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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-22-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,997
Posted By ladyroto
Wow, simply............wow :shock: Beautiful...

Wow, simply............wow :shock:

Beautiful work, Great job!!
:thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 07-22-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,528
Posted By ladyroto
How Many to Cast On? Baby Hat w/ No Pattern

I just finished a sweater, sized 6 months, for a friend who is pregnant and I want to make a matching hat/beanie and baby socks to match with the remaining yarn.

How do I determine how many stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By ladyroto
Zkimom is right, hold onto 2 strands of yarn (2...

Zkimom is right, hold onto 2 strands of yarn (2 balls/skeins) at the same time through the entire pattern. Knits up quick using 2 strands and size 15 circs. Here is the link for the pattern for...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By ladyroto
I see the pelican Too!! Cool colors and great...

I see the pelican Too!! Cool colors and great combination!
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,208
Posted By ladyroto
I started with 1 set of size 7 needles and one...

I started with 1 set of size 7 needles and one skein of yarn, which got me started on a scarf (my scarf ended up being 3 skeins long). Everything else I have I have accumulated as a project calls...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By ladyroto
Man, I so wished I had learned to knit earlier!! ...

Man, I so wished I had learned to knit earlier!! These patterns are so cute!!!! I have 4 children (ages 11, 9, 2 and 1). I didn't learn to knit until about 6 months ago. I would have really...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By ladyroto
I just checked and I didn't have a problem...

I just checked and I didn't have a problem viewing the pattern for the "Knitted Simple Stitch Purse". The patterns are in .pdf format. So you will need to make sure you have Acrobat Reader to view...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-16-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,918
Posted By ladyroto
Beautiful work! I showed my husband and he...

Beautiful work! I showed my husband and he promptly told me to print up the pattern! I think I will head to my local knitting store tomorrow to pick out my silk.



Kemp, you are absolutely...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,216
Posted By ladyroto
I am the same way, There are only 2 things I...

I am the same way, There are only 2 things I have knitted that I have kept. One is the first thing I ever knitted, a scarf full of mistakes (that is why I didn't give it to someone) and a halter...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-15-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By ladyroto
Awesome, Thanks so much for your input! Now that...

Awesome, Thanks so much for your input! Now that I have an idea of what to do I need to hunt down some really cute material!

Thank You again,
Tracy
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2007, 01:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,504
Posted By ladyroto
Scissors, measuring tape, point protectors,...

Scissors, measuring tape, point protectors, needle to weave in ends, stitch markers, stitch/row counter(s), pencil, pen, knitting magazine, 2 balls/skeins of yarn (one attached to work and an extra),...
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,150
Posted By ladyroto
My best friend taught me how to cast on one night...

My best friend taught me how to cast on one night at her house. I was so anxious to go on to the next step I went online and found various knitting videos (mainly from here at KH). Every project I...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-13-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,342
Posted By ladyroto
I don't know if it would be considered double...

I don't know if it would be considered double knitting. Apparently the alternating purl/slip method makes a pocket. So I guess in a way it could be considered knitting the front and back at the...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-13-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By ladyroto
I have seen this pattern. I can't decide between...

I have seen this pattern. I can't decide between that one and this one:

http://www.mccallpattern.com/item/M4728.htm?tab=crafts&page=5
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-13-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,342
Posted By ladyroto
I think it is because you alternate the slip and...

I think it is because you alternate the slip and purl and not slip the slips and purl the purls, You start each row with a Purl and end the rows with a slip. I felt the same way........once I...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By ladyroto
Knitting Tote and Needle Case

Has anyone made their own Knitting Tote and Needle case? I like my knitting to be organized and having my needles just dropped in a drawer is really starting to frazzle me. I am currently using a...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-12-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,342
Posted By ladyroto
So if you are at the K2tog across row-14 sts that...

So if you are at the K2tog across row-14 sts that would mean you are at Row 62 and here you are still shaping the head. I would continue on as the pattern says until you reach the Shape Ears...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By ladyroto
Ya know........that is quite ingenious....

Ya know........that is quite ingenious. :thumbsup: I was weary of altering the pattern because I was thinking I would need to alter the shape not the length. I think I will do that since like I...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By ladyroto
Thank you for looking. I may have to give that...

Thank you for looking. I may have to give that one a try but make it larger, it would be for a 9 year old.

Thanks again,
Tracy
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By ladyroto
redheadrachel, I LOVE the colors of your "manly...

redheadrachel, I LOVE the colors of your "manly beanie"! What yarn/wool did you use?? I would really love to duplicate that hat for my husband, I LOVE IT!!
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By ladyroto
I have made 3 london beanies all for men and now...

I have made 3 london beanies all for men and now I have several requests for more (also from men). After my first one I started to alter the pattern a bit, mainly the size and amount of stripes. ...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By ladyroto
Puppy Hat/Beanie

I have seen a beanie that has cat ears, does anyone have a similar pattern but with puppy dog ears? My daughters are 2 years apart and very competitive. One of them has requested a kitty hat and...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-12-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,342
Posted By ladyroto
Wow, thank you itsjustmeghan for the kitty hat...

Wow, thank you itsjustmeghan for the kitty hat pattern!! My daughter was just requesting a kitty hat the other day.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-12-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,342
Posted By ladyroto
I finished one of these but the head turned out...

I finished one of these but the head turned out wrong :( I ended up with an extra stitch. The head consists of rows of purl, slip across ending in a slip (28 stitches if I remember correctly) so...
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 1,310
Posted By ladyroto
Hi, Welcome! I hope you enjoy this site as...

Hi,

Welcome! I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do. When I first found this site and forum it was just to answer a desperate knitting question, now this forum is a daily e-stop for me. ...
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