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Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By dplantlady
Lace Cast-on

Just received a luscious laceweight cashmere & I immediately got out needles & did a little stockinette swatch & I'm getting the gauge for the Arctic Lace North Star Scarf (7 sts/inch), so I'm...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-13-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By dplantlady
Arctic Lace Knitalong Project

Hi again,
Our group is up & running; Donna has graciously provided a lace-knitting workshop; we've been doing some swatches & we've just decided on our first project from the book: the North Star...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-01-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,061
Posted By dplantlady
Thanks! :hug: The "black & white" is actually...

Thanks! :hug:

The "black & white" is actually black & grey, though. Gotta love those digital cameras...

Diane :wink:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-30-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,061
Posted By dplantlady
Colorwork FO

Well, alrighty then, this Snuggle (http://www.snugglesproject.org) only had a coupla inches left to go, and a good impetus to get me there! :knitting: I'm knitting as fast as I can...<grin>there's a...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-27-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,061
Posted By dplantlady
Your hat is GOR-geous!!! Nice job! Diane

Your hat is GOR-geous!!! Nice job!
Diane
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-25-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,061
Posted By dplantlady
Colorwork has many outlets. There are 3 ways of...

Colorwork has many outlets. There are 3 ways of incorporating 2 colors in your knitting, besides basic stripes.

Stranded Knitting
Intarsia Knitting
Slip Stitch knitting

Doesn't double knitting...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-25-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By dplantlady
I tink, therefore I am!:teehee::roflhard:

I tink, therefore I am!:teehee::roflhard:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-25-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By dplantlady
Arctic Lace Knitalong

Hi Folks,

Just started my first project from Donna Druchunas' book, Arctic Lace. Hoooo boy...I'm tinking (frogging) as much as I'm knitting!!! I've gotten through 2 pattern repeats of the Mobius...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-25-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By dplantlady
Hi drumacat, You'll need to let us know a few...

Hi drumacat,
You'll need to let us know a few things...
1. What is it you're knitting?
2. Do you have a pattern?
3. What is your gauge with the size 10 needles & worsted weight?
Diane
Forum: General Knitting 09-25-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By dplantlady
Hi Nana, I've recently started dabbling in this...

Hi Nana,
I've recently started dabbling in this art, and I'm lucky enough to have a friend who is not only knowledgeable in this craft, but also has a couple spinning wheels!
Not sure where you're...
Forum: General Knitting 08-04-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By dplantlady
Hi, Glad to have 'stumbled' across your...

Hi,

Glad to have 'stumbled' across your post...actually I did a search.

The ergocise site with the pics looks like it may be helpful, but haven't tried it yet.

My problem isn't pain, it's...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-28-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,350
Posted By dplantlady
A great big THANKS!!! you guys. :happydance: You...

A great big THANKS!!! you guys. :happydance:

You know, it's funny...I was thinkin that noone had responded until I came back & searched for my post & lo & behold...SEVERAL answers, and they didn't...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-14-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By dplantlady
Bingo, Ingrid, that's exactly what happens...just...

Bingo, Ingrid, that's exactly what happens...just finished making it out of a buttery soft & cuddly thick 'n' thin merino/cashmere blend.
Slits are knitted into one end; strips are made on the...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-14-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,350
Posted By dplantlady
"Free" Mariposa Shawl Pattern

Hi All!

Last summer I bought some bamboo yarn and I'm currently making the Katia Cindy butterfly pattern (for MYSELF! Woo Hoo!!!) here:...
Forum: The Lounge 06-20-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,712
Posted By dplantlady
Not sure if I like all the new "improvements" here...

Boy, ya go away for awhile & just work & knit & work & knit, and then ya come back to visit & everything's different!

Gonna take some getting used to...

Diane
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By dplantlady
Hi, I'd go ahead and tweak it. I did the same...

Hi,

I'd go ahead and tweak it. I did the same on a vest I knitted recently with the help of the increase/decrease sample pictures on this site.

Even though it may not be all that "noticeable",...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,235
Posted By dplantlady
I've got 3 cats...2 of which are happy to be on...

I've got 3 cats...2 of which are happy to be on my lap and legs while I'm knitting...as long as the yarn isn't running right across their heads or something...only occasionally do I have to remind...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-18-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By dplantlady
It looks as though you started picking up...

It looks as though you started picking up stitches in the wrong place...the picture in the pattern shows the ribbing wider around the
neckline and narrower around the front edges. :(

I'm surprised...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-18-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By dplantlady
"different people like different cuff lengths" ...

"different people like different cuff lengths"

Thing is...this sock is kinda different...the cuff is worked laterally around the leg and then joined and stitches picked up on the bottom edge to go...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-17-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By dplantlady
Pattern-reading question

Hi all,

I'm making these anklet socks, and maybe I'm just being dull, but I'm not sure from the directions here (http://www.cascadeyarns.com/patternsFree/W161_Fixation.pdf)whether I'm supposed to...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-09-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By dplantlady
Toe-up Socks Finishing

Hi!

Here's one for any of you experienced sock knitters out there. I've made a pair of socks using the Eastern European Footlets pattern from Priscilla Gibson-Roberts, my first pair in...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 05-04-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,168
Posted By dplantlady
Dyeing Plant-based Yarn

Hi all,

Has anyone here ever done this? I bought some 100% bamboo yarn in a lovely dark blue and plain white last year and I'd like to try to dye one of the white skeins to a variegated to work a...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By dplantlady
Hi AussieYank, As long as you consistently did...

Hi AussieYank,

As long as you consistently did it "wrong" the same way...it turns out fine!

Cheers & Sunshine (yay!)

Diane
Forum: General Knitting 03-22-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By dplantlady
Has anyone tried to print from this site?

I've been trying to print the "decreases" sampler with instructions for the last hour or so, and no matter what I try, the pictures *won't*...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By dplantlady
Hi again, You can try this one...

Hi again,

You can try this one (http://www.h4ha.org/snuggles/patterns/sp-k008.html) out & see if it matches your pic. The picture included on the link page isn't great; it doesn't show the raised...
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