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Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-27-2008, 05:29 PM
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Posted By NYcarrie
Some tips about avoiding fast food if you're a...

Some tips about avoiding fast food if you're a non-cooker... I make sure I ALWAYS have something at home that doesn't need to be cooked. Canned soup, fruit and yogurt and nuts, whatever. I generally...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-25-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 28,780
Posted By NYcarrie
Congrats to all those sticking with it! For...

Congrats to all those sticking with it! For those who have fallen off, don't worry. Just pick yourself up and get back on with it. Our health isn't in danger because we ate Cheetos one day... or...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-18-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 28,780
Posted By NYcarrie
Lilyarn, I saw the Vintage Velvet in your blog. ...

Lilyarn, I saw the Vintage Velvet in your blog. It looks AMAZING! You've inspired me to make it my next scarf project!

I'm still here and still on track. I get to weigh myself in 2 weeks and will...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-11-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 28,780
Posted By NYcarrie
Oooh, I'll have to try sweet potatoes with...

Oooh, I'll have to try sweet potatoes with pepper. I like them with taco seasoning!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-10-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 28,780
Posted By NYcarrie
HamaLee, I know they say high fiber foods keep...

HamaLee, I know they say high fiber foods keep you full, but honestly, what works best for me is protein. A cup of high-fiber cereal fills me up longer than a piece of white toast, but protein fills...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-07-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 28,780
Posted By NYcarrie
Congrats to everyone who made a positive change...

Congrats to everyone who made a positive change in her life this past week!

Lilyarn, how do you like the vintage velvet scarf? That's been on my list to make forever, once I get finished with this...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-06-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,067
Posted By NYcarrie
Great idea. 1. Finish scarf I've been working...

Great idea.

1. Finish scarf I've been working on for more than a year before I start any other major projects.
2. Stashbust by knitting potholders. I need them badly. I have the yarn. I just...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-05-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,988
Posted By NYcarrie
These days I'm splitting time between CT and NYC,...

These days I'm splitting time between CT and NYC, with plans to move back to Manhattan (lived there for 6 years after college) within the next 15 months.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-05-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By NYcarrie
I know my username says NY, but I registered it a...

I know my username says NY, but I registered it a while ago. I live in New Haven now.
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By NYcarrie
That's beautiful yarn! Ouch about the wedding...

That's beautiful yarn!

Ouch about the wedding night, though. I hope it was just a generational thing. I did Teach for America in an all-black school (I'm white) in a very segregated part of the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,909
Posted By NYcarrie
One thing I did do that sped me up quite a bit...

One thing I did do that sped me up quite a bit was to learn continental knitting. There are fewer movements to make, so it's faster for a lot of people.

Unfortunately, the trade-off was that it...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,993
Posted By NYcarrie
I'm sure this is a stupid question... but how...

I'm sure this is a stupid question... but how would one knit things that were supposed to be flat using circular needles? I mean, I understand if it's just stockinette and you can just knit every...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-05-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 28,780
Posted By NYcarrie
I'm in on this one. (And buying a digital camera...

I'm in on this one. (And buying a digital camera is one of my rewards to myself after I lose 25 lbs.)

I'm 5'10", and I've never been exactly skinny, but between the ages of 18 and 27, I weighed...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,529
Posted By NYcarrie
The message you're getting (I'm getting it, too)...

The message you're getting (I'm getting it, too) just means there is an error in line 371 of the coding in the class_core file in the includes folder. Probably a transciption error from the last...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-29-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By NYcarrie
That's all I needed. Thanks so much!

That's all I needed. Thanks so much!
Forum: Pattern Central 12-29-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By NYcarrie
Help with Vogue Holiday 2006 pattern. Anyone own this?

Hi,

I hope this is an okay question to ask here, and I hope the mods will delete it if it is not.

I'm a Vogue Knitting subscriber. Last Christmas, I made my sister the cover scarf on the Vogue...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By NYcarrie
There are some really great videos...

There are some really great videos here:

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/basic_techniques/misc.php

I'm not a good enough knitter to explain it other than showing you where the videos are, but...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By NYcarrie
Join for round??

I'm trying to knit the Vogue Holiday cover scarf, and I am totally confused.

The instructions say all I need is one set of size 4 dpns, one set of size 6 dpnds anad stitch holders and markers.

The...
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,513
Posted By NYcarrie
I am not only voting, but I am volunteering as a...

I am not only voting, but I am volunteering as a poll monitor also. In fact, I am going tomorrow to fill out an absentee ballot because Tuesday I will be in Waterbury, CT (yep, another CT resident...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-06-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,068
Posted By NYcarrie
Gorgeous. What is the name of that yarn?

Gorgeous. What is the name of that yarn?
Forum: How-to Questions 11-04-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By NYcarrie
I have the same question, but about 70% mohair,...

I have the same question, but about 70% mohair, 25% nylon, 5% wool.

Should I block? If so, how?
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By NYcarrie
I don't think so. It's (k1 p1) 4 times + k4. ...

I don't think so. It's (k1 p1) 4 times + k4. That combo you repeat 3 times total and then do 4 more (k1 p1). The next side is the reverse--(p1 k1)x4 + p4, etc. So it looks like it's alternating 8...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By NYcarrie
Oh, okay. I get that it's a seed stich. That...

Oh, okay. I get that it's a seed stich. That makes sense. I was wondering why they'd have us doing all this work of switching the stitches if all they wanted was a plain old garter! Lol!

And now...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By NYcarrie
Question about k1p1 ribbing

I'm following a pattern for a ribbed shawl that says:

Row 1: k1 p1 k1 p1 k4 (some other stuff here) k4 k1 p1 k1 p1
Row 2: p1 k1 p1 k1 p4 (some other stuff here) p4 p1 k1 p1 k1

My question: ...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By NYcarrie
Doubling up strands of mohair

Hi,

I want to make a mohair shawl that calls for size 8 needles. I didn't bring the pattern with me to the yarn store unfortunately and ended up buying GGH Soft Kid...
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