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Jan 23, 2019 10:43:53   #
Tried tinking but not making headway. Homespun yarn and me do not work well together.
 
Jan 21, 2019 11:34:58   #
Feeling good about nearing the end of a sweater that took forever, I was working on binding off when I noticed a booboo. I forgot to slip one of the stitches over and now I have gone too far to back up. This means when I finish binding off, I will have one stitch left in the mddle of my work. Is there any other way to fix it?
Sep 21, 2017 09:19:18   #
What's My Name?
Aug 1, 2017 11:10:57   #
how much almond milk?
Jul 27, 2017 08:43:48   #
I suggested that once but someone said it would be too expensive.

Beverooni wrote:
Would be fun. I did one where you started out with four skeins in a box and you mailed it to a participant and that participant took out of the box what they could use and added yarn. There always had to be at least four skeins in the box. Then that person mailed it to the next participant. In the box was a listing of all of the addresses and you crossed out your name and went on to the next. It had to be good yarn, otherwise not worth the postage. The person that started the box was last and got whatever was in the box.
Would be fun. I did one where you started out with... (show quote)
Jul 8, 2017 11:19:43   #
My children talked me into Facebook so I could keep up with what they were doing. Then they regretted it because I knew too much about them. I rarely go there anymore.
 
Jul 7, 2017 08:23:36   #
I grew up the same except we did not turn on a faucet. The joke was, if you wanted running water, you ran to the well to get it.
ADW55 wrote:
EATING IN THE FIFTIES

Pasta had not been invented. It was macaroni or spaghetti.
Curry was a surname.
Taco? Never saw one till I was 15.
Pizza? Sounds like a leaning tower somewhere.
Bananas and oranges only appeared at Christmas time.
All chips were plain.
Oil was for lubricating, fat was for cooking .
Tea was made in a teapot using tea leaves and never green.
Cubed sugar was regarded as posh.
Chickens didn't have fingers in those days.
None of us had ever heard of yogurt.
Healthy food consisted of anything edible!
Cooking outside was called camping.
Seaweed was not a recognized food.
'Kebab' was not even a word, never mind a food.
Sugar enjoyed a good press in those days, and was regarded as being white gold.
Prunes were medicinal and stewed.
Surprisingly Muesli was readily available. It was called cattle feed.
Pineapples came in chunks or were round with a hole in the middle, in a tin;
we had only ever seen a picture of a real one.
Water came out of the tap. If someone had suggested bottling it and
charging more than gasoline for it, they would have become a laughing stock.
There were three things that we never ever had on/at our table in the fifties ...
elbows, hats and cell phones!

.........and there was always two choices for each meal...

"Take it" or "Leave it"
EATING IN THE FIFTIES br br Pasta had not been in... (show quote)
Jun 19, 2017 08:22:22   #
What a coincidence - being matched with the person with the same IQ as me!
May 28, 2017 08:51:19   #
And I am sure he felt the love you gave him.
May 21, 2017 09:49:39   #
krestiekrew wrote:
On twitter, you can't see all of the letter, I would love to see a copy of the full letter in a bigger format so it could be read.


I right clicked, selected copy and then pasted it into Microsoft Word. Much bigger.
Apr 19, 2017 09:37:20   #
14/14. Obviously I watched too much television.
 
Apr 11, 2017 09:02:38   #
I do have a family and a mirror. I am well aware of my obesity. Since it disturbs all of you so much, I will not return to Walmart and will do my best to stay at home behind closed doors to avoid offending you.
Apr 8, 2017 11:42:53   #
Thanks to everyone for being so helpful and explaining things so clearly that even I could understand them.
Apr 7, 2017 10:49:27   #
In finishing up the sleeves, while decreasing stitches, the last line says "cast off in pattern, dec 4 sts evenly across." How do I decrease if I am casting off the stitches? I am only working with 18 at this point.
Mar 29, 2017 10:13:21   #
the differences between them https://www.thespruce.com/differences-between-knitting-and-crochet-4077447?utm_campaign=needlesl&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=9159690&utm_term=
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