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Forum: Pattern Central 03-30-2007, 08:08 PM
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Posted By landolphe
Hi Ginny, My thoughts exactly! I am about 2/3...

Hi Ginny,

My thoughts exactly! I am about 2/3 finished with both sox of my first pair - using this pattern. "I don't need no stinkeeennnng heeeelzz!

Looking nice so far.

I wish you luck with...
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By landolphe
I saw the 1984 Mon Tricot (USED) listed on Amazom...

I saw the 1984 Mon Tricot (USED) listed on Amazom just a few days ago. I looked for it because I had just 'rediscovered" my copy from 1984 which I thought I had lost in a divorced-related move...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-29-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By landolphe
Try here....

Try here. (http://www.frugalhaus.com/scripts/tubesks.asp)

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Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By landolphe
Better yet: Mon Tricot 1500 Stitch Encyclopedia,...

Better yet: Mon Tricot 1500 Stitch Encyclopedia, publ in 1984 by Mon Tricot. Amazon has copies in English.

Landolphe
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-29-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By landolphe
Hi Melissa, Very pretty little case. :cheering:...

Hi Melissa,

Very pretty little case. :cheering: I am thinking about making a case for a pair of small-sized binoculars and am wondering about how to provide a bit of padding/protection. Your case...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-29-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,297
Posted By landolphe
Iy you have a need for an stitch encyclopedia,...

Iy you have a need for an stitch encyclopedia, look at "Mon Tricot 1500 Pattern Encyclopedia", published in 4 languages by Mon Tricot in 1984. Amazon has used copies in English at $84. It is a...
Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,742
Posted By landolphe
:hug: :hug: :hug: Thank You, Kelly! :hug: ...

:hug: :hug: :hug: Thank You, Kelly! :hug: :hug: :hug:

Landolphe :cheering:
Forum: How-to Questions 03-28-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By landolphe
It might help if you put your skein in a ziplock...

It might help if you put your skein in a ziplock baggie with only a small opening to feed the yarn out; and keep the baggie as close to your work as comfortable.

Landolphe
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-27-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By landolphe
Beautiful yarn; great pattern! ...

Beautiful yarn; great pattern! :cheering:

Landolphe
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By landolphe
US size 50 needles will be a 1" dowel. US size...

US size 50 needles will be a 1" dowel. US size 35s will be a 3/4" dowel. Be sure to make the point slopes as long as those on the Lion Brand; any shorter will not pick up multiple strands of bulky...
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By landolphe
I hate it when that happens. Lifeline ......

I hate it when that happens. Lifeline ... lifeline ... lifeline ... oh yes, and ... lifeline.

Landolphe
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By landolphe
Hi Anne, StitchDiva.com has line of handmade...

Hi Anne,

StitchDiva.com has line of handmade maple circular needles in size 19 to 50, including many uncommon sizes besides 35 and 50. I have a pair of the 50s; they are very high quality, but I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By landolphe
I think that when the Denise product was...

I think that when the Denise product was resurrected a few years ago, the manufacturing processes were improved. Current needles and cables have a higher grade of finish (smoother, slicker, better...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-27-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By landolphe
I made one on size 15 needles with mostly KidSilk...

I made one on size 15 needles with mostly KidSilk and Hip-Hop. It is VERY lacy and light, almost weightless. And KidSilk does not scratch, so I think it's OK for summer. I made it for someone to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By landolphe
They are supposedly guaranteed for life, so I...

They are supposedly guaranteed for life, so I guess I can mail em to factory for rehab/replacement.

None of my usual filing/buffing techniques has any effect.

Landolphe
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By landolphe
Hi Anne, I have had very good results with the...

Hi Anne,

I have had very good results with the Lion Brand Speed Stix (US 50). Mine go not stick, but I always buff out plastic needles of any size with a superfine sandpaper or a heavy nail buffer....
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By landolphe
Spruce-up Denise's?

One of my sets of Denise needles from 1983 (white with pale blue cords) has many tips that feel quite rough, no longer slippery. I have tried buffing with nail buffers, but it has no effect. Also...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By landolphe
I am in midst of my first pair of socks. I...

I am in midst of my first pair of socks. I started one on 4 DPNs; the other on 2 Denise circs - just to be sure I could do both techniques. Worked about 9" in 2x2 ribbing and all looked very good. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By landolphe
I am in midst of my first pair of socks. I...

I am in midst of my first pair of socks. I started one on 4 DPNs; the other on 2 Denise circs - just to be sure I could do both techniques. Worked about 9" in 2x2 ribbing and all looked very good. ...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-26-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,614
Posted By landolphe
Very beautiful yarn, chere! I like that color...

Very beautiful yarn, chere! I like that color too. :cheering:

If I were you, I would prep the roving again just in case. It's only a matter of a little time, and if you get into the spinning and...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By landolphe
It LOOKS like a dropped stitch, but I could well...

It LOOKS like a dropped stitch, but I could well be wrong. I guess a yarn weaving repair would work, assuming I can figure out how to do that. Laddering down would involve >30 rows - too much for...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By landolphe
Ribbing Repair?

I just noticed a "hole" in one of my first pair of socks OTN. It appears in the 2x2 ribbing section, and appears to be a dropped stitch. but, it is about 6" back, and seems too far for ME to do a...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,644
Posted By landolphe
I am deeply into my first pair of socks. I read...

I am deeply into my first pair of socks. I read about the dreaded SSS, so I started two at once. I started one on US 5 DPNs and one on 2 circs. I wanted to assure myself that I could do all three...
Forum: General Knitting 03-17-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By landolphe
What a great site! Thank you for posting it...

What a great site! Thank you for posting it here.

Cheers,

Landolphe :cheering:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-17-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By landolphe
Love the bottle carrier. A really useful thing...

Love the bottle carrier. A really useful thing for me to make. :cheering:

Landolphe
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