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Forum: The Lounge 07-27-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Lorraine3289
At the moment our days are about 15°C (59°F) and...

At the moment our days are about 15°C (59°F) and nights getting down to about 8 (46°F). Quite pleasant.
Forum: The Lounge 07-27-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Lorraine3289
Winter in Victoria, Australia

It's winter here so thought you might like to see (or not) what it's like here today. I looked out the winter about half an hour ago (5pm) and thought of you guys and the winters that you have. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-25-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By Lorraine3289
Hi GG, the moccasin toes are from Cat Bordhi’s...

Hi GG, the moccasin toes are from Cat Bordhi’s Pussy Willow Stockings pattern in the 'Sock knitting master class' book.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-24-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By Lorraine3289
Thanks, the basic pattern I use is Liat Gats...

Thanks, the basic pattern I use is Liat Gats pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/toe-up-heel-flap-socks-for-magic-loop). I just add a stitch pattern that I like. Socks aren't really...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-24-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 254
Posted By Lorraine3289
The yarn is from Bendigo Woollen Mills, 8ply.

The yarn is from Bendigo Woollen Mills, 8ply.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Lorraine3289
More socks - love socks that fit

Have just finished another pair of socks. Tried Fleegle heel, easy to knit but not sure I like the shape - will see what it's like when I wear them. Did moccasin toes but didn't rotate them as I'm...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-19-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Lorraine3289
Wonderful job, it looks fantastic.

Wonderful job, it looks fantastic.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-11-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By Lorraine3289
Yep, both slipped stitches are passed over the...

Yep, both slipped stitches are passed over the K1. I think if the stitches were to be slipped one after the other they would say so, I'd try slipping them together, as I said 'I think' so someone...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-08-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Lorraine3289
Just a quick suggestion - do one foot at a time...

Just a quick suggestion - do one foot at a time while working out sizing and take good notes of what you do. It's a real pain in the butt to have 2 socks that don't fit and have to frog them-less...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-08-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Lorraine3289
Me again, when I do JMCO I put the yarn over the...

Me again, when I do JMCO I put the yarn over the bottom needle and then do the top needle/bottom thread, bottom needle/top thread and I don't think my stitches get twisted but then again, what would...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-07-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Lorraine3289
I'm relatively new to sock knitting too and yes...

I'm relatively new to sock knitting too and yes it's a mine-field out there. I have found this pattern...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-01-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By Lorraine3289
I like that GG. Great colour combination.

I like that GG. Great colour combination.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2014, 03:53 AM
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Views: 231
Posted By Lorraine3289
Welcome to a great craft and a great website. I...

Welcome to a great craft and a great website. I would recommend getting one of the comby interchangeable needle sets which you can get from the shop on this website. Get some yarn (I wouldn't get...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-09-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Lorraine3289
Congratulations on a scarf which looks fantastic.

Congratulations on a scarf which looks fantastic.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-05-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By Lorraine3289
Sunshine Cowl

Recently finished the Eleanor Cowl (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/eleanor-cowl-2). Had one ball of this lovely bright yellow cushy feeling wool and thought it would work well. I'm now...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Lorraine3289
You have it right, well done K4 = 4 st K2tog 9...

You have it right, well done
K4 = 4 st
K2tog 9 times = 9 st
K12 = 12 st
4+9+12=25 stitches
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-02-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Lorraine3289
Golly gosh and gee whizz that is amazing.

Golly gosh and gee whizz that is amazing.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-02-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Lorraine3289
Thanks, this is my 2nd cardigan and I have done...

Thanks, this is my 2nd cardigan and I have done two sweaters. Have just finished going around in circles knitting a cowl (blocking at the moment so will post photos in a few days) and now I'm going...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-01-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Lorraine3289
Vignette cardigan from reclaimed wool

Have just finished knitting the Vignette (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vignette)cardigan by Amy Herzog. A great pattern which looks great.

I used wool from a 1980s jumper that DH was...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By Lorraine3289
Your shawl is gorgeous and something to be very...

Your shawl is gorgeous and something to be very proud of, well done.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Lorraine3289
That little vest is adorable. Great colour too.

That little vest is adorable. Great colour too.
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Lorraine3289
Welcome to a great site and yes you will get lots...

Welcome to a great site and yes you will get lots of help here - enjoy.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-12-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Lorraine3289
That has felted up really nice, love it.

That has felted up really nice, love it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-10-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By Lorraine3289
That vest is adorable, well done.

That vest is adorable, well done.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-22-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Lorraine3289
Nonny, they are so cute and the colour contrast...

Nonny, they are so cute and the colour contrast is great.
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