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Forum: General Knitting 02-29-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Birdiegirl
I am lucky to knit two hours a night...more on...

I am lucky to knit two hours a night...more on some weekends.
Forum: General Knitting 02-29-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Birdiegirl
Knitting Speed

Hi

I'm pretty new to knitting...have only been knitting a few months. I am making my first t-shirt in stockinette, in a cotton 50/50 blend size 4 yarn.

I'm just wanting to compare knitting...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Birdiegirl
NY Yarns

Which (if any) of the online retailers sell NY Yarns?

Thanks for your help!

Robin
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,582
Posted By Birdiegirl
I just started knitting in January 2008....I...

I just started knitting in January 2008....I spend an average of an hour a day...more on weekends...less on weeknights.

I made myself a practice afghan using cheap yarns....and then I got some...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,056
Posted By Birdiegirl
This weekend I just made up a bathroom bath...

This weekend I just made up a bathroom bath mat/rug out of 2 strands of Lion Fun Fur and 2 strands of Lion Fancy Fur using size 17 needles.

It worked up fast (and I'm a beginner). Result was a...
Forum: General Knitting 02-01-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By Birdiegirl
Lion Woolspun

Smileys has woolspun for 99 cents each...has anyone used this yarn? Your comments?!

Thanks

Robin
Forum: The Lounge 01-28-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,450
Posted By Birdiegirl
This bill still has not passed the Senate...and...

This bill still has not passed the Senate...and they are right now proposing to add on to the bill to include Senior citizens on Social Security...this will reduce the rebates to probably $500 rather...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,171
Posted By Birdiegirl
I looked at yarndex...this isn't exactly what I...

I looked at yarndex...this isn't exactly what I am looking for...you can't even link to the yarn company websites from there...this is a great site to compare yarns, of course...

but I'm just...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,171
Posted By Birdiegirl
Well...if there isn't one...maybe I can start a...

Well...if there isn't one...maybe I can start a project....I have an internet url/homepage I can use to develop it...just don't want to reinvent the wheel
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,171
Posted By Birdiegirl
Master List of Yarn Company Links?

I am fascinated researching all the different yarn brands and enjoy spending time visiting their websites, finding free patterns, etc etc.

Are there any sources on the web that lists all the yarn...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Birdiegirl
did you knit two together to lose a stitch?

did you knit two together to lose a stitch?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Birdiegirl
This happened to me as I learned to knit...it is...

This happened to me as I learned to knit...it is the last stitch on the row...what the others are trying to tell you. It takes a while to see what you are doing wrong..it's the way the last stitch...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By Birdiegirl
Mason Dixon looks great! Thanks!

Mason Dixon looks great! Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By Birdiegirl
Size 50 - Source

Hi

A super source for quality needles is www.jenkinswoodworking.com

I purchased a set of Size 50 circulars to make larger knitted afgahns/throws. Just started using mine last night, wow, so much...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-21-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By Birdiegirl
Best Knitting Books to Own

Hi! I am a new knitter...self taught via this website and others and I have one small booklet about knitting.

I also love books and would like your recommendations for the best books to add to my...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-11-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By Birdiegirl
Hi Marilyn - Yes! That is the way I left my work...

Hi Marilyn - Yes! That is the way I left my work last night...in the middle of the row..it worked well.

I'm hoping I can get a lot done on that this weekend!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-11-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By Birdiegirl
That's basically what I am doing too...I am going...

That's basically what I am doing too...I am going to stick with it...but it would go much faster if I didn't have to worry about the stitches falling off the needle ends (both ends...they are so...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-11-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By Birdiegirl
I think they are 14 inches...they are the red...

I think they are 14 inches...they are the red Lion Speed Stix
Forum: How-to Questions 01-11-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Birdiegirl
I have this same problem...when do you switch to...

I have this same problem...when do you switch to the bigger needles?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-11-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By Birdiegirl
Knitting w/Size 50 Needles

Hi

I am knitting a small blanket/throw using Size 50 Lion Speed Stix. I cast on 32 stitches of 4 bulky yarns...this is really crowded on the needles...are size 50 needles available in longer...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-02-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By Birdiegirl
I would like to use DPNs...I hate seaming! ...

I would like to use DPNs...I hate seaming!

thanks for the link
Forum: Pattern Central 01-02-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By Birdiegirl
Newbie - Need VERY easy hat pattern

Hi!

I have only been knitting a few weeks, but am tired of just knitting a scarf. I only know basic knit/purl, cast on and cast off.

I would like a simple hat pattern with clear instructions. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Birdiegirl
Hi Knikki! I'm new too...I have spent the last...

Hi Knikki! I'm new too...I have spent the last couple days figuring out how to cast on and then just to knit...basic knit stitch. I did a block and it was a mess - I picked up stitches I dropped...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By Birdiegirl
I guess what I meant was, did you use double...

I guess what I meant was, did you use double pointed needles or circular or ??

Thanks!
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By Birdiegirl
What method did you first learn for socks?

What method did you first learn for socks?
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