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Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By heidi jean
What is the total length of the completed...

What is the total length of the completed sweater? If you were to knit 4.75" above your decreases will that make the length of your collar and total length of sweater?
Heidi
Forum: How-to Questions 09-19-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,500
Posted By heidi jean
How many stitches do you need to decrease? After...

How many stitches do you need to decrease? After your decreases are completed, does the pattern still have "knit last 3 stitches? If not, you may be able to decrease there and still maintain your rib...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By heidi jean
Thank you so much. I know it is crazy but that...

Thank you so much. I know it is crazy but that "Oh it has to be perfect, it must look absolutly perfect is a curse. I am definetly getting over that, it is paralizing. Plus the only way to get over...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By heidi jean
Thank you. Yes I did mean circular, I have cables...

Thank you. Yes I did mean circular, I have cables on the brain since I really want to knit an Aran sweater, but am knitting the toddler sweater as a "See Heidi you can do it" sweater. And when my...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By heidi jean
In my book titled 200 knitting tips by Betty...

In my book titled 200 knitting tips by Betty Barnden her instructions are "Short row shaping: Step 1; Work the number of stitches required for the first short row. On this knit row the next stitch...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By heidi jean
Exclamation Finally Built up the Courage

I have finally built up the courage to knit a sweater. I have knitted any and everything for 13 years that didn't require my gauge to be perfect (type triple A personality).
I am going to do a baby...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By heidi jean
Great Job!!! Doesn't it feel great to conquer...

Great Job!!! Doesn't it feel great to conquer socks!!
heidi
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By heidi jean
I want to Thank all of you for your kind words....

I want to Thank all of you for your kind words. And your messages made me laugh. Suzeeq, I thought OH NO, puppy had to learn to go downstairs, after that. The KH workers comp really made me giggle....
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,094
Posted By heidi jean
I spin wool and use ORVIS. It is a mild detergent...

I spin wool and use ORVIS. It is a mild detergent people use to clean horses, 4-H clubs use it etc. It is wonderful. It is a white semi solid cleaner. You put any amount 1/2 cp or so in extremely hot...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By heidi jean
I would try a 5 first. When doing gauge swatches,...

I would try a 5 first. When doing gauge swatches, it good to go up or down by 1 needle size.
Hopes this helps.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By heidi jean
Thank you, I think I am going to be able to knit...

Thank you, I think I am going to be able to knit a sweater, or seven!!! Reading the posts and seeing what everyone is knitting in "Whatca Knitting "helps rest my hands.
Heidi
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-10-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,226
Posted By heidi jean
It is beautiful. I am jealous. My type A...

It is beautiful. I am jealous. My type A personality has stopped me from making my first sweater. I worry about my gauge changing as I knit, and havn't done a sweater. Hand knitted sweaters, was the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By heidi jean
I did a search googled , by typing "joining...

I did a search googled , by typing "joining afghan squares" and several excellent sites came up, with excellent photos and instructions. Some were crochet, some knit, some sewing. Here is an example...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By heidi jean
Thank you for the sympathy. Congratulations on...

Thank you for the sympathy.
Congratulations on your sox. Wasn't it fun making them? As for your gymnast picture, Yikes!!! If you can do that, socks must of been a slam dunk.
My boyfriend loves his...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By heidi jean
Can you believe. I was reading posts here, the...

Can you believe. I was reading posts here, the door bell rang. I stood up to walk and my right foot was asleep. My ankle turned 45 degrees under me, I fell on top of the ankle. Jumped up yelling...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By heidi jean
Thank you Suzeeq, I am so glad I asked because I...

Thank you Suzeeq, I am so glad I asked because I would have threaded them only once vs twice. Finally, after 6 years of saying I wanted to make him a hat, he gets to wear it in about 15 mins!
Heidi
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By heidi jean
Weave in tail of hat

Two broken legs, a broken wrist, a torn rotator cuff (shoulder) and nothing to do but, sit in bed and knit !!! :woot:So I just finished a hat for my honey, (since he is bringing the food), and I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By heidi jean
Amy has a video here under advanced techniques....

Amy has a video here under advanced techniques. It helped me with my first successful pair of socks. Silver's website (also excellent) helped me with the same pair. In addition, watch Amy's video on...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By heidi jean
Uniquo, Your swatch was to check your gauge,...

Uniquo,
Your swatch was to check your gauge, correct? If so, you would have a smaller/shorter project. What is your project? Many knitters have difficulty acheiving row count. If your stitches across...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,863
Posted By heidi jean
When I first started knitting the purl stitch...

When I first started knitting the purl stitch frustrated me, too. Then I watched Amy's video and the double pointed needle video. I also hold my yarn in left hand. Her video helped me. I played it...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-04-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By heidi jean
I too, have that same yarn. I feel it is for a...

I too, have that same yarn. I feel it is for a lacier project. Cristeen's suggestion to double strand is a great idea. Consider you will need more yarn. Also, the cleaning instructions (label)...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-01-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By heidi jean
I too am making a simple hat for my boyfriend,...

I too am making a simple hat for my boyfriend, and wanted to decrease evenly to shape the crown. I found a website that has a formula page. You put in your gauge swatch, finished measurements, (size)...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By heidi jean
Miss Suzie, My socks are turning out great! I...

Miss Suzie,
My socks are turning out great! I finished the first on Sunday, and started the second one. I am going to post a picture of the first one in the "What'ca Knitting" section. It is the baby...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2006, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By heidi jean
Miss Suzie, My socks are turning out great! I...

Miss Suzie,
My socks are turning out great! I finished the first on Sunday, and started the second one. I am going to post a picture of the first one in the "What'ca Knitting" section. It is the baby...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By heidi jean
I knit continental, BUT, could never make a...

I knit continental, BUT, could never make a consistant size pearl stitch. I absolutly hated to pearl because it was not perfect, like my knit stitches. Then I watched Amy's video, the one Knitqueen...
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