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Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By janie
I think I understand, I just start knitting off...

I think I understand, I just start knitting off the one needle like, posted above, I'm working on a scarf. Now why couldn't I "see" that???

I'll try - the worst that can happen is at knitting class...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By janie
yet another SOCK question

I'm at the part of my first sock where I've divided for the heel and am ready to work the heel flap? Confusion sets in here....turn the heel to the wrong side and begin working back and forth.... ...
Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By janie
I'll be in line to purchase that book. We need...

I'll be in line to purchase that book. We need more people like her on our side :)
Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By janie
Debbie Bliss - okay - so I'll do a search for her...

Debbie Bliss - okay - so I'll do a search for her and look at knitpicks. I looks at Michaels today & that Merino was no where near as soft as the yarn at the LYS.

So I'm going with a worsted...
Forum: General Knitting 10-16-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By janie
Yarn confusion - help

There is a poncho pattern in the "Weekend Knitting" book. It calls for 100% Merino wool 73 yards/50 grams

I'm very new to wool. Is Marino always expensive? Can I only buy it in skeins that are 73...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-16-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By janie
Felted bowls?

Has anyone the adorable felted bowls? The LYS had some done up, but were out of patterns so I've been looking on the internet and haven't found any. Has anyone seen these patterns anywhere - to...
Forum: General Knitting 10-03-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By janie
Crafty Planet in Minneapolis - okay! A new place...

Crafty Planet in Minneapolis - okay! A new place for me to shop??? Have you seen "All About Yarn", its in Coon Rapids. They have a super nice variety of wool.

jane
Forum: General Knitting 10-03-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,431
Posted By janie
Thanks so much! Can anyone recommend brands? If...

Thanks so much!

Can anyone recommend brands? If I were to shop online what brand names should I look for? I was a little miffed with the Noro, I was just about finished with the hat and found a...
Forum: General Knitting 10-03-2006, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By janie
Needle felting?

At my class yesterday some of the ladies were needle felting. WOW, very cool. One lady had knit a Christmas stocking and felted it. Then she has a kit with different patterns, cuts up pieces of...
Forum: General Knitting 10-02-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,431
Posted By janie
Noro Kureyon weight?

I'm stumped. I bought this yarn today for my class and I'm making a hat. I really like the hat, but not the wool (too itchy). Unfortunately, my YS wouldn't/didn't want me to buy anything but this,...
Forum: General Knitting 09-30-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,569
Posted By janie
We went to Boston/Maine for 12 days this summer. ...

We went to Boston/Maine for 12 days this summer. If I were to go back with just hubby, I would definately go to Bar Harbor, Maine. It was stunning. In Freeport Maine, right off the highway is a...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-27-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By janie
Thanks. I just came to back to this. I was so...

Thanks. I just came to back to this. I was so frustrated by not being able to follow what seems to be a simple pattern, that I actually put the yarn & needles away.

Thanks for the help. When I...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By janie
Enablers :roflhard:

Enablers

:roflhard:
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,642
Posted By janie
:roflhard: Never - I can barely knit while...

:roflhard:

Never - I can barely knit while looking :rofl:
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By janie
I brought my bamboo needles two weeks ago on a...

I brought my bamboo needles two weeks ago on a trip. No questions.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-09-2006, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By janie
Lefties, help purling

My purls are weird. Well, maybe its not my pearls - when I purl and then pull the yarn back through the needles to knit, I get extra yarn, so I'm thinking I am purling wrong. What I was doing was...
Forum: General Knitting 08-30-2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,603
Posted By janie
Should I try socks?

My first "pick your project" knitting class starts next week. We have to purchase the supplies and use the patterns at the yarn shoppe. Since their yarns are very very expensive, I think I should...
Forum: General Knitting 08-30-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,539
Posted By janie
I love them. Just wish the needle # was on the...

I love them. Just wish the needle # was on the needle. Otherwise, my daughter and I will get great use out of this set! My daughter is also loving their yarn for felting.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2006, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By janie
Wow, it feels good to understand that! Thankyou...

Wow, it feels good to understand that! Thankyou all! Its actually easy!

jane
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By janie
Thank You

I just have to say Thank you.

I have not been a member on this forum for long. Nor have I gotten to "know" anyone. But the support is amazing. Simple questions are answered without judgement and...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,455
Posted By janie
It costs $7 just to get into the fair :) When I...

It costs $7 just to get into the fair :)

When I quit going to the State fair every year, then I noticed different things, but going every year as I did for 20 + years, things didn't change much from...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-27-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By janie
Thanks. In my brain it is reminding me of...

Thanks.

In my brain it is reminding me of casting off, except you are YO and not knitting. So, basically, I'm taking the stitch next to th YO off the needle completly & not putting onto the other...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-26-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By janie
Two Help Questions CO & YO

I'm pattern illiterate! Two questions.

What the heck does CO in multiples of 3 mean? Or CO 2 +1?

Next question is in the Raisin Washcloth pattern from knitpicks.

In the pattern it says *k2, (yo,...
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,963
Posted By janie
I'm sorry your mom hurt your feelings. I think...

I'm sorry your mom hurt your feelings.

I think this is a wonderful forum...its not a waste of time, its actually very educational (for me) and unlike other forums, people are really nice here &...
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By janie
Another thought. There is a web site called Bare...

Another thought. There is a web site called Bare addicts...its another forum, but they have great ideas of mixing colors for different eye shadows, etc.

I have the same under eye problem, I'm 44,...
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