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Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By zkimom
I love Interweave Knits. I also have been getting...

I love Interweave Knits. I also have been getting it for quite a few years now so I have pretty large collection of magazines. My mom's collection goes back as far as the late 80s if I remember...
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,214
Posted By zkimom
Happy 6th, Amy and Sheldon!! I love this...

Happy 6th, Amy and Sheldon!!

I love this site!
:muah:
Forum: General Knitting 09-30-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By zkimom
NYC Yarn Crawl anyone?

I do so want to come into the city for this! But I have to watch my spending so I don't know if it's the best idea. Sounds like too much fun, I'd have to come alone. Neither my kids or my dh would...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-11-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,941
Posted By zkimom
If you are up for knitting 2 socks at one time on...

If you are up for knitting 2 socks at one time on circular needles, then Silver's Sock Class (http://www.cometosilver.com/socks/2mlsocks_start.htm) would work well for you. They have short row heels...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 672
Posted By zkimom
I looked at the pattern online and in the...

I looked at the pattern online and in the abbreviations section it says that 2tog means you either knit 2tog or slip 1 knit 1 psso (pass slipped stitch over.) This is where you are decreasing for...
Forum: General Knitting 09-09-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,877
Posted By zkimom
I made a pair of socks with Dream in Color...

I made a pair of socks with Dream in Color Smooshy (http://www.yarn.com/webs-knitting-crochet-yarns-dream-color/webs-knitting-yarns-dream-in-color-smooshy/) and they are so very comfy. Really nice...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-15-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By zkimom
Seems like a misprint to me. Have you checked to...

Seems like a misprint to me. Have you checked to see if there are any pattern corrections listed anywhere?
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,857
Posted By zkimom
Ok, since I'm a very visual learner, can I make...

Ok, since I'm a very visual learner, can I make sure I understand this? The slip knot is your extra stitch. When you have cast on all you need plus the slip knot, you slide the knot off and then cut...
Forum: The Lounge 07-13-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,728
Posted By zkimom
Ooooh! J'adore Paris! You will love it! Here's...

Ooooh! J'adore Paris! You will love it!

Here's my list:

1. Le Musee D'Orsay -- this museum is full of Impressionist art, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. It's smaller than the Louvre and less...
Forum: General Knitting 05-30-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By zkimom
Umm, Jan. Don't you mean $35.00? :?? Still a...

Umm, Jan. Don't you mean $35.00? :??

Still a good deal!

:woohoo:
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By zkimom
trying again: <object width="480"...

trying again:

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Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By zkimom
The Fraggle Rock Knitting Song

Sorry -- wanted to embed the video but can't get it to work. Here's the link instead:

Fraggle Rock Knitting Song (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdbeGkovaXQ&feature=player_embedded#%21)
Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By zkimom
Patterns are all math based on gauge. As long as...

Patterns are all math based on gauge. As long as you are getting your gauge here if you follow the same pattern of increases they are using already, you should be fine.

Looks like you are trying to...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By zkimom
If you just need to add ribbing, I think you can...

If you just need to add ribbing, I think you can take our your cast on, pick up the stitches and add the amount of ribbing you need, then bind off again.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-02-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By zkimom
No, don't cast off. You are knitting your...

No, don't cast off. You are knitting your stitches onto a piece of waste yarn -- basically, another piece of yarn to hold your stitches until you need to use them again at a later point in your...
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By zkimom
Anyone else having trouble getting to knitty.com today?

I can't access knitty.com today. Are they having server issues? Anyone else having the same problem?
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By zkimom
Is your pattern written for working in the round?...

Is your pattern written for working in the round? If so, you don't have to change anything. If you are adapting a pattern that is written for working flat, then you will have to reverse the knits and...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-22-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By zkimom
I've always wanted to make some of these patterns...

I've always wanted to make some of these patterns (in my spare time :teehee:)

Mochimochi Land (http://mochimochiland.com/weblog/category/free-patterns/)
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By zkimom
I would think that because they specify a bind...

I would think that because they specify a bind off first and then tell you to decrease, that you are not binding off stitches, but decreasing them with a k2tog or a ssk.
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By zkimom
I have gotten some lovely yarns from both Little...

I have gotten some lovely yarns from both Little Knits (http://littleknits.com) and Webs (http://yarn.com). They both carry yarns that you would find in most local yarn stores like Debbie Bliss,...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,580
Posted By zkimom
Have you considered buying your yarns from online...

Have you considered buying your yarns from online sources? There are many websites that sell reasonably priced, higher quality yarns.

Here are a few:

Little Knits (http://littleknits.com/) -- they...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By zkimom
Congratulations on your accomplishment and...

Congratulations on your accomplishment and welcome!

Post pics if you can!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-03-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,866
Posted By zkimom
The reason caps are knitted on dpns is because at...

The reason caps are knitted on dpns is because at a certain point in the pattern, there aren't enough stitches to make it around the needle and that makes it hard to knit. So when most people use...
Forum: General Knitting 03-03-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,194
Posted By zkimom
I only do socks on circulars and prefer ML. I'm...

I only do socks on circulars and prefer ML. I'm not very proficient in sock knitting so I have to use a pattern. I know there are some sock knitters who have made so many socks that they have the...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-02-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By zkimom
Do you mean the slip knot used to start your cast...

Do you mean the slip knot used to start your cast on? Yes, it's the first stitch and you knit it as you do the rest of your cast on stitches. Just make sure you counted it as a stitch when you cast...
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