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Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-04-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Krautie
heykaren, thanks! No, I have nothing to tell...

heykaren, thanks! No, I have nothing to tell about husband slipping through the bathroom. Not yet :lol:

Before using the mat I want to wash it. And I have to order the liquid rubber thing to treat...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-04-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
Thanks, mare-nitt! Yes it is very comfy :inlove: ...

Thanks, mare-nitt! Yes it is very comfy :inlove:

The mat weight is 0,91 lbs and the yarn has 393 yards per 3,52 ounces. I've knit with two strands with 6mm needles (US size 10).

I'm not sure the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-04-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
I have finished my first bathmat :cheering:and...

I have finished my first bathmat :cheering:and I'm totally in love with it :inlove:

19 x 30 inches and very very soft :inlove:
Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2007, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Krautie
That's what I do if I have yarn without label...

That's what I do if I have yarn without label (and I often have such yarn): Just try different needle sizes and decide with which size the look of the stitches is the best. The knitted fabric has to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-31-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
We had a computer crash and our system was down...

We had a computer crash and our system was down for 6 days :ick:

But now I'm back and I hope I will finish my bathmat in the next days. Only 8 inches to go :cheering:
Forum: Pattern Central 05-23-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By Krautie
If neck and bottom are ribbing I would use...

If neck and bottom are ribbing I would use ribbing for the armholes too. This way it will look more uniform and consistent I think.

A different edge can look very interesting but I prefer that for...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-23-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
@heykaren I think I've found something but I...

@heykaren
I think I've found something but I don't know if it's available in Spain. It's rubber latex, a fluid which has to be applied with a brush. When dry it will avoid slipping. But I'm not sure...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Krautie
Sorry, I've forgotten to post the link :hair: ...

Sorry, I've forgotten to post the link :hair:

http://www.wwkipday.com/
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Krautie
World Wide KIP Day 2007 June 9th

I've never heard of that before today :shock:
I stumbled across that at google and I would love to know what you will do at the WWKIPD 2007 :grin:

No idea yet what I will do :shrug:
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2007, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By Krautie
I've made some booties...

I've made some booties (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/showthread.php?t=55405), using the fuzzygalore-link as inspiration. I've been following the directions but I've changed the stitch...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Krautie
Orangeus, when done in the right way the...

Orangeus, when done in the right way the nostepinde-made "cakes" are looking exactly like the ones made with a ballwinder :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Krautie
zip, you must have two paper towel tubes: one for...

zip, you must have two paper towel tubes: one for you and one for your dog :lol:

Look what I've found: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPMmopJHzq4
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Krautie
@zip :lol: Yes, it's called nostepinde or...

@zip
:lol: Yes, it's called nostepinde or nostepinne - it's a scandinavian word and please do not ask me how to pronounce it :??

I can't explain how to work with this thing. But I've learned it...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By Krautie
Yes, only knitters can understand the ecstasy of...

Yes, only knitters can understand the ecstasy of buying yarn :lol:

Yarn diet: when I'm on a diet I'm supposed to eat no chocolate or cakes or something like that.

And when I'm on a yarn diet I'm...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-22-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
feministmama, your mats are beautiful! :inlove: ...

feministmama, your mats are beautiful! :inlove:

Yes, my idea with the doubled seam worked fine - but I figured out that I don't have to do it for my bathmat.

Today I received the yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By Krautie
I'm on a yarn diet now :-)

Because today I received a little parcel with a little yarn....8 lbs :cheering:

The yarns are cotton/polyamide blends and they are very very soft :inlove:
The black yarn wants to become a cardigan...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By Krautie
If I buy hanks I wind the yarn in balls. If I buy...

If I buy hanks I wind the yarn in balls. If I buy skeins I do not.

And if there are some knots inside I loose the tangles when they appear.

I do not have a ball winder so I use this...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-22-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
While waiting for my yarn I made a swatch to see...

While waiting for my yarn I made a swatch to see if my idea with the doubled borders will work. And I think it will....the picture shows the stockinette borders all around. Now I have to seam them...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-21-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
:woohoo:She answered that my yarn is on the way...

:woohoo:She answered that my yarn is on the way :grin:

And though I can't buy the Supergrip Spray here in Germany I found something else I will try....it's a rubber latex fluid which will be...
Forum: General Knitting 05-21-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 29,722
Posted By Krautie
I'm using the IE too and it's very very slow....

I'm using the IE too and it's very very slow. :cry:

And I have some problems with the color of the clickable links....sometimes I have to search literally if there is a link in a thread or not.
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Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-21-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
No, I'm still waiting :wall: I've sent an email...

No, I'm still waiting :wall:

I've sent an email to the seller and I hope she will answer soon :shrug:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-20-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
Thanks Jan! Super Grip sounds very good to me -...

Thanks Jan! Super Grip sounds very good to me - but I've never seen something like that here :think:

But now I know what I have to search :cheering:
Forum: Pattern Central 05-20-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 775
Posted By Krautie
Biastripe from Magknits - anybody did it?

Hi :grin:

I found this nice asymmetrical pattern: http://www.magknits.com/warm05/patterns/biastripe.htm

But I would not do these hanging ends - I do not want them hanging in the pot while cooking...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-20-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,677
Posted By Krautie
I'm still waiting for my yarn :tap: I hope it...

I'm still waiting for my yarn :tap:

I hope it will arrive tomorrow!

My husband has promised me that I will have a big problem if he comes out of the shower, steps on the mat and slides with the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-17-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Krautie
I'm acting like a squirrel.....here some skeins...

I'm acting like a squirrel.....here some skeins under the bed and there some balls in the closet and some in the drawer....I'm a yarn-squirrel :lol:

I have several places to store my yarn because I...
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