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Forum: Charity Knitting 07-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 30,680
Posted By knitcindy
Here's one I just posted about in a seperate...

Here's one I just posted about in a seperate thread:

http://www.worldvision.org/get-involved/knit-for-kids

They collect knitted and crocheted sweaters, blankets and infant caps and then ship them...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By knitcindy
A New Project for Knitters/Crocheters!!!

World Vision has started a program called Knit for Kids. Here's the website: http://www.worldvision.org/get-involved/knit-for-kids

You can print out knit and crochet patterns for sweaters, infant...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By knitcindy
Yes, you will want to bind off before you start...

Yes, you will want to bind off before you start the Left End section. Don't know why they don't tell you to, but you'd have to in order to make both ends look the same.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks for those links GG!!!!! I emailed Joann...

Thanks for those links GG!!!!! I emailed Joann Fabrics and they told me that these needles are only thru their website and NOT in their stores. I am soooooooo disappointed! I wanted to see them in...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 231
Posted By knitcindy
Yes, if you could post a link (or at least the...

Yes, if you could post a link (or at least the name of the pattern) that would be a HUGE help!!!

Some patterns are written for you to work from the top down. Those would need to be done with...
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By knitcindy
Another circular needle question!!

I have a few of the super long Addi Turbo circular needles (47" long) and really like how thin the cables are and how lightweight the metal tips are.

Does someone make these in an interchangeable...
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By knitcindy
Anybody used these needles???

I just got my latest Mary Maxim catalog the other day and saw these needle sets:

http://www.marymaxim.com/deborah-norville-interchangeable-needles.html

I'm wondering if anyone here has these and...
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Sheldon!!! I'm interested in the section...

Thanks Sheldon!!!

I'm interested in the section about Double Knitting so this will be a huge help to me!!

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Jan in CA but I don't have any cell phone...

Thanks Jan in CA but I don't have any cell phone at all. So that won't help me.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By knitcindy
I use all acrylic yarns, mostly because my...

I use all acrylic yarns, mostly because my husband is allergic to anything animal-based. While I would love to try something else, I can't right now.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By knitcindy
Can't find something in the Knittinghelp.com Shop!!!

I'm looking for something called the "Website CD Rom". I viewed the Double Knitting video on this site and underneath, it mentioned how the whole thing is available on this CD Rom, but I can't find...
Forum: General Knitting 07-06-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By knitcindy
Here's a link to the latest Red Heart Knit...

Here's a link to the latest Red Heart Knit Along!! Starting this week, each week will feature a different cabled square.

Try it...
Forum: General Knitting 07-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Jan!! I guess my biggest "rant" is that...

Thanks Jan!!

I guess my biggest "rant" is that in ordering online, I'm never quite sure if a "4" is really a "4" or not!!

knitcindy
Forum: Pattern Central 07-05-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,454
Posted By knitcindy
Maybe you could knit little bags and then fill...

Maybe you could knit little bags and then fill them with pot-pourri to make sachets. OR use thin ribbon-type yarn and size 50 needles and knit a simple triangle shawl. VERY nice and breezy - even...
Forum: General Knitting 07-05-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By knitcindy
Does this BUG anyone else?? Or is it just me?!?!?!?

While I'm glad that the yarn companies have finally come up with these numbers for yarn thickness............sometimes the variations within the same number drive me CRAZY!!!!:waah: :hair:

For...
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,225
Posted By knitcindy
as fast as I need to!!!! knitcindy

as fast as I need to!!!!

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 06-21-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By knitcindy
Unfortunately, I can't cross off the Row numbers...

Unfortunately, I can't cross off the Row numbers for this pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basket-afghan) because it's a repeat of Rows 1-20 over & over.

Just wondering if anyone...
Forum: General Knitting 06-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By knitcindy
You're right Ingrid!!! And I've got 4 kids, so...

You're right Ingrid!!! And I've got 4 kids, so my row count would ALWAYS be off!!!!!!!!!

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Ingrid!!! I like the one that looks like...

Thanks Ingrid!!!

I like the one that looks like a ring, small enough to not get in the way while knitting.

Will have to check them all out!
knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By knitcindy
Has anyone ever seen a row counter like this???

I've been thinking about different kinds of row counters and am just wondering if there IS such a thing like this out there:

A row counter that I can attach to my wrist with elastic. The "clicker"...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By knitcindy
I have no idea how to help with your...

I have no idea how to help with your question.........I just wanted to say you are REALLY ambitious to attack that map-of-the-world afghan!!!!!!!

PLEASE keep us updated with your progress! I'd love...
Forum: General Knitting 06-13-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By knitcindy
This is for me personally, so take from it...

This is for me personally, so take from it whatever you want to. I have 4 kids, who are between the ages of 14-22.

I would NOT try to teach anyone younger than 4 or 5 how to knit or crochet. A...
Forum: General Knitting 06-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By knitcindy
I like to knit baby blankets for charity. ...

I like to knit baby blankets for charity. There's a crisis pregnancy center not too far from here that always needs blankets, sweaters, booties, etc......... for the little ones.

Or you could...
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By knitcindy
Something that helped me when I first had trouble...

Something that helped me when I first had trouble with knitting flat on circulars was these 2 things: (assuming you are using the long-tail cast on)

1. Tie a piece of BRIGHTLY colored yarn into a...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By knitcindy
I've used the Yarn Girl's books before and their...

I've used the Yarn Girl's books before and their instructions are super simple & helpful. In fact, my very first sweater came from that book (one of the cardigans) and everything was spelled out for...
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