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Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2005, 10:23 PM
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Posted By tammynelson
I have some old Columbia-Minerva Ban-Lon (of all...

I have some old Columbia-Minerva Ban-Lon (of all things!) yarn that was given to me by a friend who bought it in a thrift shop.

It's super fun stuff -- bright turquoise, nice texture -- but the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,682
Posted By tammynelson
Oh no, Beld! I JUST did the same thing to hank....

Oh no, Beld! I JUST did the same thing to hank. In fact, it looks like very similar yarn. It took me an hour and a half to fix it... just think of how much actual knittin' I could've done in that...
Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,355
Posted By tammynelson
Don't give up the emoticon obsession yet,...

Don't give up the emoticon obsession yet, Amy!
Did you notice the poor knitters obviously don't know how to make a center pull ball? :knitting:
Perhaps they should each be told to view your...
Forum: General Knitting 03-05-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,917
Posted By tammynelson
Willow thanks you for the compliment! To my best...

Willow thanks you for the compliment! To my best estimation, she's part Pit Bull and part Whippet... I call her a Pippet!

Because she's a bit curled up in that photo, the sweater looks like it comes...
Forum: General Knitting 03-04-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,917
Posted By tammynelson
Stitch 'n Bitch Nation has a good sweater pattern...

Stitch 'n Bitch Nation has a good sweater pattern called "Casey's Coat" that I knit for my pup. There's pic of Willow wearing it in both the FO post and in the Eek LOL post about destroyed projects...
Forum: General Knitting 03-04-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By tammynelson
Howie... meet Willow. She too destroyed a pair...

Howie... meet Willow.

She too destroyed a pair of bamboo needles and a baby sweater I was knitting. It was the first thing she ever chewed after I got her -- so it was almost adorable in a "look...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-22-2005, 11:14 PM
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Views: 286,928
Posted By tammynelson
The last thing I finished was actually a baby...

The last thing I finished was actually a baby sweater and hat, but since I finished it on a plane to NYC just seconds before seeing the recipient, I don't have a picture!

My last FO before that was...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2005, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,230
Posted By tammynelson
I have the opposite desire. I learned Continental...

I have the opposite desire. I learned Continental from my German grandmother, but I have a hankering to teach myself English.

I'm not sure why? Just so I can say that I'm knitting "ambidexterous" I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,357
Posted By tammynelson
I actually knit the entire back of a cardigan...

I actually knit the entire back of a cardigan with Homespun, realized I hated it, frogged it and gave away all six skeins I'd bought.

It's just not a favorite of mine.

If it turns out that you...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2005, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,112
Posted By tammynelson
Aren't there some vitamin deficiencies that can...

Aren't there some vitamin deficiencies that can cause cramping or twitching? Potassium? Calcium? Any of the other -iums? Perhaps a few days of nice multi-vitamin would help?

Also, eye twitches, in...
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2005, 02:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,722
Posted By tammynelson
Just an FYI, I traveled through LAX and JFK last...

Just an FYI, I traveled through LAX and JFK last week with my knitting (on 13" plastic needles) and the screeners didn't bat an eye.

I had the TSA guidelines printed as back up and was prepared to...
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2005, 02:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,635
Posted By tammynelson
Yep, I keep a notebook of all my FO's. I can...

Yep, I keep a notebook of all my FO's. I can proudly say I have notes on every single project I've completed.

I note the project name, to whom it was given, the pattern/source, the yarn and needles...
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2005, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,790
Posted By tammynelson
That looks like a fine pattern. In my first...

That looks like a fine pattern.

In my first foray from scarves, I knit a baby cardigan. I found the smaller size less daunting, and the baby recipient was very forgiving of my beginner's mistakes --...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2005, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,772
Posted By tammynelson
Yep, I agree with Amy and always bind-off "in...

Yep, I agree with Amy and always bind-off "in pattern." It looks neater and isn't really any more difficult.
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,157
Posted By tammynelson
There's a really cute earwarmer/neckwarmer...

There's a really cute earwarmer/neckwarmer pattern in "Stitch 'n Bitch Nation" (available from a link from the "Free Patterns" tab on this site!).

I haven't made them, but they look very cute!...
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