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Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By keelan
Ahh, so you've knitted with KP swish? Or just...

Ahh, so you've knitted with KP swish? Or just superwash in general? Regardless, the thought of just being able to throw it in the machine is looking more and more appealing to me so I'm definitely...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By keelan
help a gal out with yarn decision?

So ignora kicked booty and found my Spun Mag pattern for the vintage inspired capelet at Ravelry. It looks like this...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By keelan
Any suggestions for tweed yarn?

So, ladies, what in your opinion is the best tweed yarn out there? Okay, that's vague. Lemme qualify: by 'best', I'm talking bang for your buck money to yardage-wise, natural fiber (preferably 50%+...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-30-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By keelan
Nora - you'e a goddess! Thank you SO much! Will...

Nora - you'e a goddess! Thank you SO much! Will print loads of this pattern and keep them in safe separate places in my stash! Ooooh, and what is Ravelry? Must check it out now...:D
Forum: Pattern Central 12-30-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By keelan
Spun Mag pattern desperately wanted

Ah, the vagaries of online information! I had the pattern for this capelet (http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2007/06/vintage_style_knit_capelet_pat.html) downloaded and ready to go last year but...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By keelan
Tab, thanks! That helps a lot! I shall begin...

Tab, thanks! That helps a lot! I shall begin today!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By keelan
question about a cable pattern in the SnB Nation book

So I decided to do the Belt de Jour pattern (http://www.bust.com/knithappens/pdfs/snb_belt_du_jour.pdf) for the Interweave Press One Skein secret pal project. (Anyone else know about this program? ...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By keelan
Ooooh, Debbie, that's a fab idea! I was gonna go...

Ooooh, Debbie, that's a fab idea! I was gonna go out and buy a scale to weigh the yarn, but your way is easier and more cost effective. I just hope the ball winder I bought can handle the amount of...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By keelan
Rock on, guys! Thanks loads! Now I hunt for a...

Rock on, guys! Thanks loads! Now I hunt for a ball winder 'coz I like that idea best!
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By keelan
how to use both ends of a cone

So I purchased a whole bunch of yarn from eBay, from this couple who makes their own. Beautiful stuff. And a great deal with lots of yardage for relatively cheap.

But the yarn I purchased was of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,768
Posted By keelan
noro kureyon - a good buy?

I've been eyeing this yarn ever since I saw the Booga bag patterns for it and it looks so yummy and everyone seems to like it. I had been saving up to purchase a boatload of it from my LOYS (local...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By keelan
anyone knit this clapotis?

So I'm finally jumping on the bandwagon and knitting the clapotis from the knitty.com site. Here's the link to refersh everyone's memory: http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/PATTclapotis.html...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By keelan
"Beginner" my foot, quirky! That's some upper...

"Beginner" my foot, quirky! That's some upper level knitter's math you just threw my way! I think I can make sense of it. Just the advice of knitting the larger size is valuable info but to be...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By keelan
Oh, that makes sense! Thanks, FruDart! But...

Oh, that makes sense! Thanks, FruDart! But here's the next question: do I have to do that math for every number in the pattern? Like, when it says in the decrease round: K7, dpd, [k13, dpd]13...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By keelan
substituting yarn or just needle size?

Ok, so I want to knit this dress for my daughter: http://www.freepatterns.com/fp_pdfs/Other/Knitting/summerswingtop.pdf but the pattern requires a gauge of 20 sts=4 in with size 6 needles using...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By keelan
Aha! That's it! The missing piece! "Pull the...

Aha! That's it! The missing piece! "Pull the working yarn across the back tightly and starting knitting again." Eureka! See, that's what I was doing but I doubted the whole yarn across the back...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By keelan
it truly is an "idiot cord"...

:crying:

Ok, ALL of Amy's videos rock! They were my guide when I first tried to do this thing called knitting 6 months ago. I have referred EVERYONE to this site because of them. I swear by...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-02-2006, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,370
Posted By keelan
I'm working top down in the round and this...

I'm working top down in the round and this pattern looks great! I think with a little modification, this was just the guidance I needed. Thanks so much, knitqueen! :cheering:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-01-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,370
Posted By keelan
bell sleeves on sweater...

Ok, so I'm feeling ambitious and brave and I'm taking a Knitting Pure and Simple v-neck sweater pattern and I'm adapting it to fit my tastes. I'm into the free-flowingness of a bell sleeve right now...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By keelan
Thanks, Ingrid! You rock!

Thanks, Ingrid! You rock!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By keelan
Ah, thank you, Ingrid. My knitting Yoda! So, to...

Ah, thank you, Ingrid. My knitting Yoda! So, to clarify: I do increase right before the first marker but do not increase after it?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By keelan
need help with increases in the round

Ok, here's what the pattern says:

K1 round.
Next round - *k to withing 1 st of marker, inc, slip marker, inc* rep, k to end of round. Make sure that you do not increase at the marker that begins...
Forum: General Knitting 01-27-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,257
Posted By keelan
I saw that one! And I liked it a lot. I really...

I saw that one! And I liked it a lot. I really thought it was a winner, especially since the guy was golfing. But I showed it to DH and he nay-sayed it. Grrrr! But thanks for the link; I may just...
Forum: General Knitting 01-27-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,257
Posted By keelan
looking for men's argyle sweater pattern

I've heard mention of the boyfriend sweater, but I managed to hook this one, and after many months of teasing ("Why do you only knit things without sleeves? Where's the sleeves on that thing? ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By keelan
I'm dying to buy some Dream, Eden and Wild yarns...

I'm dying to buy some Dream, Eden and Wild yarns but, like you, I have no immediate use for them; I just like to touch them. Argh! If I follow brendajos's advice, maybe I should buy 3 skeins of...
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