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Forum: Pattern Central 01-08-2009, 11:45 PM
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Posted By truenorth
Finally it got finished! My first cable project!...

Finally it got finished! My first cable project! It made it to Japan in time for Christmas...
I love this yarn: Debbie Bliss baby alpaca and silk.
Thanks again for such a wonderful pattern!
Forum: Pattern Central 12-19-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 369,486
Posted By truenorth
I'll second that thank you to Anise and also to...

I'll second that thank you to Anise and also to you, Deb, as you helped me through this project with a question or two. I finished it (finally!) in November and it is now on its way to Japan to our...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-02-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By truenorth
I have some yarn on order to get started on the...

I have some yarn on order to get started on the Einstein coat - very excited! I am a novice but determined to do this!! I have read all the threads on this coat and hope I can avoid some pitfalls,...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-31-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,220
Posted By truenorth
Einstein coat yarn and size

I still consider myself a novice but after making and giving away tons of hats and scarves, I really want to make something for myself. Not a hat! Not a scarf! I want to make the Einstein coat but am...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-20-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 369,486
Posted By truenorth
skpo

Mirl and Anise, :muah:
Thank you so much for your responses. I was still waiting -- so appreciate your reply. I'll now keep on working at it. As soon as I finish it, I'll try to post a photo!
Forum: Pattern Central 03-19-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 369,486
Posted By truenorth
Have asked questions re this pattern earlier this...

Have asked questions re this pattern earlier this month and got great help -- but I'm not an expert here, is this thread now closed? Help!
Forum: Pattern Central 03-19-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 369,486
Posted By truenorth
SKPO

OK, here's another question. I have finally reached the decrease rows and have a question about skpo (slip, knit, pass slipped stitch over). Do I slip the stitch knitwise or purlwise, or does it...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-04-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 369,486
Posted By truenorth
Wsh -- Thank you!! Just woke up to find your...

Wsh -- Thank you!! Just woke up to find your quick reply from late last night. Am still a novice but realize I did use the kfb increase on a baby hat that I finished a couple of weeks ago. Great!...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-04-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 369,486
Posted By truenorth
Hi Wsh, I am going to follow your steps and start...

Hi Wsh,
I am going to follow your steps and start with 108 so that the k2p2 ribbing comes out right, but can you tell me how/where you did the increases to 110? Did you do a purl row as suggested by...
Forum: General Knitting 06-07-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By truenorth
Hi Nobones, I am considering ordering a KnitPicks...

Hi Nobones,
I am considering ordering a KnitPicks Options set. I just now checked their website and anything over $45 ships for free to U.S. If you want to piggyback your order with mine, I would be...
Forum: General Knitting 06-07-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By truenorth
Please click one of the Quick Reply icons in the...

Please click one of the Quick Reply icons in the posts above to activate Quick Reply.
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 53,951
Posted By truenorth
I donít know what I would have done without Amyís...

I donít know what I would have done without Amyís lifeline hint. I am such a clutz if I have to frog and then try to get the loops back on the needle properly. I drop stitches and get frustrated. So...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By truenorth
Thank you so much, Sue and Jan! I'm sure I can...

Thank you so much, Sue and Jan! I'm sure I can proceed just fine now. Great link, Jan! I printed it for my knitting notebook!
Lynnea
p.s. to Jan-- all my projects undoubtedly include blue merle...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By truenorth
Question Decreasing at top of hat

Hi!-
I am knitting a hat on size 10 circular Addi turbo needles (love them!). I have completed two hats in regular stockinette, but this one is k2p2 ribbing. How do I make it look right when...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-03-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,741
Posted By truenorth
Amberle - a Washingtonian, huh! Where? I was...

Amberle - a Washingtonian, huh! Where? I was born in Seattle, but we (husband and two energetic blue merle Australian Shepherds) now have a place about 16 mi. north of Ellensburg (Rodeo country)...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-02-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,741
Posted By truenorth
Hi Amberle, We just got back from visiting...

Hi Amberle,
We just got back from visiting daughter and family in Germany. They are near Landstuhl (actually out in farm country... Kashofen - beautiful). Nearest small town is Homburg (not...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-10-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,741
Posted By truenorth
Hi Krautie! My husband and I are flying to...

Hi Krautie!
My husband and I are flying to Germany on the 25th of this month to visit daughter and family in a village near the French border (Kashofen). She had second baby this week so we will now...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-25-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By truenorth
:wall: :doh: Thanks to you both! I missed...

:wall:
:doh:
Thanks to you both! I missed my snowshoeing hike with the furry kids yesterday - guess that left my brain foggy without the typical fresh air! At least that's my excuse this...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-24-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By truenorth
Seed Stitch Diamonds, problem reading pattern

I'm a beginner. My aunt gave me a book "Knitting for Dummies." (yup, there's a message there...) Now that I have had enough practice on knitting and purling and moss stitch, I want to try a new...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-24-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By truenorth
Thanks, nu! I absolutely love the look of that...

Thanks, nu! I absolutely love the look of that stitch - gives it such depth and texture. Will try it.

That's funny about the blonde thing. Three close friends of mine in Japan refer to one of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-23-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By truenorth
Ooops! :wall: I'm sorry, I see you have already...

Ooops! :wall: I'm sorry, I see you have already given the instructions for blanket moss. Blonde moment...
Thanks for doing that!
L
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-23-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By truenorth
I love the look of that blanket moss stitch in...

I love the look of that blanket moss stitch in your scarf, Nuknitter!

How do you do that? I have been trying moss stitch as follows -- is it the same as what you call blanket moss?

Row 1 k1 p1...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-23-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,741
Posted By truenorth
Hej pa dej dar i Sverige! Jag bor i -- I live in...

Hej pa dej dar i Sverige! Jag bor i -- I live in central Washington state. Lived in Sweden 2 1/2 years and became quite fluent, but that was a while ago. In late March we are headed to Germany. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-22-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By truenorth
Lifeline

A beginner, I just joined this forum yesterday! What a great place! If I hadn't found Amy's hint on using a lifeline, my bamboo needles would have been thrown into the fireplace with my knitting by...
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