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Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-02-2013, 01:25 PM
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Views: 1,389
Posted By brolie
Went out and bought a spindle and fibers today :)...

Went out and bought a spindle and fibers today :) Crossed fingers I don't completely fail :D
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-01-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,389
Posted By brolie
orange yellow blend yarn help

So I am looking for yarn that has different shades of bright orange throughout it and having a lot of trouble. This isn't the first time I have had trouble finding the color I need so I'm thinking I...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-15-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By brolie
yeah just the word "keyhole" helped me find sooo...

yeah just the word "keyhole" helped me find sooo much more haha. thank you :)
Forum: Pattern Central 04-14-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By brolie
Rulling Stones Pull Through Scarf help

So a friend of mine is in love with the rolling stones and she wears scarves all day every day. Since it's Spring now, though, I wanted to make her a pull through scarf/cowl with the rolling stones...
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By brolie
haha I've never thought about doing it with one...

haha I've never thought about doing it with one strand of yarn... I've always used it to do multiple color designs... that makes so much sense.. *face palm*
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By brolie
haha suzeeq- that's my other thread i made around...

haha suzeeq- that's my other thread i made around the same time as i made this one :) i've tried holding my yarn so many different ways but i still dont have the tension when holding two strands of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,805
Posted By brolie
When I first started knitting, I did it that way...

When I first started knitting, I did it that way but when i wrapped the yarn, my speed increased tenfold.
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By brolie
double knitting

So I have two superman scarves that im making using double knitting style and it is taking FOREVER for me to make any progress. Any hints or help on how to quicken the process? Im an English knitter
Forum: General Knitting 02-01-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,805
Posted By brolie
Jeremy and Jan- that's the way I used to hold it...

Jeremy and Jan- that's the way I used to hold it for years because that's how it's shown on this website ;) First place I even learned about wrapping yarn. It's just not giving me correct tension...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,805
Posted By brolie
English/Throwers, how do you hold your yarn?

Just learned the term "throwers" today... weird.

Anyway, I've been trying out different ways to hold my yarn to help with tension and speed. I've watched all of the videos, but wanted to ask you...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-13-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,897
Posted By brolie
I had tried it and it curled REALLY bad since it...

I had tried it and it curled REALLY bad since it was stockinette.. i didnt do the purl row though and it only took like 2 hours to make, so i think i'll try with a first and last row purled to see if...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-12-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,897
Posted By brolie
suzeeq- that helps so much! i was thinking the...

suzeeq- that helps so much! i was thinking the same thing about the designer not sharing but thought it wouldn't hurt to ask :\ i almost sent you a private message about this too since you are...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-12-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,897
Posted By brolie
help! infinity scarf

So my friend wants this exact infinity scarf, but in beige :\ so she asked me to make it for her, but I want to make sure I make it as exact to the pattern as possible. It looks to me like it's made...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-12-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By brolie
Well I was thinking to make a black stockinette...

Well I was thinking to make a black stockinette the same size as the scarf and then attach it, but the back looks fine.. it's not as warm and cozy as my striped scarves done in the round, but its...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-27-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By brolie
thanks so much guys :) the sides will look neater...

thanks so much guys :) the sides will look neater once i tie and weave in the ends.

do you think an added stockinette pack part would be good or a waste of time? :\
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-26-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By brolie
WIP: entrelac scarf :)

Yes, I'm still knitting scarves after 6 years... haha..

Wanted to do something new-ish with multiple colors (i usually do stripes in the round, and I am very sick of that design)

So I found...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-26-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By brolie
sweet! i ended up discovering entrelac (which i...

sweet! i ended up discovering entrelac (which i had never heard of before) and decided to do that.... im about to make a wip thread :) i think im pulling it off haha
Forum: Pattern Central 09-23-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By brolie
advice/help on purple/green scarf

So I've been perusing pattern websites like crazy the past few days, trying to find a good scarf pattern that would work well with mixing purple and green (purple is a lavender, pastel light purple...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By brolie
I may just do it in small pieces and keep all...

I may just do it in small pieces and keep all that in mind because i started making a swatch and one of my babies ran off with my only cable needle and i cant find it *sigh* and I also just finished...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By brolie
Picking Up Stitches

So I finally finished this cabled table runner, I want it to be wider, so I want to add a different color border to the already finished piece. I've heard the best way to do this is to "pick up...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By brolie
that's exactly the video i was thinking about!...

that's exactly the video i was thinking about! thank you! guess i dismissed it as the wrong video while i was looking through :) thanks so much
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By brolie
Adding side border to finished project?

So I remember seeing a video somewhere (on this site I thought) where something was knit off the finished side of a piece of work. What I want to do is add a border to this table runner that I just...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-22-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,296
Posted By brolie
do you think that would keep a table runner in...

do you think that would keep a table runner in stockinette stitch from rolling? :D (i hope i hope haha)
Forum: Pattern Central 06-22-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,296
Posted By brolie
Ooo! that blanket looks really cool! And the moss...

Ooo! that blanket looks really cool! And the moss stitch sounds good too. Having the black border will work better with the moss stitch I think. Thanks so much :)
Forum: Pattern Central 06-22-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,296
Posted By brolie
sadness. I guess I'm going to end up just doing...

sadness.

I guess I'm going to end up just doing it all in garter then.. it's an easier yarn to use though, so I might throw in a moss stitch or something
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