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Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-09-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,589
Posted By karebear1
THanks for the links and very useful info. I...

THanks for the links and very useful info. I have a great idea that I am going to work on. Hopefully this won't take long, as we are going camping this weekend and I know that it will come in...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-09-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By karebear1
That is sort of what I had in mind. I am looking...

That is sort of what I had in mind. I am looking for an afghan, that when folded a certain way, becomes it's own carrying bag. I have been trying to figure out a way to make something like this. ...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-09-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By karebear1
Afghan with bag built in??

I am looking for a pattern that is for a afghan/blanket that when folded can become its own carrying bag. (I hope that I explained that right.) Has anyone ever heard of such a thing? Can anyone...
Forum: General Knitting 05-08-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By karebear1
Thank you everyone for the great response. I am...

Thank you everyone for the great response. I am just about done with it. :yay: I am hoping to have it done today and then rewrite the pattern so that it makes sense...lol. Right now it is written...
Forum: General Knitting 05-01-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By karebear1
Oh thank you everyone. I am so excited that I...

Oh thank you everyone. I am so excited that I have a few volunteers. I can't wait. To me this is pretty easy so far...mostly straight knitting. But it is still a work in progress. I am making...
Forum: General Knitting 05-01-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By karebear1
Thumbs down Testers for patterns (Updated see my new reply)

Is there an area where you can ask for testers to work a pattern that you have created? I am in the process of making my first knitting pattern. It is working up faster then I expected. I will...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By karebear1
I am sorry, your right it is 22 inches wide. ...

I am sorry, your right it is 22 inches wide. Sorry for the error. I think that I understand what you are saying...and silly me...and THANK YOU!!! I realized that I forgot my decimal point. So it...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By karebear1
Need help writing a pattern

I know many people who are having babies this year. I have a sewing pattern that I want to make into a knit one. The side that I want to start with is 22 inches long. According the the yarn that I...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-13-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,744
Posted By karebear1
OMG!!! I am in Beaver County about 20 miles...

OMG!!! I am in Beaver County about 20 miles north of Pittsburgh. I grew up near Kennywood and have a camp not too far away from Grove City. If anyone one would like to meet up....PLEASE PM me. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By karebear1
That is what I was going to use. I have some 1/8...

That is what I was going to use. I have some 1/8 elastic here and used it just to see what effect I would get. I think that it will work well and hide a lot better with the thread. I guess this is...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By karebear1
I used acrylic yarn...shoot. I know that my...

I used acrylic yarn...shoot. I know that my tension was off because of my first time with the circular needles. I am going to wash it and hope for the best. Worst case senerio, I guess I will have...
Forum: Crochet! 03-13-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,287
Posted By karebear1
Have you ever used a graph? If you need some...

Have you ever used a graph? If you need some help I could help with this just let me know. I love doing designs with graphs.
Forum: Crochet! 03-13-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By karebear1
I am wondering why you want to purchase...

I am wondering why you want to purchase these...as in one to teach you how to work the stitch or for patterns? I learned this stitch a few months ago and used google video and a few websites. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By karebear1
Ribbing stretched out after trying on a finished top

I was wondering how to fix my ribbing. I made a tank top that they bottom rows are all ribbing. (K2P2). This was my very first circular needle project. now that it is finished and I tried it on,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By karebear1
I frogged it

I am sad to say that my first attempt at making a cable afghan was a failure. I was about 1/2 way done and it looked horrible. So I finally brought myself to rip it. I am going to try again. I...
Forum: Crochet! 01-24-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,591
Posted By karebear1
I did a pair of them for my dd for christmas. I...

I did a pair of them for my dd for christmas. I used chunky weight to make slipper socks. I want to say thank for posting this. I forgot all about that show and want to start taping it.
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By karebear1
Oh I agree. Both this site and knitting is...

Oh I agree. Both this site and knitting is addicting. Thansk for the welcome!!
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,711
Posted By karebear1
I taught myself to knit just a few months ago. ...

I taught myself to knit just a few months ago. For me, it is an awesome creative outlet but it is also my way of keeping sane and helping me with my self worth. I was diagnosed with lupus about 5...
Forum: Crochet! 01-23-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By karebear1
Oh the downside of crocheting is that you...

Oh the downside of crocheting is that you defiately use more yarn.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-23-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By karebear1
I can't wait to go to this. I found out about...

I can't wait to go to this. I found out about last year and it was too late. I can't wait to see what is new and to get some inspiration!
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By karebear1
New here and to knitting

I taught myself to knit a few months ago because I couldn't find any crochet patterns for a sweater for my son that I liked. I got that just about finished and have recently started on a knit cable...
Forum: Crochet! 01-23-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By karebear1
To me, I learned how to crochet first. I mostly...

To me, I learned how to crochet first. I mostly lurk on this board but I just wanted to let you know that crocheting is very different, but that isn't a bad thing. Crocheting to me is much easier. ...
Forum: General Knitting 09-21-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7,442
Views: 1,428,204
Posted By karebear1
Very new to knitting but not to yarn crafts

Hi everyone! A friend of mine sent me a link to this site as I am in the process of teaching myself to knit. I am a Mom of 4 and is one of the reasons that I am teaching myself to knit. I made my...
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