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Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2012, 05:32 PM
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Posted By noseysheep
**Double Posting Gremlins**

**Double Posting Gremlins**
Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,100
Posted By noseysheep
I'm a lefty, and have to be honest, it never even...

I'm a lefty, and have to be honest, it never even occured to me to try and learn to knit left-handed.

I don't have any problems knitting conventionally. I'm self-taught, mostly via Youtube...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-05-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,124
Posted By noseysheep
Love, love, love these! They're gorgeous :inlove:

Love, love, love these! They're gorgeous :inlove:
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 04-02-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,236
Posted By noseysheep
Oh....I've quite a few of those, I've been...

Oh....I've quite a few of those, I've been selling them on my craft stall.

So easy to knit, I've been calling them corkscrew scarves...had to google 'potato chip scarf' to work out what you meant!...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-25-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,326
Posted By noseysheep
FO Wine Cosy

Thanks to inspiration from this thread (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=103495)

I found this pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/winecozy) and got to it!

With a...
Forum: General Knitting 03-22-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,289
Posted By noseysheep
2 minutes on google gave me...

2 minutes on google gave me this:

http://www.knitonecrochettoo.com/wick.htm

HTH :wink:
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,505
Posted By noseysheep
HUGE thanks to both of you...you've both...

HUGE thanks to both of you...you've both explained it very clearly. :grphug:

Have just done a trial fit on a bottle of red in the kitchen, and I think I might go another few rows before I attempt...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,505
Posted By noseysheep
Yes my mistake, typing quicker than brain was...

Yes my mistake, typing quicker than brain was functioning...the work is indeed in stockinette, and not garter.
Forum: Pattern Central 03-14-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By noseysheep
I've left it far too late this year I think to do...

I've left it far too late this year I think to do anything with my new found knitting skills....but I might rustle up a couple of these (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cloverly) if I can in...
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,558
Posted By noseysheep
Oh my...my GP prescribed me Champix (same drug,...

Oh my...my GP prescribed me Champix (same drug, different licensed name over here) to get me off cigs before a scheduled operation last year. Using will-power alone was failing me and patches...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,505
Posted By noseysheep
pick up stitches, purl bumps, and counting rows

Got to the point in a current project where I knew I was going to need your collective help.

I kinda know what the pattern is asking for, and I can see why its asking for it...but I don't know *how*...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-01-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By noseysheep
Ooh, I quite fancy having a go at one of those...

Ooh, I quite fancy having a go at one of those for myself!

Please do let me know if you find one ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By noseysheep
Thanks for that Suzee . This is the pattern:...

Thanks for that Suzee .

This is the pattern: WineCozy (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/winecozy)

Its not overly complicated...so I may just cast on the 3.5mm needles with 66 sts and see...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-26-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By noseysheep
Oh gosh, I know exactly where you're coming...

Oh gosh, I know exactly where you're coming from!

The very first pattern I looked at blinded me completely!

Then I started messing with knitting squares, watching youtube vids, lurking here,...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,452
Posted By noseysheep
Is fish-farmers wool similar to fishermans...

Is fish-farmers wool similar to fishermans wool?

Hubby is a fish-farmer, and that could save me a whole heap of money satisfying my wool needs!

Now, I can shear sheep, and very fast I used to be...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By noseysheep
OK...I cast 20 sts on to 3.5mm needles to start...

OK...I cast 20 sts on to 3.5mm needles to start another gauge swatch...and 10 rows in and 20 sts is barely pushing 8 cm - so, with some quick number crunching, in this yarn, with my stitches...I'd...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-25-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By noseysheep
Thanks guys - I went in to town and bought a pair...

Thanks guys - I went in to town and bought a pair of 3.5mm needles...so I'll try an other swatch with those and see what maths I can pull on the project guage :mrgreen:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-25-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By noseysheep
Tension gauge...grrr!

I found a pattern I wanted to knit...and a yarn colour that is perfect for the project.

According to the yarn label...it recommends 3-4mm needles, and for a 10x10 cm square it claims 21st x 28...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By noseysheep
Thanks everyone for all your great...

Thanks everyone for all your great suggestions....the soda/beer cooler idea intrigued me, so I went a pattern-huntin'

And I think I've narrowed it down doing these for her:

Wine Cozy...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-24-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By noseysheep
:?? [/quote] I posted the 2nd time to ask the...

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I posted the 2nd time to ask the mods to change my title after a spelling error...then I worked out how to fix it myself, which meant my 2nd post no longer made sense ;)



She'd be...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-24-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,788
Posted By noseysheep
:inlove: You are pure evil! :teehee: And they...

:inlove:

You are pure evil! :teehee:

And they ship outside of the US....:yay:
Forum: Pattern Central 02-23-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By noseysheep
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Forum: Pattern Central 02-23-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,408
Posted By noseysheep
knitted summer gift suggestions

Hi all

My mum wants a pair of my seemingly popular mittens...so I thought I'd knit her a matching scarf too (my first scarf project),and possibly a hat too...and I *will*do these for her...I've cast...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-23-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,788
Posted By noseysheep
Ooooh pretty! :muah: And love that yarn! ...

Ooooh pretty! :muah:

And love that yarn! Hmm...wonder where I can lay my hands on some of that colourful gorgeousness!....must resist...must resist...must resist!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-22-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By noseysheep
Nice one microwench! :cheering: Another newbie...

Nice one microwench! :cheering:

Another newbie knitter here, and that feeling of achieving your first FO is such a buzz :mrgreen:
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