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Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2010, 12:46 AM
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Posted By PrisKnits
LOL--I think I've been there before. The...

LOL--I think I've been there before.

The Seraphim Shawl is going rather nicely--I'll let ya'll know when it's done!

Thanks to all who helped this silly knitter out of a very simple dilemma. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-03-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By PrisKnits
Thanks so much--I am going strong on the knitting...

Thanks so much--I am going strong on the knitting now. I was overthinking it in a big way. I started by looking at the math the wrong way and that led me down rabbit trails. I am enjoying it so...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-03-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By PrisKnits
This is actually starting to make sense now but...

This is actually starting to make sense now but do you really end the RS row with a YO? or does the YO come just before the last knit stitch?

I'm not normally this dense, honestly.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By PrisKnits
OK, Suzeeq, Here's the section I am confused by...

OK, Suzeeq, Here's the section I am confused by (can't tell what part of the shawl this is--directions say this is a top down knit but the rest of it doesn't appear to be so) :

Row 5: k2, slip 1st...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By PrisKnits
Yes, I understand that, however, if you saw the...

Yes, I understand that, however, if you saw the pattern you would know that it is difficult to tell which direction you are going and the math doesn't add up. A 15 stitch repeated 58 times doesn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By PrisKnits
Pattern Help Needed on Seraphim Shawl

I have just started knitting the Seraphim Shawl and maybe I'm not in the right frame of mind, but the directions after the 1st 6 rows have totally perplexed me. It says to repeat rows 5 & 6 (which...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-21-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
Shawls, Socks and new knitting store

Hi PamJ,
If you are north of Dallas, then you must have been to the Wooly Ewe? I hope to make a trip up your way to visit that store, I've heard it's great.

The new knitting store close to me is...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-07-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
Thanks PamJ, I am really pleased with it. And...

Thanks PamJ, I am really pleased with it.

And yes, that Microspun is great--feels fabulous on your feet!

I see you are located in Texas--where might you be specifically?
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-06-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
The Lace Wrap is Complete!

I have finished it, except for the blocking. I think only the ends will require a little fanning. I've posted photos on my blog. I swear I think I will never be able to post photos on this site,...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-24-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,189
Posted By PrisKnits
I typed the wrong word!

I meant to type they only carried wool (not carries wool) gosh, it is Monday isn't it?
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-24-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
Lace Shawl Done!

Fellow knitters,
Just wanted to let you know that the lace shawl is officially off the needles and I'll be taking a couple of photos of it in the next couple of days. I have trouble posting photos...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-24-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 31,189
Posted By PrisKnits
I've seen the Knitting Nest online, and I called...

I've seen the Knitting Nest online, and I called the store one day to inquire about some yarn and was told they only carries wool yarn! I love wool, but I prefer to shop where other yarns are not...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-24-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By PrisKnits
Texas Knitters-New Fiber Shop just Opened

Just wanted to drop in and let you know there' a new fiber shop in Texas. It is about 45 miles east of Austin, so folks in Austin and Houston and anywhere in between may want to visit. It opened...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-24-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
Lace Wrap KAL

Good day knitters of the lace wrap!

I wish I could report that I have finished, but it's not to be as I've gotten side-tracked with other projects. You can check out those projects on my blog ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By PrisKnits
As for needles, I would say to get some aluminum...

As for needles, I would say to get some aluminum short needles or circular needles. Probably anything bigger than an 8. Most knitters I know, prefer circular needles which they knit everything on...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-19-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By PrisKnits
HELP - FELTING I-CORD

I have knit a small bag with Noro Kureyon and I am knitting an I-Cord to attach to make it a messenger bag--so I need for it to be a minimum of 46 inches when done, preferably closer to 48-50 inches....
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 01-17-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,748
Posted By PrisKnits
I just checked my stash of Simply Soft and find I...

I just checked my stash of Simply Soft and find I have 2 skeins of Victorian Rose 9721--approx. 1 yr old. There's a chance, so check yours and let me know.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-14-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
I responded before, but the moderator merged the...

I responded before, but the moderator merged the info which I still don't see. But to answer some questions., I am using 12 skeins of Berroco as they are small - only 89 yds, 50 gms. But as I said...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-10-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
Hi again PamJ, Forgot to answer your needle size...

Hi again PamJ, Forgot to answer your needle size question. I'm using 8 (5mm), but I also think it would be very pretty if larger needles were used--it would probably open up the lace more and be...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-10-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
KAL Lace Shawl--MORE

There are a few of us who are knitting the Lace wrap I posted a couple of days ago, but there is still time to get in on the fun. I'm using Berroco Touche', but there are a few using Caron Simply...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-10-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
Hi KPG, The Caron Simply Soft should work nicely....

Hi KPG, The Caron Simply Soft should work nicely. I bought 12 skeins of Berroco Touche' as they are sort of small skeins (89 yds and 50 gms). Please post some photos if you can once you get going....
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-10-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
PamJ--I'm thinking that the length would be...

PamJ--I'm thinking that the length would be comparable but not the weight as cotton is heavier. But I have knit lots of Caron Simply Soft and that will probably make a lovely choice. Post some...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-10-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
sounds good-hope you can find some yarn that will...

sounds good-hope you can find some yarn that will work for you. For a shawl, I just wanted to to have drape, but it's quite a long shawl, so the weight of any worsted yarn will probably do. I'll be...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,875
Posted By PrisKnits
Ball Winder recommendation

I'm not sure what kind of ball winder they have at Jo-Ann's, but I have a Royal that I bought on ebay for under $30 and it is a thing divine. It holds lots or just a little. Sometimes I even wind...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-08-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,285
Posted By PrisKnits
Hi Pauline, Well, it's Lion Brand pattern and...

Hi Pauline,
Well, it's Lion Brand pattern and they recommend Cotton-Ease. I tried it with Cotton-Ease and I personally hated the yarn--it splits something terrible on me. Maybe you'd have better...
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