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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2016, 03:54 PM
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Phone Cover and Slippers

The phone cover is for my son. I did get it finished but it's done tubular double-knit style and I tried to neaten the last stitch according to instructions someone posted on another group. The...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
I can't play it on my laptop either. Not sure I...

I can't play it on my laptop either. Not sure I fancy the arm knitting technique.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-22-2016, 07:52 AM
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Lovely - well done! Maybe you'll get orders for...

Lovely - well done! Maybe you'll get orders for more?

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-12-2016, 07:48 AM
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Sounds nice - looking forward to a picture. Have...

Sounds nice - looking forward to a picture. Have fun knitting with the black yarn. I'm currently knitting a black phone cover, but keep having to tink because I'm not seeing it well some of the time,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-29-2015, 10:10 AM
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This knitting looks beautiful - as good as Kaffe...

This knitting looks beautiful - as good as Kaffe Hasett himself!

I was in Sydney twice - for the Olympics and again in 2003/4 for the wedding of my husband's nephew to a Sydney girl.

On the second...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-15-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
I changed my mind about using the Funky Fur yarn...

I changed my mind about using the Funky Fur yarn for this project - I discovered it sheds a lot and don't fancy leaving tiny bits of yarn everywhere I walk when wearing the slippers. Not sure which...
Forum: General Knitting 12-06-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
You've probably already started knitting for your...

You've probably already started knitting for your grandkids by now, but what about hats, scarves and/or mitts?

Enjoy your return to knitting!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-09-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Pony and bag both beautiful. I have been to...

Pony and bag both beautiful.

I have been to your part of the world - in 1997 my husband helped with doping control at the World Archery Championships. We stayed in a hotel near the waterfront in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-24-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Looks lovely. How do you find working with large...

Looks lovely. How do you find working with large needles and chunky yarn?

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-15-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Sounds like a good idea, GrumpyGramma. I am...

Sounds like a good idea, GrumpyGramma. I am currently detangling a pile of yarn from a drawer, which includes another lot of fuzzy yarn, and when I succeed in doing that, I'll make another start on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-05-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
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Wouldn't you think we'd learn lol? That slipper...

Wouldn't you think we'd learn lol?

That slipper I tried to undo is now a mass of yarn with ends coming out in every direction. I'm making very slow progress with untangling it and will probably get...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-16-2015, 03:58 AM
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I sewed it up again and it still wasn't right -...

I sewed it up again and it still wasn't right - nothing like the first slipper. I then made the mistake of trying to undo the seam stitches of the first slipper - and failed miserably. Sigh.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-04-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
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Finished knitting the second fuzzy slipper

I finished knitting it and sewed it up roughly in 'normal' yarn, just in case, and it still doesn't look right. It may have been the way I sewed it, so I have taken out the stitching to try again to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-18-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Well done! Yes, please let us see. Gillian

Well done! Yes, please let us see.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-06-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Glad I'm not the only one needing to do a lot of...

Glad I'm not the only one needing to do a lot of frogging. You're doing well if you've got several sweaters almost completed. Your neighbour sounds like he/she has a wonderful sense of humour...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-28-2015, 04:05 AM
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Views: 1,243
The shrug looks lovely. It suits your daughter...

The shrug looks lovely. It suits your daughter very well. The yarn is very pretty.

Well done!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-17-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Thank you, both. Yes, tea cosies are great for...

Thank you, both. Yes, tea cosies are great for keeping the tea warm. They definitely make a difference.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-10-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Apart from it being sideways that is :sad:...

Apart from it being sideways that is :sad:

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-10-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Tea Cosy

I hope my picture of this will post. It was a house-warming gift for my sister, then I decided that a teapot would be nice to go with it, but it was difficult to find a teapot that would fit. Next...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-10-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 48,280
I hadn't realized that before, so decided to...

I hadn't realized that before, so decided to check it out and, sure enough, there was the option for different-sized files. I sent the photo to a couple of other forums, but they turned out sideways....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-02-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 48,280
I was experimenting with resize2mail and...

I was experimenting with resize2mail and shrinkpictures, but the photo I had wanted to resize came out looking weird - like something you'd see in the magic mirrors you used to see at amusement parks...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-22-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
This is lovely - a great idea to have the...

This is lovely - a great idea to have the gradation of colours. When I first looked at your picture, I just saw two colours, green then blue, but when I looked at it again, this time from the bottom...
Forum: General Knitting 06-14-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
It is still possible, and often necessary, to...

It is still possible, and often necessary, to tink from the end of a completed row. The videos just demonstrate the technique from the middle of a row. You could practise tinking just a few stitches...
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
When I see a yfwd I bring the yarn to the front...

When I see a yfwd I bring the yarn to the front of my work and knit the next stitch rather than purling it. When I see a yon I wrap the yarn across the top of the needle from the back of my work to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-25-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Lovely - well done! Hope you're not needing to...

Lovely - well done! Hope you're not needing to wear them just yet lol.

Gillian
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