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Forum: How-to Questions 05-28-2009, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Jitendra
thanks

thanks
Forum: How-to Questions 05-28-2009, 10:35 AM
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Views: 803
Posted By Jitendra
but if I don't get the row gauge right, the back...

but if I don't get the row gauge right, the back will be 8 inches shorter. Do you mean that I should go ahead and add in the extra rows where I can? (the entire back is cabled)
Forum: How-to Questions 05-28-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Jitendra
sylvie help

omg, I haven't been here in SO LONG.

I decided to have a go at the sweater pattern Sylvie, and I've had a look at the kal thread that was here awhile ago. I love this pattern! But like half the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By Jitendra
three tams decrease help

hey guys, been awhile but I'm still knitting

I'm working on Tam A from Knitty (http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter07/PATTtam.html), and I just got to the first decrease. After I slip the first two...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-10-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Jitendra
thanks, I tried the method from this site about a...

thanks, I tried the method from this site about a dozen times, but it just unravelled the second I let go of the knot.

The second video is good, but it doesn't say how to start knitting in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-10-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Jitendra
crochet provisional cast on

hey guys, is it possible to do a provisional cast on with waste yarn and then begin knitting in the round? It wouldn't be joined on the first row, so do I have to use a different method?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,483
Posted By Jitendra
question - intarsia vs fairisle for letters

hey guys, I've been away for awhile (so busy!) but I finally have some time to devote to knitting.

I've figured out fairisle and intarsia, but I'm not sure which one to use for something like...
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By Jitendra
okay well as it happens I'm really dumb. I...

okay well as it happens I'm really dumb. I thought the essay was due tuesday; it's actually due tomorrow. But since I scheduled my essay writing times with this in mind, it makes no difference....
Forum: General Knitting 11-27-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By Jitendra
yep, my name is the same. Also my essay topic is...

yep, my name is the same. Also my essay topic is about how it was possible for an ex-slave to write and publish an autobiography in the 18th Century, and the ways in which the narrative is both...
Forum: General Knitting 11-27-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,305
Posted By Jitendra
Sweet! Ravelry!

I've spent the whole week obsessing about my essay assignments (latest one due tomorrow! Not even finished!), and randomly checked my email. I'm in ravelry!

I wish I had some time to enjoy it.
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By Jitendra
Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor
Forum: The Lounge 11-15-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 850
Posted By Jitendra
I'm so sorry for your friend; you're right,...

I'm so sorry for your friend; you're right, cancer just sneaks up on a person sometimes. We're not taught to expect it until we enter the major risk groups. But we tell ourselves lies; really we're...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,450
Posted By Jitendra
This is exactly the reason I insist on payment up...

This is exactly the reason I insist on payment up front, and the receipts. I can't have someone "forget" that they hired me to do something after I've done it.
Forum: The Lounge 11-15-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Jitendra
if you are a freshman or even second year,...

if you are a freshman or even second year, probably you have some classes which are not only mind-numbingly boring, but probably easy too. Just sit at the back and knit. If your prof is dull enough...
Forum: The Lounge 11-15-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,499
Posted By Jitendra
You are SO right, and possibly no one feels the...

You are SO right, and possibly no one feels the pain of this as much as half of me does. I mean, half of me gets totally into the spirit of christmas and gets all excited, prancing around and...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,450
Posted By Jitendra
I've found that the best way to approach it if...

I've found that the best way to approach it if you feel awkward asking for money (and why should we, last I checked I wasn't running the Make a Wish foundation out of my stash bag), especially for an...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,450
Posted By Jitendra
I had the same problem, but people should be...

I had the same problem, but people should be reasonable and expect to pay for the materials and the hard work it takes.

I would really recommend asking for the money up front if they don't want to...
Forum: General Knitting 11-13-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,917
Posted By Jitendra
Happy birthday Amy! Thanks for teaching me how to...

Happy birthday Amy! Thanks for teaching me how to knit!
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,745
Posted By Jitendra
I think if I had a daughter I'd probably get her...

I think if I had a daughter I'd probably get her ears pierced when she was a baby. That way she'd be instantly cool to all her friends, because it was always the cool girls who got their ears pierced...
Forum: The Lounge 11-13-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Jitendra
Up until recently I guess I'd get about 2-3 hours...

Up until recently I guess I'd get about 2-3 hours in total in. Now I can't really knit as much, I have a ton of final papers to write before December 6. After that I hope to get back to my usual...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,391
Posted By Jitendra
I've sort of noticed lately that some other...

I've sort of noticed lately that some other arts-and-crafts stuff has been encroaching on the knitting aisle at my WM, so I hope I'm not about to lose my best source of knitting stuff. You know, in...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-12-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By Jitendra
re-blocking a store bought sweater

is it possible to re-block a cardigan into a different fit? I started working at Banana Republic Men's store, and there's a cardigan I want. It sort of reminds me of Adam West. But the small will...
Forum: General Knitting 11-09-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,563
Posted By Jitendra
I don't really like center pull; half the time I...

I don't really like center pull; half the time I end up working out knots in the last few yards of it, that is such a hassle.
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By Jitendra
I've been making wrist warmers for sale too....

I've been making wrist warmers for sale too. Generally I've been charging $25 base price for 6" pair, plus $3 for every inch longer, so if someone wants 7" wrist warmers they pay $28. This is my way...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,115
Posted By Jitendra
yesterday a guy in class saw me knitting my scarf...

yesterday a guy in class saw me knitting my scarf and asked how much I'd charge for a custom knit job. Then he told me about a scarf his mom had made for his roommate, which had the roommate's...
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