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Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2009, 08:49 PM
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Posted By candicane
Parenthesis in pattern

My decrease row reads:

P4, p2tog (p10, p2tog) 7 times

Do I repeat that whole line or just the portion in ( )?
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,780
Posted By candicane
It is not just you. I am still lusting after a...

It is not just you. I am still lusting after a cashmere scarf that I made for my sister. The color was so perfect, the yarn so soft and pattern beautiful. I could barely part with it.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-16-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By candicane
Tempest Sleeves

I am knitting the sleeves for Tempest (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEspring08/PATTtempest.html) and having a hard time understanding the pattern:

I am on size C and have 48 sts. I have knit the first 4...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By candicane
What do you mean by "light"? Do you have a gauge...

What do you mean by "light"? Do you have a gauge in mind? Budget? I am a big fan of superwash merinos. If you don't mind ordering online littleknits.com has great prices and they had some superwash...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-02-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By candicane
Yes it is! The pattern was not difficult at all....

Yes it is! The pattern was not difficult at all. The stretchiness of the fabric makes the sizing very forgiving. I just bought some Happy Feet sock yarn to make one for my mom.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-02-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By candicane
Shetland Shorty

From summer 2008 Knitty. Knit in Shibui Sock Chinese Red (3 skeins). This is one of my very favorite knit pieces. Modeling it with my new Ravelry T-shirt.
Forum: General Knitting 05-28-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,742
Posted By candicane
Shetland Shorty...

Shetland Shorty (http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer08/PATTshetlandshorty.html) from the summer Knitty. I knit mine with 3 skeins of Shibui sock yarn. It is one of my favorite pieces.

Thermal...
Forum: General Knitting 05-27-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,383
Posted By candicane
I am using this laceweight on size 9 needles...

I am using this laceweight on size 9 needles (single stranded) to make a large rectangular stole. It is knit in linen stitch which produces a firm fabric. Knit it on 9s and it is a soft flexible and...
Forum: General Knitting 05-14-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,068
Posted By candicane
Ohhh that is cute! I just added it to my queue. I...

Ohhh that is cute! I just added it to my queue. I have some Knitting Fever Angora Extra that I might swatch for it.

If you don't mind mail order, check out littleknits.com. They are based in seattle...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-29-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,864
Posted By candicane
Thanks! I usually "set up" the photo and then get...

Thanks! I usually "set up" the photo and then get my hubby to take it, followed by cropping. The scarf photo I took myself in a full-length mirror with my new camera. I'm pleased how the photo came...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By candicane
How about some really easy lace? The Airy Scarf...

How about some really easy lace? The Airy Scarf from Last Minute Knitted Gifts is a beautiful scarf.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By candicane
I got some help over at Ravelry. The general idea...

I got some help over at Ravelry. The general idea was just to read every other line backwards. I wrote it down line by line on my Rav project page. Posted the finished scarf in the "watcha knitting"...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By candicane
Thank you. Yes, that is me.

Thank you. Yes, that is me.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-27-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By candicane
Skater Undertop

Undertop from Veronique Avery's Knitting Classic Style. Louisa Harding Kimono Angora in pink #10 on size 3 and 4 needles. This is super soft, not itchy on bare skin and very light fluffy yarn!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-27-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By candicane
Baby Cables & Big Ones Too

Very easy to follow pattern, and I love the finished sweater. Sublime Merino Angora on size 6 needles.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-27-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,864
Posted By candicane
Cashmere Scarf

Natural Fantasy Cashmere in purple. Knit in lace rib on size 9 needles. 3 skeins.

My sister went on a yarn buying spree at School Products in NYC. For someone who doesn't know anything about...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By candicane
I did send an email to the Purl Bee earlier...

I did send an email to the Purl Bee earlier today, I'll post back if I get a response.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By candicane
I realize that the pattern is worked in the...

I realize that the pattern is worked in the round... I want to knit it flat. I want to make a scarf not a cowl. So, I am confused about what to change. The say to place the stitch marker between the...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By candicane
lace cowl help

I want to knit this flat (as a scarf instead of cowl). Is this a 6 stitch repeat?

http://www.purlbee.com/cashmere-cowl-no-2-lace-rib/

I get confused at row 3. If row 2 ended on P2, how can Row 3...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By candicane
Is the gauge of your pre-felted project correct?...

Is the gauge of your pre-felted project correct? Do your pre-felted dimensions match the pattern?

If so, maybe you just need to do a little blocking/shaping will it is still wet.
Forum: General Knitting 03-17-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,272
Posted By candicane
littleknits.com has the Fortissimo Disco on sale....

littleknits.com has the Fortissimo Disco on sale. There is a colorway that is variegated but primarily pink. I used it to make my 4 year old a dress and was very pleased with the yarn.... not so much...
Forum: General Knitting 03-17-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By candicane
They are actually cheaper at Joanns if you wait...

They are actually cheaper at Joanns if you wait until that sale is over and use a 40% off coupon. I personally think the KP Options set is worth the extra money. Although the range of needle sizes is...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-19-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,051
Posted By candicane
K 17 (18, 20, 21, 23, 24), p1, work rnd 1 of...

K 17 (18, 20, 21, 23, 24), p1, work rnd 1 of cable chart over next 8 sts, p1, knit to end. Work even in patt as est for 9 (8, 7, 7, 5, 5) rnds.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-19-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,051
Posted By candicane
Reading cable chart pattern

I am working this cable pattern on a sleeve and need some clarifiction. It is worked in the round. I get stuck on rows 2-8.

Since it is worked in the round are all rows "RS" or are odd number rows...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,186
Posted By candicane
Little Knits still has some Louisa Harding Angora...

Little Knits still has some Louisa Harding Angora left. It is not 100% angora (which would be really expensive), but it is beautiful yarn and they have many colors. Also search for Knitting Fever...
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