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Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By nicolethegeek
I've never heard of that term before... just...

I've never heard of that term before... just chunky and bulky.
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,614
Posted By nicolethegeek
My booger bag took a while longer to felt, at...

My booger bag took a while longer to felt, at least 20 minutes of agitation, but I used the cream coloured Patons Classic... as with everything else YMMV.
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By nicolethegeek
If you mean double knitting rather than double...

If you mean double knitting rather than double worsted, the DK is about half the size of worsted... generally two strands of DK will equal one of WW.
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By nicolethegeek
Sisu is what I use for solids. It's not spun...

Sisu is what I use for solids. It's not spun quite a tightly as Kroy, but it is much softer IMO.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,175
Posted By nicolethegeek
For me, socks were just another hurdle to jump in...

For me, socks were just another hurdle to jump in my knitting adventures. I dove right in with fingering yarn and small needles and haven't looked back since. I'm now addicted to making them since...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,808
Posted By nicolethegeek
I take mine to work {anywhere I go actually} so...

I take mine to work {anywhere I go actually} so that i can get a few stitches in whenever I am waiting. I can't knit WHILE working, but I get a couple needles of a sock done on my breaks and at...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-21-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By nicolethegeek
I got mine at Rams (www.ramwools.com), $7 CAD...

I got mine at Rams (www.ramwools.com), $7 CAD {not sure what it is in USD though}, and they do online ordering. I bought the adult and the kid's sizes.
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,481
Posted By nicolethegeek
:cheering: :cheering: :cheering: I've taught...

:cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

I've taught all my older kids how to crochet, and one of my daughters how to knit. I'm in the process of teaching my neice how to crochet, and she'll be...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By nicolethegeek
:waving: Welcome to the friendliest forum online!

:waving: Welcome to the friendliest forum online!
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By nicolethegeek
Since it's a FLORIDA bag, my preference would be...

Since it's a FLORIDA bag, my preference would be for the one in the middle.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-15-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,475
Posted By nicolethegeek
Another group is:...

Another group is: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCBDishclothMania/
Forum: How-to Questions 07-15-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By nicolethegeek
The hat looks wonderful! And your brother looks...

The hat looks wonderful! And your brother looks like a typical teenaged boy to me! :rofling:
Forum: How-to Questions 07-15-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By nicolethegeek
I just hold the two strands together. If they are...

I just hold the two strands together. If they are both the same colour, you won't notice the difference. If they are different, you will get a bit of a random tweeded effect.
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,814
Posted By nicolethegeek
:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: At the...

:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: At the timeline on your posts!!!

Enjoy your needles AND your vacation! :cheering: :happydance: :cheering: :happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,458
Posted By nicolethegeek
Even with using 2-3 dryer sheets, I would still...

Even with using 2-3 dryer sheets, I would still have static build up {esp. with afghans} so bad that my hair would stand on end when I remove clothes! The only thing I would put on hangers would be...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By nicolethegeek
Well you're one up on me with the Addi's... with...

Well you're one up on me with the Addi's... with the prices starting at just over $20 plus 13% taxes, I havent' had a chance to even think of using them yet.
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By nicolethegeek
But do you :heart: the needles you have?

But do you :heart: the needles you have?
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By nicolethegeek
:cheering: For finding needles you love!!!...

:cheering: For finding needles you love!!! :cheering:

I "broke down" and bought my first set of bamboo dpns when I was starting DHs first pair of socks. Even though I ended up not using them for...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,458
Posted By nicolethegeek
I have discovered that even my cheap acrylics...

I have discovered that even my cheap acrylics benefit from a little special care in the laundry. I keep a clothes drying rack beside my washer and dryer at all times. Anything that I've made that's...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,813
Posted By nicolethegeek
*bump* For the new members... :)

*bump*

For the new members... :)
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By nicolethegeek
Another option is that if you find a thinner...

Another option is that if you find a thinner substitute that you like, you can double it or triple it to get the recommended guage. That's what I had to do with my Skacel pullover. Even with having...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,821
Posted By nicolethegeek
1 ball will also make a pair of ladies ankle...

1 ball will also make a pair of ladies ankle socks. That's what I'm working on right now for my niece.
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By nicolethegeek
If it looks like a duck and it walks like a duck...

If it looks like a duck and it walks like a duck and it quacks like a duck....
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,632
Posted By nicolethegeek
I sense that Hilde's sig line is about to get...

I sense that Hilde's sig line is about to get longer! :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,701
Posted By nicolethegeek
That's what I use for DHs socks. It takes 2 balls...

That's what I use for DHs socks. It takes 2 balls per sock since I make them fairly tall, and he has relatively large feet. But he loves them, and he'll go to Rams (www.ramwools.com) with me to pick...
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