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Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By chilpepmom
Wooden Knitting Needle Yarn Harlot wrote about

Stephanie (Yarn Harlot) had written about a wooden knitting needle where you slid the yarn back and forth. I think she made a scarf with it.
My computer crashed and I lost all my favorite places,...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By chilpepmom
Help - Mason Dixon baby kimono

Help! I'm at the bind off 20 middle stitches, working on the 34 stitches for the left side. If I increase 1 stitch on the right side front and work 4 inches for the sleeve I do not come up with the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-15-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By chilpepmom
Need cast on for sweater without ribbing

I'm starting a kimono sweater. It doesn't have a ribbing, you cast on and start the pattern. Just wondering what cast on technique would be good.
Any ideas?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-31-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By chilpepmom
That's how I feel. Thanks

That's how I feel.
Thanks
Forum: How-to Questions 12-31-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By chilpepmom
Should all new knitted socks be blocked?

Just need to know if I should block socks before I either wear them or give them as gifts?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By chilpepmom
Socks knitted with acrylic and wool

I just realized (after knitting one sock) that the yarn is 72% acrylic, the rest wool. Have I made a mistake? I'm afraid that the socks won't "breathe". Before I start the second sock would like some...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,876
Posted By chilpepmom
What a great idea!!! Thank you so much. I can't...

What a great idea!!! Thank you so much. I can't wait to get home from work and try this.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,876
Posted By chilpepmom
Unhappy Pi shawl casting on

I'm trying (all weekend) to cast on for EZ's pi shawl. It's a lace yarn, 10.5 needles (double pointed.and I can't seem to keep the yarn on the needles to get started! I even tried the magic loop...
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By chilpepmom
Double pointed needle metal case

I recently saw someone with a small metal case that held the double pointed needles and the sock needle only. She said she got it online. Does anyone know where I can find one. It was about the size...
Forum: General Knitting 05-31-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,846
Posted By chilpepmom
Smile Interchangeable Needles

I have the Denise needles. I find the tips to be a little pointy, but like the idea of always having an extra set. I have so many needles that I've bought over the years. I just bought a pair of...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-09-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By chilpepmom
Wooden DPN's not sliding easy

I'm using Brittany dpn's. They just aren't allowing the yarn to slide very well. Any suggestions of what I can put on them to make them slicker?
Forum: How-to Questions 05-09-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,850
Posted By chilpepmom
I currently have 2 different socks on 3 dpn's. I...

I currently have 2 different socks on 3 dpn's. I learned on circular, which is good for doing 2 socks at a time. This is my first venture into dpn's and I really think I like working on them better....
Forum: General Knitting 03-28-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By chilpepmom
Thanks for the replies

I feel so much better. My time seems to be average! I wish I had more time, this working full time is really cramping my knitting style! :happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By chilpepmom
I love knitting socks but am so slow!

I absolutely love knitting socks, but have found I'm very slow at it. I'm doing 2 at a time on circulars, the patterns aren't difficult but it seems to take so long. It's probably the small needles...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By chilpepmom
Yardage for socks

What is a good rule of thumb for buying sock yarn? How much yardage should I plan on for a pair (women's or men's)?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-20-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,477
Posted By chilpepmom
Term KWISE

Please explain this? I know it means knit wise. Is this a regular knit stitch?
Forum: General Knitting 12-14-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By chilpepmom
We just flew to and from Puerto Vallarta last...

We just flew to and from Puerto Vallarta last week. I knitted both directions. I just did not take any scissors in my carry on bag.
Forum: General Knitting 06-20-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By chilpepmom
Knitting Socks on Circular

I'm learning to knit socks on 2 circular. I'm having trouble with the joining of each row, my stitches are a little loose.
Any suggestions? :lol:
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