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Forum: General Knitting 09-10-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,424
Posted By Jill A.
Ravelry rocks!! I find that I am making much...

Ravelry rocks!!

I find that I am making much smarter decisions about patterns and yarn. You can see the pattern, see the comments (for instance, on the sweater I am knitting, which I found on...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-10-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By Jill A.
I do all socks on 2 circulars. I never found a...

I do all socks on 2 circulars. I never found a great way of doing the gusset, so I made up my version:
As normal when knitting on 2 circs, you will have 1/2 the stitches on each needle. Pick one...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,658
Posted By Jill A.
I knit socks on 2 circulars. It makes the...

I knit socks on 2 circulars. It makes the starting much easier, plus you never have to risk a needle "falling out" of your sock in progress.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By Jill A.
Can Kureyon be wet blocked?

I am just finishing the pieces of a sweater in Kureyon. I need to block it before I assemble it, but I don't know if it is okay to wet block or if I should try spritzing or something like that.

The...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-11-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By Jill A.
Look at the pattern for the Irish Hiking Scarf...

Look at the pattern for the Irish Hiking Scarf (here). (http://www.helloyarn.com/irishhikingscarfpf.htm)

This is the first cable project that I did and lots of other knitter here have done the same...
Forum: General Knitting 08-11-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By Jill A.
I like lime & violet a lot. It is my stress...

I like lime & violet a lot. It is my stress relief when I have had a really bad day. I tend to "hoard" the episodes so that I can be sure I have one when I "need" it.

I also like stash and burn,...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-09-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jill A.
I used RYC Cashsoft, which worked great. Good...

I used RYC Cashsoft, which worked great. Good luck on your scarf!!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-03-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,723
Posted By Jill A.
I am about 1 foot into the Irish hiking scarf,...

I am about 1 foot into the Irish hiking scarf, using the cream color of RYC Cashsoft. It is lovely. I can't wait to finish it. I took it to knitting last night and got a round of applause. ...
Forum: General Knitting 08-03-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,704
Posted By Jill A.
I am getting a ball winder and swift for my...

I am getting a ball winder and swift for my birthday!!:woohoo::woohoo::woohoo:

I ordered it yesterday, I hope it gets here soon, then I will have a ball winding party!
Forum: General Knitting 08-03-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,679
Posted By Jill A.
I am only about 250 from my invitation. I am...

I am only about 250 from my invitation. I am soooo excited. I am looking forward to using Ravelry to pick new projects, and examine all the yarn choices. I like to go on knittersreview.com to...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-01-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By Jill A.
I recently knit this...

I recently knit this (http://www.chicknits.com/catalog/chickami.html)

It was really easy, knit in the round - no sewing. Is has directions for the cami with thin straps, or wider straps.
Forum: General Knitting 07-31-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,262
Posted By Jill A.
Webs (yarn.com). They have a huge selection,...

Webs (yarn.com). They have a huge selection, with tons of stuff on sale. Some people think they have slow shipping, but I always get their packages way faster than anyone (except the Loopy Ewe,...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-29-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By Jill A.
The bags look like variations on the Booga Bag. ...

The bags look like variations on the Booga Bag. I think if you started the booga, then did a few increase rows as you moved up the body of the bag, and then shaped it after felting as it dried, you...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-28-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By Jill A.
I just finished the Fiber trend clogs out of...

I just finished the Fiber trend clogs out of cascade 220. I think the clogs look best with 2 colors - just about any 2 colors work!
Forum: General Knitting 07-27-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By Jill A.
Good luck if you decide to do it! Start with the...

Good luck if you decide to do it!

Start with the Utah square, it's the easiest!!:cheering:
Forum: The Lounge 07-27-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,021
Posted By Jill A.
I didn't get the book until Saturday (a week...

I didn't get the book until Saturday (a week after it came out). It only took me about 6 hours to read. Some things I had totally figured out (like Snape is good) and some I was totally wrong (I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,118
Posted By Jill A.
I knit with 2 circulars. When I was trying to...

I knit with 2 circulars. When I was trying to learn to knit socks, I tried bamboo needles, but since I really hate all bamboo needles, I wasn't successful. I tried knitting the socks with the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By Jill A.
If you could only buy one E.Zimmerman book

Eventually I want to get all the Elizabeth Zimmerman books, but they will have to be one at a time. Which one is the best to get first. I am interest in the patterns, especially the baby jackets....
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,892
Posted By Jill A.
Here's my spot: You are...

Here's my spot:

You are #7782 on the list.
1115 people are ahead of you in line.
12436 people are behind you in line.
32% of the list has been invited so far
I actually set...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-25-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,488
Posted By Jill A.
Beautiful job!!! I love the way the solid color...

Beautiful job!!!

I love the way the solid color shows off the pattern!!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Jill A.
adapting Irish Hiking Scarf

I have the patten for the Irish Hiking Scarf, but I'd really like to make it with 2 cables instead of 3. I'm not a big person, and 3 makes it a little too wide for me. I don't know how to adjust it...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,527
Posted By Jill A.
I just felted mine TODAY!! They are out on the...

I just felted mine TODAY!! They are out on the back railing (on a cookie rack) drying. They are pretty easy, one of my first finished projects besides socks.
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By Jill A.
I like the Dazzling Diamonds, but I don't plan to...

I like the Dazzling Diamonds, but I don't plan to buy the magazine or make anything from it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-23-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By Jill A.
Cool idea with the fabric!! I stopped quilting...

Cool idea with the fabric!! I stopped quilting when I learned to knit, and I still have some fabric hanging around!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-23-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Jill A.
Awesome!!!!!...

Awesome!!!!! :cheering::cheering::cheering::cheering::cheering:

I just finished tweaking my very first pair into shape. I can't wait until they are dry.
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