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Forum: The Lounge 10-26-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By giedre11
I've had a Kindle now going on a year. I have...

I've had a Kindle now going on a year. I have sooo fallen in love with this device! It's like an ipod for books. I take it with me wherever I go and have had no problems with it. What's really great...
Forum: General Knitting 12-11-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By giedre11
I've only made one Einstein, but I too thought...

I've only made one Einstein, but I too thought the same way, and picked up stitches through both loops. My second one I'm going to do the same way.
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,107
Posted By giedre11
Ok, so are you basically just picking up the...

Ok, so are you basically just picking up the stitches without working them first? From my understanding a regular pick up is this: pick up and knit the stitch, but this way you just pick up all the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By giedre11
Lotus Cardigan by Norah Gaughan

Oh my gosh, has anybody seen this cardigan? http://flickr.com/photos/43968257@N00/1804763590/in/set-72157594470630346 It is to die for! I just received my Webs catalog and there it was on p29. It's...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,871
Posted By giedre11
Happy Birthday to the very cool Amy!! Thanks for...

Happy Birthday to the very cool Amy!! Thanks for teaching me continental knitting, and various decreases, and, and....!!:muah:
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,134
Posted By giedre11
I once saw this shawl that was made out of...

I once saw this shawl that was made out of different scraps of yarn and it was gorgeous
Forum: Pattern Central 11-04-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,379
Posted By giedre11
Thanks! Very nice scarf pattern, plus some of the...

Thanks! Very nice scarf pattern, plus some of the others weren't too bad either! I also liked the breast cancer awareness scarf, very pretty. Nothing like adding more free patterns to my stash. :muah:
Forum: General Knitting 10-30-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By giedre11
You know, I love the inspiration from Ravelry...

You know, I love the inspiration from Ravelry also, but it doesn't replace the friendliness and community of this forum. To me they are like two different entities!
Forum: General Knitting 10-29-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,793
Posted By giedre11
I wonder who is buying them? Those that are...

I wonder who is buying them?


Those that are very rich and can't knit?
Forum: How-to Questions 10-24-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By giedre11
Thanks so much! I am doing an i cord bind off on...

Thanks so much! I am doing an i cord bind off on my booga bag and I tried it both ways. I do like the "correct" way much better! Hopefully once I felt it you won't be able to tell I messed up!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-24-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,144
Posted By giedre11
OMG!! 31 Years??? That is really something, I...

OMG!! 31 Years??? That is really something, I hope I can finish some of my WIPs even though they're not that old...well, then again?! Was there a difference in the colors of the yarn? I mean those...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-24-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By giedre11
Slip as if to purl

When instructions say slip as if to purl, are you supposed to bring the yarn to the front and slip it that way, or just leave the yarn in back and slip with the yarn in the back? It does make a...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,143
Posted By giedre11
I like to knit year round myself. When it's...

I like to knit year round myself. When it's hotter than hot, I love to envision the upcoming fall and cooler weather. I know I'll be wearing the sweaters I'm making so I go at it full force! I think...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,835
Posted By giedre11
Oh how exciting! I'd love to be able to see that!...

Oh how exciting! I'd love to be able to see that! I was born and raised in Chicago, but haven't lived there for many years. Heck even if Iwas still there, I'd probably be working right at that time,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-20-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By giedre11
Those are some beautiful knitted outfits! I get...

Those are some beautiful knitted outfits! I get the feeling that you love seeing them even more for the memories!
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,213
Posted By giedre11
I've been knitting since I was about 10. Stopped,...

I've been knitting since I was about 10. Stopped, started etc. I know I have stuff on the needles from about the 70's! Whenever I start a project I put the pattern, the yarn, and all the unused yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-18-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,852
Posted By giedre11
Oh my, that is one beautiful bag! Was it...

Oh my, that is one beautiful bag! Was it difficult? Are you going to line it?
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,868
Posted By giedre11
I am in love with sweaters too, well mainly...

I am in love with sweaters too, well mainly jackets or coats. I can't seem to pass up a jacket pattern without buying the yarn for it!
Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 36,471
Posted By giedre11
OMG!! Somebody help me! I'm about to go into a...

OMG!! Somebody help me! I'm about to go into a swoon...only 806 in front of me!!!
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By giedre11
When you do knit something with it, will you tell...

When you do knit something with it, will you tell us what you think? I'm asking only because I read on someone's blog that it tears/pulls apart very easily. However this blogger did go on to say that...
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By giedre11
Plymouth Boku

Has anybody tried this yarn? It's something like 95% wool and 5% silk. About 100 yards for six bucks. Supposed to be like Noro type colorways and there's about ten colorways so far. I'm really...
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,008
Posted By giedre11
Heck there are 2055 in front of me and I think...

Heck there are 2055 in front of me and I think I'm doing well! You guys should be in very soon!
Forum: Pattern Central 10-14-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,954
Posted By giedre11
http://nz.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200...

http://nz.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071003193902AAENSB3
Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By giedre11
Problem with decreasing

I am knitting a poncho which is in moss stitch. Every other row I need to decrease. This is a sort of mitered square type shawl. I am familiar with the usual knit 2 together for a right slanting...
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,614
Posted By giedre11
I too just want to say thank you from the bottom...

I too just want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for the hard work you do with the videos. Although I've been knitting at least 25 years, I have taught myself how to knit continental from...
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