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Forum: How-to Questions 04-17-2008, 04:35 PM
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Posted By bgirl
The stitches that you are putting on waste yarn,...

The stitches that you are putting on waste yarn, or a stitch holder, are for the thumb. You'll hold them out & knit the rest of the gloves. Once all the fingers are done, you'll go back to the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,056
Posted By bgirl
Bamboo is SOOOO nice!! I love how it feels!

Bamboo is SOOOO nice!! I love how it feels!
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,386
Posted By bgirl
I almost always knit my sleeves at the same time....

I almost always knit my sleeves at the same time. I typically use 1 circular needle and I make sure that I never stop between sleeves as I'm knitting across or else when I pick it up, I'm not sure...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-31-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,752
Posted By bgirl
If you are ever unsure- just put the needles...

If you are ever unsure- just put the needles together with the points matching and put the yarn in between them. Does that make sense?

Also be careful not to twist your stiches! The forward part...
Forum: General Knitting 03-28-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,138
Posted By bgirl
If I notice a little mistake a few rows down,...

If I notice a little mistake a few rows down, like a purl instead of a knit or something, I treat it like a dropped stitch. I pull out a crochet hook and "undo" the stitches in question and "redo"...
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,205
Posted By bgirl
I love Lion Brand yarn. I don't care what people...

I love Lion Brand yarn. I don't care what people say about it. It is soft, easy to work with and looks nice. I have "splurged" and bought some expensive yarn for specific projects, but for the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By bgirl
I also like "Pound of Love" by Lion Brand. It's...

I also like "Pound of Love" by Lion Brand. It's a pound of yarn for about $6, it's soft and I like the colors.
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,056
Posted By bgirl
Thanks. That was my feeling- that there wasn't...

Thanks. That was my feeling- that there wasn't any stretch & it wasn't forgiving (It was actually humbling trying to get perfectly even stitches!!). Wasn't sure if it was just me or not.
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,056
Posted By bgirl
Thanks. I am using metal needles and I've tried...

Thanks. I am using metal needles and I've tried to use bigger needles and I guess it does help a bit. I guess I just don't like that it isn't very forgiving! :)

I saw that WEBs was having a huge...
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,056
Posted By bgirl
Working with Cotton Yarn

I've tried knitting a couple of different sweaters/vests with some 100% cotton worsted weight yarn and keep ripping everything out. I'm finding it really hard to work with. Does anyone have any...
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