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Forum: How-to Questions 08-27-2010, 08:13 PM
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Posted By paiva
THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!
Forum: How-to Questions 08-26-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By paiva
PATTERN confusion

HEY ALL....I'm working on the lionbrand "Radiant Sweater" and just started the sleeve and already came upon a snag (no pun) I'm not sure how to approach this direction:


"Continue in St st, inc 1 st...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By paiva
lifesaver! I actually thought about slipping it...

lifesaver!
I actually thought about slipping it into a cable needle just until I get the hang of it....I did find a couple videos on youtube but the quality was so bad that it was very hard to see...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By paiva
wait....you're knitting in the round so you...

wait....you're knitting in the round so you should be joined in a circle...on circular needles...
but YES you keep doing "K8, inc. 1" all the way around the circle.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By paiva
"make-one" is another way of saying increase one...

"make-one" is another way of saying increase one stitch. You are effectively adding an extra stitch onto the needle. so you are repeating the k8 increase one, 9 times and that's why you wind up with...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By paiva
I can't do a cross-stitch!? HELP!

This is slightly embarassing :oops: as I can cable like nobody's business...
I am in the thick of a lace pattern which calls for a right cross stitch and I simply cannot get my needles around...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By paiva
HELLO JOELSTITCH! OK so you wanted explanation...

HELLO JOELSTITCH!
OK so you wanted explanation of:
Round 11: *k8, inc 1, repeat from * (Total stitches on circular needle should now be 81)

What this means is that you've knitted your ribbing and...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,331
Posted By paiva
yeah...Im not big on plastics or resins myself...

yeah...Im not big on plastics or resins myself and I have trouble on metals b/c I tend to drop stitches on them..I prefer bamboo so I think the KP Harmony may be my choice...a real shame though about...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,331
Posted By paiva
denise or knitpicks!?

I'm looking for a set of interchangable needles and am trying to decide between the knitpicks harmony wood interchangeables or the denise interchangables....any thoughts or ideas??:thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-26-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By paiva
MISPRINT in the pattern!?

I think this is a misprint...can anyone shed any light?
this is the pattern: http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter08/PATTfernglade.php
this is what i THINK might be a mistake listed under "directions" once...
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,258
Posted By paiva
i didnt know that about the temp. I thought that...

i didnt know that about the temp. I thought that made a difference as well. Well, I feel better about going at it now... it's a great yarn, but for some wierd reason there's like bits of hay or...
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,258
Posted By paiva
Noro Silk Garden Question

HEY ALL! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! I have a quick question about Noro Silk Garden.
I am just about ready to wet block my piece, but am unsure if this is something I can do with this yarn. I checked the back...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-21-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By paiva
HELLO EVONA! Good lord I feel your pain! Listen,...

HELLO EVONA!
Good lord I feel your pain! Listen, I have always had the same trouble but am now a happy camper knitting things to size for people.
I have posted this pattern in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-21-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By paiva
WEAVING

HELLO ALL!
I have a question about weaving at the end of a project.
Once everything is done and you've spent hours knitting a great project and are ready to weave, can I trust just the weaving alone,...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-12-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By paiva
nevermind......i found it, it's an increase. I...

nevermind......i found it, it's an increase. I didn't know that!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-12-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By paiva
kfb??

Does this mean Knit through front and back? If so, how does one do that??
It is part of setting up a cable row as follows:
Set-up Row [WS]: P2, k1, p2, kfb, p2, k1, p2.

I have never seen that...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-23-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 24,099
Posted By paiva
HEY GALS!!!!! I'm in Point Beach down in Ocean...

HEY GALS!!!!!
I'm in Point Beach down in Ocean County....
born and raised, but I did live in Rutherford for a while when I was in college at Montclair.
TONS| of family in the hackensak/lodi rt 46...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-23-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By paiva
waaaaaaaa point pleasant beach..WAY too far, but...

waaaaaaaa
point pleasant beach..WAY too far, but my aunt lives in somerset!.....kind of irrelevant huh
Forum: How-to Questions 05-20-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By paiva
UPDATE!!!!!!!!!!! Okay, feeling better knowing I...

UPDATE!!!!!!!!!!!
Okay, feeling better knowing I am NOT losing my mind....got in touch with the author of the pattern, and yes there are tons of mistakes in it and she fixed them all up for me.
I was...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,869
Posted By paiva
that is SO wierd because our local wal-fart...

that is SO wierd because our local wal-fart (ooops...I meant walmart) just ADDED a brand new craft section to my surprise!
I wonder why we got one and you all had it taken away?? hmmmm
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By paiva
Yarn Gague question

HI EVERYONE....quick question.
I have a project that calls for the following gague:
12 St/16 rows = 4 in St st. on size #11 US needles
Beacuase I am mathematically challenged and can't figure this...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By paiva
GREAT NEWS! Can't wait to see it!! YEAY!

GREAT NEWS! Can't wait to see it!! YEAY!
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,977
Posted By paiva
ALMOST FORGOT......... Blue Sky Alpaca makes a...

ALMOST FORGOT.........
Blue Sky Alpaca makes a GREAT organic cotton!!!

--PAIVA
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,218
Posted By paiva
there are some cool online shops for different...

there are some cool online shops for different buttons. I too got some cool ones at Joannes, but was in need of something.....cooler.
I go...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,977
Posted By paiva
...we where I live we have an "A.C. Moore" crafts...

...we where I live we have an "A.C. Moore" crafts and you can also get it at "Michaels" crafts. But you're in Canada...how about their website?
http://www.sugarncream.com/
The Lily Sugar and Cream I...
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