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Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,139
Posted By Tara-Marie
I've definitely brought my knitting to the movies...

I've definitely brought my knitting to the movies -- even the opera. As long as I have quiet needles, I'm sure it's fine. Anyone attending either of these with me knows me well enough & doesn't...
Forum: General Knitting 10-08-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By Tara-Marie
This one isn't free, but it's my favourite simple...

This one isn't free, but it's my favourite simple top-down raglan sweater to knit. I'm currently working on my second one. Easy instructions & it fits...
Forum: General Knitting 10-08-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By Tara-Marie
I definitely recommend double-pointed needles! I...

I definitely recommend double-pointed needles! I haven't touched my straight needles in years. People are often intimidated by using four needles, but the principle is the same & it's actually quite...
Forum: General Knitting 10-08-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By Tara-Marie
I use ziplocs too! They're great for carrying...

I use ziplocs too! They're great for carrying projects around, as my purse tends to get messy. I also use ziplocs when I design patterns, to keep finished projects clean & to store the swatches with...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-08-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Tara-Marie
I'm hoping to have it up for sale through Ravelry...

I'm hoping to have it up for sale through Ravelry (http://www.ravelry.com/designers/tara-marie-phillips) & Etsy (no link available at the moment!) within the next month or so -- I'm probably going to...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-07-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Tara-Marie
Lovely, thanks so much for the help! All sorted!

Lovely, thanks so much for the help! All sorted!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-06-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Tara-Marie
Awkward stitch marker placement?

Hello, all!

I'm designing a new hat pattern, & I thought I mostly had it down. I didn't use stitch markers at all the first time I knit it, but now I'm double-checking my pattern & using markers...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-27-2006, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,775
Posted By Tara-Marie
You know, that's actually what I ended up using!...

You know, that's actually what I ended up using! :lol: Thanks!!
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,775
Posted By Tara-Marie
I was definitely thinking about using that...

I was definitely thinking about using that pattern, thanks!
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,775
Posted By Tara-Marie
Off-Shoulder Sweater Pattern

Hi, everyone!

I've semi-designed a sweater that I want to knit, but I'm fairly new to knitting and I don't think starting from scratch would be the best idea. So all I'm looking for is a sweater in...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2006, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By Tara-Marie
Minisweater: Buttonhole

Hello, everyone!

I started knitting a minisweater (http://glampyreknits.tripod.com/glampyrephotos/id62.html) ages ago but gave up and restarted several times. I'm finally where I'd like to be and I...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2005, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By Tara-Marie
I'm pretty new as well, so don't trust me on...

I'm pretty new as well, so don't trust me on this, but the way it looks to me is that all decreasing is done on knit rows, not purl rows. I've never had to decrease on a purl row before ... I think...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2005, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By Tara-Marie
Kitchener stitch?

I'm trying out Coronet (http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter03/PATTcoronet.html); last night I learned how to knit the cabled part and tonight I downloaded the video here for the kitchener stitch.

The way...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-11-2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Tara-Marie
... good points. Because I'm not, haha. Slightly...

... good points. Because I'm not, haha.

Slightly bigger needles, but a much much smaller yarn. In fact it isn't even yarn, it's that crazy polyester material with little fuzzies sticking out...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-11-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Tara-Marie
Mittens: Cuff Size

I've just started making mittens (http://www.kategilbert.com/freepatterns/gifted.html)!

It says to cast on 21 stitches for the cuff, for the size of my hand. The mittens are seamed at the sides when...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-30-2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Tara-Marie
I GET IT NOW. :doh: Haha, it seems to be...

I GET IT NOW. :doh:

Haha, it seems to be working perfectly. I can see the sleeve now! This is so exciting! Ahaha, thanks! :D
Forum: How-to Questions 09-30-2005, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Tara-Marie
Okay, I'm getting really really paranoid about...

Okay, I'm getting really really paranoid about it. I tried it with a few stitches, and it just made it all look tattered or something. And I'm always worried I'm going to hook the tapestry needle...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-30-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Tara-Marie
Transferring Work from Needles to Yarn

I'm still working on the never-ending minisweater.

I've finally knitted enough so that I can now transfer the work onto an extra piece of yarn, from the needles, so I can knit the body and sleeves...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-30-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By Tara-Marie
Transferring Work from Needles to Yarn

I'm still working on the never-ending minisweater.

I've finally knitted enough so that I can now transfer the work onto an extra piece of yarn, from the needles, so I can knit the body and sleeves...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-27-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,615
Posted By Tara-Marie
Yarn Over > Yarn Forward?

I found an old knitting book from 1973. I'm trying out a floral lace sample, and the book often uses the abbreviation YF, yarn forward. Is this the same thing as YO?

If it is, there's one part I...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-21-2005, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By Tara-Marie
Success! I found one! ... Now I just need to...

Success! I found one! ... Now I just need to finish those 34 rows that need to be knit before ANY of this.

:lol:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-21-2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By Tara-Marie
I think I get it now, thank you so much! Makes...

I think I get it now, thank you so much! Makes much more sense. Now let's just see if I have a tapestry needle around here, haha.

Thanks again! :heart:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-20-2005, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By Tara-Marie
Actually, this part has really got me...

Actually, this part has really got me confused.

Everything is physically attached, lol ... what do they mean by separating? In fact I'm not even sure about the trying on part; does that just mean I...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-20-2005, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By Tara-Marie
Thanks so much! I seem to be getting it alright...

Thanks so much! I seem to be getting it alright so far. :D

One more question, though! Once I finish all of the knitting, how do I separate the sleeves from the body?
Forum: How-to Questions 09-20-2005, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By Tara-Marie
Wow ... that's confusing. Right now it just looks...

Wow ... that's confusing. Right now it just looks like a strip, with the bottom a little bit thinner in stitches than the top, and obviously the two sides stretching out in a V shape, from the...
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