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Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By coffeegirl
Thanks I did try slipping but I must of been...

Thanks I did try slipping but I must of been doing something wrong. Now reading Jan's post I can see how I am meant to do it as I was purling it so will have another go.

Thanks silver for the slip...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,269
Posted By coffeegirl
Baby Blanket edge/finish

Hi, I'm just making a baby blanket using 8ply. It will be fairly plain as I'm a beginner so was just going to knit every row. But I'm wondering if there is an EASY way to have a neat edging/finish...
Forum: General Knitting 04-06-2007, 12:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By coffeegirl
ooow I was wondering where this neat little...

ooow I was wondering where this neat little inbuilt spell checker suddenly appeared from. IT'S WONDERFUL !!!! USE IT ALL THE TIME !!! :cheering: :cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 04-03-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,835
Posted By coffeegirl
Yes I love animals. I have an Australian...

Yes I love animals. I have an Australian Shepherd, two domestic short haired cats, 2 budgies and 3 cockatiels in an aviary, 2 fish in a pond and a guinea pig who's friend just died :verysad:
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-02-2007, 12:42 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,642
Posted By coffeegirl
Hi everyone :muah: I'm Michelle, thanks to...

Hi everyone :muah: I'm Michelle, thanks to five_six for inviting me to say hi. :waving:

I'm from Melbourne, 34yo SAHM to a 5yo. I haven't knitted in about 24 years, since I was a lot younger and...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By coffeegirl
:notworthy: I was hoping someone would come along...

:notworthy: I was hoping someone would come along and suggest I do something very naughty and say it would be okay :muah:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,622
Posted By coffeegirl
Thanks, yeah I have decided to ditch that yarn...

Thanks, yeah I have decided to ditch that yarn for now and bought another. I didn't get Bouclé though, this one is thinner but it's knitting up nicely, the colour just isn't ideal but maybe for my...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By coffeegirl
Hole in knitting but have all stitches

Hi, I have noticed a hole in my knitting but all my stitches are there. The hole is about 8 rows down, it's like one large loop hasn't joined to anything. Something did happen back there, I seemed to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-31-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,622
Posted By coffeegirl
Hi, I have cast on 38 stitches and knitted 15...

Hi, I have cast on 38 stitches and knitted 15 rows (is a V classed as one row?) or 30 rows if you just count the strait line of stitches. Sorry not sure what constitutes one row. :oops: The piece...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-31-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,622
Posted By coffeegirl
Yeah I thought it was $$ too compared to most...

Yeah I thought it was $$ too compared to most other yarns you can buy, but they do have a lot quantity wise compared to most on the market here. With the conversion rate it would be about US$10, the...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-31-2007, 02:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 125,903
Posted By coffeegirl
OK thanks, I wondered if that were the case but...

OK thanks, I wondered if that were the case but with ladies for example your Size 8 is Size 12 in Australia so I was worried the kids might be similar. But ages is fairly easy to go by.
Forum: Pattern Central 03-30-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 125,903
Posted By coffeegirl
I love all the Poncho's you ladies have made,...

I love all the Poncho's you ladies have made, they are gorgeous. I hope my first attempt turns out half as nice. :happydance:

With regard to those querying measurements of the rectangles. I read...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-30-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,622
Posted By coffeegirl
OK thank you. Gee it's quite confusing if you...

OK thank you. Gee it's quite confusing if you dont use the exact yarn and needles as mentioned in the patterns isn't it? I have decided to not knit any further with that yarn and find a cheaper yarn,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,654
Posted By coffeegirl
OK thank you. So it doesn't matter what size...

OK thank you. So it doesn't matter what size needle you use, as long as your tension matches the pattern. I have been reading on tension and gauge and trying to get my head around it. I'm getting...
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,654
Posted By coffeegirl
This thread has been really helpful and has given...

This thread has been really helpful and has given me something to come back to and read up on some more following the links. It's hard to find the exact yarn as called for in patterns and/or you just...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-30-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 77,884
Posted By coffeegirl
I'm a beginner too, well haven't knitted in 20...

I'm a beginner too, well haven't knitted in 20 years but it's kinda like riding a bike, it was fairly easy to just pick up. Anyway I started a scarf with 4mm needles and feathers and I was picking up...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-30-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,790
Posted By coffeegirl
He is adorable :cheering:

He is adorable :cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7,417
Views: 1,412,411
Posted By coffeegirl
Hi everyone, I'm new here. I'm a 34yr old SAHM...

Hi everyone, I'm new here. I'm a 34yr old SAHM and have one daughter, 5.

I haven't knitted in a long time, since I was about 10. I used to spend vacations at my grandmothers house and she was a...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-30-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,622
Posted By coffeegirl
Poncho needing 10 balls of yarn ???

Hi, I am fairly new to knitting after picking it up again with a long absense. It's been about 20 yrs since I knitted as a child.

Anyway I am making a basic Poncho for my daughter. I am using the...
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