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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-13-2008, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Azlynn
So my MIL is here, and I have given her the...

So my MIL is here, and I have given her the shawl. She loved it very much, and it felt really good to give to her. It was totally worth all the effort I put into it. Thank you all for all the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-08-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,447
Posted By Azlynn
Thanks, everyone! Lace itself wasn't as scary...

Thanks, everyone!

Lace itself wasn't as scary as I thought it would be. I mean, really, when I broke it down and thought about it, it was just yarn overs and k2tog. My problem was keeping track. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-08-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,447
Posted By Azlynn
FO: Alix's Prayer Shawl

This was my first lace project! I had some problems getting started, then I found I pushed too hard by giving myself too short of a time constraint in which to finish the project to gift it to my...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-07-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Thank you Lori :) I'm just so glad to have it...

Thank you Lori :) I'm just so glad to have it done. I couldn't wait to block it and just be completely done. I will never do such a big project on a tight time restriction like that again! Next...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-06-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Well, my shawl is done and blocked and ready to...

Well, my shawl is done and blocked and ready to gift. That was cutting it really close on time! I only had 5 days to spare by the time I finished. I did the bind-off too tight despite having gone...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-03-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
I did 9 section repeats. It says in the...

I did 9 section repeats. It says in the instructions just to keep going, adding more repeats as needed. I can't visualize things like that in my head, and I do best with actually reading the chart...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-01-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
I think I'm just going to do the border and hope...

I think I'm just going to do the border and hope for the best. It looks small, but from everything I've read, lace really blocks out a lot bigger and it should be okay. I kinda stretched it out and...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-26-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Well that's not very encouraging! I was hoping 8...

Well that's not very encouraging! I was hoping 8 repeats was going to be enough. I know it looks small, but I kept hearing the blocking does wonders for that. I'm SO close to running out of time,...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-21-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,621
Posted By Azlynn
Jan, if I understand correctly, this is like the...

Jan, if I understand correctly, this is like the Trinity stitch.....right?

When I was first starting out, I wanted to make this stitch sooooo bad and had the same problems, so I researched like...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-18-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
OMG you're fast! I'm so envious! I still have...

OMG you're fast! I'm so envious! I still have 2-1/2 chart sections to do and am still freaking out thinking I might not get it done on time. I wish I could knit faster! Congratulations! I wanna...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-17-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Oh I'm sure it will be! As far as lace goes,...

Oh I'm sure it will be! As far as lace goes, from others I've seen, I'm guessing this is considered pretty easy. Since this was my first lace project, it wasn't very easy for me, but now it's just...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-16-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
How are we all doing on our shawls? I just...

How are we all doing on our shawls?

I just finished chart "F" and uploaded a photo. Here it is as it stands. I blocked it out a little bit to get a good look at it. I wish it was done already. ...
Forum: General Knitting 08-14-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Azlynn
I really like that shawl and am going to make...

I really like that shawl and am going to make that one or a peacock feathers one for myself when I finish the one I'm currently making. I also have never knitted anything for myself but only make...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-12-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Thank you for the compliments and encouragement....

Thank you for the compliments and encouragement.

I think you're right, and she'll love it despite any mistakes. She is the one that got me started knitting, though, so that makes it a little...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-12-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Okay, here is a progress picture. I just...

Okay, here is a progress picture. I just finished what I call chart section "E" even though it actually ends at D. I made my own charts that continue through the end of the pattern. I hate that I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-11-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Haha Christine, I wish I had done mine in the...

Haha Christine, I wish I had done mine in the right order - learn chart reading first, then attempt my shawl. This was my first lace project ever, and my first experience with chart reading. I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-11-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Lori, I'm so sorry. I know you're grateful that...

Lori, I'm so sorry. I know you're grateful that she isn't suffering anymore, but it must still be really hard. I'm glad you got to be there with her. How are you doing with it?:grphug:
Forum: Pattern Central 08-10-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Azlynn
I don't know, but I'm going to make that pattern...

I don't know, but I'm going to make that pattern sometime after christmas! I hope you'll post your FO when you're done. Other than the sleeve issue, is it a good pattern so far?
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-09-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Lori, It's good that you're getting a break. I...

Lori, It's good that you're getting a break.

I don't know how to count repeats and stuff, but I guess I'm on the third row of section "e" now. I printed out the chart sections and taped them...
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,436
Posted By Azlynn
I LOVE Bernat softee baby. I'm doing a feather...

I LOVE Bernat softee baby. I'm doing a feather and fan blanket as a side, mindless project when I need a break from my main project with it, and it's so sweet and soft. I compared that with Caron...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-08-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Yeah, I certainly wouldn't want to wear something...

Yeah, I certainly wouldn't want to wear something that's going to get all hairy like that. Maybe use another skein and knit a large swatch, then somehow duplicate "wearing." Like carry it around in...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-07-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,207
Posted By Azlynn
Lori, I'm so glad you got to give your mom that...

Lori, I'm so glad you got to give your mom that one last gift and she was able to wear it. That's so sweet :) I just don't even have the right words for you...

Penny, I'm still weirded out by your...
Forum: General Knitting 08-06-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By Azlynn
I recently had some custom-made bamboo circs made...

I recently had some custom-made bamboo circs made in tiny sizes so I can do socks on one tiny circ instead of DPNs, magic loop, or 2 circs. So I would love to see more options for custom circs. ...
Forum: General Knitting 08-06-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,079
Posted By Azlynn
Welcome, Christy! Sorry to hear you were...

Welcome, Christy!

Sorry to hear you were diagnosed with RA. I was also diagnosed just recently, within the last few months. I don't think I'll ever let it stop me from knitting though ;) I may...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-06-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Azlynn
Oh yours is adorable! I made one of those...

Oh yours is adorable!

I made one of those recently and was so embarrassed with the outcome I didn't even post it as an FO here. lol For some reason my head was too long, and I really suck at the...
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