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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Jan in CA
I missed this thread! Those came about adorable!

I missed this thread! Those came about adorable!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-29-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Jan in CA
That's really pretty!

That's really pretty!
Forum: The Lounge 09-26-2014, 11:49 PM
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Views: 4,037
Posted By Jan in CA
I just finished the 8th book in the Outlander...

I just finished the 8th book in the Outlander series. I read a lot. :teehee: This was the second reading of the series and I'm watching the show on TV, too. Can you tell I like it? :thumbsup:

On my...
Forum: General Knitting 09-25-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Jan in CA
I've never used that yarn so I can't say for...

I've never used that yarn so I can't say for sure, but there are usually different qualities of yarn. For instance there are some very soft wools and some not so soft. Same goes for any other yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 09-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Jan in CA
:?? Okay then. Do you crochet?

:?? Okay then. Do you crochet?
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Jan in CA
I mostly use magic loop, but for very small...

I mostly use magic loop, but for very small things, like a small toy I would use DPN. Both are useful methods to know. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 09-15-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Jan in CA
Be sure to post a pic in What'cha Knittin' when...

Be sure to post a pic in What'cha Knittin' when you finish your skirt! :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 09-11-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By Jan in CA
These patterns are not free, but you can sell the...

These patterns are not free, but you can sell the finished item. I think most allow this, but check the pattern page to be sure.

http://www.ravelry.com/designers/julia-noskova

This one says you...
Forum: General Knitting 09-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By Jan in CA
Yes. There are patterns that allow you to do...

Yes. There are patterns that allow you to do whatever you want and they usually say so onthe pattern. I know of a few and will find the links.
Forum: General Knitting 09-10-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By Jan in CA
Many if not most free patterns still do not allow...

Many if not most free patterns still do not allow you to make money from their patterns. Some do, but you always need to check.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-09-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Jan in CA
You could try knitting it with heavier weight...

You could try knitting it with heavier weight yarn and bigger needles.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-07-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Jan in CA
Well, you can try one of these from your...

Well, you can try one of these from your computer. Then attach the resized image in a new reply.

http://www.shrinkpictures.com
http://www.resize2mail.com
http://www.picresize.com
Forum: General Knitting 09-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By Jan in CA
If you're making a top down raglan just cast on...

If you're making a top down raglan just cast on less and then increase till you reach the size you need. Using a smaller needle onthe neckline might help, too.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-07-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Jan in CA
I can't see any pics. Resize them before...

I can't see any pics. Resize them before attaching them. 800x600 pixels is usually perfect. Cameras now take huge pics.
Forum: General Knitting 09-07-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Jan in CA
There should be a length measurement on the skein...

There should be a length measurement on the skein which tells you either meters or yards. What yarn and colorway did you use?

As Rochesterknitter says though it can be an estimate.
Forum: The Lounge 09-03-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Jan in CA
I use Neutrogena or Olay face wash. Both seem to...

I use Neutrogena or Olay face wash. Both seem to be about the same to me.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-03-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Jan in CA
Hmm...you might be able to make tube socks with a...

Hmm...you might be able to make tube socks with a loom, but to create the same sort of fitted heel and toe might be difficult if not impossible with that type loom. :think:
Forum: General Knitting 09-01-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By Jan in CA
It would be considered copyright infringement...

It would be considered copyright infringement even if the color is different. Check all the pattern info in the book or on a pattern for info. There are patterns that allow it, but most have strict...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-31-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Jan in CA
Adorable hat! And I don't think your son will...

Adorable hat! And I don't think your son will ever lose his socks! :lol: So nice and bright!
Forum: General Knitting 08-29-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By Jan in CA
Unfortunately there probably isn't much you can...

Unfortunately there probably isn't much you can do about returning them. If they are only a little loose then one size down may be fine. I use a zero because I knit loose to begin with.
Forum: The Lounge 08-29-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By Jan in CA
Haha! I always say those giant needles is like...

Haha! I always say those giant needles is like knitting bats. Haven't actually tried it though. :teehee:
Forum: The Lounge 08-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Jan in CA
I crocheted before I knit. I didn't learn to knit...

I crocheted before I knit. I didn't learn to knit till I was 52 or 53. I just like the look of knitting better so that's why I learned. Mostly self taught with the help of Knitting Help and random...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Jan in CA
I was also going to suggest you knit further...

I was also going to suggest you knit further after the cable. It sometimes takes several rows to see what a pattern will look like.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Jan in CA
That should be really pretty! :thumbsup:

That should be really pretty! :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 08-29-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,534
Posted By Jan in CA
I think Aran and worsted are usually considered...

I think Aran and worsted are usually considered interchangeable.

No matter what you call a yarn the gauge on the pattern is what you should be trying to achieve. Because we all knit differently...
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