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Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2011, 01:16 PM
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Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,992
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Bamboo has a lovely drape and sheen, which looks...

Bamboo has a lovely drape and sheen, which looks beautiful on garments. It is pretty heavy though, and as Sue mentions, it stretches... a LOT.
A cotton/linen blend would be a great mix for a top, I...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Your most difficult knitting project

I've been tackling several patterns lately that I found challenging. Specifically, DROPS patterns. Somehow though, when I do manage to figure it out (with help!) I get a real kick out of it and it...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-10-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Judy, it's lovely! Thanks to you I have much more...

Judy, it's lovely! Thanks to you I have much more appreciation for DROPS patterns (am actually working on of their baby blankets ...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,086
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Little bitty preemie hats to donate to a...

Little bitty preemie hats to donate to a hospital? (http://carissaknits.blogspot.com/2007/07/preemie-hats-for-charity.html)Quick, cute, and for an excellent cause!
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,551
Posted By Snugglebugmom
:noway: I'm an experienced knitter, and I...

:noway: I'm an experienced knitter, and I regularly get confused by patterns that have nothing wrong with them! There is no way I could figure out errors in a pattern without ripping out my work as...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Time for a visit to the library, to borrow...

Time for a visit to the library, to borrow everything ever written by the Yarn Harlot, and don't forget her blog! :mrgreen:
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Aww, I remember those from when I was a kid! I'm...

Aww, I remember those from when I was a kid! I'm from Holland, and we used to call it "punniken", and for a while everyone was obsessed with making yards and yards of brightly rainbow-colored cords...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Snugglebugmom
I second the Free Videos suggestion here on KH,...

I second the Free Videos suggestion here on KH, they are really wonderful. And you could also try Youtube, there are videos for pretty much every knitting technique out there! A search for "beginner...
Forum: General Knitting 06-04-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
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Hi Sharonlee! Welcome aboard, I'm sure you'll...

Hi Sharonlee! Welcome aboard, I'm sure you'll learn tons here (check out the videos especially!). I know I have, and I have received help with questions and problems as well. There is always someone...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-30-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Thank you so much! I am going to cast on fresh...

Thank you so much! I am going to cast on fresh new stitches and try again!
Forum: Pattern Central 05-30-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Am I the only one who doesn't get it?! Drops B13-18 Jacket

I am so frustrated!! This is a lovely jacket (pattern to be found here (http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/visoppskrift.php?d_nr=b13&d_id=18&lang=en)), and I want to knit it for my soon-to-be little...
Forum: General Knitting 05-03-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By Snugglebugmom
You mean when you are knitting stockinette...

You mean when you are knitting stockinette stitch? When knitting in the round, stockinette is knitting every round, so you don't have to alternate knit and purl rows. If this is not what you meant,...
Forum: General Knitting 04-30-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,600
Posted By Snugglebugmom
I keep subbing to threads on here simply because...

I keep subbing to threads on here simply because they have awesome ideas! Jan, thanks for the link to the jump ring chains thread, I bookmarked it and am going to try it with my next project. That's...
Forum: General Knitting 04-19-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Is the yarn you plan on using the same yarn that...

Is the yarn you plan on using the same yarn that the pattern suggests? If so, don't double the strand unless the pattern tells you to.
If you are substituting the yarn, and the Cascade is a lighter...
Forum: General Knitting 04-19-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,866
Posted By Snugglebugmom
I think your I-cord is very even, I wish mine...

I think your I-cord is very even, I wish mine looked that great! Well done on the purse, it's lovely!
Forum: General Knitting 04-19-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,016
Posted By Snugglebugmom
I quit smoking a little over six weeks ago, and...

I quit smoking a little over six weeks ago, and have been knitting up a storm ever since! Instead of going out for a smoke (we never smoked inside, always outside only), I sit and knit a few rows. As...
Forum: General Knitting 02-23-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,861
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Thanks so much! I had one bookmarked that only...

Thanks so much! I had one bookmarked that only knew about four basic stitches, and was more of a hindrance than a help. This is a great find, thanks for sharing!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By Snugglebugmom
I second Sue's advice! Make a bunch of samplers,...

I second Sue's advice! Make a bunch of samplers, using a different style after two or three of them, and see what feels the most comfortable. Give yourself some time to explore one before you try...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Cast on on one end of the circ, knit across, and...

Cast on on one end of the circ, knit across, and then switch the needles just like you would your straights. You can knit back and forth on circulars just as easy as on straights. Good luck, I bet...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,235
Posted By Snugglebugmom
I do both and I love both, but knitting will...

I do both and I love both, but knitting will always be my favorite. :mrgreen:
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Snugglebugmom
I used Silver's excellent tutorial for my first...

I used Silver's excellent tutorial for my first pair of socks, and I got hooked! They turned out really well, the advantage of working with thicker yarn and bigger needles is that it's much easier to...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,676
Posted By Snugglebugmom
Glad things are looking up a bit! Keep us posted,...

Glad things are looking up a bit! Keep us posted, I'm curious to see what the leg part is going to look like!
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,150
Posted By Snugglebugmom
A very simple, ribbed sock. :mrgreen:

A very simple, ribbed sock. :mrgreen:
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By Snugglebugmom
They may have been doing some maintenance on the...

They may have been doing some maintenance on the site, that will cause you to get "locked out". It's a pain, but it happens. Did you manage to get back on there?
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