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mintdee
03-09-2006, 03:15 PM
There is a pattern site called The Garter Belt (http://thegarterbelt.com/). They have some great patterns free and for sale. I bought the Adirondack Pullover from them and had problems knitting it. After confering with others here it was decided that there was probably an error in the pattern. So I e-mailed the author to find out what the deal was with the pattern and she got back to me right away apologizing for missing that error and then e-mailed me an updated version of the pattern. Not to long after that I recieved another e-mail from her that was a mass e-mail to everyone who had purchased that pattern from her letting them know about the mistake with an updated pattern attached. Needless to say I was impressed and very happy with my experience with them. So keep them in mind for future pattern decisions :thumbsup:

feministmama
03-09-2006, 04:16 PM
Thanks fo rthe link. Theres some cute stuff here. :thumbsup:

Ingrid
03-09-2006, 05:01 PM
It's so refreshing to hear about good customer service! :thumbsup:

Hildegard_von_Knittin
03-09-2006, 06:36 PM
i want to use that emoticon too! :thumbsup:

Julie
03-09-2006, 06:42 PM
oh goodness, I think I'm in love with this pattern (http://www.thegarterbelt.com/wb_girlfriendswingcoat.html). :inlove:

bjc1050
03-09-2006, 07:47 PM
Thanks, Sandra

Those are really nice patterns. Saw two that I want to try and they're not even easy ones. Hope to learn a new technique...slip stitch/mosaic knitting. :thumbsup:

That Delight hat looks like just what want to make for granddaughter to go with her poncho.

Hildegard_von_Knittin
03-09-2006, 07:49 PM
want to make this one!!!!! (http://www.thegarterbelt.com/aa_hautter.html)

zibibboisgood
03-10-2006, 06:05 AM
Ciao Mintdee

Thank you for the kind words.

Being available for questions and support as well as listening to people who knit up our designs has been a big focus of ours at The Garter Belt. We all know how difficult and frustrating it is to have a question about a specific design or just can't quite figure out how something is supposed to be done and of course had no way of contacting the designer.

Your feedback on the pattern is highly appreciated, as soon as Elizabeth sent me the corrections they were uploaded and yes, everybody who had previously purchased the design was alerted to the fact that a correction was made.

bjc1050, mosaic knitting is easy, really. You work only one color at a time so no acrobatics are required. I have a slip stitch/mosaic knitting walk thru .pdf section available to download if you're looking for a quick overview.

We are always open to suggestions, something you'd like to see? Questions about a design/technique? Let us know.

Mille Grazie and Happy Knitting
Wendy

kemp
03-10-2006, 10:23 AM
Cool stuff!

Sara
03-10-2006, 11:17 AM
I learned mosaic knitting at my class on Sunday. It's really cool and very easy. Wendy has some great patterns. I'm going to make this one:
http://www.zibibboisgood.com/more/mosaic/cestino2.html

I think I'll put a handle on it and turn it into an Easter basket.

dustinac
03-10-2006, 12:19 PM
oh goodness, I think I'm in love with this pattern (http://www.thegarterbelt.com/wb_girlfriendswingcoat.html). :inlove:



me too can see Roo in this!!! Thanks for the link!!! :thumbsup:

brendajos
03-10-2006, 12:22 PM
oh goodness, I think I'm in love with this pattern (http://www.thegarterbelt.com/wb_girlfriendswingcoat.html). :inlove:



me too can see Roo in this!!! Thanks for the link!!! :thumbsup:



reeeeeeeally? are you ever going to make her anything again? :rofling:

dustinac
03-10-2006, 12:25 PM
:rofling: I know I must be losing my mind after working on this crazy dress.... :rollseyes:

knittingachiever
03-10-2006, 10:40 PM
Thank you thank you! I loved the Adirondack Pullover too, and just bought the pattern. I have (overly-ambitious) dreams of making one for all my favorite guys - DH, DB, DF, and BIL. :rollseyes: