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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-12-2014, 09:17 AM
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I have the first slipper sewn up and have barely...

I have the first slipper sewn up and have barely started the second - other projects have taken priority.

A couple of yarn ends managed to escape to the outside of the slipper. Since the fuzzy yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 284
Those socks look lovely and cosy. Well...

Those socks look lovely and cosy.

Well done!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-23-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
I omitted to say that I still had to sew up the...

I omitted to say that I still had to sew up the slipper - just on the first one - have started sewing it up and should be starting to knit the second one soon. I've done enough sewing to be able to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-13-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
I'll take a photo asap. I was in Israel on...

I'll take a photo asap. I was in Israel on vacation and didn't have the project with me.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Slippers

Just finished the first of a pair of slippers in Funky Fur yarn after several attempts.

Gillian
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,625
I remember knitted cotton cloths for wiping...

I remember knitted cotton cloths for wiping counter tops in my childhood, but the cloths I knit now I would use as face cloths. They can also be used as plant stands - that's what my sister used one...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
I agree with everyone else - just knit at the...

I agree with everyone else - just knit at the speed and in the style you're comfortable with. Speedy knitting is only required for a speedy knitting competition or if you're wanting to finish...
Forum: General Knitting 02-02-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Welcome to knitting and to the forum! Your...

Welcome to knitting and to the forum!

Your problem is fairly common and others have given good advice, so I am delighted to see that you are not giving up on your determination to keep going on your...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Thank you very much! Gillian

Thank you very much!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Virtual back pat duly accepted GG! Thank you for...

Virtual back pat duly accepted GG! Thank you for your lovely words, NT! You made me feel quite a glow inside!

I forgot to say that the yarn I used was Stylecraft Sirocco, which is a linen/cotton...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Thank you so much for all your lovely...

Thank you so much for all your lovely compliments! The mauve was my second choice of colour as the yarn shop where I bought it didn't have enough of my first choice, but it looks like it was the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-27-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
At long last - a Photo of that Cardigan!

Here it is at long last - a photo of my mauve cardigan. It doesn't look great on me, I know, so am open to suggestions lol.

Amazing - for once the image was not too big for posting.

Gillian
Forum: Pattern Central 12-12-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Dolls' Clothes Knitting Pattern

Does anyone know where I can find a knitting pattern or patterns that would fit these dolls? They are quite short - 10-11 inches - and tubby.

Thanks.

Gilllian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-30-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Lovely mitten. Hope you all have a good day at...

Lovely mitten. Hope you all have a good day at the marathon!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-23-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Thank you and you're welcome! Have almost...

Thank you and you're welcome!

Have almost finished one slipper and am still trying to find a version of the dish cloth pattern that works and that looks right.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-19-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
I gave it in this...

I gave it in this message:

http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=114831

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-19-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Thanks Claire. I haven't managed to get the...

Thanks Claire. I haven't managed to get the pattern to work out yet, so I'll check out that link. I have started the 2nd suggested version I was sent, but haven't reached the butterfly stitch part...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Ok, I am posting 2 pictures showing Rows 11 and...

Ok, I am posting 2 pictures showing Rows 11 and 17 as per Salmonmac's instructions. One shows the left side of the work, the other the right.

As you can see, the 'butterflies' don't sit quite right...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-04-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
I have restarted the slippers with Funky Fur yarn...

I have restarted the slippers with Funky Fur yarn by Sirdar. The colour better suits my dressing gown lol.

I have also restarted the dishcloth but it's not looking quite right. One of the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-28-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Bundles of Bows Dishcloth, Slippers and Man's Woolly Hat

The hat is completed but I haven't taken a picture yet. It was a quick and easy project. There was an error in the pattern but it was easily dealt with. The hat is a Christmas present for dh, but my...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-19-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Thank you so much, ladies, for not telling me...

Thank you so much, ladies, for not telling me there was nothing wrong with the pattern and for not telling me to trust the pattern when there clearly was something wrong with it and was not to be...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-07-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Pattern Troubles

I started knitting this pattern a few months ago until I came across some errors in it. They are in Rows 6, 11 and 17. I have been able to figure out how Row 6 should read, but cannot do the same for...
Forum: General Knitting 10-02-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Thank you ladies. Here is the pattern I had in...

Thank you ladies. Here is the pattern I had in mind: http://www.aokcorral.com/projects/how2oct2005.htm. It does look very cosy, but I decided to leave it for now and am working on another project to...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Red Heart Light and Lofty

A while back I downloaded a pattern using this yarn and US size 10 needles, but I recently read that the yarn uses US size 15 needles. The pattern is for a pair of slippers - would this be why the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-14-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Thank you! I don't know yet who the recipient is,...

Thank you! I don't know yet who the recipient is, but it will be a needy baby somewhere. There is a charity which was asking for these jumpers to be knit for aids babies coming out of hospital as...
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