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Forum: General Knitting 07-12-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By Old Knitter
Sometimes I use a crochet hook....depending on...

Sometimes I use a crochet hook....depending on the ply of the yarn, I can get 5 to 10 stitches on the hook and then I just slide them onto my needle. I find this really helps me when I'm doing socks.
Forum: General Knitting 07-12-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,286
Posted By Old Knitter
I use crochet cotton as well. It's thin,...

I use crochet cotton as well. It's thin, inexpensive and I've never had a problem transferring the stitches.
Forum: General Knitting 06-08-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,771
Posted By Old Knitter
I'm happy you're taking the time to investigat...

I'm happy you're taking the time to investigat measurements to design a better fit.

I'm afraid my belly is reaching out almost as far as my chest and fitted sweaters are not very flattering as they...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By Old Knitter
Tara.... you can get REALLLLLLLLY long circular...

Tara.... you can get REALLLLLLLLY long circular needles.
Forum: General Knitting 05-17-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By Old Knitter
I did not know Jerico was cancelled.....dreadful...

I did not know Jerico was cancelled.....dreadful news.

But, don't even joke about House being cancelled; I simply couldn't take it!

:pout:
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Old Knitter
Was the yarn a blend? Acrylic yarns don't seem...

Was the yarn a blend? Acrylic yarns don't seem to enjoy being blocked.
Forum: General Knitting 03-13-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By Old Knitter
I have really good luck using Baby Ull by Dale. ...

I have really good luck using Baby Ull by Dale. It works out to about $13.00 a pair.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Old Knitter
I usually use a crochet hook to pull those first...

I usually use a crochet hook to pull those first stitches through the side of the heel flap and, although I can't remember who first suggested that to me, I could just kiss them every time I make a...
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By Old Knitter
I've used it for dish cloths, but that's my only...

I've used it for dish cloths, but that's my only experience with it.
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,448
Posted By Old Knitter
I save my extra sock yarns and use them for...

I save my extra sock yarns and use them for contrasting toes and heels on some socks. Sometimes I start the cuff in a diiferent colot for about an inch.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Old Knitter
If a black square stands for red, it will be red...

If a black square stands for red, it will be red whether you are knitting or purling.

Perhaps I'm not understanding your question.....it is cold here today and the brain cells might be sluggish.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Old Knitter
You read the chart from the bottom starting in...

You read the chart from the bottom starting in the lower right hand side. Follow the directions across row 1 from the right to the left. Row two, which should be the back side of your project is...
Forum: General Knitting 02-13-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By Old Knitter
Practice makes brave knitters..... Try knitting...

Practice makes brave knitters.....

Try knitting a stockinette swatch....4 x 4 and cast off leaving both ends long.

Weave one end in the purl side and one end in the knit side.

If you study the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Old Knitter
Look here and click on two...

Look here and click on two circulars.

http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/advanced_techniques/
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Old Knitter
That's how we're suppose to learn....we remember...

That's how we're suppose to learn....we remember better if the error caused us a little pain.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By Old Knitter
I warmed mine in hot water then put them in a...

I warmed mine in hot water then put them in a book as you would a bookmark with the needles sticking out and they did striaghten quite a bit. Get them into the book before they cool off.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Old Knitter
Have you tried using 2 circulars? It works...

Have you tried using 2 circulars? It works slickly....
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By Old Knitter
The number is the number of knits or purls they...

The number is the number of knits or purls they want you to do.

k2 = knit 2 stitches
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By Old Knitter
You do work both sides at once using the two...

You do work both sides at once using the two balls of yarn. Once you begin it will make sense.


This is an important place to keep track of your rows because they may have you decrease at the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By Old Knitter
I, also, am so indebted to these video's. I have...

I, also, am so indebted to these video's. I have learned so much from clicking on them and watching a question I had answered before my eyes.

Kudo's............. :cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By Old Knitter
Note to: YarnMommy Why do you have a picture of...

Note to: YarnMommy

Why do you have a picture of my future husband as your avatar?

Once the restraining order he has on me is lifted I'm going to tell him about you!

:teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,100
Posted By Old Knitter
I second the motion to all kiss and make up. ...

I second the motion to all kiss and make up.

Now....how do we all feel about white chocolate vs. brown chocolate?
Forum: General Knitting 01-26-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Old Knitter
Julie....very funny. I hope I can remember it...

Julie....very funny. I hope I can remember it long enough to tell someone...I'm one of THOSE people, no memory.
Forum: General Knitting 01-26-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,414
Views: 1,403,821
Posted By Old Knitter
Hello and welcome Kitty....it's nice to meet...

Hello and welcome Kitty....it's nice to meet someone new.

I know you'll meet a lot of fun and knowledgable fokls to chat with here, I certainly have.
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By Old Knitter
Hi Sherry and welcome....I second your watching...

Hi Sherry and welcome....I second your watching the videos on this site...they have helped me far more than I even remember. They are so easy to understand.

I'm happy you found us.
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