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  Topic: quanities for 5inch sponge tins
Midland Spinner

Replies: 9
Views: 6174
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Dec 13, 13 11:19 pm   Subject: quanities for 5inch sponge tins
Could you work out the relative volumes of the tins & work out the % reduction to get the volume of mix?
I agree with Nick on the cooking times.
  Topic: Induction Hobs & Enamel Pans
Midland Spinner

Replies: 12
Views: 6109
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 13 10:17 am   Subject: Induction Hobs & Enamel Pans
It's not me. 'Tis my mother. She's convinced that there can't be a problem because enamel melts at a very high temperature.

From what I've read, a pan that's enamelled on both sides can, when use ...
  Topic: Induction Hobs & Enamel Pans
Midland Spinner

Replies: 12
Views: 6109
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 13 11:27 pm   Subject: Induction Hobs & Enamel Pans
This pan is enameled on both sides I.e. Underneath as well.
  Topic: Induction Hobs & Enamel Pans
Midland Spinner

Replies: 12
Views: 6109
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 13 8:39 pm   Subject: Induction Hobs & Enamel Pans
My mother's about to buy an induction hob.

Her frying pan is a vintage french heavy enamel one.

There's a (myth?) that enamel pans will melt on an induction hob.

Is this true? - my mother thi ...
  Topic: The Joys(?) of single ply wool.
Midland Spinner

Replies: 16
Views: 9624
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 13 12:04 pm   Subject: The Joys(?) of single ply wool.
A lot depends on the yarn.

For instance Noro Kureyon is a single, it behaves very well, I haven't had any problems with either bias or unravelling.

Ditto with various lopi yarns - no probs wit ...
  Topic: More of the Twelve days linocuts ready to go ...
Midland Spinner

Replies: 6
Views: 7367
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 13 10:11 am   Subject: More of the Twelve days linocuts ready to go ...
or the partridge. Now I'm dithering.
  Topic: More of the Twelve days linocuts ready to go ...
Midland Spinner

Replies: 6
Views: 7367
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 13 10:08 am   Subject: More of the Twelve days linocuts ready to go ...
I like the blackbirds - I think it will make an excellent present for my mother for Christmas.

Will pm you.
  Topic: The Joys(?) of single ply wool.
Midland Spinner

Replies: 16
Views: 9624
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 13 4:58 pm   Subject: The Joys(?) of single ply wool.
What they said, plus it may help to modify your knitting style while you knit with it.

Have a look at your knitting style (may help to get someone to video you knitting) and see where / how you are ...
  Topic: Sugru
Midland Spinner

Replies: 12
Views: 8314
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 13 11:05 am   Subject: Sugru
Feh, Facebook has just informed me that Princess Di is dead. I'm not sure social media is as on trend as it claims.

Queen Anne's Dead!

(see how I got an historical reference in there! )
  Topic: Flat & Fitted Sheets
Midland Spinner

Replies: 25
Views: 10417
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 13 10:07 am   Subject: Flat & Fitted Sheets
does anyone know of a good make of linen bed linen please.

I fancy some proper linen king sized sheets & duvet covers but they come expensive so I want recommendations first.

So if you've tr ...
  Topic: Excel help please
Midland Spinner

Replies: 4
Views: 2219
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue Dec 03, 13 12:05 pm   Subject: Excel help please
Can you do the opposite? i.e. put a two dates in and subtract one from the other to give you the number of days between?

It's something I've always done by hand but it would help to be able to auto ...
  Topic: Ironing Boards
Midland Spinner

Replies: 22
Views: 16533
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Nov 29, 13 1:30 pm   Subject: Ironing Boards
if you want to be really tidy a pull down one ( like tom and jerry but with less headbanging)would save on clutter

No space. It lives in the futility cupboard. Wall space in the house is sacred t ...
  Topic: Mobile Browsing
Midland Spinner

Replies: 8
Views: 43820
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Thu Nov 28, 13 6:28 pm   Subject: Mobile Browsing
*adds to todo list*
A.

Thanks BA

It's not a high priority, but last night I was in an area with low signal, accidentally hit the 'turn off mobile browsing' because on my phone the screen's s ...
  Topic: Mobile Browsing
Midland Spinner

Replies: 8
Views: 43820
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Wed Nov 27, 13 9:20 pm   Subject: Mobile Browsing
The "new posts" button is dangerously close to the "turn mobile browsing off" button. Is there any was to separate them pretty please?
  Topic: Ironing Boards
Midland Spinner

Replies: 22
Views: 16533
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Nov 27, 13 9:13 pm   Subject: Ironing Boards
Vax Hoover & brooms for curling. At a pinch you could use a wheeled mop bucket instead of Hoover (eco friendly because no electric needed)
 
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