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Forum: How-to Questions 05-16-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By abby001
Cut yarn

You're knitting these flat right? If that's the case, when you bind off the last 12 stitches your yarn won't be in the right place to knit on the 24 stitches that remain, which is why you have to...
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,034
Posted By abby001
Favorite sock book

I love Sock Innovations for the fact that Cookie A. tells us how to make our own designs as well as includes patterns. I've ordered Wendy's newest book, Socks from the Toe Up, from Knit Picks so I...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-16-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,727
Posted By abby001
Golf Club cover

I used the basics from this Knitty (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer03/PATTfairway.html)
pattern, replacing the fair isle with stripes based on the number of the club. (I'd have to love someone a...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 04-06-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By abby001
Change your title

Hi Alettha,

It works better if you put the name of the yarn you're looking for in the title of your post. For instance: ISO Tahki Yarn SOHO Bulky tweed. Then in your message you can say which...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By abby001
TECHknitting k1b

I know this is an old thread but I thought I'd post this link to TECHknitting where she describes (and has great drawings) of what this stitch looks like so others searching for this information can...
Forum: General Knitting 05-28-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,794
Posted By abby001
I feel your pain! and have a suggestion for you. ...

I feel your pain! and have a suggestion for you. I recently won 12 skeins of Caron Simply Soft from their Warm Up America contest. The charity I'm currently knitting for requires wool so I donated...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By abby001
Oops! Too late. I ordered the dpns already. ...

Oops! Too late. I ordered the dpns already. Thanks for the tip though; I appreciate it. Something to keep in mind for future projects.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By abby001
Thanks!

Thanks suzeeq! After I made that post I checked and saw there are dpns in size 11--I would never have thought...

Unfortunately, the only size 11 circs I have are 40" length.

What does "ML"...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By abby001
Duh!

Thank you, Ingrid. I've been looking for a pattern like that--this is really thick yarn (but very lightweight)--2 stitches per inch on size 11! Anyway, I just woke from my nap and realized I can't...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By abby001
Want to add sleeves to a vest

I'm knitting the Paton's Bohemian Vest (http://www.patonsyarns.com/pattern.php?PID=1792) and want to add sleeves to it. My plan is to pickup stitches around the armhole and knit down but I don't...
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By abby001
Thanks!

That does looks similar and it looks easy enough. I just may go with it. Mulene the links you sent look similar too but I think they're more difficult than this was--they are very attractive...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By abby001
Thanks Amber. :D I saw that pattern too and it...

Thanks Amber. :D

I saw that pattern too and it does look like the one in the photo but it isn't that difficult. I was a very new knitter at the time (and still am since I stopped knitting for the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,176
Posted By abby001
I'm so sorry to hear about the rough time you're...

I'm so sorry to hear about the rough time you're having. I thought my year was bad until I read about yours.

DH had a mild stroke in late March. He's run over 100 marathons and eats very healthily...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2006, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By abby001
Recognize this stitch?

I made this sweater many years ago (and a matching blanket) but no longer have the pattern. I'm trying to find one like it. I tried "Honeycomb" but the patterns I found are not this one--they're...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,630
Posted By abby001
Hey, who's to say mine don't look cheesy?! ...

Hey, who's to say mine don't look cheesy?! Certainly not me! I think the drape of this will work nicely for a baby blanket.

Using size 5 or 6 needles and between 32 and 35 stitches I made at least...
Forum: General Knitting 06-02-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,630
Posted By abby001
Done!

I just finished 20 squares and will mail them tomorrow. They are in Baby Coordinates soft turquoise (mint green to my eye). It isn't the most fun yarn to knit with but one of the Michael's stores I...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-20-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By abby001
Hi Maggie, Is the pic you're trying to load on...

Hi Maggie,

Is the pic you're trying to load on your computer? If so, go to the "Add an Attachment" section that appears lower on the page where you "Post a reply", click the "Browse..." button and...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 61,480
Posted By abby001
:lol: Good one Jan. I'm an expert at tinkling!

:lol: Good one Jan. I'm an expert at tinkling!
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,630
Posted By abby001
Knittin' away

I've got four squares done and will do more but wanted to requested a PM with the address to send them to.

Are you buried in squares yet?

Thanks for taking this on. I know your efforts will be...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-09-2006, 01:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,775
Posted By abby001
Wow!

Beeutiful :inlove: scarf. Love the pattern and the color.

Another May birthday--the 23rd! I'm blonde and a senior citizen so I get both blonde moments and senior moments. And I use them both! I...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By abby001
Hmmm

Haven't heard of the gucci stitch but here's a pretty baby blanket that looks more difficult than it is.

Elegantly Simple Baby Blanket...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,514
Posted By abby001
Thanks for asking

I'm so glad you asked this question! I have my first hank of yarn and bought the ball winder (Joann.com--on sale plus 50% off coupon, woohoo!), but had no idea how to start the hank.

Thank you to...
Forum: General Knitting 04-16-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By abby001
Re: how do you do it

Here's a link to check out that has details on knitting with two circs. Be sure to see her socks link also. She mentions Cat Bordi's book "Socks that Soar on Two Circular Needles". This book has...
Forum: General Knitting 04-15-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,856
Posted By abby001
Thank you, Jane! I got my "tool box" at Big...

Thank you, Jane! I got my "tool box" at Big Lots! yesterday. I went with the 16" size ($4.99) because the compartment cover on the top was see-through. My longest needles fit in it so I'm happy...
Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By abby001
Brenda, it doesn't look like anyone's answered...

Brenda, it doesn't look like anyone's answered your question yet so I thought I'd check in with the following...

Sally Melville's Purl Stitch book sock pattern calls for 350 yards for the main...
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