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Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,785
Posted By bebedechocolate
Dyeing with kool aid is easy! There is a really...

Dyeing with kool aid is easy! There is a really good tutorial on Knitty.com about dyeing with kool aid. I have found the colors to stay pretty well. I made mittens for my daughter out of Paton's...
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By bebedechocolate
Thanks for the encouragement Suzy. I think I am...

Thanks for the encouragement Suzy. I think I am going to try it. I found a free pattern for a snowflake hat that uses stranding in a heavier weight yarn that I should be able to get done while I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By bebedechocolate
I am becoming obsessed!!!

I have never really seen a pattern that was beyond my skill and wanted it. I usually like simple patterns and shapes. That was until I saw the Polar Bear Chullo in the Twist Collective magazine....
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,785
Posted By bebedechocolate
I love Fisherman's Wool. I use their natural...

I love Fisherman's Wool. I use their natural colored skein for dyeing my own colors with kool aid and wilton's cake dye. It is very cost effective and it nice to work with.
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,201
Posted By bebedechocolate
Blue Moon Fiber Arts has a sock yarn called Socks...

Blue Moon Fiber Arts has a sock yarn called Socks that Rock-Heavyweight which is sport weigh. Not as thick as worsted but thicker than fingering. I have never tried it but it comes in gorgeous...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,930
Posted By bebedechocolate
For 2010, I have 3 resolutions: a) to make time...

For 2010, I have 3 resolutions: a) to make time to de-stress and knit! I am in grad school and last semester I was stressed all the time and never knit or sleep. This semester I will make time for...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,158
Posted By bebedechocolate
Can you wear other animal fibers like alpaca or...

Can you wear other animal fibers like alpaca or are all animal fibers a no-go?
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-31-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,705
Posted By bebedechocolate
want to buy a spindle... help

I am looking to buy a spindle to learn to spin. There are lots of nice looking kits on Etsy ranging from about $13 to $50 so I am not sure what to get. Should I get a top whorl or a bottom whorl or...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,521
Posted By bebedechocolate
Are you on Ravelry? There are lots of easy...

Are you on Ravelry? There are lots of easy stocking cap patterns on there. Does he want something floppy or something fitted? I just knitted two Felicity hats (pattern is free, PM me if you want...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,061
Posted By bebedechocolate
For Christmas I...

For Christmas I knitted:

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Mittens for my 5 year old, she dyed the yarn herself on my yarn dying extravaganza day last...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-15-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By bebedechocolate
quick short row question

I am making the dead fish hat and it uses short rows for shaping. I was given the link to the wrap and turn method on Knitty but I am slightly confused, the firections tell me to k27, W&T. then the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By bebedechocolate
starting dead fish hat need help please

I am starting my dad's dead fish hat that will be a christmas present. I have read over the pattern and the only thing I am not familiar with is the "wrap & turn". Can someone explain it to me? I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,263
Posted By bebedechocolate
I was walking around the bookstore today and was...

I was walking around the bookstore today and was working on the hat I am making my boyfriend. It is a very easy stitch (mistake rib) so I could do it without needing to look down very often. I had...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,307
Posted By bebedechocolate
has anyone started on christmas gifts already?

I thought we could start a thread for those of us who are starting on our gift knitting. Right now I am working on a Mistake Rib Beanie for my boyfriend. After which I think I will start the Dead...
Forum: General Knitting 07-02-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,266
Posted By bebedechocolate
I think the difference in 50 g and laceweight and...

I think the difference in 50 g and laceweight and 100 g of laceweight is that you will get twice the yardage in the 100 g ball. You need to look up the yarn the pattern calls for and see the yardage...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-24-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,614
Posted By bebedechocolate
That is soooo cool! Did you use a pattern or did...

That is soooo cool! Did you use a pattern or did you free-style it? It turned out great.
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,280
Posted By bebedechocolate
I am doing the february lady patter and she used...

I am doing the february lady patter and she used M1 but in parenthese said that kfb could be done as well. I used the kfb since I am more familiar with it but now I am worried, how badly have I...
Forum: General Knitting 06-16-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,540
Posted By bebedechocolate
Has anyone tried the Impeccable yarn? Our...

Has anyone tried the Impeccable yarn? Our Michaels got a bunch of it and it has really nice colors. I am thinking about possibly making something for my mom and sister from that yarn but I was...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By bebedechocolate
It was really tight and hard to get the needle...

It was really tight and hard to get the needle through the sitches. And now I realize i increased wrong, I should be increasing like in the video, on a knit row. Ugh. Good thing I was only two rows...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By bebedechocolate
k1f&b on purl?

I am doing a pattern that calls for increasing in every stitch (which I was told here means kfb). I cast on and then purl one row. I am having a hard time doing the increase in the video. Is it...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-06-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By bebedechocolate
thanks! that helps alot.

thanks! that helps alot.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-06-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By bebedechocolate
which increase to use?

I am going to start a pattern in which the directions say to cast on 12 stitches. Purl the first row and then in the next row, increase in every stitch. It is for a stuffed monster so I need the...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-22-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,480
Posted By bebedechocolate
how to alternate colors when knitting in the round

I am making a gryffindor scarf from atypically knit which requires alternating 22 rows of each color the whole length of the scarf. I am done with the first block of 22 rows in the maroon color, now...
Forum: General Knitting 04-21-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By bebedechocolate
favorite knitting books and magazines?

I am a newbie knitter. I was thinking about buying a knitting book or a couple knitting magazines. Which are your favorites and are they better for beginners or more advanced knitters?
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By bebedechocolate
thank you! The pattern said to place a stitch...

thank you! The pattern said to place a stitch marker but had no picture so I was not sure where to place it.
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