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Forum: General Knitting 05-31-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By cocoa
That's exactly what I thought. Peace once again...

That's exactly what I thought. Peace once again :hug:to you all.
Forum: General Knitting 05-30-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By cocoa
purl st

hi

I was watching some videos on purl stitch and this lady does her purls different. Now I'm confused is this also a correct way of knitting your...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-19-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By cocoa
okay i've just dawned on me duh! What you are...

okay i've just dawned on me duh! What you are saying.

Increase M1 first than back loop. :happydancing:If I've got it right.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-19-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By cocoa
is it increasing a st?

Thank you for answering.

I have just watched the video but it doesn't look like its increasing a stitch. Is it?
Forum: How-to Questions 05-19-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By cocoa
m1 purl or knit the next st

hi,

I am knitting a aran polo neck with a 1x1 rib. On the next row it says to Rib4, M1,* rib3, M1,rep to last 3 sts, rib 3, then change needle size.

The main pattern looks like ribbing at the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2006, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By cocoa
I 2nd that, very nice. Dee

I 2nd that, very nice.
Dee
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By cocoa
You know, I wouldn't worry, boys learn at a...

You know, I wouldn't worry, boys learn at a different rate than girls. Each child comes into their own:)
Dee
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,205
Posted By cocoa
I've had that happen. Now I either buy frozen or...

I've had that happen. Now I either buy frozen or buy fresh and cook within 2 days.
Dee.
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By cocoa
That's okay then, i've learnt that I can still...

That's okay then, i've learnt that I can still reduce my usage by 1 litre a loo flush. I'm not sure about waste as I've got a septic tank in the back and others are connected to it.
Dee
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2006, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By cocoa
OT: water meter

Hi,

I have a water meter and I'm wondering if I could use less water. I'm one of those that worries about resources.

I don't know anybody that has a water meter so I don't know if it's good or...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By cocoa
Hi, I don't have that illness but I'm on...

Hi,

I don't have that illness but I'm on constant inflammatory's for life. I was seriously ill until I started taking paprika daily the difference is amazing
curcumin is also good providing you...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,260
Posted By cocoa
May I suggest; go to a yarn shop or buy 1 ball...

May I suggest; go to a yarn shop or buy 1 ball and put it next to your skin or make up a swatch. It's the only way to know.
Dee
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,260
Posted By cocoa
I like mohair it feels soft, looks cosy and it's...

I like mohair it feels soft, looks cosy and it's warm but I can't wear it due to allergies.

Wearing a top underneath should help if your sensitive skinned.
Dee.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-12-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By cocoa
hi Gina, I measure ribbing at the base of a...

hi Gina,

I measure ribbing at the base of a sweater as is.
Dee
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By cocoa
here's the link to the insole:...

here's the link to the insole: http://www.craftandfabriclinks.com/shoe_inserts/shoe_insert_pattern.html
Forum: How-to Questions 11-12-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By cocoa
The model does look tall but it says' size medium...

The model does look tall but it says' size medium the extra is needed for the design. I don't know if the sizing is Italian sizing, US or generic.
http://www.initaly.com/travel/info/shopping.htm
Dee.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-11-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By cocoa
it looks like the front side is 24 wide, 12 to...

it looks like the front side is 24 wide, 12 to the curve and 12 there after to the hip . So it should be 48 wide and 57 long. It's knitted and probably the edging is crocheted.
Dee.
Forum: General Knitting 11-11-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By cocoa
could you line it with silk or something? dee

could you line it with silk or something?
dee
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By cocoa
When sewing a tuck, the fabric is just turned...

When sewing a tuck, the fabric is just turned over/under by 1/2 the size wanted. Like the other member said if you could post more info maybe a pic others might know, how to knit a tuck.

Dee.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By cocoa
There's wolly thread used for sewing knits,lycra...

There's wolly thread used for sewing knits,lycra and the colours are limited. However if you buy some yarn you could at least use it on another project.
Dee.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By cocoa
I've bought from ebay and have bought good and...

I've bought from ebay and have bought good and bad yarns, but i'll use them for something.

As far as import tax, yes you do over a certain amount of $. Usually the shipping fee isn't included in...
Forum: General Knitting 11-10-2006, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By cocoa
Me too, i'm thinking of knitting cosy slippers...

Me too, i'm thinking of knitting cosy slippers and adding those fleece thermal insoles or sewing insoles made of thermalite.
Dee:)
Forum: How-to Questions 11-08-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By cocoa
Hi, I'm making a hood for a chunky jacket and...

Hi,

I'm making a hood for a chunky jacket and have been knitting since 9.30a.m it's now 6.24 and getting tired, so thought i'd better check.

Thank you so much Jan:)
Dee.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-08-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By cocoa
Thanks for answering, I'm confused. The pattern...

Thanks for answering, I'm confused.

The pattern says' to work the rib.
continue in st.st
(Work straight until = ") ?

Dee.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-08-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By cocoa
ribbing?

Hi,

When a pattern says' to knit till (size); do you take the measurement from the ribbing or from the 1st rw after the ribbing?

many thanks,
Dee.
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