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Forum: General Knitting 04-20-2010, 11:59 AM
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Views: 2,463
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
"Ravelry has a couple of groups aimed toward the...

"Ravelry has a couple of groups aimed toward the disabled knitter: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/search...abled+knitters"

AS for the link mentioned above - it did not work. It only goes to a...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
:rofl: Amazing! It's been over a month since I...

:rofl: Amazing! It's been over a month since I updated this thread! Hello... where does time go? I had wanted to post photo of final finished project. The help I received from everyone made it...
Forum: General Knitting 03-12-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,650
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
JanInCA, I am so sorry for your loss! ...

JanInCA, I am so sorry for your loss! Marshmellow (such a great name!) looked sooooo beautiful in your photo. 19! She obviously did not want to leave you! Very sad how short the lives are for our...
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,594
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Love this! What's the verdict? Some knowledge...

Love this! What's the verdict?

Some knowledge from visiting too many allergists:
--- Itchy eyes are 'usually' from airborne particles. Residual fibers from where you knit. RIGHT? Nah...:p ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,370
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Never thought about dexterity. Good point! I was...

Never thought about dexterity. Good point! I was astounded when my granddaughter took over my knitting - needles flying perfect rows of sts!

Portuguese knitting - teaching the blind. WELL, I am...
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,370
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Last weekend during a visit, I found out my...

Last weekend during a visit, I found out my granddaughter knows how to knit! I was fumbling (a beginner) & she took over... :eyebrow2: Surprise -She learned how to knit in 3rd grade (7 years old)....
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
HI:waving:! I've been reading the replys & found...

HI:waving:! I've been reading the replys & found they were all from very experienced knitters. Wondered if you'd like some thoughts from a beginner....
Curious - Why did you start knitting? I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,041
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Welcome! :cool: Cool, flying to Denver - my home...

Welcome! :cool: Cool, flying to Denver - my home - but right now we do not have any more snow than Vancover...

As a humble beginner, I wanted to start small (& cheap). Found a great catch-all bag! I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-09-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,634
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Thank you so much for posting this info! I did...

Thank you so much for posting this info! I did have one problem though.... I figured it out & thought this might help someone else.

Problem with ATTACHMENT - Can not find or see photo!
(Paperclip...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
:woohoo: Excellent information! Best yet! Thank...

:woohoo: Excellent information! Best yet! Thank you!

Nothing in any 'Knitting made Easy' books about this. I now can at least improve my estimation of # stitches to cast-on (CO)! Knowing CO sts...
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Welcome!:hug: I am a beginner as well. The...

Welcome!:hug: I am a beginner as well. The Knitting Help Forum is great! The videos were also very helpful.

Just so you know, I struggled w/ the WS, RS puzzle too. I'd say to myself countless...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-08-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
---:hug: Thank you for reading this thread --...

---:hug: Thank you for reading this thread -- the whole thing ---Wow! LIFELINE example was most helpful! I have progressed from complete destruction to sensible recovery mode. Good tip to keep...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
:hug:To to all of you beginners out there! I am...

:hug:To to all of you beginners out there!
I am just a humble beginner, but I did learn one lession besides the excellent ones from KH.

Trust yourself to find answers too....
Sometimes it's...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-04-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Discouraged.:wall: 1) Spending more time...

Discouraged.:wall:
1) Spending more time recovering lost stitches than actual knitting!! This lace pattern is HARD for a beginner!
2) I can NOT get my photos posted....

Wanted 'open stitch' such...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Well... that did NOT work. Did this to put in...

Well... that did NOT work. Did this to put in photo:
--- select paperclip
--- browse (found photo & hit open)
--- select upload

No photo appeared.
Must of missed a step. Did resize photo to...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Below is the LACE WRAP pattern from my 'Knitting...

Below is the LACE WRAP pattern from my 'Knitting Made Easy' book. After everyone's help I learned I was doing a K after the YO & could never match 53 sts for the cast on stitches.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Okay. Good advise! Do know that it's easy to see...

Okay. Good advise! Do know that it's easy to see a missed YO stitch - BIG HOLE. Still not talented enough to pick up lost stitches in mid row though.... I am still at the beginner -...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-02-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Wow. Hi. :waving: There may be more beginners...

Wow. Hi. :waving: There may be more beginners faltering from 'Knitting made easy' books. These books need better explanations & fewer patterns in them....

Your description of a YO was perfectly...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-30-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Should have called this thread ---- Yarn Overs...

Should have called this thread
---- Yarn Overs ----.

A YO is not easy. However, it's very easy to over simplfy it.

Thank you for further clarification. :yay: I've tried every single one of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-28-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
YO vs Yfwd yarn over vs yarn forward I was...

YO vs Yfwd
yarn over vs yarn forward
I was wrong! YO & Yfwd are not the same thing on the needle - I discovered exactly what you wrote. My Pat repeat instruction was *YO, P2tog, K3; If I just...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Lightbulb yo not eq to yoK1

Nope that's 5 sts per repeat. You start with 5, add 1 with a YO, now you have 6, but then you p2tog which takes it down to 5 again. So 5 times 10 plus 3 is 53 sts. (Don't know how to do quotes...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
Question repeats & orginal cast on stitches number

I'm new to this forum & knitting! HELLO! :hug:
Used to be an engineer - how complicated could it be to learn to knit?:teehee:
I think you guys are amazing! You have to be excellent crafters,...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 01-20-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,374
Posted By HeartLeeKnit
testing

testing
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