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Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Make that "floating color" yarn.

Make that "floating color" yarn.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Catching floats web tutorials?

Had to reset my kindle and lost all the wonderful how-to bookmarks :( I'm needing a reminder of how to catch floats when the floating Colorado yarn is held in the left hand. Any sites you have...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
"Hat" for a small table?

We recently purchased a small wooden table to keep between our couch and front door. Perfect spot to lay keys, purse, books, etc so we don't forget these items as we're going out the...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-23-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Well, I'm getting there:woot: But have come...

Well, I'm getting there:woot:
But have come across a wee bit of an issue. How does one keep multiple colors from tangling together when the WIP is in storage for the night? When working with two...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
*maxed* not maced

*maxed* not maced
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Thanks for the info. Looks like it's time to...

Thanks for the info. Looks like it's time to create a password list on paper and hope I don't lose it! I've maced out on the number of saved passwords I can keep on the tablet...well over 100 by now.
Forum: Crochet! 02-20-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
I suppose the other slight concern I have is not...

I suppose the other slight concern I have is not making these loops too small or too big...I'd hate to hear that baby got her fingers caught in one.
Forum: Crochet! 02-20-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
I just now looked up the how-to video on the...

I just now looked up the how-to video on the knitted version of loop stitch...that looks tricky. But then, so does the crochet version at this moment in time. I foresee several practice swatches in...
Forum: Crochet! 02-19-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Loop stitch as edging?

Hoping to reach some who both knit and crochet. Have found an adorable beanie pattern for a baby. Hat pattern is knit, but I'm wondering if one could use the crocheted loop stitch around the brim...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Finished mitts!

Yay! Got them done. Working on the matching hat now :)
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Maybe I'm missing something obvious here...but...

Maybe I'm missing something obvious here...but how does one post a pic in a forum post? Got one mitt done!!
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
I'm gonna butt in and ask...is the User...

I'm gonna butt in and ask...is the User name/password for the KH shop site the same as the one we use to access KH forums? Either my kindle's acting up and won't sign me in there...or I need a new...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Talking yippee!

Ended up combing both suggestions. Went down a size for ribbing (fits even better now) and increased 8 stitches right before beginning first cable row...pleased to report it's working like a charm....
Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Hadn't thought of that one. Thanks for the idea....

Hadn't thought of that one. Thanks for the idea. Planning to make a cabled hat and this mitt pattern matches the hat cables closely...which is why I really want to make these work so they'll fit!
Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Cabled wrist warmers

Made 3/4 of one wrist warmer. 2x4 ribbing at each end and 6st cables throughout length of pattern. Got first round past thumb-hole done, tried it on...and can't even get my hand through the cabled...
Forum: The Lounge 01-17-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Thanks for the numbers...I expect they'll be...

Thanks for the numbers...I expect they'll be getting a few calls in the days to come. As of two hours ago, cousin is still in medicallly induced coma. On life support. On ventilator as he is no...
Forum: The Lounge 01-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Suicide attempt by acquaintance...how does one cope?

Never before have I found myself in this situation. On Monday, my coworker (who happens to also be my hubby's and my friend), told me that her cousin attempted suicide by taking entire bottles of...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-03-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Finishing tail end of braided cord?

Wasn't sure I would have enough yarn left to make to icords for my son's earflap hat...so divvied up remaining yarn for braided cord instead. Reached the end of the braid and realized I'm not sure...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-10-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
That should read "library's " knitting group....

That should read "library's " knitting group. :)
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-10-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
This looks to be an old thread...but if you...

This looks to be an old thread...but if you happen to see this, I'm in Seymour IN! Send me a message, maybe we could join up at the Lindsey's knitting group.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-07-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Cast-on with multiple colors?

I'm about to begin an experimental project to learn some new techniques. And I'm wondering if it's possible to cast on two or more colors simultaneously? Could you hold the strands double and then...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-06-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
I was using my kindle fire the first...

I was using my kindle fire the first time...wonder if that's why the video didn't seem to be there. Just now checked using computer and it popped up right away. Thanks to all for the help!
Forum: Pattern Central 11-06-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Maybe I clicked on the wrong thing before...but...

Maybe I clicked on the wrong thing before...but earlier I was brought to a page wanting me to spend $30 for the online tutuorial and whatnot. Found the purse thing though. Looks cute, makes me want...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-05-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Thanks, but I don't have that kind of money to...

Thanks, but I don't have that kind of money to toss around. Sadly it will be at least another year before we have "play" money of any sort...any freebie links out there that you could recommend?
Forum: Pattern Central 11-05-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By PurpleDolphinGirl
Braving FairIsle? Maybe??

If I'm brave enough to make the attempt...does anyone have a recommendation for a good first fair isle pattern to try? Nothing overly tricky, I just want to see if I can actually do it. Either flat...
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