Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Common Room Recap pg 406 - 426

stacyloves yarn brings out the mallet of sanity for KrazyQuilts and clmj58. Angiejude went to see the doctor to confirm the news! OneKnittyChick had a great interview and tells us her fears of moving to MN! but she is still looking for positive energy and happy job vibes! jedimeg16 shares her story of when she first found out she was expecting with Angie.. trainergirl15 gives us a much needed laugh in the common room. I have a little bit of family stress going on :( but my Twinkie Chan book came and that makes me happy!! WoolenHorse gives some much needed light for those of us who need it and has a super scary plan! CrochetByClare gives us a doggy adoption update!

JasminJaquine temps us with a quidditch tshirt, but the link has since expired for the quidditch tee and is now another super cute shirt that also has a 24hr expiration limit.. but it's still enabling none the less! AmyPC is meeting up with stitchywitchy! Angiejude tells us of her parents reactions to the happy news. autumnleaf77 shares a super cute photo of a hat she's made.. and I have made some progress on my cupcake scarf! ZTAgirlknits has turned in an adorable little owl. CrochetByClare has finished the adoption paperwork for her pup!! WoolenHorse is asking you to help out in the quidditch department.. and just in case you are looking for a few more quick projects for quidditch or classes, here are a few! KrazyQuilts has some gryffie handspun!

JuliaV927 saw a pumpkin and thought of us! stacylovesyarn would like to remind you to check the dueling club. spartyliblover is also interviewing in MN! Dark mark cupcakes? autumnleaf77 has gotten a spinning wheel! I've just bought my first hot water bottle, with a little help from lisakbye! this could only happen to me... backwards loop cast on video.. WoolenHorse would like your help finding crochet squares.. Hogwarts castle cake for vanessamn's birthday! Galena's dr gives her the a-OK to knit! dueling club results are in. I finished my cupcake scarf!! stitchywitchy loves thimble doodads.. and she even shows us what hers looks like.. and PennyIA tells us where to buy them!

stitchywitchy has won a prize!! TheKnittedJuggler has another date! Madeleine is asking for your help with some boy Christmas gifts. FlyKytten pops in to tell us she loves spinning! Go poke StarKnits to make her get off the computer and start knitting! FlyKytten is asking for ivory wedding etiquette advice. spartyliblover tells us about the interview. Galena's husband has started yarn licking! Jajigirl tells us of her party!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Common Room Recap pg 321 - 406

and the final update! after this post you should be caught up and current in the Gryffindor common room happenings! :)

SR is taking FantasyFlyte to WEBS! spartyliblover finished her Luna apparel for Halloween.. and shes asking for a super fast fingerless mitten pattern. TheKnittedJuggler is being bothered by the drama llama.. so stacylovesyarn brings the mallet of sanity out to help! referencegoddess has suffered a loss :( lupingirl came back from vacation and she visited tons of places! JaclynBailey says shes traveled lots with metal circs.. however OneKnittyChick says shes had some issues. JaclynBailey shares her enchilada casserole recipe. Aesclinn wins a key chain from StarKnits! autumnleaf77 received a package from the owl post from Jensta79! My long awaited rainbow crochet hooks arrived.. and PennyIA lets us know that the covers she knit for her hooks didn't really work :(

naturallyknitty is now a paid designer! and is asking where she should put her lion.. vanessamn gives us a boy update! noonee shares some awesome crochet portraits with us.. jedimeg16 takes Ian to the aquarium! WoolenHorse shares her recipe for Christmas coffee.. and noonee tells us that karo (corn syrup) can be substituted for the golden syrup.. lupingirl says Gryffindor is still in the lead! CrochetByClare gives us a doggy search update! A few of us are already OWL planning for next term! but the UK yarn I was considering is not as price friendly for the yardage needed. My calculations with some extra yardage for the Lafayette blanket in Caron Simply Soft with the proper colors. StarKnits uploaded a pattern to ravelry and one won a prize on the Knitmore Girls podcast! FantasyFlyte made some really cute things. hermionegraner gives us an update. PennyIA shares a project shes considering for Herbology. DeannaJ is asking you to tell her to get back to work! Galena won a prize on the House Cup blog!

TheKnittedJuggler and TJ broke up. JaclynBailey gives her some moral support.. and TheKnittedJuggler is feeling much better now. stitchywitchy says Atley had an accident that needed stitches! ZTAgirlknits got a big box of goodies! lisakbye has lost her sister :( spartyliblover shares a pic of her mitts! lisakbye found a spinning-bike! CrochetByClare shares a photo of a baby with an interesting diaper cover! trainergirl15 gives us an update and she's met a nice boy! I have cracked the Lafayette blanket edging! TheKnittedJuggler met Saving Abel.. and she's got a new boy interested! WoolenHorse is looking for a Caribbean meat casserole recipe.. CrochetByClare has some lovely beads! and shares her weekend doings. I'm asking for some very quick project advice for little kiddos. fuzzybritches may have caught my queue bug! and FantasyFlyte has caught a real one :( fuzziekit shares a pic of the gypsy scarf. darahmartin got a job!! GirlyPurl is thinking about doing the KP fall/winter seasons shawl.

Mauri is now my hero! she's test knit for Jared Flood (BrooklynTweed)!! Vertigo1414 needs some hugs. FantasyFlyte shares a pic of her mustache gloves. I share pics of my hats. TheKnittedJuggler shares costume pics. stacylovesyarn brings the mallet of sanity down on the head of that lady for Vertigo1414. alexist has an awesome crochet blanket pattern!! Cute newborn photo, just because. Vertigo1414 gets Monty! jedimeg16 shares a progress photo of her Hermione sweater! PennyIA found a really nice sweater pattern, possibly OWL material? Jensta79 is asking if you use twitter? stitchywitchy is getting health insurance!! ZTAgitlknits found Harry Potter quidditch curtains and says the HP bathroom is a go! FantasyFlyte is asking for good luck wishes! Mauri posts the great pumpkin escape! stuartsmom has found a sweater that may help PennyIA. lisakbye shares a video of a tree house of horrors! FantasyFlyte has/had free needles to a good home. Madeleine shares a duck tales video. Jajigirl has learned to use her spinning wheel! and shares some info about the cool stuff you can do in posts on Rav! WoolenHorse was asking for some yardage advice for mittens. derricksdoll makes an appearance in the common room! and Mauri seems to be catching the yuck that's going around :( chris01 went to a fiber festival and has some spindle questions.. and Jajigirl gives her some advice. FantasyFlyte has found a hand driven spinning wheel! and shares a pic of her finished hat. StarKnits has some pretty handspuns!

I share a pic of my OWL singles.. naturallyknitty is in a bit of NEWT panic.. JaclynBailey shares a tragic news story with us, the reason for her trip to CA.. Vertigo1414 had to let Monty go.. Jajigirl shows us her first ever wheel spun yarn.. naturallyknitty finished her baby lion pants! I finished my 50% Herbology OWL.. derricksdoll is looking to fit a hat into classes.. naturallyknitty posts a progress photo of her NEWT sweater. On my spinning wheel I can spin fine without lacing my flier.. but WPI tools help keep a consistent single.. and a little bit of info on how I spin.. Quietish says she may rejoin us in spring! TheKnittedJuggler has yummy cookies! Vote for Trubie to help naturallyknitty win! vanessamn needs some advice. Movie night schedule for November has been posted. OneKnittyChick has an interview!!!

Angiejude is expecting!!!!!!!!! naturallyknitty can now make her own professional grade coffee/espresso! and tells us how too.. and gives us a peek at her new pro coffee maker! The mallet of sanity came out again for trainergirl15! I shared a link about lacing the flier on your spinning wheel for finer yarns.. CrochetByClare has found another doggy in her search and she looks promising! lupingirl finished little girls wig! and shares another adorable pic.. Mauri has some really yummy yarn!! I am insanely jealous of lisakbye's new fiber stash! frick shares leftovers! OneKnittyChick is super cute and she can do anything! I nabbed some ASU fiber! vanessamn got some yummy yarn from Jensta79! spartyliblover made some cute stitch markers. My long awaited True Blood mug finally came and I shared a photo of some swap squares. StarKnits is stalking fiber destash and made a purchase! clmnj58 found some hidden icons.

Jajigirl shares her finished wheel spun yarn! Trick-or-Treat'ing in my neighborhood was a day early, and on hubby's birthday! frick shares some spooky photos too! KrazyQuilts shares photos her monthly projects.. FantasyFlyte is going to be losing some time with SR :( StarKnits dyed up some roving and is looking at fitting it into classes.. I suggested ScoobyDoo for Muggle Studies. clmnj58 shares her projects too.. StarKnits has taught her husband to crochet!!!! losingcount got her prize yarn! OneKnittyChick who has a gun! lupingirl wishes everyone a happy Halloween and she's having a root canal :( .. spartyliblover has transfigured herself into Luna Lovegood! fuzzybritches has an adorable tootsieroll.. fuzziekit has turned in midterm owl progress.. everyone in chat was dying to see a progress photo of my muggle studies spinning, so I snapped a quick pic!

I cannot believe I finished 6 classes and 2 50% owls... I am still in shock! AmyPC shared a pic of her Halloween costumes she made! naturallyknitty is super woman! Jajigirl is getting a redo of her sea turtle socks! Mauri says the staff is considering changing the grading system. StarKnits doesn't like Charlie Brown. stitchywitchy says Gryffindor yarn is on sale! StarKnits says my zombie self should be my new ravatar! CrochetByClare is asking for pup naming help.. a possible MN meet up is in the works! ZTAgirlknits has an adorable little Halloween babies!! Jensta79 is about to steek! Oriocookie had her baby yesterday!!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Common Room Recap pg 220 - 320

Here it is! The one you have been waiting for! To make your reading a bit easier I have broken this update into 2 posts. This is Part 1. :) This is 100 pages of the common room condensed. The next CRRs from here on out will be in 20 pages or so.. no.matter.what!

JaclynBailey has started a poll and she suggests that Gryffindors use disagree as the jealous button.. and updates us on the hat stain issue. She wants to knit these socks and they would look like this! pretty aren't they?! She's talking about the AG dolls she likes. :) She also shares her desire to learn to sew... I think she and I must get together some time so I can teach her! She also gives her advice to those wanting to get pregnant! Some experience about charlies cloth diapering! and fuzzybritches weighs in too. referencegoddess talks front loaders. JaclynBailey shares a photo of her adorable one in a koolhaas!

Adorable Trubie photo! naturallyknitty shares her prize from lupingirl... and is asking for some button opinions.. she's finished her sweater! She also announces some prizes! stuartsmom shares some beautiful Wassily Kandinsky artwork.. and shares some spread sheet of awesome info! I shared some previous handspuns as an example of yardage for FlyKytten. We had a Gerard movie night! I shared some photos of the kitchen Mum is planning to redo next summer. I can't believe I finished those mittens!! I shared my monthly project list. Deathly Hallows posters!! Michigan Gryffies, I am putting together a get together! Movie night schedule for October. Birthday banter between my husband and I... and the dieting issues were slowly getting to me.. TheKnittedJuggler kissed TJ.. and gives us an update on her date with him.

PennyIA has a 7yr old who is starting to ask "those" questions, have any advice for her? and a photo of her sweet pup! I am just amazed by all that she's completed! Starwars themed projects? a photo of her pup in the finished costume! frick shares her contribution to talk like a pirate day! and shares a super quick 2 hour (or so) hat in case you're looking for a fast project to fit in! SavvyKnits shares her DADA project, an adorable owl! and some super yummy treats she made! stacylovesyarn shared a truly touching story with us about a hat she knit too large and it finally found a home and is very much loved.. then brings out the mallet of sanity on jedimeg16 , on TheKnittedJuggler, OneKnittyChicks computer for hottie block out! jedimeg16 again for focus.. Some Deathly Hallows stills can be seen here , here , here , here , and here which sparked jedimeg16 to recreate it! then spartyliblover shares the trailer with us and an awesome deathly hallows cake!

jedimeg16 shares an adorable photo of her baby with his favorite blanket.. and then says she thinks she knows the model on the KnitPicks catalog cover! Here are some posts where she shares the recreation of the sweater chats. Then another adorable photo of Ian! She talks about her nacho craving.. FantasyFlyte is designing fingerless mittens.. and she found her harmony DPNs that have been missing for a whole year! She and SR were planning a trip together. She's finished her mittens. spartyliblover shares an update on the job search and again.. shares a photo of her bunny butt.. she's asking for some yarn advice on a traveling woman.. and shes on her way to meet referencegoddess! and shares a photo for JaclynBailey. CommaSplice shares a photo of her beautiful noro scarf! She also had a very misfortune accident and could use a lot of love. Jajigirl got some beautiful yarn! and so does FlyKytten! then lisakbye shares her fiber fest haul.. CrochetByClare shares some stash too! Jajigirl finished some amazing pirate socks!! She had some scary family moments.. but things are improving.. and continuing to improve. Madeleine's boyfriend made her some awesome DPN holders so now her needles won't come out of her projects in her knitting bag! then she shares how he made them.

Covington updates us on her cheerleading.. and a video that you can hear her singing on! Quidditch news, we had Slytherin pride days. stuartsmom gives FlyKytten some suggestions for her yarn.. and shares a photo the turkey hat! CrochetByClare shares a couple adorable photos of her and her husband. She's also sharing a video from rent! She has some hat inspiration.. Just in case you missed it straayerliz is expecting! trainergirl15 has finished her goodale! and shares her monthly projects.. and she got a very lovely gift from KrazyQuilts! She also tells us that KnitPick's acrylic tips are actually pretty nice! and even more goodies!! Hotties in the common room all over the place!! (every word is a new link to a hottie FYI!)

KrazyQuilts shares her flying homework, arithmancy and charms.. she also asks about some very pretty sparkly yarn for quidditch.. and then changes her mind.. eagallant shares some photos of her beautiful grand babies! StarKnits was asking for help fitting squares into classes, aren't they beautiful!? and a cute little owl key chain. She's done some t-shirt tye-dyeing! She also helps clear up some frustration with the new 8 class points rules.. and alexist helps too! DeannaJ shared a socks that rock coupon... and a link to BrooklynTweed's yarn! Jensta79 shares her projects with us and they are all lovely! she was looking for sweater patterns.. referencegoddess got a lovely gift from lisakbye! and shes asking for some Gryffindor color advice. She shares a progress photo of her Gail/Nightsongs and OWL stocking... and some yarn porn!

Mauri finished a sweater! Isn't it fabulous!! she also let us know that we are kicking some serious points this term! The great pumpkin escape! She also gives us a little insight on the chocolate frog cards. Galena found an adorable kitty.. MINDYSUE shares her monthly project list.. and a cute bunny hat.. and tells us that Gryffindor is in first place! OneKnittyChick needs some love! Kittehz have taken over the common room! lisakbye gives herself a little reminder... I probably should take her advice too! she shares a photo of a knitted Lucius Malfoy! knittinviola got the Harry Potter cookbook! and she has her eyes on a man! and has declared it is time to get up and dance! charliesdragon is asking for some pattern advice and KrazyQuilts & Vertigo1414 give some lovely examples!! then Vertigo1414 sent pee-wee to cheer up FantasyFlyte. autumnleaf77 has a beautiful family and shares some photos of her weekend!

clmnj58 reminds us about the points we may earn per month doing 6 or all 8 classes.. and shares a photo of socks she was intending for quidditch. AmyPC has been under the weather.. noonee is thinking she has to do some knitting surgery.. and she was very successful!! fuzzybritches made a ton of cloth diapers! fosterson stops by to announce the prize thread was open (now closed). WoolenHorse shares some photos of period garments she is/will be working on.. and tells us that KnitPro (KnitPicks in the UK) has a rosewood set of tips and gives us a link! Siriusly has been a little under the weather.. and has been missed in the common room! alexist says we're leading by only 26pts!!