Forum: The Lounge 04-03-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By msoebel
You're right, of course. It just struck me as...

You're right, of course. It just struck me as humorous that oil companies were defending their profits by saying they had to import oil, and their profits wouldn't be so high if they could pump more...
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