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Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2007, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By french kiwi
Good luck witht the rest Mrspotter

Good luck witht the rest Mrspotter
Forum: General Knitting 07-28-2007, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,391
Posted By french kiwi
I made a gusset too on one of my cardigans. After...

I made a gusset too on one of my cardigans. After having spent months knitting it, it was like wearing a legging over my hips part! :mad: I'm not what you would call big, but come on. Seeing there's...
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2007, 04:45 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,241
Posted By french kiwi
just added my name too what a fantastic idea!

just added my name too
what a fantastic idea!
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By french kiwi
Joyeux anniversaire.. belated That yarn will keep...

Joyeux anniversaire.. belated
That yarn will keep you happy for some time I'd say.. till the next trip to the LYS!
Hope the cats like the oil
FK
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2007, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By french kiwi
Cable mystery

Does anyone know how to make fat cables looking like these?
These are currently mock ones. And I just can't figure out how to make them into the piece as i go along, they're way too big (app 20 sts...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By french kiwi
just to be sure, your border is for the neck,...

just to be sure, your border is for the neck, right?
Or is it for the hem? Or the armhole?
Or all 3?
Judging from your pattern, you're starting from the hem, working your way up to the neck.
If...
Forum: General Knitting 07-12-2007, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By french kiwi
New Zealand Huh? It's supposed to be spring in...

New Zealand Huh? It's supposed to be spring in October, but as a kiwi, I think it is very wise to knit your niece a scarf! As for the blue merino, a shawl maybe...?
FK
Forum: General Knitting 07-12-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,968
Posted By french kiwi
Kaydee, a friend and I have already knitted that...

Kaydee,

a friend and I have already knitted that dress. It's on the cover of a rowan book. My advice to you, if you're really skinny, go for it, but if you're a normal person like me or a little...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2007, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By french kiwi
Bonjour Lamby, welcome to KH

Bonjour Lamby,

welcome to KH
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By french kiwi
you should check out the "knitting wizard"...

you should check out the "knitting wizard" software. they have quite good demo versions.
FK
Forum: General Knitting 07-06-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,528
Posted By french kiwi
I started knitting when i was 16, I moved to New...

I started knitting when i was 16, I moved to New Zealand and I didn't know anyone. So I started knitting out of boredom. It took me 6 months to knit a sweater for my 5 year old cousin! Then I waited...
Forum: General Knitting 07-03-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By french kiwi
Thanks Marykz, I'm glad to hear that. A few...

Thanks Marykz,

I'm glad to hear that. A few people have taken the survey so far. Thanks to everyone. Keep them coming!
Happy knitting
FK
Forum: General Knitting 07-03-2007, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By french kiwi
Anyone up for a fun survey?

Hello everyone,

my friend and I have been working for over a year now on a new knitting site project. The site will open in September, so in the meantime we put up a blog...
Forum: General Knitting 07-02-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,128
Posted By french kiwi
Well, everyone seems to know about this site. But...

Well, everyone seems to know about this site. But not me! Thanks for the link, I shall go and visit it quite often. is it like knitty and updated every 3 months or is it a bit quicker?
FK
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By french kiwi
Awesome! The needles for the hammock are just...

Awesome!
The needles for the hammock are just about as big as that little man's arms!
As for the second video, I just have to put it on my blog (http://www.french-kit.com/blog/category/english)
Merci...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By french kiwi
You're right, it does sound funny. Maybe you...

You're right, it does sound funny. Maybe you should re-interprete it in a more normal way, ie:
place 21 sts of cf on holder. working one side at a time: every 2 rows, on right side (knit), make 1 dec...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2007, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,714
Posted By french kiwi
Sorry, I meant i knit the english way, not the...

Sorry,

I meant i knit the english way, not the continental one
Thanks a lot for those links, I didn't realize there were so many different ways to make short rows!
I shall try them all very soon
FK
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2007, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,111
Posted By french kiwi
It sounds like your sleeve cable (maybe also the...

It sounds like your sleeve cable (maybe also the front one, but not sure cause don't understand the whole thing..) is pulling. Which is logical i guess seeing you're twisting those stitches, and not...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,714
Posted By french kiwi
Help for short rows!

Hello,

I've been trying for a while to find the perfect solution for short rows.
Thanks to the KH video, i have found the perfect short row for the purl side, but seeing i knit the continental way,...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By french kiwi
How about a little embroidery, or a patch? That...

How about a little embroidery, or a patch? That you could repeat in a few places so it's not so obvious you're hiding something...
Otherwise, if you're as anal as me, leave it in the cupboard (what's...
Forum: General Knitting 06-16-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,209
Posted By french kiwi
Hi Mason, it is a very cute story, but i'm...

Hi Mason,

it is a very cute story, but i'm wondering, don't you get all muddled up in "how many stitches did i knit? what row am i on? etc" when all these ladies come up and chat? I still get all...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By french kiwi
Mmm, i don't think the edges should be...

Mmm, i don't think the edges should be open.
personally i'm not familiar at all with that technique, but i've already seen it in books, and even though they're open when knitting, there must be a way...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By french kiwi
Fat/Wide cables

Hello,

I'm looking for a magical technique for making really big cables that cross over a number of 20 stitches or more(??)
Is it possible to put 10 st on a cn, knit the next 10, and then the 10...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By french kiwi
Mmm, sorry, i forgot we were ahead... it shall...

Mmm, sorry, i forgot we were ahead...
it shall then be me who's sound asleep in a few minutes
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By french kiwi
I'm so happy to see it's true! I live in Paris...

I'm so happy to see it's true!
I live in Paris (in France), and we did that today too!
a first for me
We had a lovely day, lots of knitters poked their noses out to come join other knitters.
I must...
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