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Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2010, 09:08 AM
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Posted By wadcorbe
Question Sewing fabric to knitting?

I've almost completed a baby blanket for a friend (knitted). I want to sew on some flannel to the back of the blanket, but I've never sewn fabric onto something knitted before. What is the best way...
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By wadcorbe
Northern worsted yarn

Just wondering if anybody's used this yarn before? I will soon be knitting a baby blanket for a close friend, and want something that is really soft but also very easy to care for, as my friend is...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By wadcorbe
I too also pledge to use up my stash before...

I too also pledge to use up my stash before buying anymore yarn. I also resolve to FINISH WHAT I START!!! :yay: And thirdly, I will knit something for myself. Happy new years everybody!! :clink:
Forum: General Knitting 11-11-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By wadcorbe
Not sure what DBNY is? :??

Not sure what DBNY is? :??
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By wadcorbe
Dishcloth yarn

What is your favourite yarn for knitting dishcloths? So far I've only used cheap cotton, is there anything else that you love? I'm thinking maybe bamboo??!
Forum: General Knitting 09-18-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By wadcorbe
Question Can I use 2 strands of yarn?

There is a cabled purse that I want to make, which calls for super chunky yarn (2 st per inch on size 15 needles). I've found some yarn which will work (Cascade yarn), but I don't love any of the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-18-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By wadcorbe
I'm currently working on my first cable project,...

I'm currently working on my first cable project, and it's going really well. Cables look so complicated, but they are actually so easy! I'm not sure if you have a LYS, but mine offers free help to...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-16-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By wadcorbe
Question Sirdar pattern help please!

I'm currently working on a Sirdar pattern, #2195, a cable sweater. I've completed the back and both sides, and have just started on the sleeves. I've finished the 8 rows of ribbing, and now the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-16-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By wadcorbe
I love the skirt - will definitely have to make...

I love the skirt - will definitely have to make that one. You're daughter is adorable!!
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By wadcorbe
I too only use circular needles, whether I'm...

I too only use circular needles, whether I'm knitting straight or in a circle. I love to knit things for children. Luckily, I have my own 2, plus 2 nieces and 1 nephew - I've really got to get...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-04-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By wadcorbe
Thanks for all the suggestions, especially about...

Thanks for all the suggestions, especially about what kind of yarn to use - I hadn't thought about that! :muah:
Forum: Pattern Central 09-03-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By wadcorbe
Question Pattern for something to cover head?

But not a hat! :think: My MIL recently had a tumor removed from her breast, and is soon to go through chemo. I have the honour of helping her pick out a wig, but she said she also wants to buy some...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 08-24-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By wadcorbe
Thanks, good to know.....:thumbsup:

Thanks, good to know.....:thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 08-24-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,487
Posted By wadcorbe
I got my order from KP on Friday, and so far I've...

I got my order from KP on Friday, and so far I've used the acryllic tips 4, 5, 6, and 10. Out of all of them, I only have one that is not glued properly. I really like them, but I have not used any...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 08-23-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By wadcorbe
I've realized now that the Wilton colours tend to...

I've realized now that the Wilton colours tend to break up. I will have to knit a swatch, and see what it looks like! I bought some Kool-Aid today to give it a try. Unfortunately, here in Canada, we...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 08-22-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By wadcorbe
Question Un-dyeing?!

For the first time ever, I dyed a skein of KP superwash 100% merino worsted yarn. I tried to make it pink, but I think I used too much dye (I used Wilton's), and didn't stir in the vinegar well...
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,934
Posted By wadcorbe
Letsknit, I'm in the same boat as you. I am a...

Letsknit, I'm in the same boat as you. I am a fairly new knitter, and everytime I start a new project, I'm spending an extra $10+ just on needles. Yarn is expensive enough! So I have placed an order...
Forum: General Knitting 08-14-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,487
Posted By wadcorbe
I just placed my first ever order with KP, and I...

I just placed my first ever order with KP, and I went ahead and ordered the whole set of acryllics, along with some yarn. Can't wait for it to get here!!! :)
Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By wadcorbe
Ahhhh, yes, I see now. Thanks so much!! :hug:

Ahhhh, yes, I see now. Thanks so much!! :hug:
Forum: Pattern Central 07-29-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,467
Posted By wadcorbe
:yay: How cute - he doesn't even look embarassed!

:yay: How cute - he doesn't even look embarassed!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By wadcorbe
I've cast on 34 stitches. Ribbed for 6 rows. Now...

I've cast on 34 stitches. Ribbed for 6 rows. Now it says:

Work in st st, inc one st at each end of the 3rd and every foll 4th rown until there are 58 sts.

Perhaps I'm supposed to increase at the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By wadcorbe
Help with pattern please!

I'm currently working on the sleeves for the sweater I'm knitting. The pattern says to increase every 3rd row, and foll 4th row. So do I increase every 3rd and 4th row, or every 3rd row then 4th row...
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,409
Posted By wadcorbe
I totally agree. I just started knitting a few...

I totally agree. I just started knitting a few months ago. One day I just felt like knitting. So I did. I bought some cheap yarn and needles from Zellers, and watched youtube videos on how to knit....
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 07-23-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,669
Posted By wadcorbe
Thanks for the info - your socks look awesome!...

Thanks for the info - your socks look awesome! Love the colours.....
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 07-23-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,669
Posted By wadcorbe
Smile Dyeing with Wilton?

I've never died yarn before, but would like to give it a try. First, a few questions:

I've heard of using Koolaid, but has anybody used Wilton food colouring? I thought it would give me more colour...
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