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Forum: Crochet! 12-18-2008, 11:34 PM
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Posted By pattirudi23
MGM, thanks for your suggestion, I'm going to...

MGM, thanks for your suggestion, I'm going to give it a go tomorrow. I'll keep you posted.. and will try and work out how to upload pictures of the finished project!

Thanks again :thumbsup:
Forum: Crochet! 12-17-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,011
Posted By pattirudi23
attaching crochet to fabric for cushion cover

hello,

I am trying to make a cushion cover with a large granny square and fabric. I want to sew the granny square onto the fabric on the front of the cushion.

I just wonder if anyone has any hints...
Forum: General Knitting 12-09-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,834
Posted By pattirudi23
Thank you all for your helpful tips and links and...

Thank you all for your helpful tips and links and giving me a direction to go in! I have just received my invite for ravelry so I will also go check that out (I anticipate being there for a while -...
Forum: General Knitting 12-09-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By pattirudi23
I think it's a brilliant idea! And I say that...

I think it's a brilliant idea! And I say that because nearly every one of my family and friends are getting them for christmas with matching hats... I've really thought about the person and chosen...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-03-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By pattirudi23
thanks suzeeq, that's really helpful. I'm going...

thanks suzeeq, that's really helpful. I'm going to get back to work on it at the weekend. Keeping my fingers crossed I have the skills to do the math!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-02-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,195
Posted By pattirudi23
LOVE it! Getting the needles out now... Thank...

LOVE it! Getting the needles out now... Thank you! :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 1,443,922
Posted By pattirudi23
Hello! :waving: New here! I've already put up a...

Hello! :waving:

New here! I've already put up a few posts but thought it's only polite to come and say hi :)

I learnt to knit as a child but never really made anything much more than half...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By pattirudi23
suzeeq, I only just took in what you said about...

suzeeq, I only just took in what you said about more increasing around the shoulder area.... if I did that, would it mean that it wouldn't hang as flat on the back and front, and look a bit strange?...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By pattirudi23
thank you of troy - I absolutely LOVE the old...

thank you of troy - I absolutely LOVE the old style of clothing and the way it fitted! Hence my attempt to knit an original vintage pattern. This pattern in fact isn't as classically fitted as many,...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,834
Posted By pattirudi23
UK equivalent of US yarns?

Hello, I'm very new here so not sure proportion of UK/US members, but hoping someone might be able to help!

I keep finding US patterns that I want to knit up, and so far have been randomly...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,427
Posted By pattirudi23
I'm fairly new to knitting and have made many...

I'm fairly new to knitting and have made many hats on 1 circular needle. I'm just about to start my first project that says I need 2 - so going to give that a go and see what I think. I didn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By pattirudi23
Thank you both for your suggestions -...

Thank you both for your suggestions - unfortunately it is not a 'dropped' shoulder so that wont solve it, and the pattern is only in one size! I guess people in 1940s were all the same size..... with...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-01-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By pattirudi23
1940s pattern: help with altering measurements?

Hello everyone... new here :happydance:

I'm a reasonably new knitter and attempting my first item of clothing that isn't a hat scarf or gloves!

I have a gorgeous 40s cardigan pattern, I measured...
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