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Board Mom
Here, and I knit
Wed Jan 31, 2018 09:00

I am currently working on knitting preemie baby hats for the children's hospital here in AZ, and knitting a shawl of sorts when I just need mindless knitting.

Retirement was supposed to be a slower lifestyle, but it seems I'm always busy. I always have time for you Queenie, so what is the knotty knitting issues you have?

  • Where art thee, my people?HRHCarla, Tue Jan 30 12:50
    I come here about twice a week, hoping to find someone has posted or left some little message. Perhaps it is a good thing, as that means that we are all busy doing things and living, but it would be... more
    • Here, and I knit — Board Mom, Wed Jan 31 09:00
      • Oh, joy and happiness!HRHCarla, Thu Feb 1 12:23
        I am so glad that someone is around, and it is a KNITTING person!!!! Have you ever done a sweater using the contiguous sleeve method? CR
        • The short answer is yes, I have made a few sweaters with no seams, if that is what you mean. I have a video of a different method as well, top down, that I have not yet gotten to. I have a book that... more
          • I think I wasn't clearHRHCarla, Mon Feb 5 12:51
            Don't worry about taking too long to reply- I know how life can be... I have made dozens of raglan shoulder, top-down sweaters. I can do the dad-gummed things in my sleep. I am getting "challenged"... more
            • No surprise, you are more advanced than IBoard Mom, Tue Feb 6 09:44
              Do you know about ? It is a website for knitters with people (thousands!) who are willing to answer questions. Perhaps even join a group that is knitting sweaters (lots of sub groups) and ... more
              • Not advanced, just challengingHRHCarla, Tue Feb 6 21:44
                I like to push myself when I make things. The first thing I made when I learned to knit were fitted socks. That's right- circular knitting and short rows. I did it, and I haven't looked back since. I ... more
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