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Forum: General Knitting 08-09-2007, 07:09 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
Jodi, Thanks again!

Jodi,

Thanks again!
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2007, 06:54 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
Hi, Jodi Thanks you so much for the pictures. ...

Hi, Jodi

Thanks you so much for the pictures. That answers my question. I appreciate your input. Your work was very nice, but I think I'll find a pretty solid color yarn.
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By krmrptr
can you use a variegated yarn for a basketweave pattern?

I have never knitted with basketweave before and am wondering if the pattern shows up as nicely using a variegated yarn. Would you recommend using a solid color instead? Thanks for the input!
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2007, 08:12 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
Smile Velvet Touch yarn

I fell in love with Peter Pan Velvet Touch yarn and want to make a baby blanket. Any ideas if a lacy pattern would work just as well as a tighter knit? I'm open to all suggestions and patterns. ...
Forum: General Knitting 06-14-2007, 04:04 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
Homespun substitute?

Hi,

I was all set to order some Lion brand Homespun yarn to make a prayer shawl. I really love the colors. Unfortunately, I keep reading how difficult it is to work with so now I'm not sure I...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2007, 10:26 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
help with pattern

http://www.jimsyldesign.com/~dishbout/kpatterns/cotcloth.html
I am a new knitter and not sure about these directions. It says to knit to last stitch and turn on Row 2 and knit to last two stitches...
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By krmrptr
blocking

I hope I'm not wasting my time! I am a new knitter and working on my first baby blanket. I'm using Lion BabySoft yarn which is 60 percent acrylic and 40 percent nylon or polyamid. My knitting has...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-22-2007, 04:40 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
baby blanket

You might check on Joann.com and read the reviews of the yarn. Some people love it and others had problems with the washing. I wanted to use it for a baby blanket because it was so pretty and soft,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By krmrptr
Sue, I grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Small...

Sue, I grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Small world, huh?

I actually love Sugar and Creme for dishcloths, but haven't really used them long. I'm hoping that they last for a little while, but I'll...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By krmrptr
baby blanket

Sue, I grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho!! Pretty small world, huh?
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 02:27 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
baby blanket

Shows you how much I know!!

Which area of Wyoming are you in? I lived in Cheyenne for ten years in the early '80s and that's why I now live in Arizona!!
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2007, 11:58 AM
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Posted By krmrptr
baby blanket

Nikki, sounds like your blankets will be very pretty and soft!! I wanted to make something soft and pretty at the same time, but hold up well when a new mom doesn't have time to handwash.

I have...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2007, 12:35 PM
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Posted By krmrptr
baby blanket

Good idea! Thanks, Sue!!!
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2007, 11:49 AM
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Posted By krmrptr
cotton baby blanket

Thanks for the input. I was thinking of using TLC Cotton Plus which is 51 percent cotton and 49 percent acrylic. The manufacturer states you can machine wash and dry, but never having used it I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By krmrptr
first time knitting a baby blanket with cotton - help

This will be my first time knitting a baby blanket ever for that matter. I have crocheted for many years. Just wondering if there are certain patterns to stay away from when using cotton and if...
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