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Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By cara
Thanks for your help. I don't know why I never...

Thanks for your help. I don't know why I never think to head down to my local library. Sheesh. I will check out the books mentioned here. :)

Thanks!!!
Forum: General Knitting 01-02-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,960
Posted By cara
Best Book for top down sweaters?

Hi all,

I'm looking at getting a book for top down sweaters. I'd prefer a book that has formulas for every size in my house, (baby to husband!) And I am most interested in Raglan sweaters as...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By cara
Everything is going perfectly with this...

Everything is going perfectly with this pattern... so far! I'm finished the sleeves and am now on the arm decreases of the left, right front and back... almost there... then to put it together and...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By cara
oh thank you thank you!!! The chart really...

oh thank you thank you!!! The chart really helped. I am going to plot it out on graph paper now and see it in front of me too.... then I am going to knit for a while and see how it starts to turn...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By cara
Sirdar Snuggly Baby pattern help!!!

Oh, my, it has been a LONG time since I've been on. I've had another baby, built a house and started my own business! I am FINALLY back at the needles!!

I'm knitting a baby sweater and I need...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,594
Posted By cara
Ahh... okay. Thanks! I knew I could count on...

Ahh... okay. Thanks! I knew I could count on somebody here to help me! i had to stop at the ribbing last night so now i can get going on the sock! woohoo!
:yay:
Forum: How-to Questions 12-26-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,594
Posted By cara
Pattern Help -Broad Spiral Rib from 'More SKS'

Hi All,

I'm starting the Broad Spiral Rib Socks from 'More SKS' with some Yummy Mirasol Hacho yarn that I got from Santa (I was a very good girl):wink:

In any case, the pattern says TW2R and the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By cara
Thanks ladies. I will check out a few of the...

Thanks ladies. I will check out a few of the Yarn Harlot books as well as some stuff on that website. my friend doesn't have any knitting books yet, but myself and another one of our good friends...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,330
Posted By cara
If I could knit and sleep that would be ideal. ...

If I could knit and sleep that would be ideal. I'd go to bed 2 hours earlier every night instead of staying up until midnight to get some extra knitting in during my busy day!
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By cara
knitters gift

Hi all,

I am in a gift swap with some fellow knitters. I drew the name of a gal who is a new knitter, but very smart and has already done cables and other challenging items.
I would like to...
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,239
Posted By cara
I just flew from Portland Maine to Philly then to...

I just flew from Portland Maine to Philly then to Zurich then to Barcelona and back and they didn't even open my knitting bag.

I had the bryspun needles and a small crochet hook and a darning...
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,740
Posted By cara
I also just read that keeping the hands warm...

I also just read that keeping the hands warm during the activities that bother them will help...

all the more reason to wear my fetching... and knit another pair... ;) haha. :)
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,740
Posted By cara
Hi All, I appreciate all of your feedback. I...

Hi All,

I appreciate all of your feedback. I will be making a doctors appointment tomorrow morning.

As a Pilates instructor, I am pretty in tune with my body and my alignment and sitting...
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,740
Posted By cara
Carpal Tunnel!!! GAH!!!! I am an avid rock and...

Carpal Tunnel!!! GAH!!!!

I am an avid rock and ice climber as well as a knitter... I do not need this sort of issue!!! I have only been knitting a year.. but almost every night. I wonder if this...
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By cara
Lucky you.. mine is this.. You signed up on...

Lucky you..

mine is this..

You signed up on September 17, 2007
You are #33499 on the list.
5228 people are ahead of you in line.
10320 people are behind you in line.
58% of the list has been...
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,740
Posted By cara
Hand is numb! help!

Hi all,

I've been knitting a pair of Pomatomus socks on 2.75 bryspun 5 inch needles. last week one night my left hand went a bit numb in my ring and middle finger as I was knitting so I took a...
Forum: General Knitting 09-17-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By cara
okay.. so maybe if I rephrase this..... how...

okay.. so maybe if I rephrase this.....

how many of you used the 2.75mm (sz 2) needles as specified in the pattern and what was your outcome? I have read that some find this pattern fits big...
...
Forum: General Knitting 09-17-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By cara
Pomatomus Yarn Question

Hi all,

I'm wondering if anyone here has knit Pomatomus out of Fleece Artist Merino sock yarn?
The pattern calls for 2.75mm needles on the Shelridge Farm sock yarn. hmmm.... I have knit on...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-20-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,569
Posted By cara
I'm using Crystal Palace Panda wool and it is...

I'm using Crystal Palace Panda wool and it is quite stretchy. I used 2.5mm needles for the whole thing. I'm not sure what to do about. I finished the sock last night. it is a bit hard to get...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-19-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,569
Posted By cara
I'm just finishing the foot on the first sock in...

I'm just finishing the foot on the first sock in my pair. I still have to do the toe.

Did anyone else find that the sock is very tight across the instep? (around the heel to where the ankle bends)...
Forum: General Knitting 08-17-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 733
Posted By cara
monkey see.. monkey socks

Hi all,

I am caving to the pressure of the monkey sock. I am using Crystal Palace Panda Wool..(yum!) and each ball has 170 yards on it. The yardage in the pattern for the suggested yarn is 194...
Forum: General Knitting 08-17-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,710
Posted By cara
uh oh! I don't want it to pill. :) I'm willing...

uh oh! I don't want it to pill. :)

I'm willing to spend money on something very yummy so long as it is washable. :)

any suggestions then?

Thanks!
Forum: General Knitting 08-17-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,710
Posted By cara
knitpicks swish superwash worsted?

Hi all,

I want to knit the 'tyrolean' socks in the fall interweave and I am looking for a wool that is washable.

do any of you have experience with this yarn? Do you have any other...
Forum: General Knitting 08-13-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By cara
Yes, that cover sweater is growing on me more and...

Yes, that cover sweater is growing on me more and more. Chocolate MMMMM......YUMMMMM> :)

I was thinking perhaps charcole Alpaca... what do you think?
Forum: General Knitting 08-11-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By cara
Have you seen it? the fall Interweave Knits?

:yay::inlove::heart:

I'm gushing with excitement! There are at least 3 sweaters in there that I want to do!!!!

The cover sweater though very different has grown on me. At first I thought it...
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