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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-08-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,868
Posted By Markette
That's really beautiful!

That's really beautiful!
Forum: General Knitting 06-07-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,450
Posted By Markette
Mine is brand spankin-new. ...

Mine is brand spankin-new.

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Forum: Pattern Central 06-06-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By Markette
Have you seen the hex coat in Knitting Nature? ...

Have you seen the hex coat in Knitting Nature? I'm working on one now, and it's fun to knit, and going faster than I expected.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By Markette
Knit the first and last stitches on each needle a...

Knit the first and last stitches on each needle a little tighter than usual. Don't knit through the back loop -- ladders will tend to disappear in the wash, and stretching the knitting will also...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,914
Posted By Markette
How many short rows you'll do and where you'll...

How many short rows you'll do and where you'll start will depend on your guage (stitch and row) and how much length you want to add. But if you start wrapping and turning closer to the middle and...
Forum: General Knitting 06-05-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By Markette
Yes, I ordered a Rowan mag and yarn to knit Juno...

Yes, I ordered a Rowan mag and yarn to knit Juno with. Their prices were great, and they shipped almost immediately.
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,248
Posted By Markette
What a fascinating thread! And to think I almost...

What a fascinating thread! And to think I almost skipped over it because it was about acrylic. Heh.

I grew up in sheep & goat country in west Texas, and my MIL is a sheep rancher, and I have never...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-31-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,742
Posted By Markette
Hmm... the DMA downtown has a nice open sunny...

Hmm... the DMA downtown has a nice open sunny lobby area in front with a little cafe.

Looks like there's a City Arts celebration that weekend, though, complete with street closures, so should be...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-31-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,742
Posted By Markette
Do you have a particular place in mind?

Do you have a particular place in mind?
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-29-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,341
Posted By Markette
I'm working on the Lily of the Valley shawl from...

I'm working on the Lily of the Valley shawl from a back issue of Knitters in Jaggerspun Zephyr, daffodil color. It's a triangular shawl, and you start with one of the side borders and then pick up...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,409
Posted By Markette
I purchased a large wicker basket to keep in the...

I purchased a large wicker basket to keep in the living room, only to discover that it wouldn't hold all of my newbie stash. And then I remembered that, aside from some linens, the chest of drawers...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-21-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Markette
I would take that to mean that you cast on an...

I would take that to mean that you cast on an inch's worth of stitches (according to your guage) in each underarm area after you put the sleeves on waste yarn. Then when you go back to knit the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-21-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,679
Posted By Markette
I felt the same way about taking needles on a...

I felt the same way about taking needles on a plane a few weeks ago, but I finally just sucked it up and tried it. I had a shawl going on Inox grey circulars, and I put it in a plastic zip bag and...
Forum: General Knitting 05-09-2007, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,710
Posted By Markette
I agree -- the ring on that universal counter is...

I agree -- the ring on that universal counter is too big for most of my projects, and it just seems to get in the way. I usually get around it by hooking the counter on a locking stitch marker and...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-28-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,492
Posted By Markette
Knitting Vintage Socks has a lot of patterns on...

Knitting Vintage Socks has a lot of patterns on size 0s.
Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By Markette
Re: Am I crazy or...

Doesn't the booga bag have horizontal stripes?
Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,503
Posted By Markette
My first project was a baby afghan, but I ..uh......

My first project was a baby afghan, but I ..uh... abandoned it halfway through.

My second and third projects were the Fiber Trends Felted Clogs.

And then I made a felted bunny (my avatar) and moved...
Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2007, 10:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,503
Posted By Markette
#1: 9/10 #2: 9/10 -- but I take issue with my...

#1: 9/10
#2: 9/10 -- but I take issue with my "missed" answer -- there is more than one way to make a sweater bigger
#3: 10/10 From now on I'm calling my swatches "snatches." :roflhard:
#4: ...
Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Markette
I've used Clover bamboo, Brittany birch, Colonial...

I've used Clover bamboo, Brittany birch, Colonial rosewood, Susan Bates aluminum, and Knit Picks nickel plated, and the nickel plated are my favorites, with the aluminum at #2. The bamboo have nice...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-06-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,367
Posted By Markette
Awesome -- It'll be much easier for me to psych...

Awesome -- It'll be much easier for me to psych myself into going if I know someone there already. Large groups of people I don't know make me nervous.

And of course I'd be happy to help with your...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-04-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,367
Posted By Markette
There's a Stitch n Bitch this weekend. I always...

There's a Stitch n Bitch this weekend. I always mean to go, but never have. Should we crash it, and then organize our smaller group meetup at a later date when more of us can make...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-02-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,367
Posted By Markette
You *know* I'm always up for it. Next weekend...

You *know* I'm always up for it. Next weekend would be fine for me, but it is Easter, so that might be a problem for some. Should we do it the weekend after?

Do we want to hit another LYS, or just...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-26-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 43,951
Posted By Markette
I'm not sure yet, because I only have the one...

I'm not sure yet, because I only have the one finished, but it doesn't feel like it will be uncomfortable.
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Markette
I've started one in Noro Silk Garden (colorway...

I've started one in Noro Silk Garden (colorway 217) and it's turning out really pretty. The yarn feels rough in your hands, but it is softer when knitted up, and I think it'll be even softer after...
Forum: General Knitting 03-23-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By Markette
If you figure it out, let me know. I usually...

If you figure it out, let me know. I usually want to wear them right away, so that requires two (except for my first pair, when I was so proud of myself for knitting one that I wore it while...
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