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Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2009, 07:07 PM
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Posted By TrishL1975
Help with an elephant pattern

I already posted this over at Ravelry, but you never know who's on which site....

Iím making Baby Blue Elephant (link to free pattern here...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By TrishL1975
Swatching in the round

Hi all, I'm back from the sandbox!

I need to swatch for Silken Scabbard (http://www.stitchdiva.com/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=SDS-048), but I'm a little stymied. Since this is a totally...
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By TrishL1975
I saw the LB Nature's Choice Organic Cotton last...

I saw the LB Nature's Choice Organic Cotton last night at AC Moore. I didn't much like the ply - it's a really thick strand plied with a very thin "binder" strand similar to Homespun (although...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By TrishL1975
(aside) I saw Fitted Knits at the bookstore...

(aside) I saw Fitted Knits at the bookstore yesterday, but didn't get it because most things in it don't flatter my body shape.

1. Yes, that means you should be on the wrong side. Does the pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By TrishL1975
You're right, kfb increases the stitch count by...

You're right, kfb increases the stitch count by one, but I'm not sure what you're doing with the yo in Row 3. A yo is just that, the yarn wrapped around the right needle - it doesn't involve any...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By TrishL1975
Patons website?

So I saw a free pattern on Patons website (the Shadow Cables Pullover) that I wanted a closer look at. My pre-saved password "didn't match" (???) and "forgot password" "could not process query". ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By TrishL1975
I know you've looked at the pooling thread on the...

I know you've looked at the pooling thread on the Ravelry forums - one thing I noticed in there is that pooling changes drastically between the foot and the leg. I know it's a lot of work, but it...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By TrishL1975
Aw, Ginny! :hug: I was on the sleeves of a...

Aw, Ginny! :hug:

I was on the sleeves of a baby cardi when I went to take a show and my little (not-so-little; 25 lbs) hound mix grabbed my knitting and ATE MY DPNS. She didn't chew the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By TrishL1975
Which would be why I'm totally tearing apart a...

Which would be why I'm totally tearing apart a project and knitting it in two different sizes, neither of which is the size I originally intended to knit. My gauge is off, and I don't want to make...
Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By TrishL1975
I bought ONLY the Options set. Now I want a...

I bought ONLY the Options set.

Now I want a longer cable, some extra tips, heck, another entire set for 2 circs for knitting in the round. But a longer cable for Magic Loop, definitely.

The bag...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-09-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By TrishL1975
I was pretty sure I didn't *want* to match the...

I was pretty sure I didn't *want* to match the gauge on the ball band - but I did. The fabric is a lot lighter than I expected - the pictures look almost plush and chunky, but that could be the rib...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-08-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By TrishL1975
Yarn substitution

I just swatched for the Favorite Cardigan in my sig.

I'm using Patons Classic Wool, rather than the ArtYarns Supermerino called for. The gauge is 18st and 26 rows = 4". I'm getting 20 st and 26...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-08-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By TrishL1975
Is that stockinette with purl ridges? But yes,...

Is that stockinette with purl ridges?

But yes, just keep going until it's as big as you want it.
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,304
Posted By TrishL1975
I have fled to swatching (and I HATE swatching)...

I have fled to swatching (and I HATE swatching) for my next sweater. Now I'm thinking about packing THAT project instead.....
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,304
Posted By TrishL1975
I'm on my first sock. For me, thank goodness - I...

I'm on my first sock. For me, thank goodness - I wear a 6 1/2, and fully plan on knitting these SMALL so I can have socks that FIT. Of course, I'm barely getting to the end of the first stripe, and...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By TrishL1975
I was thinking that ties would wrap around little...

I was thinking that ties would wrap around little fingers or a wrist pretty easily....

Or, I could go the lazy route and do NO fastening! Which leads to the question, is that too much of a pain? ...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-07-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,603
Posted By TrishL1975
ITA about having no kids to try stuff on.... My...

ITA about having no kids to try stuff on.... My boss is having a baby, so I picked the 12-month size, and am almost done. I'm eyeing the sleeves, going, "Is that long enough? Is that too long?" I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By TrishL1975
To try to answer the question - it depends on...

To try to answer the question - it depends on your pattern. Mine is a top-down raglan, so my instructions said, put 38 stitches on waste yarn, cast on 8 and keep going - then when I got to the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By TrishL1975
Buttons or I-Cord?

This is kind of a a knitting question, but more of a baby question.

I am finally (finally!) 5 decrease sets and a garter band from finishing the second sleeve of this baby cardigan. (So, 36 rounds)...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,014
Posted By TrishL1975
I used the backward loop cast-on for the...

I used the backward loop cast-on for the underarms for the cardigan in my sig. When I picked up stitches, the instructions were to pick up 10 stitches, the 8 I cast on to continue the body, and two...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By TrishL1975
Why, I just finished one sleeve and am starting...

Why, I just finished one sleeve and am starting the second on a baby cardigan, yes, on DPNs.

I have holes to sew up in the first arm, but I hear that's common.
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By TrishL1975
I want the pattern! darnit.

I want the pattern! darnit.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By TrishL1975
See, I read that before, and thought "Never! No...

See, I read that before, and thought "Never! No way!"

Of course, now I would so do this on my second pair of socks ever, just because. Not that I've knitted a first pair yet, but I have the yarn!
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By TrishL1975
Ah yes, I now have metal needles. Wanda, she's...

Ah yes, I now have metal needles.

Wanda, she's fine - the vet's office went ahead and had one of the doctors examine her even after I told them I was sure she was okay - they would have called if...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,583
Posted By TrishL1975
I have J-shaped cable needles (hooks?) I tried to...

I have J-shaped cable needles (hooks?) I tried to find them online to show you, but no.... The J shape makes the needle less likely to slide out, in fact, I found it nearly impossible to lose a...
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