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Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-23-2007, 09:25 PM
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Posted By clsimmons
LYS in Lakeville/Farmington

While visiting my daughter, I found a great LYS. 'Knitters Palette' in the Lakeville/Farmville area.I brought my 8 yr old Grand daughter on a Sunday afternoon and there were 5-6 ladies in there...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2007, 12:49 PM
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Posted By clsimmons
I agree with Jess. Doing 2 on 2 is easier for me...

I agree with Jess. Doing 2 on 2 is easier for me with 2 different lengths because you can tell them apart. I'm currently doing 2 sleeves on 2 and it's going nicely.
Be patient with it-- go for it. I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-09-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
I'm on the sleeves!!Need help altering something

Still working on the paneled jacket in Louisa Harding's 'Modern Classics'. Now I'm on the sleeves and you won't believe what I want to do!!
You know that the 'new' style in sleeves now is the puff...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-31-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
Thanks for that link!! I actually have a really...

Thanks for that link!! I actually have a really long circular so I will start.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-31-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
Question for Artlady re:sleeves on circulars

Hi, I'm starting the sleeves on my 'panel jacket' in Louisa Harding's book and want to know can I do the sleeves on circs? The pattern starts at the cuff,etc.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-28-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
info about my yarn choice

The yarn is Berroco's Bonsai in color #4141-a stunning paprika color. It's a blend of 97%Bamboo and 3%nylon. I went to a YS in Baltimore in search of buttons and the ladies loved this yarn. They...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-27-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
2nd photo

Here is the back--it was too large of a file and I reduced it.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-27-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
photos of sweater

Here is (I hope) a photo of the sweater in a book and then the completed back. I've also just completed the left front with the help of Artlady and now have just started on the right...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-26-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
It's really making sense!!

Thanks a bunch!!
Bye for now
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-26-2007, 11:35 AM
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Views: 198,499
Posted By clsimmons
I'm here in Elizabeth City, NC

Is there any one here?????? I was stuck on a pattern and called all around this place: Craftsman guild, Art Gallery, etc.. trying to find someone. I found a forum here on 1st sweater KAL and Artlady...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-26-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
You have gotten me through this part--yea

Your row by row explanation is exactly what the directions say:
Keeping in patt, dec1 st at armhole edge of next 5 rows, then on EOR twice, then on every foll 4th row until 34 sts rem.
The next part...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-25-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
going to the library--what book for sweaters?

Before I go to the library, hopefully you will have been able to suggest a name of a good sweater book. I'm so excited about finishing this sweater--wait until you see it!! It's from Louisa Harding's...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-25-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
oops--sorry--I meant the RS

I meant the RS (public side)
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-25-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
ThankYou Artlady

Great explanation. Understand. My next question:
Then why does it say 'decrease eor 2 times' after the decreasing for 5 rows (which you are already decreasing every other row, right)? Then after that...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-25-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
oops--I meant the armhole--not neck

sorry about that
catherine
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-25-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 38,618
Posted By clsimmons
I'm stuck shaping the neck on a cardigan

Hi all. I'm so glad I found y'all. Just moved to a new area--Elizabeth City, NC and don't know any knitters in this area yet. No knitting guild here, no yarn shops, called the art gallery, craftsman...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-15-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,631
Posted By clsimmons
pics of Ugg booties

Here is what I'm sending to my daughter.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,574
Posted By clsimmons
I've been reading all your comments. Take a look...

I've been reading all your comments. Take a look at this site's 'advanced techniques' and read the first paragraph under 'a couple of notes about knitting in the round.' She writes there is a method...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-19-2005, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,574
Posted By clsimmons
Alternate intarsia method on circs?

I have the bottom done on my black bag and now started up the bag and want to incorporate some bright flowers(poppie). What is the alternate method I can use?
Thanks, Catherine
Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By clsimmons
Attempting to post pics of 2 sleeves on 2 circs

Attempting to post pics of 2 sleeves on 2 circs
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By clsimmons
Ekg, yes you've got it. I've casted on for both...

Ekg, yes you've got it. I've casted on for both sleeves so now I'm gonna see if this can actually be a reality.
will take pics as I progress--I need the pics for my own reference.
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By clsimmons
Well Ekgheiy, You've got me thinking--I guess I'm...

Well Ekgheiy, You've got me thinking--I guess I'm thinking about having to do something different to the underside of the sleeve and the top of the sleeve. And by having them divided on the 2 circs,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By clsimmons
?2Circs?

The reason for 2 sleeves on 2 circs is there will be no sides to seam up.
One of the ladies at the LYS says it's a technique she's want to try.
Forum: General Knitting 03-25-2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By clsimmons
?2 sleeves on 2 circs?

Hi, just joined and wanting to start on my sleeves for a cardi. Can I use 2 circs to do both sleeves like ya do w/ 2 socks?
Catherine
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,809
Posted By clsimmons
Re: 2 socks on 2 circular needles-two different color needle

Just joined. I am learning the 2/2 method and found best results using two different color circular needles. Helps me know what I'm doing.
Catherine
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