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Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By Jannette
There are free patterns on Ravelry. I found a...

There are free patterns on Ravelry. I found a couple of great, easy, quick ones there.
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,529
Posted By Jannette
I'm fascinated! I can't wait to hear more about...

I'm fascinated! I can't wait to hear more about your sock machine adventure. I just learned to make socks and am really taken by them. I love my new knitted socks. A machine would be so much fun.
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,464
Posted By Jannette
Go for it! My patterns are stuffed willy nilly...

Go for it!

My patterns are stuffed willy nilly in a box. I'm hopeless at organization.
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By Jannette
I made a pair of slippers out of a polar fleece...

I made a pair of slippers out of a polar fleece yarn. I hated that stuff too. I like your pattern.
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By Jannette
Topaz, post your question in a seperate thread.

Topaz, post your question in a seperate thread.
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jannette
It is definitely therapy for me. I don't sleep...

It is definitely therapy for me. I don't sleep so it is also something that keeps me quietly occupied when I'm up for a few hours in the middle of the night or wake up at 3am and can't get back to...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By Jannette
Congratulations! Sounds like she really liked...

Congratulations! Sounds like she really liked the stuff you create.
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By Jannette
Did you ever make a pair of boot socks...

out of what you thought was superwash but it turns out it's not? Boot socks that have to be hand washed aren't going work. Guess I get a new pair of really heavy around the house socks.
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jannette
I finished my second sock

And it's a thing of beauty! All the things I messed up on on the first one I got right on the second (the heel, toe and kitcheners stitch). It seems I can learn from my mistakes after all...well at...
Forum: The Lounge 02-03-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Jannette
Just keep putting one foot in front of the other...

Just keep putting one foot in front of the other and keep going. I find that's all I can do. I've tried all the meds with no results and I refuse to take pain meds. I do find that the more I force...
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,201
Posted By Jannette
Thank you, I'll look that over.

Thank you, I'll look that over.
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By Jannette
Sock number one is done!!!! It's not pretty, and...

Sock number one is done!!!! It's not pretty, and there are lots of mistakes, but I did it! I'm going to cast on for number two tonight.
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,201
Posted By Jannette
I don't understand stitch pattern charts.

That's all. I just don't get it. I guess I just do better with the written instructions.
Forum: General Knitting 01-27-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,547
Posted By Jannette
I learned to knit by doing an afghan that had a...

I learned to knit by doing an afghan that had a bunch of squares all in different patterns. I wish I could remember the name of the book. Since they were like 8 x 8 squares I learned a lot of new...
Forum: General Knitting 01-27-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By Jannette
I don't know about anything being new, I've also...

I don't know about anything being new, I've also just recently begun knitting again after about 30 years. But the videos here at Knitting Help are great about explaining things you don't understand...
Forum: General Knitting 01-27-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By Jannette
I'm teaching myself to knit socks.

Well with the help of the Easy Peasy Sock pattern off Ravelry anyway. It's a great pattern for beginners. Lots of helpful hints and explanations. I've learned a lot along the way too. Who knew...
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,625
Posted By Jannette
I am so sorry you are losing your friend and...

I am so sorry you are losing your friend and mentor. It's hard, but rewarding, to be with someone at the end. Hugs being sent over the miles to help get you through and prayers for your friend to...
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,707
Posted By Jannette
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: The Lounge 01-14-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,559
Posted By Jannette
I've already blown it big time. I spent WAY too...

I've already blown it big time. I spent WAY too much on 5 skeins of beautiful, different, superwash.
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By Jannette
A pair of fingerless mitts I found the pattern...

A pair of fingerless mitts I found the pattern for. I didn't realize I was going to get so confused! Thank you so much!!!
Forum: General Knitting 01-14-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,402
Posted By Jannette
Can someone please explain this to me?

P2, [KB1] 3 times, *p3, KB1, p3 [KB1] 3 times; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

I get the p2 part, I'm confused about the 3 times part. If you could explain this line to me I would be everlastingly...
Forum: General Knitting 01-09-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,580
Posted By Jannette
I got "It Iches" and just love it!

I got "It Iches" and just love it!
Forum: General Knitting 01-09-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By Jannette
Thanks guys! I'm going to wade into it tonight.

Thanks guys! I'm going to wade into it tonight.
Forum: General Knitting 01-09-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,417
Posted By Jannette
Yup, that's it all right. It's not nearly as bad...

Yup, that's it all right. It's not nearly as bad as it sounds!
Forum: General Knitting 01-09-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By Jannette
My first project was a knitted sweater and...

My first project was a knitted sweater and booties for my baby (who is now 35). I was knitting much too tightly and my project turned out way to small for my 10 lb baby! I gave it away to an...
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