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Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,824
Posted By niffer
Provisional Cast on using Crochet Hook

Hi all,

This long weekend I hope to finish 2 projects and cast on for the Luna Moth Shawl.
I'm probably gonna be asking some dumb questions as it seems a little complicated, but I want to push...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-12-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By niffer
Oops, I did it again...

DH has too many siblings, and they have too many offspring for me to be able to keep up with!

My calendar seems to be missing two neices, both have birthdays this month.

Can anyone suggest a really...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,568
Posted By niffer
Question What to do with eyelash yarn

I have 10 skeins of red eyelash yarn, I find it a little annoying to knit with as its so thin and takes forever to show any progress.
I want to try to use all ten skeins in the same project, or at...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,460
Posted By niffer
Aaah, so I'd cast on, in effect onto the right...

Aaah, so I'd cast on, in effect onto the right hand needle, and not actually knit into those needles until the next row.
Is that right?

Thanks Ingrid.
:muah:
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,460
Posted By niffer
Question Cast on in the middle of project

Hi All,

Long time, no knit, but my surgery is over (19 months late) and I'm recovering well.

Thanks for all the PM's I had wondering where I'd got too.:hug:

I got back into knitting feet first and...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-25-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,544
Posted By niffer
Pattern for blanket, squares in squares

I'm trying to find a pattern, and if I new the name of it I'd find it much easier!
Its the kind of blanket, that you start in the middle and knit a square, and then the whole thing looks like squares...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By niffer
Forgotten how to pick up stitches :0(

I'm knitting some booties, I've knit the pattern before, but I am totally stuck!
I cannot remember how to pick up!
The pattern says:
"RS Facing, pick up and K8 st evenly up the side of the instep, K9...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-16-2007, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By niffer
Smile Sock patterns for children???

Hello,
I'm looking for sock patterns that have the instructions for babies, toddler and up to 4 yrs old (pref on same pattern).
Nothing fancy, I already have the yarn, DK acrylic in pretty colours.
I...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-18-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By niffer
Sirdar Salsa Merino Afghan???

I have 10 skeins of this yarn in the Moss colour, I want to knit an afghan but I can't find a pattern that I like, that will work well with the yarn. ( I have looked everywhere the net will take...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-17-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By niffer
Toy's on Circs?

Hello,

I have a stash of teeny tiny ends of skeins, and I'd like to make some toys for my gazzilions of neices and nephews. I'd like to do it on DPN's or Circular's (for the experience), but all...
Forum: General Knitting 09-12-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By niffer
Have a look at http://www.iriss.co.uk/Alpaca.htm.

Have a look at http://www.iriss.co.uk/Alpaca.htm.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By niffer
Circular knitting

I'm about to start my first ever circular project.

I've adapted this:
http://knittingforboozehags.com/freebirds/kiddie-capelet
So that the ribbing rows at the start are on straight's, so I can put...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2007, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By niffer
Ribbing Confusion

In 2/2 ribbing, if I end the row on a knit, do I start the next row on a purl? I get so confused with this.

Thanks :hug:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By niffer
Ooh, That sounds a lot easier than I thought it...

Ooh, That sounds a lot easier than I thought it would be, didn't realise you could transfer from back n forth to ITR like that.

Thanks!

:yay::yay::yay:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By niffer
Hi, This is cheating, but do you have any kids...

Hi,

This is cheating, but do you have any kids around? Neices, nephews or neighbours? Teach them how to make pompoms - they'll gladly do it for you!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By niffer
Button holes/circular knitting

I want to make this for my neice:

http://knittingforboozehags.com/freebirds/kiddie-capelet

But as she's three, I expect she'll (inconveniently) grow at some point over the next year. As I'd like...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-11-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By niffer
Ribbon yarn poncho for 3 yr old

I'm not panicing, I'm not panicing, I'm not panicing, I'm not panicing, I'm not panicing, I'm not panicing, I'm not panicing,
OK, I'm panicing a bit!

:wall:

Just remembered that its my neices...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By niffer
Thank you all so much! The vid was brill -...

Thank you all so much! The vid was brill - helped show me what you all said!

I've done the first leaf now :cheering:

:hug::hug::muah::hug::hug:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By niffer
Good grief that sounds complicated - its only for...

Good grief that sounds complicated - its only for a tiny increase but as its a tiny project, its quite crucial to the overall effect I think. It's for;
...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By niffer
Question What does "all in YO" mean?

Hi,

The increase rows in my pattern calls for:

Row 1 (RS): K1, yo, k1 3 sts. Turn. Row 2: K1, (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) all in yo, k1 7 sts. Knit 8 rows.

I tried knitting this ignoring the...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-09-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By niffer
Question Icord Issues

Hi all,

I've not been here for a while, been out of action, still am - but trying out some knitting business!

I have a questions about Icords, My pattern calls for 2 st, then don't turn the work...
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By niffer
Hello - I'm back! and thanks!

:muah::muah:
Thank you all for the PM's you've sent me over the last couple of months - KH is such a community!

I've been a little ouchy and unable to knit or sit at the computer, but I'm feeling...
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By niffer
I'm not an expert - but I think most mammals will...

I'm not an expert - but I think most mammals will come back to their young once the danger has past.

It might be worth calling someone to find out though - We have the RSPCA over here in the UK - do...
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,215
Posted By niffer
OT - Podcasts while knitting

Just wondering how many of you listen to Podcasts whilst knitting? And where do you get them from?

I've just been told by DH that the time has come for me to get an Ipod, only a shuffle as pennies...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By niffer
Oh! Don't move him - ever! He looks so warm and...

Oh!

Don't move him - ever!
He looks so warm and comfy and cute!

He's lovely.

My cats have no taste either, my heating broke so I got out an old blanket that I've had for years for extra warmth -...
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