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Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,137
Posted By Irishmam
Frogging - insert needle before or after?

I have been revising the KH videos and watched the one about inserting the needle in your work BEFORE you rip back. This had never occurred to me but as I always seem to drop stitches when I rip back...
Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Irishmam
I picked up my knitting when tired and didn't...

I picked up my knitting when tired and didn't check the work but believed my own notations on the pattern and .... repeated a knit row in stocking stitch .. ahhh it took 6 rows of 138 stitches before...
Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,500
Posted By Irishmam
I have been doing some recent research into the...

I have been doing some recent research into the best way to sew in sleeves for my curren project. I found this great article on sewing pieces together. Hope it is some...
Forum: General Knitting 08-11-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Irishmam
I always found the last 2 weeks endless! Thank...

I always found the last 2 weeks endless! Thank god I never went as far as my due date I would have been a mad woman!

Yarn arrived today. I am now going to be a good little knitter and start my...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-11-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Irishmam
I too found the video from the Berocco and found...

I too found the video from the Berocco and found it very useful. I also found this

http://www.mariegracedesigns.com/marie_grace/2008/01/blocking-and-se.html

Article and think it reiterates what...
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,622
Posted By Irishmam
'Morning sickness' is indeed bizarre. When...

'Morning sickness' is indeed bizarre. When expecting no 3, I felt sick at the sight of sliced bread but a bread roll was fine!?? Go figure
Forum: How-to Questions 08-10-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Irishmam
Smile Tips for setting in sleeves please

I am about to start working on a cardigan for myself and this will be my 1st time to set in sleeves. In theory, I am guessing I just sew the sleeves in but would like any tips from those with...
Forum: General Knitting 08-10-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Irishmam
Angry waiting and waiting and ......

waiting! For my new yarn.

This is so frustrating! I bought yarn online and it only has to come from the next county and I am so psyched about starting this pattern

Oh hurry up!

irishmam
Forum: General Knitting 08-10-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By Irishmam
Oh Blimey! (please read with stong English...

Oh Blimey! (please read with stong English accent)

Now I feel a complete quitter! :( I obviously was not that in love with the pattern to start with.

Irishmam
Forum: The Lounge 08-10-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,622
Posted By Irishmam
Congratulations! I had my 3rd daughter when I was...

Congratulations! I had my 3rd daughter when I was 36 and it was a piece of cake! (well nearly). The feeling rap will pass very soon and you will be able to feel movement and then it will all become...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By Irishmam
Yes I get tense and 'itchy' if I do not knit....

Yes I get tense and 'itchy' if I do not knit. Even a few rows helps. Can you knit while someone else drives? Bring your knitting with you in case you find yourself waiting somewhere.

Keep the faith...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By Irishmam
A frien of mine makes a new slip knot and knits 2...

A frien of mine makes a new slip knot and knits 2 tog (knit 2 stitches together) with the 1st original stitch on the needle. Works a treat and very secure
Forum: General Knitting 07-31-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By Irishmam
How many times to rip back before giving up?

I am trying to knit what I thought would be a simple and quick pair of slippers for my DD but it just is not knitting up the way I want/expected. It may be the pattern I chose or the yarn (she chose...
Forum: General Knitting 07-31-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By Irishmam
Maybe I was too fast off the blocks as my search...

Maybe I was too fast off the blocks as my search generated nothing. going for another look now
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,090
Posted By Irishmam
How about textile and yarn collage? just needs...

How about textile and yarn collage? just needs scrap fabric and glue built op on curtain (drape?) lining but you can add anything. Maybe exeriement with some air drying clay? Scrapbooking and card...
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,566
Posted By Irishmam
Hello

Hello
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By Irishmam
Cant find you on Facebook. Could you please post...

Cant find you on Facebook. Could you please post a link, or show us a pic of the charm?
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By Irishmam
thats a wonderful idea and I shall be passing it...

thats a wonderful idea and I shall be passing it on.
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,250
Posted By Irishmam
I love linen stitch. I use it a a trim on things...

I love linen stitch. I use it a a trim on things as it adds strength as well as being pretty. Heading for a look at the blackberry stitch now - sounds good
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By Irishmam
I seem to have a constant list of others to knit...

I seem to have a constant list of others to knit for. At the moment it is for a new baby (now 10 days overdue!) who has had cardigan and mary-jane booties. Then my middle daughter wants a pair of...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By Irishmam
I like the look of that book! I love the carrots...

I like the look of that book! I love the carrots and peas - my daughters would love them. Better put it on the end of the project list.
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By Irishmam
Welcome I have never crocheted more than 1...

Welcome

I have never crocheted more than 1 single chain of crochet - knitting all the way for me so I would say keep it going!
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By Irishmam
Your favourite knitted flower?

I am just finishing an asymmetrical cardigan for my cousin's impending (2 days overdue!) baby and would like to put a flower embellishment on....
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,972
Posted By Irishmam
Hi Kerry from Ireland (do you have an Irish...

Hi Kerry from Ireland (do you have an Irish connection or simply an Irish name?)

My top tip is to keep asking the lovely people here questions. Never seen a question go unanswered here yet!

Welcome...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By Irishmam
I knitted this Debbie Bliss Teddy with about 120...

I knitted this Debbie Bliss Teddy with about 120 g and because it is made of seperate pieces, if you feel you have run out of yarn before you are finished you could always do a contrasting nose, ears...
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