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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / this is a story... my first wearble sweater [img heavy] on: January 08, 2006 08:38:09 AM
for my birthday in september my stepmom gave me some slighty scratchy acrylic yarn (feels like red heart) left over from an afgan she started crocheting for me when i was 10. the pretty pastel colorway screamed sweater to me so i started that day.

i wanted it for myself as a little cropped cardy/shrug but it was too small in the boobal area and my baby needed loving so i finshed it 10 minutes for the party (it would been sooner if i wasn't writting the pattern as i went a long) wrapped it up all nice and prayed my 11 year old cousin appreciated it.

she tried it on the second she opened it

she never saw button loops before /=

she really liked my fancy mother of pearl buttons

she's a little goober

she liked it so much she took her store bought sweater off and put mine right on [=

I think my sweater is going to get the lovin' it deserves [';

(everything in transit?)
2  KNITTING / Knitalongs / is it still tempting? tempting II on: December 07, 2005 01:59:17 PM

way better than the original imho.

I'll think i'm going to frog my original (only a few inches) and start this one instead.
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / intarsia on: August 22, 2005 09:55:13 AM
i taught myself intarsia last night (actually it was my own wierd combination of intarsia/fair isle)

alot easier than i thought it would be.

ok now to the point, which method do you prefer? do you chart your own designs? and where can you get the fancy knitter's graph paper (no LYS )= )
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / babies! help! on: August 05, 2005 08:49:46 AM
okay, i just found outmy stepsisters mom is 9 months pregnant and i want a give her a small gift but i only have a week. any ideas because a baby blanket is kinda out of the question...
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / any must reads other than SnB? on: July 23, 2005 10:58:21 AM
any knitting books that i should definatly check out? i'm heading to the library for my summer reading project and decided to borrow a few from the library to see if they're worth the money
6  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / paint chips. on: July 22, 2005 07:41:57 PM
i have a bunch of paint chips in my room and the colors are so pretty they need to be crafted!
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / what are you knitting RIGHT NOW?! on: July 22, 2005 10:27:48 AM
what are you guys working on?

i've been knitting a black and red fun fur clutch (super tight gauge size 6's) for weeks, not even half way done...

a self designed corset, black and purple red heart double stranded, for tweed-ish look, on 11's, miles of endless garter though its surprisingly soft for acrylic

and i have a small travel project, sugar n cream wrist warmers in a creamy color on 7's,

8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / patterns for sugar and cream? on: July 16, 2005 07:21:50 AM
anyone know of any (preferable free?) patterns for this way cool yarn?

its soft, cheap, pretty and christine scored some for .50 a skien at a garage sale
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