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Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2014, 09:54 AM
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Posted By KnittinGal
Thank you so much for your responses! So the...

Thank you so much for your responses! So the measurement "8 1/2 inches minus 1/2 inch for rib pull-in 8 inches" is a width measurement, not length? That's why I was confused... :mrgreen: Thanks...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By KnittinGal
Cardigan Question

Hello knitters!

I'm here with another question about this pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/70-lush-and-lacy-cardigan). I finished the back, and now I'm working on the fronts! I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By KnittinGal
Oh...OK, that makes sense now!! (Finally, right?)...

Oh...OK, that makes sense now!! (Finally, right?) :teehee:

So I will have to keep track of my rows, work seven rows, but not go by "row 7" and "row 8" of the Lace Pattern. I get it now. Thank...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By KnittinGal
I'm really sorry, but I think I'm still a little...

I'm really sorry, but I think I'm still a little confused. :shrug: Please bear with me!

I understand what you said, salmonmac, about increasing the reverse stockinette panel as I go up the back, but...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By KnittinGal
Question Help with pattern directions

Hello!

I hope you've all had a lovely Christmas season, and are back into the swing of knitting!

I'm here with a question about this pattern...
Forum: The Lounge 12-23-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,137
Posted By KnittinGal
:teehee: Actually, it really isn't so funny! ...

:teehee:

Actually, it really isn't so funny! My kitty was the source of a knitting incident the other day...

I knitted my mom a cowl as a gift (I'll try to post some pics after Christmas), and I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-08-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By KnittinGal
Haha! My sister just reminded me of my first...

Haha! My sister just reminded me of my first knitting needles! Here's the story...

I received a kit as a gift that said "Crochet" all over it. You know what I'm talking about, phrases like "Make...
Forum: The Lounge 11-30-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By KnittinGal
Thanks! Happy Birthday to you, too! :)

Thanks! Happy Birthday to you, too! :)
Forum: The Lounge 11-20-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By KnittinGal
Best birthday present EVER!

Yesterday was the big day, and my parents surprised me with my first-ever set of interchangeable needles! I had been eyeing KnitPicks Options for a while now, and I was so excited.

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And...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-03-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By KnittinGal
Thanks, claireweber! I didn't think of this at...

Thanks, claireweber! I didn't think of this at first, but I suppose it would be really easy to just knit a lace headband and then add the snood, using seperate patterns for each. I appreciate your...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-02-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By KnittinGal
Charlotte: Thank you very much for the help. The...

Charlotte: Thank you very much for the help. The two stitches you mentioned, single crochet and shell stitch, don't look too hard. I did learn to crochet a few years ago, but I never really got the...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-02-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By KnittinGal
Well, I didn't really look at headbands, but I...

Well, I didn't really look at headbands, but I found this one looking for snoods. This was one of the ones that came up, and I liked the look of it. I will go over and look at headbands, though,...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-02-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By KnittinGal
Redface Can I knit something like this?

Hello all!

I would really love to make this pretty headband (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/snood-3). I seem to have a likeness for anything with beads...

Anyway, I have a little problem....
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By KnittinGal
I've used circular (cable) needles before on...

I've used circular (cable) needles before on blankets and such. There is a lot more room for a bigger, wider project, since cable needles are much longer. This way, it makes it easier to see your...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-22-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By KnittinGal
Very pretty! I love the color! :yay: I've been...

Very pretty! I love the color! :yay: I've been thinking that I need to knit myself a pair of fingerless gloves or mitts like those for those chilly autumn/winter mornings!
Forum: The Lounge 10-01-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By KnittinGal
Tee-hee!! :teehee:

Tee-hee!! :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 09-10-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By KnittinGal
About a year ago, our local library offered a...

About a year ago, our local library offered a knitting class which my mom, my sister, a few of our nearby friends, and I took. How could we pass it up...the cost per class was $1!

I didn't really...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-07-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By KnittinGal
Yes, I had heard that that was a good trick. My...

Yes, I had heard that that was a good trick. My swatch looked better when it came out of the washer, but it didn't look perfect.

Did I mention that I want this cardigan to be PERFECT? :lol:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By KnittinGal
Thank you both! WolfWalker, I wondered about...

Thank you both!

WolfWalker, I wondered about that. I will try it with some practice yarn.

GrumpyGramma, it seems to be a problem that happened occasionally, but not as often as it has in this...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By KnittinGal
Here's the "bar" between the...

Here's the "bar" between the stitches:

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Hopefully that helps.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By KnittinGal
Unhappy Stockinette stitch help

The "uneven stockinette stitch" bug has bitten me. :biting:

I've done a little reading about this problem. You know - where some stitches in stockinette are looser than others, and the fabric...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By KnittinGal
Sounds like KnitPicks Comfy is a possibility! ...

Sounds like KnitPicks Comfy is a possibility! One quick question...will the acrylic in the yarn cause it to get fuzzy and worn-looking more quickly? I made a book cover recently out of all-acrylic...
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By KnittinGal
Indeed it is! :-P I really love it. Bamboo...

Indeed it is! :-P I really love it.

Bamboo hadn't really crossed my mind, but I'll check it out. I would be really happy if I could have a hand-knit, warmer-weather sweater! Right now, I find...
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By KnittinGal
I was thinking about Hobby Lobby's "I Love This...

I was thinking about Hobby Lobby's "I Love This Cotton", simply because it is inexpensive. I used it for one of my vests, and so far I am happy with it. It's an Aran weight...would that be lighter...
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By KnittinGal
Question Yarn substitute

Hi there!

Sometime soon, I would really like to knit the "Lush and Lacy Cardigan" by SweaterBabe, and I had a question about yarn substitution.

The pattern calls for a worsted-weight angora/wool...
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