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Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By nutterknitter
Smile Great advice--thanks!

:muah: Thanks so much--you guys are great! Aunt Crafty, thank you for the link to Yarn Market. I thought I looked there but nothing came up. I am going to use a shorter circular and cast on...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-19-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By nutterknitter
Question Wjhere to find 52" #11 Circulars?

I am following a pattern for a vertical stiped scarf and it calls for 52" circulars #11 for 150 cast on stitches. I cannot find these in stores or online. Do I really need 52"?? The yarn is...
Forum: General Knitting 10-04-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,518
Posted By nutterknitter
Smile Felting Question

Thanks for the replies--I think I will just continue the bag with a knit stitch and go from there!
Nutterknitter:woot:
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,518
Posted By nutterknitter
Knit Stitches and Felting Question

Hi,
Can anyone tell me why I have to do a stockinette or seed stich in a bag pattern that I am planning to felt. Doesn't it all felt the same (I am using 2 strands)? It seems like extra work to me?...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-04-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By nutterknitter
Question Felting and Seed Stitch

Hello,
I am making a felted purse with a flat bottom. The pattern calls for seed stitch on the bottom part. Here's my question: Is it really necessary to do a seed stitch when it is going to be...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-28-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,840
Posted By nutterknitter
Hello from New Canaan, CT

Hi!
I live in New Canaan, CT (near Stamford) and have been knitting for 2 years or so--hate to admit that because I am still a beginner! I took lessons with my daughter (16) but she has not got the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,389
Posted By nutterknitter
Thank you--it's working! Now how do I get the...

Thank you--it's working! Now how do I get the ribbon to stop twisting up as it comes off the ball? It is a real pain to knit with! :muah:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,389
Posted By nutterknitter
Confused....How do I do "K2, (yo,p2tog)??

Hello Friends.
I am still new at this and am trying to make a one-skein ribbon scarf from a pattern on the wrapper. I know how to k2tog and do a yarn over (yo) but since I have to bring the yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 11-03-2006, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By nutterknitter
Bummed

Thank you for the yarn feedback--who knew? i am going to call my LYS and ask to exchange it for something else :wall: :wall: . My class at a differnet LYS begins on Wed so I have to buy something...
Forum: General Knitting 11-01-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By nutterknitter
Yarn for shawl

Dear YarnLady,
Thank you! My frined and I visited our LYS yesterday and, on the advice of the owner, I chose a Debbie Bliss casmerino aran (55% wool, 33% microfibre & 12% cashmere). I think the...
Forum: General Knitting 10-30-2006, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By nutterknitter
Big Shawl yarn advice

Thank you for the yard suggestion. The pattern calls for "bulky" weight (it's a British pattern)--Is Plymouth Encore thick enough?

Nutter :hug:
Forum: General Knitting 10-29-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By nutterknitter
Big shawl project-need advice, please!

Hi,
I am going to be making a large rectangular shawl with a pom pom fringe on the short ends for a Christmas gift. The pattern is rib stitch. I want to buy a great yarn (solid color? not sure?)...
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By nutterknitter
I love my Booga Bag (even tho it's a bit too...

I love my Booga Bag (even tho it's a bit too small) but the Noro yarn "pilled" in a very short time and now the booga bag looks worn and old. My DD says it looks like a homeless person's bag!...
Forum: General Knitting 12-05-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By nutterknitter
I will try shaving but does all wool "pill"...

I will try shaving but does all wool "pill" eventually? Would it happen less if I felted it longer? :??
Forum: General Knitting 12-05-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By nutterknitter
Pill-y Booga Bag

Hi, I made a Booga Bag with Noro yarn and, as a new knitter, I was very proud (altho it is a little too small) but...after I felted and used it a week or so, the yarn got all pilly. Has anyone had...
Forum: General Knitting 11-10-2005, 09:23 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 29,720
Posted By nutterknitter
I live in CT (New Canaan--near Stamford) but I...

I live in CT (New Canaan--near Stamford) but I could make it to Western Mass. I am a new knitter--but would love to meet others!
Nutter
Forum: Pattern Central 11-05-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By nutterknitter
Yay Kelly!

Thank you so much for the suggestion and the link. I actually found 2 variations of the scarf Iwanted and one even comes in a kit with the yarn. Both are on the Crystal Palace Yarn web site: ...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-05-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By nutterknitter
Help Finding Shawl/Wrap Pattern!

Hello,
I saw a beautiful shawl on someone with a true designer look--rows of loose knitting with as many different kinds of yarn as there were rows! The yarn alone must have been expensive: ...
Forum: General Knitting 11-01-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,412
Posted By nutterknitter
Books

I have the Knitter's Bible and it is a great reference book for different stitch patterns but it was not that helpful to me to learn how to knit, purl etc. I looked at the Dummies book and it was...
Forum: General Knitting 10-11-2005, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By nutterknitter
Thanks again for the ideas--I have been chicken...

Thanks again for the ideas--I have been chicken to go near it and I think I will take it into my LYS tomorrow--I need it tonight for a birthday gift but I went shopping for more yarn on Saturday and...
Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By nutterknitter
Thanks for the reply :heart: --I thought I was...

Thanks for the reply :heart: --I thought I was doing that when I pulled out a quarter of the scarf! But I will go slowly this time and try to pick up the stitches as I go. I'll let you know what...
Forum: General Knitting 10-08-2005, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By nutterknitter
Need Help Help Help!

Hello,
I was trying to bind off a finished scarf (all knit:Garter) and realized I was doing it wrong and the stitches were unraveling so...I stupidly took them off the needle (size 13) and tried to...
Forum: General Knitting 06-05-2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,370
Posted By nutterknitter
Congratulations on finishing a poncho--I have...

Congratulations on finishing a poncho--I have been knitting for 6 months and am on my 5th scarf--too chicken to do anything else but knit rectangles! :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2005, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By nutterknitter
Thank you all!

You knitters are not only helpful but funny! Thanks for the advice! I loved the video. Who knew there was such info out there in knit cyberspace!
:cheering:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-31-2005, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By nutterknitter
New knitter: starting at the very beginning

Here is an example of a really new knitter's issues: I am using a skein of yarn: do I pull the yarn from the inside? or do i let it bounce around and pull from the outside? It is Lion Brand Wool...
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