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Forum: General Knitting 08-19-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By kayeknit
Painful projects??

Have you ever worked on a project that made you so miserable that you were on the point of giving up knitting altogether? Why did you hate it so much? What did you do... Did you finish the project,...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By kayeknit
Thanks for all the replies, everyone. I have not...

Thanks for all the replies, everyone. I have not tried the Magic Loop method...sounds intriguing. Is it difficult to learn?
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By kayeknit
Socks: 4 or 5 needles...preference?

Just curious about something...

I've been knitting socks for years, I've knit countless pairs, always on sets of 4 dpns. Right now, I'm knitting socks on a set of 5 needles, and it's driving me...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By kayeknit
I've never even used a ball winder. I always...

I've never even used a ball winder. I always wrap around two pencils, and you're right, it's really not much trouble.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By kayeknit
Wow, Jan, that's interesting. I've never even...

Wow, Jan, that's interesting. I've never even heard of doing that! Very helpful to know!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By kayeknit
What's really taught me patience this week is...

What's really taught me patience this week is spending about six hours undoing the huge knot all this yarn somehow got in after my daughter tried to "help" me by "unhanking" it. :hair:
But I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-13-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By kayeknit
Thank you. :)

Thank you. :)
Forum: How-to Questions 07-13-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By kayeknit
winding a ball

I am hand-winding a center-pull ball from a hank, and I'm wondering if it matters (regarding twist) which end I start with. I'm nearly done, and I've done this many times, but I've always wondered...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-16-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By kayeknit
That is too cute! Nice work! I wish my dog would...

That is too cute! Nice work!
I wish my dog would wear clothes.:mrgreen:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-16-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,477
Posted By kayeknit
That is stunning!!! I love those colors...

That is stunning!!!
I love those colors together...great job!
:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-15-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,622
Posted By kayeknit
daughter's first felted bag

My daughter (age 11) knit and felted a bag, which we used for her Easter candy basket. We had to weave a ribbon through the top, because it was a bit too "open"...but I think that made it cuter. She...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 04-07-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By kayeknit
need knitting tools

My eleven-year-old daughter is in need of a few knitting tools. She is looking for a row counter, some point protectors, a cable needle, and maybe a stitch holder and a few needles in various sizes...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By kayeknit
how/when to decrease bag bottom

My daughter is knitting a large bag, which she will felt when finished. She cast on 143 stitches (on circular), and knit round plain for I don't know how many rows. I knit and felted a bag like this...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-19-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,774
Posted By kayeknit
Oh, my, how I envy you! :mrgreen: You're living...

Oh, my, how I envy you! :mrgreen:
You're living my dream.
That shawl is just gorgeous!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-19-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By kayeknit
That sweater is simply adorable! The texture is...

That sweater is simply adorable!
The texture is wonderful. Great job!
:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-13-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By kayeknit
FO: Socks

These are "Seduction Socks" by Ann Budd, knit with Lana Grossa (cotton/wool) sock yarn. I've been working on them since January. (I'm sooo slooow!!!) I'm pleased with them, and so is my daughter (who...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 01-30-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By kayeknit
Looking for size 1 DPNs

Does anyone have a set of size 1 aluminum (7") double point needles in good condition to sell? If so, please pm me. Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-26-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By kayeknit
Creating a sock pattern

So I've knit a few pairs of socks, and now I'd really like to try to create my own pattern. I was wondering if anyone has any tips or links to help me do that. Thanks!
Forum: Pattern Central 12-23-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,993
Posted By kayeknit
That is the correct link above, and yes, you do...

That is the correct link above, and yes, you do need to sign up, but it is free. I definitely think a beginner can make this shawl. You just need to concentrate carefully on the pattern (especially...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-23-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By kayeknit
That's a great resolution! Socks are so much fun...

That's a great resolution! Socks are so much fun to knit...especially for those who want instant FO gratification (like me). :aww:
Forum: Pattern Central 12-20-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,993
Posted By kayeknit
I just finished the Lion Brand "Easy Triangle...

I just finished the Lion Brand "Easy Triangle Shawl" ... below is the link to the post if you'd like to see it. I think it would work with your yarn beautifully, and the pattern was pretty...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-19-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,931
Posted By kayeknit
Wow, that is so wonderful! One of the cutest hats...

Wow, that is so wonderful! One of the cutest hats I've ever seen! Great job!
:thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-19-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,786
Posted By kayeknit
That's lovely! How sophisticated your bear looks...

That's lovely! How sophisticated your bear looks in it! ;)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-19-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,148
Posted By kayeknit
How beautiful those are! I just love that bottle...

How beautiful those are! I just love that bottle cozy...what a great gift idea! :thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-18-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,145
Posted By kayeknit
FO: shawl

This is the triangle shawl pattern from Lion Brand, using LB Homespun (which I hate knitting with).
The colors I used (Regency and Waterfall...yes, only two colors there!) don't really match, but I...
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