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Forum: How-to Questions 09-30-2010, 06:21 PM
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Views: 763
Posted By Clabbergirl
Thank you. At least I know I'm not alone in my...

Thank you. At least I know I'm not alone in my frustration! I'm going to ask a couple of people who've already worked the pattern on Ravelry and see if they have a solution. If I find it, I'll share...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-30-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Clabbergirl
Question Pearl drops sock - knitting into yo 3x?

I'm knitting a pair of pearl drops socks, seen here (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pearl-drops), and it's the most complicated I've knit to date. I'm doing ok on the pattern stitch, but...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-24-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,871
Posted By Clabbergirl
Well color me red, I see what you mean. I read...

Well color me red, I see what you mean. I read that but just wasn't getting it - not seeing a loop in my mind and thinking about how it will look on one side, but eventually appear raised on the...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-24-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,871
Posted By Clabbergirl
Thank you! Does it matter which loop? I'm...

Thank you! Does it matter which loop? I'm wondering if one might make a more pronounced ridge than the other....
Forum: Pattern Central 09-24-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,871
Posted By Clabbergirl
Question "Ten Stitch blanket" pattern - how to get a ridge at the join?

The pattern I'm inquiring about is shown here (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ten-stitch-blanket), and I'm trying to figure out how to make a ridge like the one shown here ...
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,518
Posted By Clabbergirl
I actually learned from my then 11-year-old...

I actually learned from my then 11-year-old daughter a couple of years ago! One of her friends from school had shown her how to knit and given her some yarn and needles. She had trouble remembering...
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By Clabbergirl
Oh how cute, kind of like candy cane stockings? I...

Oh how cute, kind of like candy cane stockings? I could see this is all kinds of colors, textures, etc.
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By Clabbergirl
Lightbulb Christmas ornament idea w/scrap yarn

I saw this great idea (http://www.craftycrafty.tv/2008/12/christmas_craft_yarnfilled_orn.html) for using up scrap yarn as ornaments and thought I'd share. Super fast, and cute too.

I think these...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-11-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By Clabbergirl
I really like the looks of the first one -...

I really like the looks of the first one - texture and all - but I would have to figure out how to not include the split down the front. I have enough trouble following a pattern exactly, I would...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-11-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By Clabbergirl
Thank you, Sue. The second one is pretty close,...

Thank you, Sue. The second one is pretty close, except that it looks rounded on the edges? Everything I've found so far has been square ponchos or capes, and I am afraid I will mess up the pattern if...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-10-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By Clabbergirl
Lane Bryan poncho look-a-like pattern?

I saw this adorable 'poncho (http://www.lanebryant.com/pagebuilder/lane_bryant_product_page?pagesize=3&my_nav=apparel_accessories&cat=tops&subcat=sweaters&item=1789247)' at Lane Bryant the other day,...
Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Clabbergirl
Not knitting - but great tutorials on dreads

This site has some terrific tutorials (and photos) of making dreadlocks out of synthetic hair (sally beauty supply, less than $7/pack).

It even shows you how you can braid them into real hair for...
Forum: General Knitting 11-23-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By Clabbergirl
Common misconception that you need an iPod to get...

Common misconception that you need an iPod to get Podcasts. You don't.

Follow her link above...

All you need is the thing you're currently sitting in front of - a computer (with speakers).

It's...
Forum: General Knitting 11-23-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,712
Posted By Clabbergirl
My one order with Knitpicks took about 9 days to...

My one order with Knitpicks took about 9 days to get to me, and yes it was the free shipping option. This is longer than any other retailer's free option, like when I buy books, etc., but I wasn't in...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-18-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,155
Posted By Clabbergirl
Ravenclaw scarf done - movie was WONDERFUL

I finished the Ravenclaw scarf just a few hours before we had to be a the theater for the sneak preview...I'm sorry I don't have a photo. It turned out well, and my son is happy.

When we left the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2005, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By Clabbergirl
These are great ideas. I'm feeling a little...

These are great ideas. I'm feeling a little intimidated at the organizational skills, however. Right now all my patterns are stuffed down into the side of a giant basket where I keep all my yarn (I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2005, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,627
Posted By Clabbergirl
I've seen it all now

My LYS has a blog, and it seems there is nothing that's off-limits when it comes to knitting it.

Uterus (http://www.threadedblissyarns.com/) (Scroll to the bottom for the photo)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-09-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 286,687
Posted By Clabbergirl
Great scarf, Kelly, and so quick!

Great scarf, Kelly, and so quick!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-08-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,155
Posted By Clabbergirl
I did 10 maroon stripes and 9 yellow ones. That's...

I did 10 maroon stripes and 9 yellow ones. That's what my pattern said (I believe; it's too far away and I'm too lazy right now). But it's plenty long for me, and is extra, extra long for a child....
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-08-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,155
Posted By Clabbergirl
I finished it!

Whew!

Relieved, and proud!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-08-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,155
Posted By Clabbergirl
I finished it!

Whew!

Relieved, and proud!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-08-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 286,687
Posted By Clabbergirl
Voila!!

Finally, it's finished! This is my second, ever project at knitting. I can't wait to wear it. The best thing is, my husband got special tickets to next movie showing the day before the actual...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-08-2005, 10:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,155
Posted By Clabbergirl
Re: Ribbed scarf

Thanks for the info on not-in-the-round. After doing the one scarf, I'm ready for something different, but my family is begging me for more. Sigh.

(And I couldn't resist: My husband's employers gave...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-07-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 35,155
Posted By Clabbergirl
Thanks for posting these pictures - it so helps....

Thanks for posting these pictures - it so helps. Especially the one that's not in the round. I am almost finished with the Gryffindor scarf, but my husband wants the Slytherin before the opening, and...
Forum: General Knitting 11-01-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By Clabbergirl
I like the suggestion of using it as a treat, but...

I like the suggestion of using it as a treat, but I tend to knit and knit and knit...and keep going. "Just one more row and I'll quit."

Ahh!
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