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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Fingerless Gloves/Wristwarmer pattern on: December 03, 2006 05:07:36 PM
I looked on these forums to find a patter for this, but have had no luck. I want to make fingerless gloves.
It can either be a pattern that has jus two holes...a big on for fingers and one for my thumb. Or one that has a big hole for fingers, and the thumb is actually covered up to the knuckle.

HOWEVER....
for the pattern...I only have regualr knitting needles, I dont have two pointed ones or whatever they are called. I'm pretty much a beginner.

Any help is appreciated. THanks
2  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / romantic anniversary dinner on: July 15, 2006 10:07:06 AM
Two month anniersary is coming up in early August...i want to make him a special dinner to celebrate, and I'm stuck on ideas.I already asked him what his fav. food is, and he has no idea...He knows I'm making him dinner, but he doesn't know what, and has very little imput. He's not that picky when it comes to food, there is very little he doesn't eat.
I need something that cheap, and easy and doesn't take too long to make. I'm only 17, and do not have a whole lot of money, and I'm definitly not the worlds greatest cook, or in the top 200 probably.
I have everything planned out of what I'm going to do, and what I'm making him, gift wise, though when it comes to the actual meal, I'm clueless.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / extra stitches.....? on: January 16, 2006 08:47:50 PM
i taught myself how to knit using this website... http://www.theyarnco.com/instruction.php ...and then yesterday i bought knitting needles, and some yarn, and started making myself a scarf...I cast on 35 stitches, give or take a few, i didnt really care how many, as it was just sort of practice. I worked in garter stitch, knitting the whole time...after about 8 rows, I realize, the scarf is getting wider...I count the stitches and count 59. I asked my friend, and she said thats not supposed to happen, and has no idea what I did wrong.
Do anyone have any idea what I'm doing wrong? Or is the website wrong? or what?
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE do not tell me to go to knittinghelp.com i went there, and could not load the videos...any other help is greatly appreciated.....oh, and from the sounds of it Im an english knitter....pretty sure that is...
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Capris to skirt on: January 07, 2006 09:01:34 PM
So I got a sewing machine New Years Eve. Last night Iwas home alone..it was a friday night and I decided to finish this skirt I started awhile ago. I dont have a before picture. But it was just basic capris, and the pockets were right above me knee on the outside. I was going to make it pleated but I was getting pissed at my sewing machine...so I decided on this. I made the belt loops myself. And the ribbon is a bow you put on presents that i took apart. I want to stencil something onto the back, but I'm not sure yet. Yes, I know its a mess, I didn't have tiem to cut the loose threads off, I had to go to work and my camera didnt like me today. I wanted to have the lace on both sides, but I decided to just do the one. Oh, and I messed up sewing the back, so thats why you can see the stiching, and i didnt feel like changing it, so I left it how it was.
FRONT
SIDE
SIDE, Better image I guess
OH SO FAMOUS ASS SHOOT

Thanks for looking, any comments welcomed.
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / duct tape wallet on: December 30, 2005 10:39:50 PM
I needed a new wallet..so i decided to make one out of duct tape...

Closed

http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5426250/277942

Opened
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5426257/277942

Money

http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5426259/277942

coin holder
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5426261/277942

Theres also a place for cards...other side of where the coins go...sorry for the horrilbe pics...its late...and probably a repeat of many other posts of duct tape wallets..
Oh..i even used a smallpiece of duct tape to keep it closed...

thanks for looking..and comments appreciated.
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / shirt to hair ribbon on: December 30, 2005 10:34:39 PM
my manager at work thinks im all dark and stuff..so I told her one day I will come into work with pink nails...I painted my nails pink and though..hey, why not go all out...and have a cute/girly hairstlye and maybe girly mkeup....but..no idea what hairstyle to do..i asked my friends, they all thought of a pink ribbon...which i do not have...i found one, but didnt like it...so then i thought...hmm...shi rt thats too small...use the sleeves for a ribbon...and thats what I did...

THe shirt...after I cut it up, but you get the idea of what it was like...yes, that would be my laptop in he backround...Smiley
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5426216/277942
sorry its sideways...

I used saftey pins to put it together...its 130 in the morning..and i dont feel like sewing...

http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5426219/277942
My eyeore PJs in the backround. Smiley

and on me...
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5426211/277942
please excuse the...oddness of the picture..it is late...

Too think....im staying up till 130 doing this..when i have to be up in like 6 hours for work..YAY! not really...Smiley

Thanks for looking...any comments appreciated
7  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / My "Acid Trip Shoes" on: December 27, 2005 08:17:28 PM
Just finished...only did one shoe...hehe...i'll do the other one..laters sometime, and maybe post it on here..lemme know what you think...









 

Sorry for the blurriness.....if you have any ideas of what i can put on the other shoe, let me know..
Thanks.
Laters.
 
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Jacket. Not really a recon, but meh on: December 18, 2005 07:30:45 PM
SO I got this new Jacket from Kohls last night.
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362791/277942
bed modeling front
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362797/277942
bed modeling back
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362802/277942
on me
I <3 this jacket

I added a patch and some pins.

http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362804/277942
Right
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362807/277942
left
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362808/277942
whole thing


The pin thats white...its a Green Day pin...I <3 Green Day.
RIght side is local/underground bands.
I want to add something to it, like the bottom of it, so its longer...but dont know what...any ideas?

Whatcha think of it so far?
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Pants to skirt. on: December 18, 2005 07:25:01 PM
Didnt take pic of pants....I didnt have my new digicam then. So yeah. I need to fix it...I used safety pins, cause i dont have a sewing machine. and there is NO WAY IN HELL that I am sewing it by hand. Smiley

http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362776/277942
FRONT on my bed
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362780/277942
BACK on my bed
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362782/277942
FRONT-on me
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362785/277942
side view
http://pictures.greatestjournal.com/userimg/5362788/277942
ass shot!

Whatcha think?

I'll post pics when I fix it.
10  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / My version of "Mary Jane" Chucks on: December 18, 2005 02:35:54 PM
So what do you get when you add:
Old Chucks, Scissors, Duct Tape, Needle, Thread, Ribbon, a splash of creativity, a lot of boredom, and nothing to do?

Well, "mary jane" chucks, that's what.






I took this picture at like 3:30 in the afternoon today...yes, I am still in PJs. No, I haven't showered at all today, but I will in about two hours, and I'm not going anywhere, so yeah



 
 
Lemme know what you think. They aren't done yet, Im too lazy to finish them....and I don't know what I'm gonna do to them yet, I just know that they aren't done.
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