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Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2006, 10:23 PM
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Views: 665
Posted By vlsrn
using a "Knitting double"

Sometimes I think that's a great idea

However like using a stunt double, it always seen as lest good. Taking a chance, being daring makes you stronger. Maybe I can live with less strong and being a...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By vlsrn
id yarn type

Thanks for the answer.

Is that a general rule that I can use. :notworthy:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By vlsrn
which yarn wt?

:??
I know you have answered many questions about yarn wts, knowing about gauges, needing how may yards?.

Now the thing I cannot figure out:
I have yarn already. I want to use it, but how do I know...
Forum: General Knitting 10-28-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By vlsrn
my zephyr

thanks. Now I know the basics to begin.

I'll let you know when I begin this project. I've never did something without a pattern.

I hope I don't cry too much when my frustration tolerance reaches...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,164
Posted By vlsrn
what kind of yarn

I'm so glad there are many people who really don't understand what can be substituted for what. I'm unable to figure this out too.

Are there charts that explain what to do with knowing the weight...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By vlsrn
arthritis

all your questions and suggestions are important

Yes I recently started to knit again

I do have pain and less dexterity.

I need keep remembering all those important factors and be more patient...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By vlsrn
my zephyr

You are all so knowlegeable and generous.

Now, one thing leads to another..

I don't know what to order: for example, I don't know what 2/18 means, I don't what a cone is..?

See what you get for...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By vlsrn
problems of "aging"

I have some arthritis in my hands. In addition to loving knittig, I knit for sort of occupation therapy (that's my own idea for therapy). the problem is that I used to knit well...all my stiches were...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By vlsrn
What yarn should I use

I want to make a scarf made of something that feels silky (doesn't have to be silk), and made with a fine yarn. Any ideas?
The store I went to had something called "Fresco" and was $10.99.
Does that...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By vlsrn
the red socks

Hey fibegirl,

Love those socks. wheredja get the patter?

What yarn it it?

:cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By vlsrn
the logo

I think it is great. It is calming and that's what I knit for...calm. the green along with the autum-loke yarn colors make me feel good. :happydance:
Forum: General Knitting 09-15-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By vlsrn
Yarn options

Hi psammeadred

Little did I know that mine was the question of the century! :doh:

Your answers were very helpful. My 1st project, since the last century, was a sweater for a important friend. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By vlsrn
planes and knitting

I just came backfrom Florida (to NY), 5 days ago, and they wanted to take my metal needles/knitting and stow it (not allowed on plane). since I had expensive yarn, I got pretty pathetic .


The...
Forum: General Knitting 09-09-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By vlsrn
What kind of yarn does one choose?

I just wrote a whole post with some very important questions...(;~}} and I turned around (something on TV caught my attention, and needless to say, the whole post is gone.

so, now that my creative...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-09-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,233
Posted By vlsrn
Hi, I have a question along these lines. When I...

Hi,
I have a question along these lines.
When I pick out a pattern and I want to use a yarn that's not what the pattern calls for, I usually ask the sales person what is equivant to the one written....
Forum: General Knitting 08-16-2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 1,446,003
Posted By vlsrn
what a find!!

I found this site in Smart Computing Magazine just when I decided to start to knit again after about 20 years. I looked at the videos, to joggle my old brain, and it all came back. I already have...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-16-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By vlsrn
Entralac

Kemp, thanks so much.
there really is no directions of what to cast on, and I will go to the book publishers site, if there is one.
I had two friends who also are knitters look at the direction,...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-14-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By vlsrn
entralac

I bought a knitting book with a little article on this technique, and a pattern for a sweater using it. I read the article and I thought that each square a tringle were done separately, then...
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