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Forum: Charity Knitting 11-24-2008, 01:01 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
I LOVE this idea!!!!!

I LOVE this idea!!!!!
Forum: The Lounge 11-17-2008, 03:03 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
Baby stealing Mom's knitting mojo is a very...

Baby stealing Mom's knitting mojo is a very common pregnany symptom - expecially in the first trimester. I barley knit at all during mine, but experienced a gradual return of interest during the...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-06-2008, 05:30 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
Wow, that got there quick!! :shock: I just mailed...

Wow, that got there quick!! :shock: I just mailed it Sat afternoon and it is already all the way across the country. Guess USPS deserves kudos for this one.:happydance:

Glad you like the yarn and...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-01-2008, 01:02 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
Autumn Glow also hasn't arrived at its next stop...

Autumn Glow also hasn't arrived at its next stop (me). Last I heard it was ready to mail in early Sept, but I don't know that it was ever actually sent. I believe it was coming from Canada as well...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-30-2008, 12:40 AM
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Posted By jhelanee
I'm finally posting pictures! Here's...

I'm finally posting pictures!

Here's Rainforest:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3242/2898008470_6f738db6eb_d.jpg

And a close-up of the stitch pattern I used (double moss...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-26-2008, 04:24 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
Wow - you're fast!!! They look great. :thumbsup:

Wow - you're fast!!! They look great. :thumbsup:
Forum: The Lounge 09-26-2008, 04:23 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
The Costco by me in WA state has blueberry...

The Costco by me in WA state has blueberry muffins that look the same as the ones I remember seeing years ago. I don't buy that variety, so can't tell you if they are the same or not, but their...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-25-2008, 11:37 AM
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Posted By jhelanee
Rain Forest is ready for the next knitter. I'll...

Rain Forest is ready for the next knitter. I'll try to post a picture when I get home tonight...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-19-2008, 12:44 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
Just a quick note to say that Purple Mountains...

Just a quick note to say that Purple Mountains Majesty arrived safely on Wednesday. Thank you, nannaknits, for the chocolate and stitch holders!

I looked in my stash and I already have yarn that...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-17-2008, 11:27 AM
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Posted By jhelanee
The rainforest blanket also made it to its next...

The rainforest blanket also made it to its next stop yesterday! Amazing how efficient USPS can be when things are only going a short distance, isn't it? PeattieWA included some very soft and squishy...
Forum: Charity Knitting 09-08-2008, 02:20 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
Just a quick note to say that I (finally) cast on...

Just a quick note to say that I (finally) cast on the "Blueberry Bliss" preemie blanket and have done about 2 inches so far. I'll try my best to finish my section this week so I can mail it next...
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2008, 04:00 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
I think this sounds like a great idea and you...

I think this sounds like a great idea and you have gotten some good advice. Here is my $0.02:

1. I think limiting a first session to CO and K is probably plenty. If you introduce P too early some...
Forum: Charity Knitting 08-21-2008, 07:01 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
OK, this post is way, way, way overdue, but...

OK, this post is way, way, way overdue, but better late than never.
I have another finished blanket! Here is Ocean...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-21-2008, 12:24 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
No smoking/pets here. I do have allergies so...

No smoking/pets here. I do have allergies so would prefer not to work immediatally after a smoking/pet home, but after a delay should be fine.



If nannaknits doesn't want to do the border you can...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By jhelanee
The stitch markers are there to visually mark the...

The stitch markers are there to visually mark the edges of the main pattern repeat described in the charts. They set off the two edge stitches at the end of each row and the center stitch. Place them...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-18-2008, 01:25 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
Don't worry about "running behind"! It's not...

Don't worry about "running behind"! It's not August yet and my understanding was that was to be the start date for the next round - which to me means starting organization as well as actual knitting....
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By jhelanee
I grew up on homemade jam and can't stand...

I grew up on homemade jam and can't stand anything else now. I usually make strawberry freezer jam using purchased pectin (i.e. Sure Jel) and cooked blackberry and apricot jam without added pectin....
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-15-2008, 04:52 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
looking in vain for the agree button before...

looking in vain for the agree button before realize I am reading the KH, not Ravelry, forums

AGREE (1)
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-14-2008, 12:08 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
I can probably help with some finishing too...

I can probably help with some finishing too...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-11-2008, 01:49 PM
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Posted By jhelanee
In response to an earlier suggestion about a...

In response to an earlier suggestion about a potential place to donate our blankets:
I personally strongly prefer that the blankets we work on stay here in the US. I think that for the size of...
Forum: The Lounge 07-11-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By jhelanee
Ravelry hit 150,000 registered users yesterday....

Ravelry hit 150,000 registered users yesterday. :thud: And numerous invitations are still outstanding, so membership is increasing by the minute.
As someone has already mentioned, the only purpose...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 07-08-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,909
Posted By jhelanee
Hi Joanne, Are you on Ravelry? It looks like...

Hi Joanne,
Are you on Ravelry? It looks like there is someone on there who has this yarn and would be willing to sell. If you are not already on, sign up for an invitation at www.ravelry.com...
Forum: The Lounge 07-08-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By jhelanee
Be patient, sometime invites don't go out exactly...

Be patient, sometime invites don't go out exactly as scheduled, especially if Casey and Jess (the founders and operators) go out of town. I think the average invite rate is usually 1000/day, but...
Forum: The Lounge 07-01-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By jhelanee
It they were already limp just from the boiling,...

It they were already limp just from the boiling, you cooked them for too long. The cold/ice water chill immediatally after cooking is necessary to halt the cooking process, but won't help if the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,786
Posted By jhelanee
I would take somethings small to work on while...

I would take somethings small to work on while you are lining up, waiting for things to begin, etc., since that can take quite a while. For the rest, use your judgement, although I would probably err...
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