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Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2010, 02:49 PM
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Posted By yarnfanatic
Thanks for your advice. I just can't pass up a...

Thanks for your advice. I just can't pass up a 40% sale on books.
Forum: General Knitting 12-29-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By yarnfanatic
Question Which Zimmerman book

Knit Picks is having a 40% off sale on all books. I have been wanting to start adding some Elizabeth Zimmerman to my collection. All I know is what I have read about them. Can any of you suggest...
Forum: General Knitting 12-10-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,052
Posted By yarnfanatic
Like many who have already posted here, I began...

Like many who have already posted here, I began sewing as a child in Girl Scouts to earn a sewing badge. Even though Mom sewed, I didn't do too much with it until I had my family. I learned to...
Forum: General Knitting 12-01-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,356
Posted By yarnfanatic
OK, I've put a few of these on my list, now we...

OK, I've put a few of these on my list, now we have to wait to see what Santa brings!:knitting:
Forum: General Knitting 11-21-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,356
Posted By yarnfanatic
Thanks so much. Your answers gave me what I...

Thanks so much. Your answers gave me what I needed to make a wise choice.:thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,356
Posted By yarnfanatic
Question Best knitting magazine

OK, I know I can count on you guys help me out. If you could only have one subscription to a knitting magazine, which magazine would you choose and why? I'm thinking of asking for a subscription for...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-07-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By yarnfanatic
Thanks so much. I thought I could just do a...

Thanks so much. I thought I could just do a neckband, but now that you mention the collar idea, that sounds good. I appreciate your help and suggestions. Everyone in this forum is so friendly and...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-07-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By yarnfanatic
help with altering hood

I am making the following pattern and want to omit the hood and just do a knitted rib collar. Any suggestions as how to do...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-29-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,080
Posted By yarnfanatic
Beautiful work!!!! I've just started this shawl...

Beautiful work!!!!

I've just started this shawl and am considering doing the 19 repeats but not sure I have enough yarn. How much yarn did yours take? I'm working mine on size 6 needles and using...
Forum: General Knitting 07-05-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,508
Posted By yarnfanatic
I, too, have shied away from buttonholes except...

I, too, have shied away from buttonholes except the tiny yo kind on baby sweaters. The ones I've tried on adult sweaters look awful!!! But this alternative looks doable and quite nice. Maybe I'll...
Forum: General Knitting 07-05-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,060
Posted By yarnfanatic
I use a piece of graph paper, where I put the...

I use a piece of graph paper, where I put the number of the pattern rows as well as the complete number of rows I've knitted, and then I just check them off as I finish. I also note where I place...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-22-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,953
Posted By yarnfanatic
I'll have to look at that link. Thanks to Jan...

I'll have to look at that link. Thanks to Jan and Suzee for all the info too. You guys are great.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-20-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,953
Posted By yarnfanatic
Here is a link to part one of six parts on...

Here is a link to part one of six parts on youtube for support as you work on the baby surprise jacket. As soon as I get the pattern, I should be good to go with all I need....
Forum: Pattern Central 06-20-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,953
Posted By yarnfanatic
What a great link. I also found a youtube video...

What a great link. I also found a youtube video ( I think it was L2Belt on you tube) that has six parts with helpful hints to make the jacket, but again I need the pattern. Getting the pattern this...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-19-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,953
Posted By yarnfanatic
Bummer, nothing by Zimmerman in my library. I...

Bummer, nothing by Zimmerman in my library. I guess I'll have to ask them to see if it can be loaned from another system. Was wanting the get the pattern quickly so I could take it on vacation and...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-19-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,953
Posted By yarnfanatic
Thanks so much. Never thought of the library. ...

Thanks so much. Never thought of the library. Going on line to check it out now.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-19-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,953
Posted By yarnfanatic
Need to find Baby Surprise Jacket

Does anyone know a website where I can buy the Elizabeth Zimmerman Baby Surprise Jacket pattern that can be downloaded? Thanks so much for your help.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By yarnfanatic
Thanks so much. I know you can't BO at the end...

Thanks so much. I know you can't BO at the end of the row so I guess that was part of my confusion. As always you are great. Now I can work on my sweater again instead of laundry. Hard decision,...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By yarnfanatic
need help with directions

I'm working on a sweater pattern by Marks and Kattens #09027 Cardigan with Eyelet Pattern. I've worked the sleeves to the point where you bind off and decrease to form the armhole. Here is the part...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By yarnfanatic
I love the KRL and KLL for being the most...

I love the KRL and KLL for being the most invisible. Thanks again.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By yarnfanatic
Thanks so much, as always, you guys are the...

Thanks so much, as always, you guys are the greatest!!!! I'll let you know which one I like best.:thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By yarnfanatic
Question what's the best increase

I knitting a sweater, and the directions for the sleeves say to increase 1 stitch each side inside the edge stitch. What increase is most invisible? I've tried the KFB and don't really like the...
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By yarnfanatic
I wish I had known that before I ordered my Addi...

I wish I had known that before I ordered my Addi Clicks. I just don't think I can justify that expense right now. I have one set of the Addi Lace and I do love the pointier points. Where did you...
Forum: General Knitting 03-11-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By yarnfanatic
Never stay up past my bedtime, but I have gotten...

Never stay up past my bedtime, but I have gotten up early to get some extra knitting in before going to work. :mrgreen:
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,350
Posted By yarnfanatic
I knitted my first pair of socks on dpns in...

I knitted my first pair of socks on dpns in January. I've completed one using 2 circs and now face the daunting task of knitting yet another so I have a pair. I would love learn how to knit two at...
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