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Forum: Pattern Central 12-30-2004, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Nancy
Sock pattern

Well, the type of sock pattern I started with could leave holes along the side of the heel if you're not careful.

The second type is the knit the heel flap and then pick up stitches type. This goes...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-30-2004, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Nancy
Another thing - Pick up a book of quick projects...

Another thing -
Pick up a book of quick projects like Weekend Knitting or Last Minute Gifts. With many of the projects in those books taking only a couple hours and using basic stitches you can end...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2004, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Nancy

Look at how you're knitting. Make sure you are pulling the new stitch completely onto the "fat" part of the needle before letting the "old" one off the left hand needle. Watching new people knit,...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-25-2004, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Nancy
I found it!!

Here it is:


Forum: General Knitting 12-25-2004, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Nancy
My current favorite...

Weekend Knitting... I made 3 pairs of those elf booties for small children on my list. I've made 2 pr of the mitts. Lots of the rest of the patterns are tempting me. I picked it up at my library, but...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-25-2004, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Nancy
sailor hat/vest/etc charity pattern help?

Awhile ago, I was looking at patterns for knitting on the internet. I found a charity where you knit from the patterns posted on the site and send the resultant hat, scarf, sweater, etc to a charity...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2004, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,902
Posted By Nancy
missing stitches

Well, a friend of mine is making a baby blanket. 150+ stitches. Design is hearts done with yarn overs.

Somehow (pattern problems, user error, whatever) she has lost 8 stitches. She thinks she needs...
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2004, 10:48 PM
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Posted By Nancy
Turning sock heel

In Weekend Knitting by Melanie Falick, there is the elf slipper p. 138. This is my first sock - I've done lace scarves and such but they're streight foreward compared to this shaping business....
Forum: General Knitting 12-07-2004, 10:34 PM
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Posted By Nancy
For about the same price as acrylic, you can use...

For about the same price as acrylic, you can use 100% wool - Superwash wool. Cascade brand sounds pricey ($10 range, tho I've seen it for $6 at a local yarn shop), but when you compare the yards (220...
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