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Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-23-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
Welcome! I can't wait to see the projects you...

Welcome! I can't wait to see the projects you are working on. It's very rewarding using the beautiful yarn that you've purchased to make beautiful things. Have fun knitting!
Forum: General Knitting 06-22-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By LadyB
Seeking Seattle LYS recommendations

My family and I will be traveling to Anacortes/Seattle next Saturday. Can anyone recommend any yarn shops in the area? Thanks!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-22-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
Welcome back! The pics are fantastic. What a...

Welcome back! The pics are fantastic. What a great trip -- makes me want to go there too.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-22-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
That is just adorable! And what a great idea to...

That is just adorable! And what a great idea to stuff it with leftover yarn. wtg!
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By LadyB
I think those would be great for a boy. magic...

I think those would be great for a boy.

magic cast on tutorial (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEspring06/FEATmagiccaston.html) and youtube video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhBIS0AhhQY).
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-14-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
They are BOTH beautiful! I love cables, and the...

They are BOTH beautiful! I love cables, and the color transitions on the other are perfect. Great job!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,481
Posted By LadyB
Personally, I prefer circular needles, and don't...

Personally, I prefer circular needles, and don't use straights at all. I'd say try them.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-09-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,481
Posted By LadyB
You could do this one...

You could do this one (http://www.straw.com/cpy/patterns/baby-child/2needle-baby-hat.html), which looks quite easy. And since it's already sized for a baby, there's no need to adjust the size.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,481
Posted By LadyB
I realize that, however dpns are more...

I realize that, however dpns are more intimidating in the mind than in reality, and I have taught people to knit using them. It can be done. Also, with the other hats, the yarn choices are not...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,481
Posted By LadyB
Of the patterns you listed, the pumpkin hat looks...

Of the patterns you listed, the pumpkin hat looks like it would be the easiest for a beginner.

As far as what to get goes, I agree with cam that you should get the needles and some yarn in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,481
Posted By LadyB
Knitting and crochet are not the same. Crochet...

Knitting and crochet are not the same. Crochet uses one hook to form the stitches, and you usually only have two live stitches at a time. Knitting uses two needles and usually has many live...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By LadyB
Have you looked through the patterns at Knitting...

Have you looked through the patterns at Knitting Pattern Central (http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/pets.php)?
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-26-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
Another project completed.:woot: My Clapotis...

Another project completed.:woot: My Clapotis (http://www.flickr.com/photos/21003789@N07/2526824274/) in 2 skeins of Knit Picks Gossamer in Carribean.
Forum: General Knitting 05-21-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By LadyB
Here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gK7yn-M7Yg)...

Here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gK7yn-M7Yg) is a video of how to do the circular cast-on.
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By LadyB
They are caps to screw onto the end of the cable...

They are caps to screw onto the end of the cable when you take off the needle. They are used to keep the yarn from coming off the cable.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-18-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
I was able to complete 2 projects this weekend. ...

I was able to complete 2 projects this weekend. :woohoo:I finished the Tree of Life Afghan...
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-16-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,243
Posted By LadyB
Great job stagebear! It looks beautiful!

Great job stagebear! It looks beautiful!
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-13-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,243
Posted By LadyB
How's the blanket doing?

How's the blanket doing?
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-02-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
That is such a lovely sweater and hat! The...

That is such a lovely sweater and hat! The contrast is just perfect. What a blessed baby.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-25-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
Wow Artlady, you have been busy! Welcome...

Wow Artlady, you have been busy! Welcome back!:hug: I can't wait to see the projects you've been working on, and I hope things calm down a little for you.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-23-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 71,505
Posted By LadyB
The case looks terrific Firey...

The case looks terrific Firey Vixxen!:cheering:


I completed a pair of socks, but not from stash yarn. It was a gift (thanks Rennagayle!), but needed to be used in keeping with the stash busting...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-18-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,134
Posted By LadyB
I found a chart for the question mark pattern...

I found a chart for the question mark pattern (http://community.livejournal.com/crafty_tardis/81498.html), but not the full vest. The person who did the pattern links to the vest pattern she used...
Forum: General Knitting 04-16-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,819
Posted By LadyB
You can get the same effect with less effort by...

You can get the same effect with less effort by using a crochet hook to seam. The principle is the same as a 3-needle bind off, but the finished product looks like the mattress stitch.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By LadyB
Could you share the lace repeat pattern with me? ...

Could you share the lace repeat pattern with me? I might be better able to explain it that way.

If you are worried about putting it here, you could pm me.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-15-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By LadyB
If you want to maintain the 7 stitches and...

If you want to maintain the 7 stitches and decrease in the lace pattern, you could do that. For decreasing in the lace section, it looks like the stitch that is left after decreasing is worked in...
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