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Forum: How-to Questions 03-09-2016, 03:30 PM
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Thanks for your help. At least you validated my...

Thanks for your help. At least you validated my confusion. I think that when an excerpt is taken from a book of patterns and reproduced for a leaflet, they do a disservice to the customer by not...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
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The next row says: "kf&bfb 4x (12 sts - Without...

The next row says: "kf&bfb 4x (12 sts - Without turning your work, put the first 8 sts., moving from right to left on the needle, on split ring st. markers as holders, 2 sts. each holder). Then...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
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No. It's a leaflet. The needles required in the...

No. It's a leaflet. The needles required in the materials list say: US7 straight OR dp needles. It says nothing about magic loop, which I don't know how to do anyway. I have had the pattern for...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
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Knitted pansy by Noea Bellows

I'm confused with beginning pansy pattern by Nora Bellows. It reads: Round 1: CO 1 st. (Okay so far). Kf&b in this st. until you have 5 sts. (Okay), Then the problem: Round 2: join and knit. How...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-16-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
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Short Row picking up wraps

I am working on a sweater with short rows. I know how to do them and I know how to wrap and turn. My question is this: If you are instructed to (for example), K12, W & Turn, then purl back and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-29-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,164
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Hooded Baby Girl Sweater (cardigan)

I knitted this very sweater for my neice when she was a baby. Now she's in her mid 40's! That was in the 1970's. I checked the link that was on your message for a copy of the book it was in and I...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-25-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Yarn overs in a chart

When there is a yarn over in a chart, does that mean you yarn over and then knit the next stitch? I don't usually like to use charts because it's easier for me to knit by the written directions, but...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-03-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,497
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Winnie the Pooh Hat

Thanks soooo much! It's just what I was looking for! I never would have found this one on my own. Believe me, I tried! Thanks again.:cheering:
Forum: Pattern Central 05-13-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,497
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Knit Winnie the Pooh Hat Pattern

I am looking for a knitted hat pattern for a Winnie the Pooh hat. I can find lots of patterns for crochet, but I much prefer knitting and I like the look of knitting better than crochet. Does...
Forum: General Knitting 05-08-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
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Fabric squares knitted together

Thanks for the idea. I didn't think about doing a log cabin style. Whenever I do a fabric quilt, I almost always put them together in the log cabin design. I will consider this as soon as I...
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
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Fabric squares joined by knitting

I saw an idea on a tv program for a baby blanket that used 4 x 4 squares of fabric with a blanket stitch around each square and then the squares are crocheted together. I love the idea, but I would...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-14-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Rose Trellis felted purse pattern by Nicky Epstein

I just HAD to put in my 2 cents on this topic. I have admired that purse pattern for many years and Nicky's book "felted flowers". In that particular book the pattern is knitted flat in two pieces...
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Rose Trellis felted purse pattern by Nicky Epstein

Thanks for the response. Yes graphing it might be best before I try to start it again. I always get to the same spot and run into problems. But I think from reading your response, you agree that...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Nicky Epstein Rose Trellis Purse

Has anyone completed the purse? I have had the pattern for several years but the decreases were dubious and the trellises didn't line up. Then it was re-written to be knitted in the round which...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-19-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Thanks for baby hat patterns

Thanks for the pattern links. I downloaded a free one and I bought the Greta pattern. I'm ready to do now!:woot:
Forum: Pattern Central 04-18-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Knitted baby hat pattern

I LOVE YOU! Thanks so much Ingrid. I have spent 2 whole days looking for just what you sent me. I should have come to the forum sooner - would've saved me a whole lot of time and energy. I can't...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-18-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Knitted baby hat

I am looking for a knitted baby hat with brim. There was a hat for sale on Etsy but the owner doesn't sell the pattern, only the finished hat. I have scoured the Internet and Hobby Lobby looking...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Great! I'm glad I was able to share something...

Great! I'm glad I was able to share something fun. I love the fact you can get it as an immediate download too. You know how it is with us knitters. When we want something, we want it NOW. If...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Here's the actual blog where you can see Braided...

Here's the actual blog where you can see Braided Glory.
http://obsessivecompulsivecrafter.blogspot.com/
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Thanks for the help, Susan. I don't know how to...

Thanks for the help, Susan. I don't know how to put a picture into this quick reply. Do I have to go back to the beginning of the thread to do this? I will definitely send you a picture when done....
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
http://www.yarnmarket.com/projects/Shawls_Stoles_W...

http://www.yarnmarket.com/projects/Shawls_Stoles_Wraps-Invernal_Oblique_Shawl-3406.html

You can find a picture of the shawl at this web page. Let me know what you think.

Thanks,
Barb
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
I think I get it now. I started ripping out what...

I think I get it now. I started ripping out what I had done so far and found out that you can, in fact, separate the knits from purls onto separate needles which didn't occur to me until I saw how...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Oblique Shawl

I purchased this pattern which was originally in Aslan Trends Season's Change Volume 1. I don't have the book, just the pattern. Anyway, if anyone has knitted it and can help. I am at Row 7,...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,897
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
My beaded purses

Ruthie asked me for my web site so she could look at my purses. I haven't been on the forum for a week or so because I am furiously knitting the baby sweater pattern. Once I got the problems worked...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,897
Posted By pursesbybarb4u
Kitchen accessories designs

Ruthie,

Thanks for the champagne! A bit dry for my taste, but it did go down smoothly! LOL :)

I am intrigued about the book you said you are writing. Can you put some "chicken or rooster"...
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