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Forum: Pattern Central 03-03-2005, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Peg
What's the yardage Victoise? Unless it's a huge...

What's the yardage Victoise? Unless it's a huge amount I doubt two skeins would be enough for a sweater. Perhaps a vest or shawl?
Forum: Pattern Central 03-03-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,533
Posted By Peg
I loved Fibertrends 'Fabulous Felted Totes'...

I loved Fibertrends 'Fabulous Felted Totes' pattern. It's not a freebie, but believe the cost was about $5 and the pattern has three sizes of totes to knit. It's super simple as the bottom is knit in...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By Peg
Hi and welcome! I wish I had the knowledge and...

Hi and welcome! I wish I had the knowledge and experience to give you some suggestions. Hopefully one of the gurus here will be along soon to help. I'm off to take a sweater class, my first. :)
Good...
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,764
Posted By Peg
When was first learning I did the very same thing...

When was first learning I did the very same thing as Beth describes! I'll go a step further though and suggest you start with a yarn where you can easily see the stitches. It made a huge difference...
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By Peg
Hi Beth, as I understand it, the rs is the side...

Hi Beth, as I understand it, the rs is the side that people will see the ws,they won't.
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By Peg
Shelley, I believe Smiley's has gotten good...

Shelley, I believe Smiley's has gotten good reviews in other forums. I've never ordered yarn online so I've no personal experience, but those prices are tempting! :)
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,903
Posted By Peg
Feeling more confident now that Salsa has chimed...

Feeling more confident now that Salsa has chimed in. :lol:
I believe the instructions are describing exactly what Amy is demonstrating in the video.
You could try it out on some practice yarn...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2005, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,110
Posted By Peg
Hildegard, I knit the Booga Bag some time ago and...

Hildegard, I knit the Booga Bag some time ago and haven't found the bottom flimsy. Though I think I used Lamb's Pride bulky.

Great idea Jouf!
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2005, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,903
Posted By Peg
Hi, Amy has a good video demonstrating how to...

Hi, Amy has a good video demonstrating how to work that stitch.
http://knittinghelp.com/knitting/abbreviations_explained/
Just scroll down to find K1B. Good luck and happy knitting!
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,882
Posted By Peg
Hi Julie and welcome! I'm in Illinois too but...

Hi Julie and welcome! I'm in Illinois too but well south of Chicago by a hundred miles...Hildegard only 'thinks' she's in the boondocks! :lol: However I work in Niles several times a month. Those of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,687
Posted By Peg
Roxanne that cardi looks Maah'velous!!!

Roxanne that cardi looks Maah'velous!!!
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2005, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,576
Posted By Peg
Hildegard, I was surfing the net and came across...

Hildegard, I was surfing the net and came across this site which you might find useful/helpful.
http://www.ample-knitters.com/index.html
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,576
Posted By Peg
yellowness took the words right out'a my fingers!...

yellowness took the words right out'a my fingers! :lol:


Hildegard, if you think that's tough, just wait til you're BBW and menopausal! :shock: :roll: :lol:
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,747
Posted By Peg
Salsa and Amy, thank you both for the...

Salsa and Amy, thank you both for the clarification. I was beginning to think this ol' girl was imagining things! :lol:
Amy, I think in all my reading about this that somewhere it was suggested to...
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By Peg
Welcome Beginner54! Amy for sure has done the...

Welcome Beginner54! Amy for sure has done the knitting world a tremendous service with her outstanding videos and site. I think a lot of beginners might have given up if not for the help Amy has...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-21-2005, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Peg
I'm in agreement with everyone else, beautiful...

I'm in agreement with everyone else, beautiful work!

Here are a few scarves I've done since Christmas.
Pattern and yarn from l to r:

Indiecita Lace Scarf, Plymouth Baby Alpaca Brush

Drop Stitch...
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By Peg
Yep, by George I think you've got it! :lol:

Yep, by George I think you've got it! :lol:
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2005, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,747
Posted By Peg
Old Norwegian vs Twisted German?

I've read several sock patterns lately that recommend CO using a twisted German CO. Ok, I found a video and learned how to do it.
http://hipknitism.com/library/techniques/twisted_german.shtml

In...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2005, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By Peg
Hi, I hope I can clarify for you. Go ahead and do...

Hi, I hope I can clarify for you. Go ahead and do the P2tog, but, before you transfer those stitches from the left to the right needle, purl into the very front 'leg' or stitch and then transfer the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,872
Posted By Peg
Invest in Addi Turbos! :lol: Just kidding!...

Invest in Addi Turbos! :lol: Just kidding! *ducking the rotten tomatoes being thrown* I guess I'm just in a smart-alec kind of mood. :oops: ;)

Sorry, I have no experience with the Denise,...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Peg
Calm those beginner's nerves Kelly, you can knit...

Calm those beginner's nerves Kelly, you can knit anything on circulars that you knit on straights. Actually that is one of the selling points of circ needles, you can ultimately save money on...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2005, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,281
Posted By Peg
Me, a pro?! Hmmmmmm, I think not, but thanks for...

Me, a pro?! Hmmmmmm, I think not, but thanks for thinking so! ;)
As for felting, I have Bev Galeskas' book 'Felted Knits' and have used her instructions. Basically I throw my project in a pillow...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,665
Posted By Peg
It's a GRAND idea! I travel with my job and...

It's a GRAND idea! I travel with my job and always do a search to find LYS's either in the city/town where I'll be working or somewhere along my route when driving. I've met some totally awesome...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,096
Posted By Peg
Beth, LYS is an acronym for local yarn shop. :)

Beth, LYS is an acronym for local yarn shop. :)
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2005, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,353
Posted By Peg
Hi Beth, I certainly don't know why you couldn't...

Hi Beth, I certainly don't know why you couldn't switch to circs as long as they're the same size as your straights. I've done it lots of times with no trouble that I could see. Enjoy your new needle...
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