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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,474
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Dollyce, What do you use for your blocking...

Dollyce,
What do you use for your blocking board? I like that it looks like yours is a big set of puzzle pieces so you can use only what you need. I've been avoiding making anything that needs...
Forum: Crochet! 08-27-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Okay, I think I can help straighten you out. At...

Okay, I think I can help straighten you out.

At the end of Row 1 it had you chain one in order to turn and start Row 2 (just about all patterns do this). Normally that ch stitch would be used as...
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By TreshaRuthe
My personal (rather vehement) opinion is anything...

My personal (rather vehement) opinion is anything but Red Heart. But I openly acknowledge that I have a distaste of that company's products as a whole for many reasons that I won't really go into on...
Forum: The Lounge 08-24-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,652
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I wish I knew what to say, hon. "I'm sorry" or...

I wish I knew what to say, hon. "I'm sorry" or "My condolences" just doesn't seem appropriate. When someone's grieving there just aren't any words that can encompass the feeling that I feel for...
Forum: General Knitting 08-24-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,502
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I've washed my things in both hot and cold water...

I've washed my things in both hot and cold water and have yet to experience any noticeable shrinkage. That is not to say that it will not shrink, just that in my experience, I've not had it happen. ...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-23-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 311,414
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Well, I left for Wisconsin on Saturday and was...

Well, I left for Wisconsin on Saturday and was done with my section by Sunday afternoon... I just forgot one very important thing... To have the address of the next person on for me to send it onward...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-10-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 311,414
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Actually, I will be starting that one on Saturday...

Actually, I will be starting that one on Saturday when I'm stuck in a car for 14 hours. That way I can be certain that no pet gets near it. :D
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-10-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 348,793
Posted By TreshaRuthe
If you use orange, it should be next to the...

If you use orange, it should be next to the yellow with white on the ends. Orange can also, under the wrong lighting conditions make a baby look sicker than they are. As can certain shades of blue...
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,227
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I love that response as well. Personally I think...

I love that response as well. Personally I think every incumbent in DC needs to be removed (forcibly if necessary) and replaced with a blue collar, hard-working, honest to God, common man. The...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-09-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,258
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Nonny, Here's an ointment I invented for my...

Nonny,
Here's an ointment I invented for my grandmother's arthritis, just be careful with it if you're sensitive to peppers or have sensitive skin.

1 c oil
3 Tbsp Cayenne pepper powder (about 4...
Forum: General Knitting 08-09-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,735
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I'm liking the Basket stitch and the Double Moss...

I'm liking the Basket stitch and the Double Moss stitch. they both give a nice textured look. There are a couple other textured stitch patterns that I really like, but both of these are simple...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-07-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By TreshaRuthe
yes, it's a 4 inch square.

yes, it's a 4 inch square.
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-06-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,043
Posted By TreshaRuthe
I'm currently knitting 100 headbands for their...

I'm currently knitting 100 headbands for their 100things drive. And I am working on getting all my crap yarn out of my stash so that I can start on some Elder's blankets and such. They have such a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-06-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,172
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Personally, I love the large lampwork buttons...

Personally, I love the large lampwork buttons that are hand made by artists for something like this. Since their source for glass is the same as what's used for the beads you used in the stitching...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-04-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 348,793
Posted By TreshaRuthe
You know that poem about little boys and girls...

You know that poem about little boys and girls being full of different things? Like snails, puppy's dog tails, etc for little boys and girls are full of sugar and spice and everything nice? Why not...
Forum: The Lounge 08-04-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,440
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Awesome work!!! :woohoo: :cheering: :happydance:...

Awesome work!!! :woohoo: :cheering: :happydance: :woot: :yay: :yay: :thumbsup: cloud9 :woot:

BTW, you and I have the same favorite quote.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-03-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,172
Posted By TreshaRuthe
One idea is actually very simple, just add an...

One idea is actually very simple, just add an extra row of stitching on one end to make a button hole, then use a nice decorative button of some kind.

Another would be to crochet some ties for it. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-01-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,755
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Amazing work!

I've seen a few other items by you and your work is amazing, always, but I think you've outdone yourself on these sweaters. They are wonderful pieces and I'm sure your son will love them.

As for...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,518
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Tangental question: I know hot water is usually...

Tangental question: I know hot water is usually used to felt, but is it possible to felt in cold water? (I don't think it is, but just wanted to confirm with my "knowledge" with the experts.)
Forum: The Lounge 07-31-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,833
Posted By TreshaRuthe
No problem. I'm a major historical culture buff....

No problem. I'm a major historical culture buff. If it's a pre-world war 2 custom, I probably have studied the ins and outs why it is/was... If there's anything else I can help you with, let me...
Forum: The Lounge 07-30-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,884
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Never argue or complain about a man's actions...

Never argue or complain about a man's actions when he's giving you surprises and he will continue to do it so that he can see the smile on your face.

He has an awesome heart to surprise you with...
Forum: The Lounge 07-30-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,833
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Egg cozies and cups are not only meant to keep...

Egg cozies and cups are not only meant to keep the egg warm, without allowing it to overcook, but to make the presentation more aesthetically pleasing. The cup also serves the purpose of keeping the...
Forum: The Lounge 07-30-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,884
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Congratulations on the new family member. I'm...

Congratulations on the new family member. I'm sure you'll come up with a wonderful name for her.
Forum: The Lounge 07-13-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,624
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Yup, definitely sounds like what the hubby...

Yup, definitely sounds like what the hubby experienced with his first wife's cats. ROFL.

Usually, that behavior does indicate that they are unhappy about something.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-08-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,380
Posted By TreshaRuthe
Isn't it a wonderful thing when we can do...

Isn't it a wonderful thing when we can do something good and kind for someone who has shown us kindness? I know I love to be able to give back to those that have given me so much.

Thank your son...
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