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Forum: How-to Questions 02-29-2012, 01:03 PM
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Appreciate the suggestions. I think I'll explore...

Appreciate the suggestions. I think I'll explore both methods. Can't really tell unless I try. There is one row of the lace pattern that has all purls across, except the knit - purl of dividing...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By wellslipmystitches
How to join 2 sections of a lacy scarf?

What would be the best way of joining two pieces of a scarf together so I can have matching scalloped ends? I dislike the look of a bound off edge, especially with a lacy motif.

So, is it possible...
Forum: The Lounge 02-15-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,808
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Wanda, did you watch all 10 videos? You can see...

Wanda, did you watch all 10 videos? You can see them without subscribing. So much fun :roflhard: I love to hear her call the love of her life "left brain". Thanks for posting them Jeanie.
Jean
Forum: The Lounge 02-08-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Oh yeah! Still enjoy watching those 'tight...

Oh yeah! Still enjoy watching those 'tight ends'. The last 2 playoff games are usually the best football all season. The guys really sacrifice everything to try for the "bowl".

This time the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,615
Posted By wellslipmystitches
[QUOTE=ShanaHoo;1340409]I usually make blankets...

[QUOTE=ShanaHoo;1340409]I usually make blankets and they are always a hit.[/QUOT

I like that carseat or stroller blanket idea. Probably the most appreciated gift for a new mother would be about 6...
Forum: The Lounge 01-24-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Wow, Jan! What an extremely handsome animal. I...

Wow, Jan! What an extremely handsome animal. I said I didn't know very many cat breeds and I guess I proved that. Your avatar colors are very different than this newest picture and softer like the...
Forum: The Lounge 01-23-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By wellslipmystitches
I've seen your avatar for a long time. A...

I've seen your avatar for a long time. A gorgeous cat. I'm a dog trainer and know a couple hundred breeds but only a few cat breeds. Was yours per chance a chocolate point Himalayan? I've always...
Forum: The Lounge 01-23-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Yes, Antares. I believe cats coined the words,...

Yes, Antares. I believe cats coined the words, 'creature comforts'.
I believe I could write something on your subject of a desparate, stranded cat on a windowsill in the rain. If I do I'll be sure...
Forum: The Lounge 01-23-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By wellslipmystitches
For people owned by cats.

Think you'll enjoy this poem if you know cats. Not my poem and I don't have cats. I'm a touch allergic. My mouth ' fries up' and I feel very unusual when cats are around me. Of course, when I...
Forum: The Lounge 01-02-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Me too, Jan. Doesn't really make any difference....

Me too, Jan. Doesn't really make any difference. However, I have been known to answer with just the month and day when asked for my birthdate. Then when I'm asked . . . 'and the year?' I say,...
Forum: The Lounge 12-31-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Interesting.

Yes, my dear. Hope you can find extra appendages, but don't give your secrets to Washington. Those fellows would just use extra appendages to stuff more in their pockets.

I won't push your point,...
Forum: The Lounge 12-16-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,110
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Relax - are you ready for Christmas?

To all who are feeling uptight about the coming Holiday events. Please take heed. I try not to tell anyone what to do. Who'd listen anyway? Here's my Christmas de-stressing recipe. Not that...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-15-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,661
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Stunning! You have a very fortunate friend. Jean

Stunning! You have a very fortunate friend.
Jean
Forum: The Lounge 11-02-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Yes, Vaknitter. I agree with Jan. Additionally,...

Yes, Vaknitter. I agree with Jan. Additionally, so glad he's a smart guy who relies on "older women". Too cute! Jean
Forum: Pattern Central 11-02-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,360
Posted By wellslipmystitches
But I don't crochet much and would really like to...

But I don't crochet much and would really like to find a knitting pattern. If there isn't one, can anyone think of an easy way to figure it out on my own. I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks in...
Forum: The Lounge 10-12-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Surprise and Congratulations!

While looking for some poetry books at Amazon.com I stumbled on a title that sounded familiar. I saw it on a blog right here at KH. It's the poetry collection called Melancholia and Other...
Forum: The Lounge 10-07-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,069
Posted By wellslipmystitches
[QUOTE=vaknitter;1331162]I am thinking about...

[QUOTE=vaknitter;1331162]I am thinking about altering a silk dress I own so I can wear it to a wedding next weekend.

My dear, I think sewing on anything is hard. I'm pretty sure that silk would...
Forum: Crochet! 10-07-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Take a look at lionbrand.com. punch in ear flap...

Take a look at lionbrand.com. punch in ear flap knit hat and you'll see a page with several - two of which are easy and pretty much what you want. They're not striped but you can add stripes if...
Forum: The Lounge 09-26-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,475
Posted By wellslipmystitches
A procedure for the multitudes

For those of you who haven't had a belly shakin' laugh today - try this. Everyone has different perceptions. Perhaps yours will be different one day.

Enjoy, Jean




>> I called my friend Andy...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By wellslipmystitches
[Continue in ribbing, work 8 sts; turn and work 4...

[Continue in ribbing, work 8 sts; turn and work 4 rows over these 8 sts; cut yarn and ect. ect.

Not to worry. It means do 8 sts. of your ribbing, then turn (as if you've reached the end of a...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By wellslipmystitches
"it says change needles and knit 2 rows, is this...

"it says change needles and knit 2 rows, is this including the needle change or do i knit onto the new needle size and then knit 2 rows."

Your first thought is right. With your new size needle knit...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By wellslipmystitches
By all means, give it a go. Remember, it's only...

By all means, give it a go. Remember, it's only yarn and you can always repair your mistakes or frog it and do something else with it.

There are many very expert knitters on this site to help you...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By wellslipmystitches
P.S. I probably should have mentioned that the...

P.S.

I probably should have mentioned that the times, after the () indicates how many times to do the stitch mentioned.

In this case - smallest sz.- K1,p1 2times; - middle sz. K1, p1 3 times;

...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By wellslipmystitches
[QUOTE=misszahara406;1330398]i'm really confused...

[QUOTE=misszahara406;1330398]i'm really confused as to what the second half of this pattern means, i've got to the part instep shaping and the pattern goes like this
(k1, p1) 2 (3,3) times,
The...
Forum: General Knitting 09-16-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,122
Posted By wellslipmystitches
Oh, I think animal patterns are a sure thing with...

Oh, I think animal patterns are a sure thing with most. I've knitted bibs and blankets with animals using simple knitted squares(just one color). If it looks good on a washcloth it looks even...
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