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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-17-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By mama2xan
I found some seamless socks at Stride Rite....

I found some seamless socks at Stride
Rite. They have also stayed soft and stretchy.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-01-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By mama2xan
I haven't had my ds (almost 4) evaluated yet,...

I haven't had my ds (almost 4) evaluated yet, but he exhibits many signs of having a sensory issue
Ex:
- Complains about tags, labels, seams, anything that makes him uncomfortable
- Gets very...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-22-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By mama2xan
That is a good idea. I finally picked it up...

That is a good idea. I finally picked it up again and came up with something I liked.
Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-21-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By mama2xan
I am making a Ribby Cardi and started seaming...

I am making a Ribby Cardi and started seaming the sides last night. I hated how they looked so I undid the seaming.
I am trying to get the edges seamed together so that the transition between back...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-03-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By mama2xan
Another option is to carry dental floss. You can...

Another option is to carry dental floss. You can cut the yarn on the little blade inside.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-08-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By mama2xan
I used it for a sweater for my niece. It has a...

I used it for a sweater for my niece. It has a really nice feel to it.
The only thing I did not like was that it splits really easily. I had to keep re-twisting the yarn and redo stitches b/c you...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-26-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By mama2xan
Does anyone know how much this closes in the...

Does anyone know how much this closes in the front? The only description I can find is that it is like a bolero.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-24-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By mama2xan
Thanks for the suggestions. I have a love/hate...

Thanks for the suggestions. I have a love/hate relationship with Wool-ease and Encore. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
I should probably just ask if it is ok if I make...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-23-2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By mama2xan
Can anyone recommend a good superwash wool that...

Can anyone recommend a good superwash wool that would work with this project?
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By mama2xan
Ok, I wanted to be sure I wasn't out of line for...

Ok, I wanted to be sure I wasn't out of line for wanting to stay. Lol, can you tell this is his first invitation to a party?
Thank you!
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-21-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,257
Posted By mama2xan
My ds(3) has been invited to a b'day party for...

My ds(3) has been invited to a b'day party for another child who is turning 3.
It is being held at one of those party places with the giant inflatable things. My son has never been anywhere without...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-05-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By mama2xan
Ok, good! I am making a pair of socks out of...

Ok, good! I am making a pair of socks out of superwash for my sister and I know they will end up the dryer no matter what.
I just wanted to be sure she will actually be able to wear them more than...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-02-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By mama2xan
Can you put superwash wool in a dryer?

Can you put superwash wool in a dryer?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-02-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By mama2xan
My ds has an appt next week for an exam and...

My ds has an appt next week for an exam and cleaning. He has already been to this dentist's office earlier this year because he chipped a tooth that ended up being removed. Everything about the...
Forum: Dental   11-02-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By mama2xan
My ds has an appt next week for an exam and...

My ds has an appt next week for an exam and cleaning. He has already been to this dentist's office earlier this year because he chipped a tooth that ended up being removed. Everything about the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-14-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By mama2xan
My ds (3 in November) wants to knit as well, but...

My ds (3 in November) wants to knit as well, but I doubt I could teach him at this age. I just let him have an old ball of yarn and some dull needles. Then I cast on a few stitches for him and let...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-14-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By mama2xan
Thanks for the links. I'm printing the errata so...

Thanks for the links. I'm printing the errata so I can keep it w/the book. I always forget get to check the web for corrections to patterns.
Anyway, the book does say unknit. I was re-reading the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-12-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By mama2xan
I've been looking thru the patterns in...

I've been looking thru the patterns in Sensational Knitted Socks and I noticed that she instructs you to "unknit" the last stitch when you are getting to the heel flap.
What does she mean by this?
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-27-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By mama2xan
I am still trying to decide what yarn to use. I...

I am still trying to decide what yarn to use. I was wondering if cascade fixation would be a good idea for the top if I left the elastic out of the pattern.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-26-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By mama2xan
Has anyone made this dress? I was wondering...

Has anyone made this dress?
I was wondering how stretchy the top of the dress is. I would like my nieces to be able to wear it for a while.
Forum: Allergies   09-22-2006, 01:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By mama2xan
Is there a list of alternative foods for people...

Is there a list of alternative foods for people who are eliminating dairy? Milk, cheese and yogurt make up a huge portion of my son's diet.
How similar in flavor are soy based products?
My ds is...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-13-2006, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By mama2xan
Does it let up after a while? Does washing...

Does it let up after a while?
Does washing help remove some of those hairs?
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-12-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By mama2xan
I bought some Berroco ultra alpaca and it is,...

I bought some Berroco ultra alpaca and it is, for lack of a better term, really hairy.
It sheds like crazy.
Is this normal for alpaca yarns? Can I do anything about it?

I wanted to make some...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By mama2xan
How about...

How about http://yarn.com/webs/0/0/0/0-1001-1294-1323/0/0/2282/

There are also a few on www.yarnmarket.com (http://www.yarnmarket.com). If you do a search on worsted and the keywords Machine...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-27-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By mama2xan
My ds (almost 3) does this a lot as well. As...

My ds (almost 3) does this a lot as well. As long as I am watching him I let him roll around splashing and carrying on. But when he starts jumping or throwing himself in a way that can result in...
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