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Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By Blissknits
I checked again and it looks like you all are...

I checked again and it looks like you all are correct - there is a 3/4 stitch difference in gauge from the very center to, say, just over half-way through the blanket. :doh:

It's 100% cotton - what...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-28-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By Blissknits
Oh no! My pinwheel blanket looks like a hat!

:help::help::help::help::help:
I made a pinwheel blanket. Like this one: http://www.knitlist.com/00gift/round-baby-blanket.htm

And it won't lay flat! The center sticks up. It looks like a very, very...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-29-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Blissknits
Can I turn my sock into a sweater?

So, my sock isnít working out. This sock- http://funisinstyle.blogspot.com/2007/05/lace-knee-socks.html

The yarn its shown in doesnít show the pattern that well, but it is a very cute, simple,...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-04-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By Blissknits
Question Pooling on Purpose?

Some very dear friends of mine have requested a pink camouflage baby blanket for their much-anticipated baby girl. I would prefer not to use the Bernat Pink Camouflage (seen here)...
Forum: The Lounge 05-26-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Blissknits
Take her to the pet store with you and let her...

Take her to the pet store with you and let her choose. ;)
Forum: The Lounge 05-24-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Blissknits
Re: carriers. They really are a godsend,...

Re: carriers. They really are a godsend, especially if you ever want to leave the house. :wink: We put our puppy's crate by our bed, and for the first week or so, I slept with my arm hanging over the...
Forum: The Lounge 05-23-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By Blissknits
I've been feeding raw for 4 years now, due to my...

I've been feeding raw for 4 years now, due to my dog's allergies. When we get the time and space, we will be buying a big chest freezer and sides of cow. In the interim, we buy the pre-packaged raw...
Forum: The Lounge 05-23-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Blissknits
At ten weeks, unless they're sleeping, you can't...

At ten weeks, unless they're sleeping, you can't let them out of your sight for a second! They're teething like crazy, and with tiny little bladders, they have to potty about every 3.5 seconds....
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By Blissknits
Thank you! But...what is a line counter? I...

Thank you! But...what is a line counter? I googled it and came up with a) a type of software for counting code lines and b)fishing equipment. :?? I'm guessing (??) that neither of these is what...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By Blissknits
Question How much yarn is left?

I can't believe I'm asking this, I'm sure it is the most obvious thing in the world (and I searched, and I couldn't find an answer...) :hiding:but - how do you know how much yarn you have left when...
Forum: The Lounge 03-20-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 14,684
Posted By Blissknits
The sequels are even better!!! :)

The sequels are even better!!! :)
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,855
Posted By Blissknits
Holy cannoli, are those *pantaloons* on the...

Holy cannoli, are those *pantaloons* on the cover!?!:oo:
Forum: The Lounge 03-16-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By Blissknits
Caleb Carr wrote two great mysteries - 18th...

Caleb Carr wrote two great mysteries - 18th century american, early forensics, etc. Good stuff. :thumbsup:

If you're desperate for a list of good stuff, heavy on the classics, I'd recommend going...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By Blissknits
Yarn rec for the Summertime Tunic?

Here's the pattern for those who don't know it:
http://www.interweaveknits.com/freepatterns/tanks.asp - scroll down.

I like this top and think it would look great on me, but I'd like to do it in a...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Blissknits
Question YO or no YO? Pattern reading question.

I'm trying to make the Crystal Palace Arches & Columns Scarf (http://www.straw.com/cpy/patterns/KidMerino-LaceScarf-pink.html), but I don't understand the pattern.

Row 2 says: K2tog, yo, * k3, yo, ...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-12-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By Blissknits
Thanks guys! No knitting for me, then, for a few...

Thanks guys! No knitting for me, then, for a few days, and I'm itching to! Can't be falling-over tired when I'm pulling all those stitches out. >sigh<
Forum: How-to Questions 12-09-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By Blissknits
I think you're doing something funky with your...

I think you're doing something funky with your wrapping. I mean the wrapping you do to change yarns when you're doing color work. 'Cuz those teeth are crawling up into your knit stiches, when the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-09-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Blissknits
It will get easier as you go along! After several...

It will get easier as you go along! After several rows, you either be in the "dip" or the "ridge" of the ribbing, which will help cue your eye to what you should be doing.

Also, (as a beginner...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-09-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By Blissknits
Thanks, guys. :heart::heart::heart: Sounds like...

Thanks, guys. :heart::heart::heart:

Sounds like a frog it is....

So I'm at the "short" end now. So I need to remove the needle and pull the stitches, then insert another needle into that row 19,...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-08-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By Blissknits
Question Oh Crud! I can't be the 1st person to do this to their afghan, right?

So I'm working on an afghan, and its been coming along pretty well. Albeit slowly. Size 15 needles, double stranded baby acrylic yarn. A very simple knit so many, pearl so many pattern to make...
Forum: The Lounge 11-30-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 14,684
Posted By Blissknits
>comes out of lurkerdom to post< >waves< Hi...

>comes out of lurkerdom to post< >waves<

Hi guys. I read a *ton.* Professionally, you might say.

Right now I'm reading The Clear Stream: the biography of Winifred Holtby. I'm not usually a...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By Blissknits
Question Dry clean only yarn?? Really??

So I was browsing around the internets this morning, you know, link to link to link (I was really just trying to find yardage on some yarn I already have) and ended up at www.yarn.com...
Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,954
Posted By Blissknits
Question Do you approach other knitters?

So today on the bus, a "regular" got on, and imagine my surprise when he sat down next to me and pulled out some knitting.

I am reserved. I am from California, where we don't talk to strangers. But...
Forum: The Lounge 09-29-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,629
Posted By Blissknits
Well, crud, knittingguy. I'm sorry you feel that...

Well, crud, knittingguy. I'm sorry you feel that way. Depression runs in my family. Its tough.

First of all, *you* have value. Yup, you. So hang in there.

Secondly, you might want to think about...
Forum: The Lounge 09-29-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Blissknits
Lightbulb Full spectrum lamps?

Our new house is *dark*. Our living room has remarkably high ceilings and no overhead lighting. The dining room ceiling fixture only accommodates lower-wattage bulbs.

Unless I want to read or knit...
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