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Forum: General Knitting 05-20-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By fargo_knitting
I wouldn't mind rearranging the stitches because...

I wouldn't mind rearranging the stitches because it is so easy to do on magic loop, that is if the rearrangement happens where the cable is looped. It would seem easier on ML then on any other...
Forum: The Lounge 01-29-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,312
Posted By fargo_knitting
My mother convinced me if I ate raw cookie dough,...

My mother convinced me if I ate raw cookie dough, cake batter, or brownie batter I would get worms. I still feel really sneaky when I lick the beaters!

I insisted all of my stuffed animals sleep...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 01-23-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,495
Posted By fargo_knitting
I just learned to spin using a drop spindle and...

I just learned to spin using a drop spindle and it is going OK. I learned that I need to pre-draft all of my roving before I spin so I am not doing too many things at once. As I get better, I hope...
Forum: Crochet! 01-21-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,926
Posted By fargo_knitting
I found this at www.hipforums.com this is the...

I found this at www.hipforums.com

this is the cutest/kitchiest thing... you fill it up with little candies and squeeze it to make it poop

LOL

Crochet Jelly Bean...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-22-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By fargo_knitting
It may also be that the chunky yarn is pretty...

It may also be that the chunky yarn is pretty heavy and the weight of the sweater lengthened/stretched it out a bit. Thats happened to me before.
Forum: Pattern Central 11-18-2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,234
Posted By fargo_knitting
Here...

Here (http://store.payloadz.com/str-asp-i.10179-n.Croshay_Design_Applejack_Hat_Crochet_Pattern_Other_Files_-end-detail.html) is one you can purchase and download.
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By fargo_knitting
In the news...

This is very cool (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20780105/)!

:thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 10-30-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By fargo_knitting
I guess I don't know how much the tax is, but...

I guess I don't know how much the tax is, but SHIPPING is FREE!! As long as any order from knit picks is over $45, shipping is free.

The other awesome thing about knit picks is that they don't...
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By fargo_knitting
Tinkertoy swift

I made a swift out of tinkertoys (not my original idea...got it from here (http://www.folkcatart.com/blogs/jen/?p=742) )

I didn't have the proper tools to make one, but tinkertoys are pre-cut and...
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,791
Posted By fargo_knitting
Venting really helps me to deal with things. ...

Venting really helps me to deal with things. Once its out of my system and I have had a chance to cool off (I can have a wicked temper :evil: ), I put things into perspective and feel better about...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-24-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By fargo_knitting
I'm a Fargo knitter! Are you on Ravelry? If you...

I'm a Fargo knitter! Are you on Ravelry? If you are, I am AndiJo.
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By fargo_knitting
These are the Chibi - they make weaving in the...

These are the Chibi - they make weaving in the ends so much...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,158
Posted By fargo_knitting
I have a top down pullover sweater that I have...

I have a top down pullover sweater that I have been working on for over a year now. It is made out of Cherry Tree Hill Oceania. I bought the yarn because it was a huge (over 1000 yards) hank that...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By fargo_knitting
Knitting Accessories

Are there any knitting accessories that you love so much that you often buy more than you need so you are sure never to be without them?

I :heart:love:heart: my Chibi bent tip needles. I now have...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By fargo_knitting
I found a chart that may or may not help...

I found a chart that may or may not help you.
http://www.yarnstandards.com/weight.html

I think I read once that DK (double knitting weight) was called this because it is double the thickness of...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,396
Posted By fargo_knitting
I was in my 20s when I started knitting. I...

I was in my 20s when I started knitting. I taught my nephew who was 10 to knit. He really enjoyed it.

I don't think it would hurt to try to teach her to knit if she shows an interest in it. A...
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,697
Posted By fargo_knitting
http://www.glory-ousknits.com/cgi-bin/shopper.cgi?...

http://www.glory-ousknits.com/cgi-bin/shopper.cgi?search=action&category=NDPT&keywords=all&template=Templates/NDPT_storebuilder.html

Check out this website. They have a pair. You may want to look...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-05-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,453
Posted By fargo_knitting
I used speed stix 6-hour afghan pattern for the...

I used speed stix 6-hour afghan pattern for the first time about 2 months ago. I made a prayer/comfort blanket for a male. (I figured a prayer shawl wasn't his style ;)) Anywhoo... I used Caron...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By fargo_knitting
Just from the quick read through of the...

Just from the quick read through of the pattern...I think I would mattress stitch. If I am not mistaken, kitchener is usually done with live stitches and there aren't live stitches.

Can you post...
Forum: General Knitting 10-05-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By fargo_knitting
I have wanted to purchase the Barbara Walker...

I have wanted to purchase the Barbara Walker books (1-4). Mainly I am interested in stitch patterns for lace. Would 1 & 2 still be all I need? I wish I could page through them to see if they are...
Forum: General Knitting 10-05-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By fargo_knitting
I guess I would have to agree with the majority...

I guess I would have to agree with the majority of the board. I would go with a natural fiber because they do keep you warmer and they 'breathe' so you don't get sweaty and chilled again.

Make sure...
Forum: General Knitting 10-05-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,809
Posted By fargo_knitting
In addition to mwhite's tip of using a...

In addition to mwhite's tip of using a pillowcase....
use a zippered pillowcase when felting. When you check your item, it is easier to unzip/rezip than to tie/untie a wet piece of fabric.

I...
Forum: General Knitting 10-05-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,482
Posted By fargo_knitting
I tried using things around the house as a yarn...

I tried using things around the house as a yarn swift and got pretty frustrated. I found this posting, went to wal-mart, spent $20 on 2 small cans of tinkertoys, and made a yarn swift in just a few...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By fargo_knitting
:think: Maybe this is a crazy idea...but...

:think: Maybe this is a crazy idea...but manufactures should set those knotted skeins aside and sell them at a discount. If you pay regular price..you get regular quality. If you pay a discount...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-27-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By fargo_knitting
I have never tried to steam block before, but...

I have never tried to steam block before, but since part of the yarn is made of acrylic...I would probably not try it. I have had good luck with wet blocking my projects. I haven't tried it from a...
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