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Forum: How-to Questions 04-26-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By TexasMama
Help on doggy dress pattern

I am making this dog dress and when it gets to the "neck shaping" portion, I am confused. Do I need two sets of needles in order to knit from two balls and keep them separate?...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-21-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By TexasMama
Mini sweater question

I am making this pattern. http://everwhelming.blogspot.com/2007/11/tiny-sweater-with-pattern.html
I know nothing about sweater construction.
Do I need to use 3 sets of DPNs, so that I can "set...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-09-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By TexasMama
I finished them and you are right Jan. If you...

I finished them and you are right Jan. If you have made socks before it doesn't matter how many needles. Thank you. I feel very proud for making that work! LOL.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-09-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By TexasMama
Converting 5 needle pattern to 4?

I am making the "Simply Sweet Socks" pattern found here. http://whimsyknits.lightshines.net

I have made the North Country Cotton baby socks using 4 needles, so I am hoping that knowledge will get me...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-26-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By TexasMama
I-cord trouble

I can knit socks, but the I-cord is beyond my understanding, apparently. When they say I should not turn the work, should the stitches I have already knit stay towards the left of the needle? I am...
Forum: General Knitting 08-24-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,885
Posted By TexasMama
Epais 14 oz. colorfusion

I am wanting to make a prayer shawl for my aunt and I have been waiting for Homespun to go on sale at Hobby Lobby, but I noticed the Epais colorfusion is on sale this week and it is a BIG skein of...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-14-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By TexasMama
Favorite SUPER quick gift knits?

I need a birthday gift for my sis-in-law by Sunday. What are your favorite last minute gifts to knit?
Forum: How-to Questions 08-14-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By TexasMama
Knitting with 1 strand cotton and 1 strand acrylic

I want to make a mug cozy for a quick gift. The pattern http://knitting.about.com/od/accessories/p/coffee-cozy.htm calls for bulky wool but I have some Red Heart supersaver and Peaches and Cream that...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-13-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By TexasMama
Join yarn after BO?

I think I posted this question somewhere else accidentally. I am making the booties found here http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80758AD.html?noimages=

On the button tab portion of the booties, it...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-13-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By TexasMama
Another question, same bootie pattern

Making these booties: http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80758AD.html?noImages=

In the section called Strap, after Row 3, it says "Bind off". Am I to assume I should bind off everything on my needle?...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-13-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By TexasMama
That makes total sense! You are a lifesaver.

That makes total sense! You are a lifesaver.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-13-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By TexasMama
Help with bo in middle of row

I am making the booties found here: http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80758AD.html?noImages=0

I am stuck on the last "Shape top" row where it says to "bind off 7 sts, K3 and slip to holder, bind...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-05-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By TexasMama
Anchoring ends?

I know knots are frowned upon in the knitting world, but I feel as though simply weaving in a tail is not sufficient sometimes, especially at the top of my top down sock. How should I anchor...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-04-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By TexasMama
Jan, those pictures from Knitty were awesome. I...

Jan, those pictures from Knitty were awesome. I am fairly sure I can do this now. Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 08-04-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By TexasMama
Well, I messed it up and had to frog back. I...

Well, I messed it up and had to frog back. I found it very hard to take out just the part that was "kitchener stitch", probably because I did it wrong and it was all tangled up. Thank you so much for...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-04-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By TexasMama
OK, cancel that. I found it... and I think I am...

OK, cancel that. I found it... and I think I am going to be sick. I should have tried this out on a practice piece of work. Please tell my didn't just irrevocably ruin my first sock.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-04-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By TexasMama
Kitchener stitch video?

I can't seem to find the kitchener stitch video. I am about to finish my first socks(North Country Cotton socks) and I am so confused!! Please help me locate the video.
Forum: Pattern Central 08-01-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By TexasMama
I just bought the same yarn today (in a different...

I just bought the same yarn today (in a different color). It's too soft for dishcloths anyway! I am planning on making baby booties with it and possibly a matching hat.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-26-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 43,974
Posted By TexasMama
Here is a link to a Conroe based knitting grou...

Here is a link to a Conroe based knitting grou pon Ravelry. This is where I first read about the Panera and library meeting.

http://www.ravelry.com/groups/hip-to-stitch
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-26-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 43,974
Posted By TexasMama
Smile I wouldn't be able to do the Dayknitters because...

I wouldn't be able to do the Dayknitters because I have to be at work at 1. The library and Panera group would work for me though. I found them on Ravelry just before I read all your responses. That...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-23-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 43,974
Posted By TexasMama
Where would I find info on this Dayknitters group...

Where would I find info on this Dayknitters group in the Woodlands? I wish there was something in Conroe!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By TexasMama
Tess, I am making the scarf. I believe the yarn I...

Tess,
I am making the scarf. I believe the yarn I am using is Bernat Softee Chunky in Heather gray. I lost the wrapper but I think that's what its called. I will post a pic when I finish it. I am...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By TexasMama
:muah: Thanks ma'am!

:muah: Thanks ma'am!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By TexasMama
Smile Irish hiking scarf/cable question

I am making my first cable project, the Irish Hiking Scarf found on this site. When I put my stitches on my cable needle will I always let them hang [I]in front[I]for this project? I am not sure...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-16-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By TexasMama
Thanks so much!:muah:

Thanks so much!:muah:
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