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Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By Jessetfan
It will work, I recently did my first steeked...

It will work, I recently did my first steeked sweater, it is intact. I was extremely nervous after the months of work, but I survived. Go slow, follow instructions carefully, and you too can have...
Forum: General Knitting 01-26-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 63,900
Posted By Jessetfan
I just got on Ravelry the other day, I'm...

I just got on Ravelry the other day, I'm Jessetfan over there too, feel free to add me as a friend.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,139
Posted By Jessetfan
What a lovely blanket.

What a lovely blanket.
Forum: Pattern Central 01-21-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,223
Posted By Jessetfan
Good luck with the learning to crochet, and I'm...

Good luck with the learning to crochet, and I'm glad I could be of some help.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jessetfan
That's really cute.

That's really cute.
Forum: Pattern Central 01-21-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,223
Posted By Jessetfan
My grandmother made the same thing one easter,...

My grandmother made the same thing one easter, and if memory serves me right it is a crochet pattern. A pattern for a the duck can be found here: http://crafterscommunity.com/view/21. I hope that is...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,409
Posted By Jessetfan
I have very few knitting books, although I'm...

I have very few knitting books, although I'm slowly adding to my library. The Knitter's Companion lives in my knitting bag, I have found it to be one of the most comprehensive and helpful books out...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jessetfan
If you want longer straights in size 50 they are...

If you want longer straights in size 50 they are available, my LYS sells them. They have a website http://www.yarnandfiber.com/catalog/racheljohnneedles.php?cPath=344_989. I don't know if they would...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,626
Posted By Jessetfan
Nice work, and congratulations on your first...

Nice work, and congratulations on your first projects.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,635
Posted By Jessetfan
Thank you all for the compliments, I really did...

Thank you all for the compliments, I really did enjoy knitting the sweater.

For Deb or anyone else who is interested in making or having someone make a wooly board there are instructions...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-21-2008, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,635
Posted By Jessetfan
FO: Palette Fair Isle Cardigan

I just wanted to share my most recent FO, it's the Palette Fair Isle Cardigan, I finished it today, and I've been working on it since mid-August, so I'm pretty excited that I finished it. I'm going...
Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,050
Posted By Jessetfan
Knitpicks.com has some really wonderful yarn in...

Knitpicks.com has some really wonderful yarn in beautiful colors, and it isn't very expensive. I just finished up a sweater with Palette, which might be perfect for socks, the website has some...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,132
Posted By Jessetfan
To join is to connect the first stitch you cast...

To join is to connect the first stitch you cast on to the last, so you will make either a square or triangle, depending on the number of needles you're working with. When you have finished casting on...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By Jessetfan
You want the strands that you've dropped to be...

You want the strands that you've dropped to be hanging on the inside of the circle. Bring the next color up behind the work, on the inside against the wrong side and begin to knit with it, being...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-19-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By Jessetfan
If I understand you correctly you are knitting...

If I understand you correctly you are knitting stripes of each color two rows wide. You can absolutely do this in the round. What may be the problem is that you have not pulled the join tight enough...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,607
Posted By Jessetfan
I agree with others, buy just as you need things....

I agree with others, buy just as you need things. You'll be fine without the booklet, and you won't need most of the things in the kit, except needles of course, for a while yet. Plus, scrap yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,264
Posted By Jessetfan
Why not take a look at patterns in Knitty or on...

Why not take a look at patterns in Knitty or on some of the online stores or at a book store and pick out the projects you might want to make for the future, make a list and pick from there. If you...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By Jessetfan
I've only done socks on DPNs, if I work on socks...

I've only done socks on DPNs, if I work on socks again I'll probably try magic loop. I think it is personal preference, but in general I prefer circs because they're easier to work with.
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,870
Posted By Jessetfan
Frogging is ripping the yarn back to correct a...

Frogging is ripping the yarn back to correct a mistake or ripping the project out completely, ususally so you can use the yarn for something else.
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Jessetfan
I've used trellis; it's pretty, but it can be...

I've used trellis; it's pretty, but it can be difficult to work with. I tried to make a blanket with it using trellis along with a couple other strands on size 50 needles. It tended to get tangled...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,264
Posted By Jessetfan
I tend to like long lengths, 32"-40", in small...

I tend to like long lengths, 32"-40", in small sizes because I enjoy fair isle projects. I use them mostly for sweaters, so if I were making a large needle purchase that is where the bulk of my money...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Jessetfan
This is the pattern that I used for my first pair...

This is the pattern that I used for my first pair of socks, actually it's the only pattern I have ever used. It says it isn't a beginners pattern, but I wouldn't take that to heart too much....
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2008, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,264
Posted By Jessetfan
You're not alone, I agree with others who think...

You're not alone, I agree with others who think it's amazing that you have any time to knit at all. If all you ever knit is small rectangular projects you're way ahead of most of the population who...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By Jessetfan
If there isn't a stitch at the bottom, could you...

If there isn't a stitch at the bottom, could you have accidentally picked up a stitch with an extra wrap somewhere that you have now accidtally dropped? If so you could maybe pick up to where the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jessetfan
Perhaps a simple afghan, people seem to "get it"...

Perhaps a simple afghan, people seem to "get it" a little more when it's something they can throw on the back of the couch and use on a regular basis. Depending on your climate I would also suggest...
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