Showing results 1 to 25 of 52
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Aramis3737
Forum: Charity Knitting 04-01-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,688
Posted By Aramis3737
Smile Hello! I may be too late for this posting, but if...

Hello! I may be too late for this posting, but if you are looking for places to donate, I have a nonprofit and we knit for local domestic violence shelters, animal shelters, and international human...
Forum: Charity Knitting 01-30-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,266
Posted By Aramis3737
Cat and Dog Beds for Abused Animals

Hello! I noticed you are knitting cat and dog beds and wanted to introduce my non-profit to you, since we donate knitted cat and dog beds to an animal shelter that cares for abused and abandoned...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-03-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By Aramis3737
Sweater Conundrum Part II

While continuing work on this, my first sweater (thanks Ingrid!) I became stumped for the billionth time when realizing I only have two stitch markers among my 136 sts, so what could the pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Aramis3737
Wow I was expecting a solution that involved much...

Wow I was expecting a solution that involved much frogging and tears (horrors!) - thank you very much for the help! I will take your sound suggestion with a grin and a wink. Hoorah!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Aramis3737
Sweater Conundrum

Hello all,

I am halfway through my very first sweater, and am quite baffled at what's happened: I have knit the first row of each sleeve on, so that it is now one piece (the body, sleeve 1, and...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Aramis3737
Hi again, As I was about to start the first...

Hi again,

As I was about to start the first sleeve, I froze again because I'm not sure if I should be joining the yarn; I don't think I should, but am unsure. The pattern just says: CO 49 sts. Beg...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-31-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Aramis3737
Thank you so much; this help is an enormous...

Thank you so much; this help is an enormous comfort and I am doing the sleeves now. I'll be back soon, all wobbly as I am at sweaters. Hooray knitting community!
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Aramis3737
phew! this sweater is challenging me (first time...

phew! this sweater is challenging me (first time sweater knitter)

the next instructions are telling me "P40, BO 4 sts, P89, (90 sts on right needle after BO sts), BO 4 sts, to end." and now i'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Aramis3737
I haven't joined my yarn, so you're right, I'm...

I haven't joined my yarn, so you're right, I'm not working in the round. I'm just making a sweater and so far it's a flat, open rectangular work. My directions tell me "Work in Stockinette st until...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By Aramis3737
Is this also true in circular knitting? I'm using...

Is this also true in circular knitting? I'm using circular needles now and have to end with a RS row, but every row is RS it seems. Also, my working yarn is coming off of the left needle, so with the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-15-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Aramis3737
Wow thank you Ingrid I never would have figured...

Wow thank you Ingrid I never would have figured about pick up 4 and skip one...I was having trouble even trying to count rows, which was never my forté anyhow.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-15-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Aramis3737
Picking up Sts Q

Hi All,

The saga continues with the brilliant Avast sweater: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/avast

Does anyone know what it means to "pick up and k 4 sts for every 5 rows along edge of...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-14-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Aramis3737
hahaha thanks for the cheers! the icon is...

hahaha thanks for the cheers! the icon is reminiscent of my face when you said "without a cable needle." oh my fur and whiskers - sounds like a slippery slope! but yes, i'm finding this little...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-14-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Aramis3737
My particular cable needle is rather unwieldy:...

My particular cable needle is rather unwieldy: metal and about a US6.5...do you recommend wood or plastic?
Forum: Pattern Central 08-14-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,434
Posted By Aramis3737
I've never done such a project, but if I were you...

I've never done such a project, but if I were you I'd find a knitted tank top pattern and just extend the bottom by knitting much longer than the pattern calls for. Then it should sit below your hips...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-14-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Aramis3737
That's fantastic! I've been doing it right then -...

That's fantastic! I've been doing it right then - maybe the yarn itself wasn't the best choice, as I've noticed some others' versions came out clearer using different yarns. Fuzzy yarn maybe isn't...
Forum: General Knitting 08-14-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By Aramis3737
shedding yarn

Hello,

What are some solutions for yarn that sheds? Are there any? I'm wondering about "trimmers" and things of that nature...

Thanks!
Forum: Pattern Central 08-14-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Aramis3737
Cabling Question

Hello All,

I'm working on this brilliant pattern (Avast, seen here at Knitty: http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall06/PATTavast.html) and am cabling for the first time.

Working on the cabled band section of...
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Aramis3737
...not to mention cables! oiy...maybe 20 balls...

...not to mention cables! oiy...maybe 20 balls instead of 19...
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Aramis3737
Thanks, Jan! This chart is great - I printed it...

Thanks, Jan! This chart is great - I printed it and it will soon be part of a dog-eared collection of beloved knitting papers!
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Aramis3737
I know I'm going to be surprised at every twist...

I know I'm going to be surprised at every twist and turn of this sweater project; I certainly never anticipated sleeves to use that much yarn, just the body of the sweater. Patons Angora Bamboo...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 07-23-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,038
Posted By Aramis3737
Patons Angora Bamboo

Hi All,

I am looking for 12 skeins of Patons Angora Bamboo in Brandy Wine. If you have any to sell, please let me know. Thanks and happy knitting!

Best wishes,

Jee Jee
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Aramis3737
Thanks Jan, I do need to buy a truckload more...

Thanks Jan, I do need to buy a truckload more yarn don't I? Good heavens. More importantly though, I am excited to try out a sweater! Wish me luck!
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Aramis3737
Yardage sweater question

Hello all,

For my first sweater, I'm ambitiously (?) doing a man's sweater using Paton's Angora Bamboo (80 yds per skein) and this really nice pattern:...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-22-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,974
Posted By Aramis3737
Refugees, Domestic Violence, Animal Shelters

Hello Everyone,

I thought I'd post to share the link to my non-profit in case anyone would like to knit with us. It's been a little difficult getting a steady group, but another shipment goes out in...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 52

 
Forum Jump
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:55 AM.