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Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By styrch
Ah! I understand what you mean. I'll give it a...

Ah! I understand what you mean. I'll give it a shot. That might just do the trick!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By styrch
suzeeq - Yes I don't want the gauge to change....

suzeeq - Yes I don't want the gauge to change. That's what I'm trying to avoid. I think I may end up having to purchase extra yarn.

Salmonmac - Not sure I quite understand how that would be...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By styrch
Open Knit Strips - Trying to recreate a specific look.

Hi. It's been a long time since I've been on this forum. But I'm hoping someone will be able to give me an answer. I'm trying to recreate the Rag & Bone Kobra sweater...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By styrch
So THAT's why they are always missing! I knew it!...

So THAT's why they are always missing! I knew it! :)
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By styrch
Where do you buy your buttons?

Hi everyone. I'm finishing up my first project that requires buttons (talia from knitty) and I have no idea where to look for cute buttons so I'm looking for some ideas. Anyone have...
Forum: General Knitting 03-20-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By styrch
I just bought some of this. I was doing some...

I just bought some of this. I was doing some gauge swatches and I liked it best with a 10 or a 10.5. I think it depends on what you're going for.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-15-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By styrch
Libbie, you are so right! That is exactly how...

Libbie,
you are so right! That is exactly how these feel. I did as you suggested on my second half of the pair and I think my cables turned out better. Thank you so much. I'm glad to hear I'm not...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-15-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By styrch
I actually finished these today. The right hand...

I actually finished these today. The right hand turned out better than the left, so I think my issues that I was having I think are just inexpreince with DPNs and cables.

i was able to take some...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By styrch
I'm probably not getting the right guage. I...

I'm probably not getting the right guage. I wouldn't be a bit surprised at that.

I'll see if I can snag a camera or my phone and take a picture tomorrow. I went through and finished the first one,...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By styrch
Help with Fetching - cable issues

Hi,

I know the Fetching mitts on Knitty are popular so I thought I'd give them a shot, having neither made glovers nor anything with cables before. I'm running into a few issues and since many of...
Forum: General Knitting 03-03-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 64,854
Posted By styrch
I'm styrch over there as well as here. :)

I'm styrch over there as well as here. :)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By styrch
If you do a google search for "wind hank into...

If you do a google search for "wind hank into ball" you'll get a lot of hits with directions. I use a chair (like many people here) and then use an old paper towel roll to wind the balls. I just got...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By styrch
Oh I think I know what you're talking about. I...

Oh I think I know what you're talking about. I think i saw a video once about twisting colors. I'll give that a shot. Thanks. :)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By styrch
That's pretty much what I've been doing. Just...

That's pretty much what I've been doing. Just wasn't sure if that was an accepted practicce for this or not. Seems a little strange.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By styrch
confused about stripes...

Ok, I've read a lot of things about how to change colors with stripes, but if you have something that requires you to change a color every row or every two rows, how do you do this efficiently? Do...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,037
Posted By styrch
Thanks everyone for all the suggestions. I ended...

Thanks everyone for all the suggestions. I ended up purchasing a Knitpicks options set after hearing the local store's interchangable set sells for $99. I have no idea what brand it was. Anyway,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-18-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By styrch
LOL. Thanks. I think I'm going to have to call it...

LOL. Thanks. I think I'm going to have to call it the "raspberry swedish chef muppet hat".
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-18-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By styrch
FO - Louisa Harding Aurora Beret

This is my first thing NOT a scarf... and for such a simple pattern I had a lot of trouble with it. But that's what I get for attempting increases and decreases at 3 am while my husband is watching...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-17-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By styrch
I'm not sure if it's what you're looking for, but...

I'm not sure if it's what you're looking for, but I'm making Gigi out of Romantic Hand Knits by Annie Modesitt. The yarn they use in for the pattern in the book is silk, but I think the your you're...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,037
Posted By styrch
Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. I guess...

Thanks for all the suggestions, everyone. I guess I will invest in Interchangeable needs of some sort. I have tried the Knit Picks options nickle plated ones (which I liked). Are the harmony ones...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,037
Posted By styrch
Needles! Most economical option?

So, I'm getting ready to try my first sweater. I know I WILL have to buy new needles because I really don't have many yet. And I know I may have issues with gauge so that may mean additional...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By styrch
Oooh! I hadn't seen that. Thanks! :)

Oooh! I hadn't seen that. Thanks! :)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-12-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By styrch
"wrap next st" what does that mean?

Hi,

I was reading this patern in a Louisa Harding book (specifically the Aurora beret) that I'm thinking about making and I came across "wrap next st". I have no clue what that means. Can anyone...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-10-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By styrch
wow! that seems so simple that I should have...

wow! that seems so simple that I should have thought of that! thank you so much. :)
Forum: Pattern Central 02-10-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By styrch
Romantic hand knits -gigi: venting frustrations

Arg. I think I'm starting over on Romantic Hand Knits "Gigi" scarf for about the 10th time at least. Last time I tried I got about half way through the second time through the lace pattern and...
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