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  Topic: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
ele

Replies: 31
Views: 9665
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 06 3:07 pm   Subject: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
I kinda like the tube effect but according to my mum in law you need to do an edge of plain knitting.

By that, do you mean ending every row with a knit, regardless of whether it is a knit or purl r ...
  Topic: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
ele

Replies: 31
Views: 9665
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 06 3:04 pm   Subject: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
That looks lovely Ele, is it a pattern or did you invent it?

I didn't notice til I started using it all the little black flecks, and it is a lot softer once you wash it too.

I've got a swatch ...
  Topic: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
ele

Replies: 31
Views: 9665
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 06 3:01 pm   Subject: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
Mine did that too!!

How do you get it not to turn into a tube?
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I kinda like the tube effect but according to my mum in law you need to do an edge of plain knitting.
  Topic: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
ele

Replies: 31
Views: 9665
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 06 2:58 pm   Subject: the Kerry Hill Wool Scarf That I Knitted!!
Yes Rob R's sheep have been keeping me warm I never quite got around to knitting socks but I did manage a scarf from the wool I bought off him and I thought that I should post a piccy up of my mino ...
  Topic: What kind of knitter are you?
ele

Replies: 20
Views: 5698
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 06 3:02 pm   Subject: What kind of knitter are you?
I'm an apprentice too, and I'm knitting a scarf right now, well not right now cos I'm typing, but it is sitting next to me
  Topic: evicting WOODLICE from the greenhouse?
ele

Replies: 15
Views: 11099
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 06 9:58 pm   Subject: evicting WOODLICE from the greenhouse?
Hey Res did my onion sets ever get going?

sorry off topic!
  Topic: evicting WOODLICE from the greenhouse?
ele

Replies: 15
Views: 11099
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 06 9:57 pm   Subject: evicting WOODLICE from the greenhouse?

As far as I know, they like dry, warm conditions. I get them in the winter, but find when I start re-using the greenhouse from spring onwards, the wet soil and humidity makes them move elsewhere.
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  Topic: Green Organisation Membership
ele

Replies: 19
Views: 6525
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 06 4:22 pm   Subject: Green Organisation Membership
have to if you're into organic gardening

[url=http://derbyshirewildlifetrust.org.uk]Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Because I used to volunteer there and I like to know what's going on locally

[url ...
  Topic: Apparently there's a new knitting craze!
ele

Replies: 204
Views: 152170
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 06 12:16 pm   Subject: Apparently there's a new knitting craze!
Excellent work, very neat for a starter, is it a scarf perhaps
  Topic: Signs of spring?
ele

Replies: 17
Views: 5994
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 06 12:06 pm   Subject: Signs of spring?
I've not spotted any obvious signs of spring here at all, I think it's going to be milder this week but generally we've had a lot of bitter cold wet days, I have to kit out in hat and gloves etc just ...
  Topic: Allotment Pictures
ele

Replies: 47
Views: 8280
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 06 9:05 am   Subject: Allotment Pictures
Fiddlestick Julie's allotment stuff is part of her (rather nice ) homepage, (linked from her www button)
  Topic: Have you got hedgehogs in your garden?
ele

Replies: 42
Views: 11395
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 06 2:00 pm   Subject: Have you got hedgehogs in your garden?
We do see them from time to time walking across the road and in the garden, unfortunately one died in my accidentally upturned recycling bin last year (the irony), I was sad for days
  Topic: Dishwashers...
ele

Replies: 43
Views: 19802
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 06 10:40 am   Subject: Dishwashers...

Many of the two bedroomed flats we have going up everywhere around here are equiped with a family size dishwasher as part of the package even though the flat isn't built for families. So although t ...
  Topic: Welcome bonzi...
ele

Replies: 6
Views: 2480
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 06 7:56 pm   Subject: Welcome bonzi...
Hello I'm guessing that you might be the first poster on here from Croatia!
  Topic: Which router
ele

Replies: 23
Views: 9290
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 06 11:21 am   Subject: Which router
A computer ROUTER is based on the word Route - i.e. path to travel -"Take the shortest route!"

A carpenter's ROUTER is based on the word Rout - i.e. grub up, dig out - "Rout out the loonies!"

He ...
 
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