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Forum: General Knitting 05-20-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,086
Posted By Glenda
I got it off the LionBrand website. It's one of...

I got it off the LionBrand website. It's one of their free patterns.
Forum: General Knitting 05-20-2005, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,086
Posted By Glenda
Hi Lisa, When I began using this suede yarn, I...

Hi Lisa,
When I began using this suede yarn, I ended up frogging my project twice before I got it right. I love the feel of it. I'm making the LionBrand knitted backpack. It's turning out really...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,086
Posted By Glenda
Me, too. I'm making a backpack with it. It...

Me, too. I'm making a backpack with it. It calls for 9 needles but I think I'm going to use 8 needles instead. I LOVE the way it feels!!!!!
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,086
Posted By Glenda
has anyone tried the new LionBrand suede yarn?

Just wondering if anyone has tried the new LionBrand Suede yarn? If so, did you like it and what did you make? Thanks. Glenda ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By Glenda
Whoa........I better copy this because I'm at...

Whoa........I better copy this because I'm at work and I don't have the knitting with me. Sounds confusing, but thanks, I'll try but I'm still not sure how to sew 1 base ridge to 2 body ridges...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By Glenda
has anyone made the LionBrand garter stitch backpack????

:thinking: Hi all,
I'm trying to finish this backpack but I can't figure how to attach the base to the body. Has anyone else made this? If so can you help me out? The base is so small compared to...
Forum: General Knitting 05-10-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By Glenda
heavy cotton yarn for backpack

Hi, I have been knitting alot of the Lionbrand pattern backpacks. The pattern calls for Lionbrand Jiffy, but for the summer I would rather use something in cotton. Never worked with cotton before....
Forum: How-to Questions 05-05-2005, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,431
Posted By Glenda
can knitted pieces be "knitted" together?

I make alot of purses and backpacks as gifts. I never like the way my seams look when they are sewn. Can I knit or crochet seams together instead? If so, how do I do that? Thanks so much for all...
Forum: General Knitting 04-29-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Glenda
Thanks, but what exactly do you mean by "yarn...

Thanks, but what exactly do you mean by "yarn over"? How would I be doing this and not realizing it? I'm such a perfectionist. I want to do it right!! LOL :wall:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-29-2005, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,807
Posted By Glenda
Oooooooooh, I like. I copied. Thanks. :sunny: ...

Oooooooooh, I like. I copied. Thanks. :sunny: Glenda
Forum: General Knitting 04-29-2005, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Glenda
question re. too many or too few stitches

Is there a rule of thumb regarding adding or decreasing stitches? For the life of me sometimes I end up with one extra stitch or one less stitch on a row. I have no idea how it happens, but I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2005, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,450
Posted By Glenda
Duh, I guess I should have reread the pattern. ...

Duh, I guess I should have reread the pattern. The other pattern had two rows with each hole 3 stitches apart. This one has 14 holes (one on each row). Thanks. By George, I think I've got it!! ...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2005, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,450
Posted By Glenda
Yep, that's the pattern. Also it instructs you...

Yep, that's the pattern. Also it instructs you to make 14 eyelet rows!! Don't you think that's excessive? I made their other knitted backpack which turned out soooooo cute, so I thought I'd try...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-26-2005, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,450
Posted By Glenda
The body of the back pack only has 25 stitches to...

The body of the back pack only has 25 stitches to cast on. I don't get it. I'd copy and paste the pattern but I don't know how. :oops:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-26-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,450
Posted By Glenda
has anyone done the LionBrand garter stitch back pack?

If you have done this pattern, tell me why you need to do this on circular needles. I did the base. It just seemed silly doing a straight garter stitch on circular needles. Thanks. Glenda...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,928
Posted By Glenda
Thank you. That was a great explanation!!...

Thank you. That was a great explanation!! :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2005, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,928
Posted By Glenda
knitting duplicate pieces

On stitchguide.com, it states, "when knitting duplicate pieces, knit both pieces at the same time on the same needles, using a separate ball of yarn for each piece. How do you do that? I make alot...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2005, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,434
Posted By Glenda
OT.....but why can't I select an avatar??

When I go to the gallery, there is nothing there to select.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,371
Posted By Glenda
Also a way to tell knit from purl is to know...

Also a way to tell knit from purl is to know which row you knitted first. If it is a knit row, your hanging piece of yarn you cast on with will be on your left. The purl row will have the beginning...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-14-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,549
Posted By Glenda
Thank you so much. You are an :angelgrin: . My...

Thank you so much. You are an :angelgrin: . My gut instinct said to do it like you said but I just wasn't sure. I love this site. I'm sort of a self taught knitter, so this site is wonderful for...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-14-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,549
Posted By Glenda
ok, now will someone answer this question, pls.

If the directions say to p1, sl2 wyib, p2, do I slip purlwise or knitwise? Same for the next row that says to k2, sl2 wyif, k2. Do I slip purlwise or knitwise? "wyif" and "wyib" is confusing me. ...
Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By Glenda
Hi, I'm new and so glad I found this site!!

I'm a semi-beginner knitting. That is I started knitting many years ago, stopped, started, stopped and now have started again. This time around I LOVE IT. Look forward to sharing patterns, tips...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-14-2005, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,886
Posted By Glenda
Pattern question

Hi, I'm new to this forum and really happy to be here and having the expertise of other knitter's help. I am currently knitting a purse. The directions say to "sl2 wyif, k2. The next row says "sl2...
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