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Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,146
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Thanks for the links! I bought one of the...

Thanks for the links! I bought one of the interchangeable needle cases for me (early birthday present! And I'm worth it :-P ). While I was on etsy I bought a yarn bowl for my sister for Christmas as...
Forum: The Lounge 01-06-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
I love this! I truly hope that during a debate...

I love this! I truly hope that during a debate someone who gets to ask a question just hands over a tangled skein asking for help from the candidates to unravel it. I would laugh my butt off and...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-28-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,700
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Good idea about doing them in ribbing, Jan. I'll...

Good idea about doing them in ribbing, Jan. I'll do that. I think I'd like to knit them in the round.

Thanks for all the good ideas, all.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-27-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,700
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Knitted hats for newborn twins

Hi All! Just realized this morning that I haven't been to Knitting Help in a while. Hope you are all well and happy. Time's gotten away from me since Christmas when my father-in-law was diagnosed...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-18-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
I agree that she'd only tie it for the one...

I agree that she'd only tie it for the one picture, but if that's what the lady wants, the lady shall have it. Anyone who carries multiples is deserving in my book! Thanks for the patterns.
Forum: Pattern Central 05-18-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Hats for Twins

A friend of mine just told me that she's having twins at the end of November. She doesn't know the sexes yet, but she did show me a tiny picture of twin babies wearing cute hats and asked me if I...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Thank you. That's what I thought, just wanted to...

Thank you. That's what I thought, just wanted to be sure.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Sweater Instruction Help

I'm making this sweater: www.berroco.com/exclusives/valpuri/valpuri.html

I've completed the back and sleeves and am working on the front and I'm coming to the part where I'm dividing for the fronts....
Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Thank you very much for all your advice. I'll...

Thank you very much for all your advice. I'll try it out and see what happens. I'll wash and dry my swatch first, of course. Thanks again.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
I made an approximately 6"x6" swatch. No, I did...

I made an approximately 6"x6" swatch. No, I did not wash and dry it (bad me). But considering that it's mostly acrylic and can be washed in the machine and dried flat I didn't think that there...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
First off - thank you for your help. I am using...

First off - thank you for your help.

I am using Berocco Weekend which is

FIBER:
75% Acrylic, 25% Peruvian Cotton

HANK WEIGHT:
3.5 oz / 100 g
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
The yarn used in the pattern is discontinued so I...

The yarn used in the pattern is discontinued so I tried to match as best I could. It was worsted weight and that's what I'm using. I'm hoping this yarn will work. So even if I use a size 13 I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Gauge possibilities

I am gauge swatching for this sweater: http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/valpuri/valpuri.html

Help, please.

These are the instructions:

17 sts = 4; 24 rows = 4 in St st on size 8 needles
62 sts...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-05-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Oh thank you so much.

Oh thank you so much.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-05-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Pattern Help

I am going to make this sweater: http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/valpuri/valpuri.html

I like to read a pattern first so I'm clear on the instructions before I start (OCD or planning ahead, I'm not...
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,004
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
I think you should be proud of making HIM. He's...

I think you should be proud of making HIM. He's absolutely adorable!
Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,907
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Do you have a yarn swift and ball roller? If...

Do you have a yarn swift and ball roller? If not, I would suggest you take your hanks to your local hobby store or yarn store and ask if they could roll it for you. That would be the easiest thing...
Forum: The Lounge 01-24-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,668
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
I agree with both Breezed and kellyh57. My...

I agree with both Breezed and kellyh57. My husband thinks the mistakes are charming and let people know that it was made by me especially for them.

I also like the idea of asking her to give it to...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-21-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Thanks, Suzeeq. I'll get six to be on the safe...

Thanks, Suzeeq. I'll get six to be on the safe side.

Another thought - - Do you think it would be possible to knit this in the round and forget about the button altogether?
Forum: Pattern Central 01-21-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
How much yarn should I get?

I'd like to knit this sweater: http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80389AD.html?noImages=#materialsMenu

However, I'd like to make a large and I don't know how much yarn I should buy. It says the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,725
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
So sorry, Feef. I just lost my father-in-law to...

So sorry, Feef. I just lost my father-in-law to cancer on 1/10/11 and I know your grief. It's wonderful that you are there with her. Your presence gives her great comfort. I've said a little...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-15-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
YES! YES! THAT'S THE ONE!!! I love you! :heart:...

YES! YES! THAT'S THE ONE!!! I love you! :heart: I was wrong about the twisted stitch, but I knew it was a really simple pattern. It looked like a light grey scarf to me. Holy cow! Thank you,...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-15-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Nope. Neither of those. Thanks for searching,...

Nope. Neither of those. Thanks for searching, though. I appreciate it.
Forum: Pattern Central 12-14-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
I found that same thread and checked all the...

I found that same thread and checked all the patterns and that's not it. The other pattern you show isn't it either. The closest one is the Intrigue pattern, but that too, somehow seems wrong. It...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-14-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Sunshine's Mom
Help finding pattern that was linked here

Okay, I made a scarf for my husband that I love and thought I'd make another one. However, I've lost the pattern.

I originally got this free pattern from a link that one of you posted in a...
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