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Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-20-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,908
Posted By hortonx5
Hi, Lighting, good question! Wool has amazing...

Hi, Lighting, good question!

Wool has amazing properties to it. It can actually absorb 10 times its weight in liquid without feeling wet at all. This is what makes it work as a soaker (aka...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-29-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,908
Posted By hortonx5
Leann, the colors you've chosen for the longies...

Leann, the colors you've chosen for the longies sound beautiful! If you can, post some pictures. I'd love to see how it's coming.

There are patterns available for knit flat longies if that would...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-25-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,741
Posted By hortonx5
What a great project! I haven't been to the...

What a great project! I haven't been to the forum in quite a while, so I just saw this one. I'm so glad the deadline has been extended. I'll get started on this asap!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-25-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,908
Posted By hortonx5
Hi, Leann! What size longies are you...

Hi, Leann! What size longies are you knitting?

I have a ten month old cloth diapered boy. I wasn't planning on knitting him any new covers, longie or otherwise, since I've kinda burnt myself out...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-26-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By hortonx5
Julianne, I pm'd you! Sorry, Elaine, all the...

Julianne, I pm'd you!

Sorry, Elaine, all the finger weight has been sold.

Thanks!
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-25-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By hortonx5
Yes, I believe I still have all of it left. I...

Yes, I believe I still have all of it left. I just put the yarn box back in the attic a couple weeks ago. Let me know if you're interested, and I will go back up there and get it. Thanks!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-30-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,709
Posted By hortonx5
That is so cute! I'm pregnant and would LOVE to...

That is so cute! I'm pregnant and would LOVE to knit that for the baby, but my husband would flip if I suggested buying more yarn. I promised to use everything I had before I bought any more :cry:...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 10-30-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By hortonx5
Hi, Joanne. I'm chiming in a little late, but...

Hi, Joanne. I'm chiming in a little late, but I'll just repeat that you need to look for wool that is "untreated" and still has the lanolin in it. I would think staying away from anything labeled...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 10-26-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By hortonx5
I sent you a private message... Thanks!

I sent you a private message... Thanks!
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 10-25-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By hortonx5
Hi, here's a picture. Sorry for taking so long...

Hi, here's a picture. Sorry for taking so long to post it. Let me know if you're still interested. Thanks!

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff261/hortonfam5/NatureSpun-red.jpg
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 10-22-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By hortonx5
Hi, sorry for not being clearer. The prices are...

Hi, sorry for not being clearer. The prices are for each lot. Thanks for looking!
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 10-20-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By hortonx5
FS: wool yarn & others

Hello, I have for sell some various yarns from my stash. Prices include shipping.

3 skiens Brown Sheep Co. Nature Spun 100% wool 3-ply Fingering Weight
Color 220 Cranberry (which appears to be...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,539
Posted By hortonx5
Thank you both so much!! I saw the first one...

Thank you both so much!! I saw the first one first (of course), so I took out the bind off row (agh! :wall: took me forever to find the yarn end to even start the process), put the yarn through like...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,539
Posted By hortonx5
sweater neck too small

I have knitted a sweater for my son, finally finished all the pieces and began today stitching them together.

The directions were: "Sew left shoulder seam. Pick up and knit 42 stitches around the...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-01-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By hortonx5
Hi, Teresa, I know what you mean about big...

Hi, Teresa, I know what you mean about big babies. It seems more and more now newborns aren't very tiny.

I'm not falling into the new crowd though. My first was 7 pounds even, and my 2nd was...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-01-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By hortonx5
Thanks for those other links, Jan. I had...

Thanks for those other links, Jan. I had actually found the first two yesterday (and I think the "YIKES" colors are cute! :yay:) But again, the smallest size is 3 months instead of newborn. What...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-01-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By hortonx5
Thanks, ladies. I had considered going down a...

Thanks, ladies. I had considered going down a needle size or two to see what happens. The links have cute outfits, but I really need something with long legs and long sleeves...since it'll be cold...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-30-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By hortonx5
Newborn Romper

Hi, I'm looking for a pattern for a newborn-sized romper/playsuit. I saw the cutest pattern in a book I have (Forever Favorites from Leisure Arts). It's a one piece outfit with footed legs, a few...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,338
Posted By hortonx5
I hadn't heard of Ravelry until I looked at this...

I hadn't heard of Ravelry until I looked at this thread. Shows how out of the "loop" I am. Oh well, it looks like a really neat site...and I can use all the organizing help I can get!

I signed up...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,081
Posted By hortonx5
That's a hard question to answer. Being general,...

That's a hard question to answer. Being general, I would say "wool" since I love all things wool. But since I have yet to find the perfect wool yarn, if I had to be specific, I'd say Lion Brand...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By hortonx5
Making things for other people is so much fun. ...

Making things for other people is so much fun. In fact, the only thing I ever made for myself was a scarf.

Currently I'm making a sweater for my youngest son using a pattern from the Lion Brand...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-27-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,862
Posted By hortonx5
Those are beautiful! I can already picture a...

Those are beautiful! I can already picture a 'little man' wearing them. You did a great job.
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By hortonx5
How nice you have a knitting guild to go to! ...

How nice you have a knitting guild to go to! Maybe you should think of "being intimidated" as "being inspired" instead. :teehee:

I can't find anyone around here who knits at all...or at least not...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By hortonx5
I think some kind of lacy type shawl would be...

I think some kind of lacy type shawl would be beautiful. Be sure to post a pic of whatever you do make from it!
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,567
Posted By hortonx5
How nice that he noticed...and they're very...

How nice that he noticed...and they're very pretty socks!

At least you weren't having a PE...if you know what I mean :shifty:
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