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Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jillie
Thank you sooo much! That answered my dilema...

Thank you sooo much! That answered my dilema exactly. I understand it...but, I'm thinking I may just frog the 3 rows since they are short enough and I don't want to have a tension issue or possibly...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jillie
Slip stitch at beginning of row??

I have been working on a pink winter scarf for a friend who was diagnosed with breast cancer recently. It is a soft chunky type yarn, worked in a simple rib, k2 p2 pattern. I had been slipping the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-31-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 35,552
Posted By Jillie
I know this thread has been quiet for a bit, but...

I know this thread has been quiet for a bit, but I have been looking for a free pattern for my new grandson and came across this one. It may be what some of our knitsters are looking for also. It...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-03-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Jillie
Julie~ To uncoil those cables, just boil a pot of...

Julie~ To uncoil those cables, just boil a pot of water and let the cable soak to release the kinkiness :) Using them on a project also helps once your fabric grows...the weight helps to keep the...
Forum: Crochet! 04-03-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,511
Posted By Jillie
Belated "thanks", Jack~ I finally have gotten the...

Belated "thanks", Jack~ I finally have gotten the afghan underway! I understood the diagram...and it was helpful. Thanks for your response and help in clearing my confusion. Now I just need to...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-02-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Jillie
oh, and once you DO get used to them, you may...

oh, and once you DO get used to them, you may even prefer them for most of your projects. No needles getting lost, and I think it is safer as far as stitches slipping off. I just push the work to...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-02-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Jillie
Hey Julie~ You just need to turn your work...same...

Hey Julie~ You just need to turn your work...same way you would with straight needles. Circulars are really great once you get the hang of them. They are also used to make "tube" type knitting. When...
Forum: Crochet! 03-11-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,511
Posted By Jillie
Thanks so much for the reply, Craw. There are 3...

Thanks so much for the reply, Craw. There are 3 dc between each peak and valley. The decrease dc2tog are done 2x in each valley...so, this should be worked over 4 stitches, if I'm understanding...
Forum: Crochet! 03-10-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,511
Posted By Jillie
dc2tog?? in Vintage Ripple afghan

Has anyone made the vintage ripple afghan following the pattern for #8 Soft Waves in Jan Eaton's book 200 Ripple Stitch Patterns? I have started 3 times now and keep running into the same problem. ...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-12-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By Jillie
Aaaaa...thanks, Jan. I tried it this morn and...

Aaaaa...thanks, Jan. I tried it this morn and was able to pull it up, so yeah, it must have been updating. Thanks for your response :)
Forum: Pattern Central 02-12-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By Jillie
Lion Brand Yarn website???

:??I can't access Lion Brand Yarn. I'm a member and have downloaded free patterns in the past, but for some reason I can't find it now. I have it bookmarked and even googled for it and the hit...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By Jillie
Thank you so much for the quick response,...

Thank you so much for the quick response, campbellmom. It does feel odd...I'm going to go and give it another go with your advice. I'll try the stretching first and then the smaller needle if needed,...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By Jillie
knit & purl in same stitch?

I am finishing a scarf with a ruffled edge. The pattern gives the instruction to put a knit and purl stitch in each stitch across (doubling). The next row (and final one) is done the same way...
Forum: General Knitting 06-12-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,528
Posted By Jillie
I learned on bamboo over 2 years ago. They were...

I learned on bamboo over 2 years ago. They were nice for a beginner because the stitches don't slip off as easily. You can rub them between wax paper to make them slicker if you knit really tight....
Forum: How-to Questions 04-17-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,425
Posted By Jillie
When to use which cast-on method?

I've been knitting for about 2 years now...self taught using books and this site. I've made all the beginner stuff: dish clothes, bibs, scarves, baby blankets. I've learned a few cast on methods,...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jillie
Oh, and I meant to say "I finally get it!"...

Oh, and I meant to say "I finally get it!" :figureditout: Thankx :happydance:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jillie
Thanks Jennifer and Laura for your help. I've...

Thanks Jennifer and Laura for your help. I've been knitting for a little over a year now and have a few projects that have made it off the needles. Many more still hangin' on. I'm really enjoying...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jillie
Hey Jennifer, Thanks for the quick response. ...

Hey Jennifer, Thanks for the quick response. I'm still a little confused... I tryed what you suggested and I do see the two sides. Should I be putting all the s1 stitches on a stitch holder while...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jillie
Bunny Blanket Buddy head question

Hi everybody! I haven't posted in a long time... I've been a frequent lurker though, and enjoy all the information, FO's, and positive encouragement shared here. What a terrific group you all are! ...
Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,056
Posted By Jillie
Oh, I love books as much as knitting :inlove:!...

Oh, I love books as much as knitting :inlove:! Let's see, the Family Circle books are good and practical, Hip Knits 65 easy projects from hot deisgners from Better Homes and Gardens (babies, kids,...
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2006, 09:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,614
Posted By Jillie
I learned to crochet around age 10 and have done...

I learned to crochet around age 10 and have done projects off and on (mainly afghans for family members) over the years. When my middle daughter found out she was expecting I decided to teach myself...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jillie
Thanks knitaddict, That's exactly what I did,...

Thanks knitaddict, That's exactly what I did, and it turned out great. I got a reply from Ingrid, but I don't know where it went; it's not showing on the forum.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jillie
binding off

I just finished a baby afghan (first project besides dishcloths), and now I need to bind off. I watched the videos, but my pattern is K3 P3 across (small block/basketweave), and I'm not sure if I...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By Jillie
Thanks Ingrid for the quick response! Will that...

Thanks Ingrid for the quick response! Will that method give me the smoothest edge? I was a bit confused with moving the carried yarn in the right direction to slip the stitches, but I think I've...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By Jillie
binding off

I just finished a baby afghan (first project besides dishcloths), and now I need to bind off. I watched the videos, but my pattern is K3 P3 across (small block/basketweave), and I'm not sure if I...
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