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Forum: Pattern Central 11-28-2009, 08:59 PM
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Posted By pinksugar
thanks. I'm altering the pattern to have my own...

thanks. I'm altering the pattern to have my own fair isle design so I'm just wondering how it will turn out when they say 'just incorporate the increase stitches into the pattern', lol! I guess I'll...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-28-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By pinksugar
... I think they DO mean to 'rows' (if I were...

... I think they DO mean to 'rows' (if I were working in the flat)

am I right? (or amirite?!):happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 11-28-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By pinksugar
nothing more satisfying than slipping that last...

nothing more satisfying than slipping that last stitch through, is there!

enjoy your blankie!
Forum: Pattern Central 11-28-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By pinksugar
Deciphering this pattern remark?

I've just started the DROPS Wrist Warmers (http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/visoppskrift.php?d_nr=98&d_id=8&lang=en)

and I am a bit confused about this statement (I'm confused about the sentence in...
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,103
Posted By pinksugar
aww, he's cute as a button! congratulations!

aww, he's cute as a button! congratulations!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,555
Posted By pinksugar
yup, simple as that. Tie it on, work a few...

yup, simple as that. Tie it on, work a few stitches with the end of the old wool and the new ball, then go back and weave/sew in when you've finished the scarf :)
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By pinksugar
Scarves are really a personal thing, you can make...

Scarves are really a personal thing, you can make them as long or as short as you wish!

for me, I'd imagine hip or thigh length as a standard length for a scarf.

The wider it is, the longer it...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-14-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By pinksugar
thanks all! I have a slightly better photo of it...

thanks all!

I have a slightly better photo of it here:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v85/pinksugarprincess/IMG_2502442x640.jpg

:) it was quite a fun knit!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By pinksugar
Basically, if you use a thin yarn with a large...

Basically, if you use a thin yarn with a large needle, the result will be a loose or 'holey' looking item. If you use smaller needles, you'll have a tighter looking item.

With something like a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-13-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By pinksugar
FO! Hermione Hat

Yay! this was a surprisingly quick knit actually. I used the following link:

http://jlyarnworks.blogspot.com/2008/07/hermiones-cable-eyelet-hat.html

a little over one ball of yarn - but only...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-07-2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By pinksugar
it's beautiful! I actually prefer your choice of...

it's beautiful! I actually prefer your choice of colour since the cables stand out more!

you have to finish it so you can stun everyone when you wear it!
Forum: The Lounge 10-06-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,910
Posted By pinksugar
I've noticed the snark too, as well as the...

I've noticed the snark too, as well as the moderation attempts. I follow the advice my mother gave me when I was little: If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-06-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,890
Posted By pinksugar
I learnt without any terminology whatsoever, so...

I learnt without any terminology whatsoever, so chances are, I know what this is but didn't know the technical term.

I'll have to brush up on my knowledge! thanks for posting the little video too,...
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,300
Posted By pinksugar
haha, can't see myself knitting a car cover...

haha, can't see myself knitting a car cover anytime soon either!

for me, I refuse to knit with 'funny' yarn - you know, with bobbles or feathery bits or suchlike - it just doesn't fit with my...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-06-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,890
Posted By pinksugar
lol, I'm confusing myself here! so what you're...

lol, I'm confusing myself here!

so what you're saying is, if it's flat, and you're doing a purl row, then all the 'knits' from the right (knit) side of the knitting will look like purls, and should...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-05-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,793
Posted By pinksugar
awww, it's sweet! is that a pink cardigan? or is...

awww, it's sweet! is that a pink cardigan? or is it orange? either way it's adorable!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-05-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,473
Posted By pinksugar
how adorable! I like the buttons too

how adorable! I like the buttons too
Forum: Pattern Central 10-05-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,733
Posted By pinksugar
hmm. One ball should make a nice hat? could you...

hmm. One ball should make a nice hat? could you make a few smaller projects rather than one big one?

the hermione hat doesn't use...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By pinksugar
yes I was looking at it and thinking, that...

yes I was looking at it and thinking, that doesn't look as stiff as I would have expected, and why use such chunky wool for a small hat? not to mention, certainly the actual promo pic of Hermione's...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By pinksugar
no, you read it right - the gauge was correct for...

no, you read it right - the gauge was correct for the stitches, but not for the rows :)
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By pinksugar
well first I tried to use alternate cable cast...

well first I tried to use alternate cable cast on, which took me so outrageously long and looked so lumpy and awful that I ripped it out and just did a standard cast on...

I don't know what the name...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By pinksugar
thanks everyone, what you've said makes sense.....

thanks everyone, what you've said makes sense.. there is no number in a little ball on the label, and no ply mentioned either

What it says is....

US5 - 6 size needle, and then, 10x10, 33 23, and a...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By pinksugar
yup, you can also check the label for 'felting' -...

yup, you can also check the label for 'felting' - I bought a huge lot of stuff that had GOOD FOR FELTING written on the label - can't get much more confident than that :D
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By pinksugar
Redface Gauge Problem :(

Hello Knitters!

I started the Hermione hat (pattern on ravelry) and I seem to have a bit of a problem.

First, I'm in Italy, so I don't have a lot of access to stores, and the ones that are here,...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-03-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By pinksugar
thanks knitters! I'll check out the links and...

thanks knitters!

I'll check out the links and videos. I'm starting the Hermione hat, so we'll see how I go with the decreases on 4 DPNs first and see how I go. If I'm brave, I'll start a sock!...
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