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Forum: Pattern Central 01-31-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By VictoriaE
Lightbulb Finding the Perfect First Sweater

I need your help :aww: One of my goals for 2008 is to take my knitting to the next level (i.e. move past scarves) and finally knit my first sweater. I'm still pretty new at increases and decreases,...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-15-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By VictoriaE
That sounds pretty complicated, mostly because I...

That sounds pretty complicated, mostly because I have never worked with more than two needles before. :zombie:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 12-15-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,527
Posted By VictoriaE
Moving to PDX

I'm currently in San Francisco, which is a good outlet for creative folks, but I am so very amped to moving to Portland in June 2008. I've done a lot of research online as far as finding LYS and...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-15-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By VictoriaE
Creating Visible Seaming

I plan on seaming two scarves together to create a double-thick scarf for a friend. He created the idea for the project, based around the colors of Buddhist monk robes.

I've found a fair amount of...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By VictoriaE
I'm actually not working from a pattern, just...

I'm actually not working from a pattern, just from an example of a vintage sweater that I found. Still, sounds simple enough.

I've been trying the "single cast-on" method that the Stitch n Bitch...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By VictoriaE
Awesome, thank you! I'm doing knit one row then...

Awesome, thank you! I'm doing knit one row then purl one row. I'm getting ready to start a knit row, so casting on should be easy. I started from the bottom up - is that going to cause me a problem...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By VictoriaE
Which increasing method to choose ...

I'm working on a basic T-shaped sweater and I've gotten to the point where I need to add 25 stitches on each end to start making the sleeves. Since I am simply adding 25 stitches at the beginning and...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-09-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By VictoriaE
Did I drop a stitch or not?

I'm knitting my first sweater and I fear that, about 15 rows in, I may have dropped a stitch in my current row. The problem? I'm not sure if I really dropped a stitch or not.

I have attached a...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By VictoriaE
24"

24"
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2006, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By VictoriaE
Thank you all for your help - 180 does make...

Thank you all for your help - 180 does make sense, now that I think about it. I think I will need a longer circular needle though :shock:
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By VictoriaE
Stitch # question

I'm working on my first knitting top and I'm following my own basic pattern. The width of the top is 18". Using my 100% organic cotton yarn, I get 5 stitches per inch. To start my top, I cast on...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,589
Posted By VictoriaE
I am a huge fan of BSA - they are my all time...

I am a huge fan of BSA - they are my all time favorite brand because they make organic cotton. I have not been able to find any other brand that makes it, let alone as well as they do.

Of course,...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2006, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By VictoriaE
Merci, I know just which one you are talking...

Merci, I know just which one you are talking about :: http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/FEATfall04TT.html
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2006, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By VictoriaE
I'm moving to San Francisco in May & I can't wait...

I'm moving to San Francisco in May & I can't wait :D
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,030
Posted By VictoriaE
I used to be the kind of person that started a...

I used to be the kind of person that started a lot but barely finished anything. I didn't want that to happen with knitting, so I make sure to only do one project at a time.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2006, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By VictoriaE
Eep, I just psoted a thread about this same issue...

Eep, I just psoted a thread about this same issue as well :( I suck
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2006, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,157
Posted By VictoriaE
I have not yet tried white tea in particular, but...

I have not yet tried white tea in particular, but I am a big fan of green and black tea :)
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2006, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By VictoriaE
Weaving in yarn ends

I checked the video section of the site and I didn't see a video to help weave in your yarn ends correctly.

I learned how to knit from this site and the Stitch 'n Bitch book. The section that they...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,058
Posted By VictoriaE
Woot, glad to know that it worked for someone :)...

Woot, glad to know that it worked for someone :) I got the first page of books to load, and now I am waiting for the 2nd page
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,058
Posted By VictoriaE
Wha!? Now that just makes no sense

Wha!? Now that just makes no sense
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,058
Posted By VictoriaE
I got the first page to load that has the START...

I got the first page to load that has the START SHOPPING link on it - I clicked it and the next page is still loading ... I'm determined to see what they have so I can see what I can save :D
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,058
Posted By VictoriaE
Good to know that at least you can get in - I'll...

Good to know that at least you can get in - I'll keep trying :)
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,058
Posted By VictoriaE
That is what I keep getting as well. :thinking:

That is what I keep getting as well. :thinking:
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,058
Posted By VictoriaE
The site loaded for me finally, but it still has...

The site loaded for me finally, but it still has the same note as it did yesterday ...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-24-2006, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By VictoriaE
That has a gorgeous look to it, yet is still...

That has a gorgeous look to it, yet is still pretty basic because it is all one color. I suppose that would be pretty easy to do with just about any basic outline.
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