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Forum: How-to Questions 04-06-2011, 09:41 PM
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Posted By melbell
well I'm doing the Russian joins and it seems to...

well I'm doing the Russian joins and it seems to be working out ok.

Thanks for the suggestion!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-05-2011, 09:37 PM
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Posted By melbell
Question on weaving in ends in big loose stitches

I am making a SUPER SIMPLE stockinette throw on the lion brand speed stix. It is a pure stockinette throw holding 5 strands of jiffy at a time...I am almost to the ends of my first 5 skeins and I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,385
Posted By melbell
You would have to assume they don't...otherwise...

You would have to assume they don't...otherwise they would understand the satisfaction, even sometimes sheer joy, of creating something and putting yourself into it. It sounds cheesy but people love...
Forum: General Knitting 09-21-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,385
Posted By melbell
I knitted my first sock (a tabi sock) the other...

I knitted my first sock (a tabi sock) the other day out of red heart super saver multi (very bold bright colors) and I wore it to work with my crocs. I always walk around work with my shoes off but...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By melbell
good to know...good to know...it's also good to...

good to know...good to know...it's also good to know that i'm not actually doing something wrong lol...i just need to practice!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By melbell
well, i dont see how that will help...but at the...

well, i dont see how that will help...but at the same time I don't see how half the stuff I knit is going to come together until I actually do it.

So I will try all of these suggestions...and we'll...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By melbell
well I will certainly try that...if nothing else...

well I will certainly try that...if nothing else I am only making them for myself..

strike that...I wore my single sock to work today and two people have asked me if I will make them a pair...guess...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By melbell
I don't get what you mean, what do I stretch and...

I don't get what you mean, what do I stretch and not stretch?
Forum: How-to Questions 09-18-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By melbell
DPN Gap blues

No matter how tight I pull my darn stitches I can't get rid of these gaps...What am I doing wrong? I pulled so tight on most of these that it was actually a chore getting into the stitches on the...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By melbell
If you do decide to purchase a swift (I didn't...

If you do decide to purchase a swift (I didn't think I could handmake one sturdy enough but didn't want to pay $80 for an umbrella swift) I would suggest searching Ebay for "yarn swift" and get one...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-17-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By melbell
that's perfect! i did the correct cast-on and...

that's perfect! i did the correct cast-on and then i knit that first stitch of the original nine in the back loop and not only is it much tighter, but the tail can be given a tug once it's all done...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-17-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By melbell
oh wow that makes sense...i should just do the...

oh wow that makes sense...i should just do the cable cast on like in the video but just pretend that those 9 stitches were already cast on and just keep going...ok that makes sense...we'll see if I...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-17-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By melbell
ok so i didn't necessarily do it wrong? i just...

ok so i didn't necessarily do it wrong? i just need to try and make it tighter? would it have been helped by using the cable cast-on that they recommended rather than the long tail cast-on that I...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-17-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By melbell
Help with baby booty pattern

I am very much a beginner knitter but I wanted to try this super cute baby mary jane booty pattern so I gave it a whirl. I used needles too big for my yarn so it came out like monster sized but...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-07-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,047
Posted By melbell
Imagine what you just said, but with a visual of...

Imagine what you just said, but with a visual of a big burly man pretending to reach for a purse and saying with a lisp, "hang on mister robber while I unzip my homemade gun cozy and shoot you" and...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By melbell
I guess since it's so cheap I'll just get like 6...

I guess since it's so cheap I'll just get like 6 skeins of it and if that's not enough I'll order more later...

I think the pattern detail might be lost though if I just use a print yarn instead of...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By melbell
hehe, he will be 8 MONTHS old, not eight...

hehe, he will be 8 MONTHS old, not eight years...lol...the color choice just has to be something his parents (my brother and sister-in-law) will like! :D
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By melbell
is there any tool somewhere that can help you...

is there any tool somewhere that can help you decide how much yarn you will need? I haven't been doing this long enough to be able to guess.

I wouldn't think you would need much of a chunky yarn...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By melbell
oh wow i just found a gorgeous yarn that is...

oh wow i just found a gorgeous yarn that is pretty cheap...I could just do the whole thing with this yarn (it's a multi)...only problem is I have no idea how much I would...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By melbell
Well I like the idea of being a little less...

Well I like the idea of being a little less traditional, Heaven knows they have blue stuff coming out of their you know whats..but she did say that they are fine with blues for him.

I was going to...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By melbell
He will be eight months by the time I finish the...

He will be eight months by the time I finish the thing. He already outgrew the baby blanket I made him, so I'm going to make this one bigger than what that pattern calls for, I might even double...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-06-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By melbell
Boy Color Help

I want to make this blanket: http://www.knittingonthenet.com/patterns/afmeringuebaby.htm

But I want to make it from that same yarn, but for boy colors.

A list of all the Crystal Palace Meringue...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-04-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,047
Posted By melbell
Here's a very rough sketch of what I'm thinking...

Here's a very rough sketch of what I'm thinking of.

Think, sew same letters together fold on the dotted line.

I'm thinking I would have to start at the top of the picture and then do decreases for...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-03-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,047
Posted By melbell
Weird Pattern Request: Gun Case

I just bought a handgun and I would like to knit a little "cozy" or case for it. I want it to be shaped so that it sorta hugs the gun.

Has anyone ever seen a pattern like this anywhere?
Forum: Crochet! 10-15-2007, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By melbell
hahaha...well that's one way to do it!!...

hahaha...well that's one way to do it!! lol

Actually I'm way too new at this to trust my ability to "fix" anything that unravels...although I have found that crochet is WAY easier to get a do-over...
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